Mental Game

Willpower and the ‘Slacker’ Brain

A new friend at RIT shared this very interesting story with me the other day.  I highly recommend listening to the recording describing this study that looked into why we make certain food choices. “The brain is anatomically organized into different systems…..  You have a rational deliberative system which is sort of more to …

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Did you ever see the movie Ten Things I Hate About You?  There’s a line from it, said by Bianca Stratford’s ditzy friend, that I always think of when I’m overwhelmed. As the two girls are walking along, the ditzy friend says, “I know you can be overwhelmed, and you can be underwhelmed.  But can …

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Yoga and Chocolate…and Wine and your iPod Playlist

I attended a workshop this weekend by David Romanelli, author of Yeah Dave’s Guide to Livin’ the Moment: Getting to ecstacy through wine, chocolate, and your ipod playlist. I have’t read the book…yet.  I will.  I found Dave’s insights and anecdotes to be refreshingly grounded—he seemed to be a real person with a real message. It …

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