Turn Temptation into Triumph

A study published in the Journal of Neuroscience in May 2018 found that differences in size and structure of specific regions of the brain’s prefrontal cortex predicted a person’s ability to [...]

Turn Gripes into Gifts

Whenever I feel disappointed or encounter a painful or difficult situation, I play the Game of Gripes to Gifts. I ask myself: Even though I’m not feeling positive about this, what could be the [...]

Turn Stress into Success

Recall a time when you succeeded at something or overcame a challenge against the odds. A time when you excelled at something or won a victory you didn’t expect to win. It could be mastering a [...]

Our Words are our Wand

Playing simple mind games with ourselves is one of the most powerful ways to improve the quality of our lives. At the start of every day, ask yourself the following questions. Make this a daily [...]

Our Decisions are more powerful than our DNA.

Our DNA is NOT our destiny. Our DNA is merely the beginning of a process – the raw clay. It’s our decisions, choices and lifestyles that create the sculptures in our lives. It isn’t what [...]

Greetings and Gratitude

Part 1 – To be sung to be sung to the tune of The Twelve Days of Christmas In the first month of 17 My Father asked of me Can you fix my fading memory? In the third month of 17 My Father [...]

Dementia – Can’t I just pop a pill?

There are currently two types of medications available for dementia. The first are known as cholinesterase inhibitors ( eg Rivastigmine or Exelon) and they’re used to treat people with mild to [...]