“Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” A. A. Milne Happiness starts with gratitude. Science now shows us this airy concept is founded in neural connections and chemical reactions in neurotransmitters. The fields of brain based teaching and positive psychology were eye openers for […]

Cognitive dissonance. You know that feeling when a deeply seated belief you hold is shattered by new evidence? Cognitive dissonance is a psychological phenomena that occurs when there is a clash between beliefs or a belief and evidence. Let me tell you a story. The first time I went to the far North, I took a group […]

What Makes Me Really Angry About the World?
December 4, 2015

Inspired by  The Live Your Legend Blog Challenge I work hard at not feeling anger and instead try to focus my attention on gratitude. That said I am human and currently holed up at home with a broken leg. In an effort to stay connected I definitely have formed a FaceBook habit and while it […]