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Why We Should Play Games #1 Intro

Board games have a lot of secrets. I am not talking about the hidden tiles on the board. I am not talking about the unknown cards in other players hands. 597 more words

Social Games

How To Stay Motivated To Workout

No, I am not going to tell you to follow a bunch of Instagram accounts of girls squatting (not telling you to unfollow them either). This approach is a shift in perspective so all it takes a willingness to think of working out differently… 332 more words

Spirituality

How Much Is Enough?

How Much is Enough?

I am about five weeks into my brain training regimen, using the Brain HQ exercises on their website. I have made substantial progress in some areas, but remain almost completely baffled by others. 837 more words

Brain Hq

An Unquiet Mind

I was sold on the title alone. The unquiet mind is just about the best description yet of what it is like to live with Bipolar Disorder. 593 more words

Family

Brain Training: Twenty Days In

Maybe it is just the competitor in me, but I am looking for some meaningful way to judge my performance on these brain training games.  Maybe it is just a lust to be the best at something or to feel myself superior to others, but, darn it, it seems meaningless to go on when you really don’t understand whether you are making progress or not.  641 more words

Brain Hq

Progress?

The response here to my earlier post about how much brain training is too much has been less than overwhelming.  Not a soul offered any advice on the point.   642 more words

Brain Hq

Dynamic brains & dynamic environments for creativity: How so?

Everyone today is telling us that we need to regularly “exercise” our brain. But what does mental exercise mean for creativity? When we regularly workout “mentally” what is really changing in our brain? 499 more words

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