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Do You Have Burnout?

Are you burnt out? At work? At life? Do you know burnout is a real thing? Well, it may not be as scientific or as measurable or quantifiable as something like stress, but it certainly exists and can be really harmful to your health.  There are many signs and symptoms...

Why Failure is Important

I talk a lot about leaning into challenges on this platform for a variety of reasons. Science shows it promotes growth, resilience, and neuroplasticity (the changing of brain wiring). With challenge comes error, mistakes, frustration, failure, and even, at times, the desire to quit. Well, as it turns out, errors...

Trauma Release Exercises (TRE)

When we are stressed out, or feeling anxious, or experiencing trauma, tension occurs in the body. Our posture changes. Our muscles tighten or become tense. We physically feel it. The physical aspects of chronic negative emotions are detrimental to our health and well-being. There are a lot of practices that...

Neuromodulators

The way to achieve lasting change in any area in life, like health and mental wellbeing, is by generating neuroplasticity, or rewiring of brain connections. There are certain behavioral requirements that make neuroplasticity possible. These include repetition, focus, urgency, challenge and sleep. In conjunction with these actions, there are molecules...

God and the Contingent Nature of the World

I like philosophical arguments for the existence of God. For anybody who is familiar with this platform, that is not surprising. One of the many reasons is because thinking philosophically and deeply is good for the brain. But also, I find these philosophical arguments to be extremely compelling, and give...