Back to School

The lazy days of summer are ending and it’s back to school. For some individuals it is a time of opportunity, growth, learning, and excitement. For others it is a time of dread. Your child may be thinking, how am I going to survive another school year? You may...

A Tough Time Being Wrong

 When I was in my twenties, I knew that I was right. Other’s observations were really just opinions and didn’t take my full situation into account. Well, I wasn’t always right, but I was rarely absolutely wrong. One day when I was 19, a group of people explained that...

A Reflection on Acceptance

“To succeed, it is necessary to accept the world as it is – and rise above it.” Michael Korda I recently sat with a young man who was telling me why he was feeling so down, discouraged, and guilty. “It’s all that acceptance stuff” he said. “All that...

How Not to Train the Brain

A study called “Brain Test Britain” is receiving a lot of attention because of its findings that discount the effectiveness of cognitive training. Close inspection of this study reveals many gaps in its methodology and what they consider “brain training.” They had no...