Do you suffer from 'brain' overload?

Our brains are constantly bombarded with stimulation.  Smart phones, emails, social media, internet, television and other forms of infotainment raise the levels of physiological and nervous activity in our brains and in our bodies.  Information overload, too many choices for human powers of attention, and constant demands for decisions stretch our brain-power to capacity.  Technology […]

Celebrating 66 years — every birthday counts

The Days are long — The Years are Short — Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project I celebrated another birthday a couple of days ago — my 66th. Where do the years go? Gretchen Rubin’s comment ‘The days are long — the years are short’ rings in my ears as I think of how quickly the years […]

Retirement — How will you keep learning?

September always feels like the start of a new year.  It’s amazing how the school calendar shapes the culture of North America.  Thousands of children, adolescents and young adults head back to classrooms in September. Anticipation and an eagerness for learning fills their eyes.  The urge to study, to take a course or to register to […]