Radio Interview!

I was recently a guest on “Xray in the Morning with Christine Alexander” on the great local radio station XRayFM. The topic was “Eat Your Vegetables: How to Help People Do What They Know Is Good For Them.” Right up my alley! We talked about habits of stress, what happens in the brain when you beat up on yourself, and how to use playfulness to change bad habits. It was a fun 12 minutes! You can listen here. Leave comments below. What “vegetables” do you need to “eat?” Have you been beating up on yourself for bad habits?

Reading My Book at the Library

If you are in the Portland area, come see me read from my forthcoming book and talk about rewiring the brain at the Lake Oswego Library at 7:00 PM Thursday September 10. The title of my talk is – Practical Brain Science: Learn to Use Your Brain to Wipe Out Worry, Stress, and Anxiety and […]

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Keeping Your Momentum After a Seminar – Video Three

We hear a lot about the power of positive language, and rightfully so. The problem is, sometimes positive language is premature. If we are just learning something, just taking on a new identity, it can be too soon to make big positive claims about our new self. If we say too quickly, “this is who […]

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Keeping Your Momentum Going After a Seminar – Video One

Seminars. Speakers. Workshops. How many have you attended? Probably more than you can count. The memories, the learning, the strategies, are great to recall. But be honest with yourself, just for a moment. How many times have you left a seminar, a workshop, or a speaker with the best of intentions, a commitment to implementation, […]

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Video Two – Keeping Your Momentum Going After a Seminar

Momentum can be tricky. You learn something new at a seminar, or from a local speaker or something you read, and you get excited and determined to implement it in your life. You may even channel your excitement into temporary change. But you look back, days or weeks later, and nothing has changed. In today’s […]

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