because when we understand each other better, we can love each other better.
and that, I believe, is what we are here on earth to do.

THINKPRINT: know your mind
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We are, each of us, unique. No one is exactly like anyone else. Your ThinkPrint is how your mind works. Your ThinkPrint, like your fingerprint, is unique to you, the result of how your brain is wired up.   Understanding your mind – your strengths, preferences, tendencies and vulnerabilities – enables you to use it more effectively. It’s like having the manual to your particular brain. 

Neuropsychology is the field of science focused on “brain-behavior relationships,” that is, understanding how the structure and chemistry of the brain impacts our feelings, perceptions, and thoughts. As a clinical neuropsychologist, I am trained to identify and address problems with these higher level brain processes.  But while we tend to focus on our difficulties, our wellbeing depends on identifying and understanding our strengths. 

It is most valuable to discover, and direct our energy toward, what comes naturally to us, what we’re interested in and enjoy. We improve our learning by knowing how and what our brain was designed to learn. We increase our chances for success by imagining it and believing in it.

Why We Can’t Pay Attention When We’re Upset

April 21, 2023

If you look at my brain logo, you will see that it is a labyrinth. A labyrinth, FYI, is different from a maze in that all paths lead to the center; there are no dead ends. There are two arrows, and two paths. One represents information coming from our inner world (it starts in the Continue Reading

Cultivating Wellbeing

November 21, 2022

One of the things that contributes to our psychological wellness is having a guiding principle. If you know what is most important to you, it will be easier for you to make decisions, prioritize your tasks, and spend your time doing what is most important to you. Think about what is most important – your Continue Reading

The Neuropsychology of Happiness

November 7, 2022

For most of my life I have pursued the twin passions of neuroscience and spirituality – the study of the brain and the search for an understanding of life, of humanity’s place in the cosmic order. In my journey I discovered that the ancient wisdom literature from around the world overlaps in a notion we Continue Reading