Would You Trade Your Life?

Haven’t we all at one time or another said something like, “Boy, I’d sure like to trade my life for his or hers!”  Sometimes it’s about someone we know personally but often it’s about a “famous” person who we think we know.  My assertion is that when we really think about it, we wouldn’t trade

Trapped in a confined space, the human mind begins to unravel

City psychiatrists explain just what the Chilean miners are going through deep within the earth, and steps they can take to maintain their mental balance A couple of years ago, the BBC aired a special show called Total Isolation. Six people were shut inside a cell in a nuclear bunker, quite in the dark. After,

Friendship Steamier Than Sex For Today’s Generation

Top social demographer Bernard Salt’s assertion that husbands, wives, partners and children may come and go but friends are forever, is probably true. MELBOURNE: Friendship is more important than sex to the present generation, according to a top social demographer. Bernard Salt explains, a change in attitude towards marriage and family over the past 10

Overcoming Fear – A Success Story

My son and I had an extraordinary experience this Spring Break while on a ski trip at Mammoth, California.  It was just the two of us, since my wife stayed home for work and my older son preferred hanging out with his friends and girlfriend (I can’t blame him, as she’s wonderful).  So, it was

The simplest way to reboot your brain

A report in the June 2009 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences showed that a nap with REM (or “dream”) sleep improves people’s ability to integrate unassociated information for creative problem solving. On a day off, taking a nap is a small but heavenly pleasure. Dozing at your desk isn’t—especially if a colleague walks

How to Use Your Subconscious to Change Your Life

“Never go to sleep without a request to your subconscious.” – Thomas Edison Your subconscious loves to do work while your body performs other tasks that are easy. I can prove this very easily by asking you how many good ideas you have had while driving or in the shower. When you are relaxed yet