Category Archives: brain

SXSWedu — Forever Learning

Tomorrow, I return to the Land of A-Ha’s where curiosity and learning intersect in an explosion of learning possibilities: SXSWedu. Sure, you may know all about South by Southwest (SXSW), whether it’s the music, film or interactive festival. What far fewer … Continue reading

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SuperBetter ’16 — Rule #2: Power-Up!

Part 3 of a continuing series on getting superbetter Anytime you’re facing a challenge, you could use a bit of a boost. That’s why Jane McGonigal follows up her first gameful rule in SuperBetter (Challenge yourself) with gameful rule #2: Collect … Continue reading

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SuperBetter ’16 — Rule #1: Challenge Yourself

Second in a series of posts about getting superbetter Picture your worst enemy standing directly in your path just ahead. Your heart starts to pound and your breath quickens. Your pulse races and your muscles tense. Your thoughts focus like a … Continue reading

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132 Ways to Waste, I mean, Spend Time on a Saturday

Happy Saturday — the perfect day for whiling away the hours chasing whatever whimsy crosses your mind. So here’s a few rabbit-holes you could fall down into… 5 Tibetan rites, aka “The Fountain of Youth” 6 things you didn’t know about … Continue reading

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Saturday Smorgasbord of Routines, Lists, and Bacon

Circumstances knocked me off my routines this week. I have a pretty difficult time maintaining any real routines anyway, as I’d rather approach each new day as a new adventure. Still, coffee in the morning is so routine of me, it … Continue reading

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Preparation, Procrastination, Creativity, and more

Here’s a few links to liven up your weekend with interesting information. 15 suggestions for living up to the Boy Scout motto, “Be prepared“ “The Procrastinator’s Guide to Getting Things Done” — 11 helpful hints 10 Daily Routines for Honing … Continue reading

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Older & Wiser & Happier

Some quick links for your weekend reading, all about aging — an experience we can all share in, some of us more so than other. With luck, you, too, can reap the benefits of growing older. Here’s how that’s going to … Continue reading

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