Day 341, Learning About the Prefrontal Cortex in the Brain

Day 341, Learning About the Prefrontal Cortex in the Brain   “Excessive protein kinase C activity has been shown dramatically to impair prefrontal function and suppress the firing of prefrontal neurons.” Joaquín Fuster, neuroscientist, Prefrontal Cortex, Fourth Edition, p. 102.   Saturday Morning   Preparing For My Day meditation: Glenn Harold’s “Mindfulness Meditation for Anxiety, Read More …

Day 338, Becoming Artistic, Aware, Connected, Genuine, Motivated, and Passionate

Day 338, Becoming Artistic, Aware, Connected, Genuine, Motivated, and Passionate   “Would your organization be more successful if your employees were more obedient? Or, consider for a second: would you be more successful if your employees were more artistic, motivated, connected, aware, passionate, and genuine? You can’t have both of course.”   Seth Godin, Linchpin Read More …

Day 334, Making My Own Map

Day 334, Making My Own Map   “There is no map. The key distinction is the ability to forge your own path, to discover a route from one place to another that hasn’t been paved, measured, and quantified.”   Seth Godin, Linchpin   Sunday Morning   Time Is Art   Yesterday, I created a mind Read More …

Day 332, Timely, Consistent, Clear Planning and Logging for Productive Creativity

Day 332, Timely, Consistent, Clear Planning and Logging for Productive Creativity Friday Morning Cronometer reports that I have kept a complete Cronometer log 73.2% of all days since Lisa’s Diet Takeoff Day (June 22, 2019).  That has been almost six weeks.   What planning would make today a success?  Let me consult TCC P&L for Read More …

Day 331, Venturing into Mind Mapping and Rating Charts

Day 331, Venturing into Mind Mapping and Rating Charts   “THERE IS NO MAP … So many times we want someone to tell us exactly what to do, and so many times that’s exactly the wrong approach.”   Seth Godin in Linchpin   Wednesday Morning   “My body is healthy; my mind is brilliant; my Read More …

Day 329, How Do I Begin Sharing My Art?

Day 329, How Do I Begin Sharing My Art?   Monday Afternoon   Walk   This morning I walked to my chiropractor’s.  The 0.7 mile walk was extremely enjoyable.  I met two women from my condo complex along the way and visited with each briefly.  Due to the hilliness of the local terrain, the walk Read More …

Day 325, Getting My Focus Back

Day 325, Getting My Focus Back   “We’ll get some rest, re-energize and get that focus back.  It’s all about the mental edge.”   Sharon Versyp   Monday Afternoon   Focus   The last few days I have started slowly to get my focus back.   Focus on My Health:  Chiropractor   My chiropractor said Read More …

Day 321, Overcoming Anxiety

Day 321, Overcoming Anxiety   Divine peace and harmony surround me and dwell in me. I feel tolerance, compassion, and love for all people, myself included.   ~Louise Hay   Preparing For My Day   5-10 things i am grateful for: Macy’s Fireworks Spectacular on TV my loving husband who prays for me my best Read More …

Day 298, Lowering Your Standards

Day 298, Lowering Your Standards   “What others think about us is really not that important. What we think about ourselves means everything.” ~Jay Taylor   Evening   Silent Assumptions   The day is winding down.  I am at peace.  I am learning so much from Dr. David Burns’ book Feeling Good.  He has asked Read More …

Day 297, How Can We Reward Ourselves For Task Completion?

Day 297, How Can We Reward Ourselves For Task Completion?   Ultimately, only what you think about what you do will affect your mood.   ~David Burns, M.D., Feeling Good   Thursday Morning   Rewarding Ourselves For Task Completion   When we complete a task, we can check it off in The Journal or JV Read More …