Flight, Fight or Breathe

Our bodies lie to us. They send out hormones announcing an imminent threat to our well being when we take the podium or when we get into an argument with a loved one. Our heart rate increases at the thought of taking a test and our immune system is compromised because of a noisy environment.Continue reading “Flight, Fight or Breathe”

We Are More Malleable Than We Realize

I was in a gifted pull-out program in middle school.  My teacher decided to administer an inventory to determine where each of us fell on a left-brain (analytical, math) / right-brain (creative,language) scale.  Someone who was perfectly balanced (do these people exist?) would secure of score of 0.  Right-brain folks would be assigned positive numbers,Continue reading “We Are More Malleable Than We Realize”