Carving out time for myself to write has been really important

Writing has always been a powerful form of expression for me. I’ve found surprising wisdom in my own writing. I’ve also learned so much from reading the writing of others. I’ve found that most writing, whether I can directly relate to it or not, prompts me to…

The backwards bicycle and neuroplasticity

The backwards bicycle was designed by some welders that work with Destin, an internet-famous science communicator. He’s funny and engaging and his videos are really great. Destin’s experience with the backwards bicycle is a fascinating window into a real life learning scenario. The backwards bicycle is just a regular bike, …

How to effectively engage in traditional family gatherings (like Festivus)

The family gathering is a common enough event, even in modern life. But for many people, weekends spent with family can be very stressful. Here are a few emotional intelligence skills to work on …