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Healthy Brains are Flexible: Life is NOT One-Size-Fits-All (Part 3)

by Lynette Louise, A.K.A. The Brain Broad While very unfortunate, people do deny the lived experience of another on a regular basis. As I previously mentioned, I specialize in autism. And if there was ever a population wherein lived experience is constantly denied, it is this one. People immediately polarize the minute the word “vaccine” […]

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Healthy Brains are Flexible: How Can We Share Information (Part 2)

by Lynette Louise, A.K.A. The Brain Broad As I was saying at the end of Part 1, my own temporal lobe brain challenges make “traditional” record keeping a problem, and it leads me to wonder how I will pass on what I know and share responsibly with the field. I have healed this issue markedly. […]

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Healthy Brains are Flexible: Neurofeedback, From the Beginning and Back (Part 1)

by Lynette Louise, A.K.A. The Brain Broad I began in the field of neurofeedback for brain regulation as a student of EEG Spectrum where they trained practitioners to investigate brain function challenges using a model of arousal. To put it briefly, the arousal model uses data, history and diagnosis to investigate whether symptoms are related […]

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7 Tips on Writing a Eulogy

by Diana Raab, Ph.D. It is inevitable that at one point in your life you will lose someone dear to you. If you are a writer, there is a good chance that you will be asked to write a eulogy. While the task is not always an easy one, it is a great honor to […]

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3 Important Questions About Brain Cancer

Brain Cancer has been in the news more than usual, probably spurred by the unfortunate death of Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden. He was only 46 years old. Have you ever wondered about Brain Cancer – how common it is, how can you tell if you have it, what are the survival […]

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What Is the Connection Between Sugar, Insulin and Dementia?

Dementia is a subject that has become of more interest to many of us these days, as we see the devastation caused to our loved ones or in other families close to us.  As reported by the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of Americans that are living with Alzheimer’s is growing and only 33% of those […]

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Traveling the Road to Better Decisions

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by Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew Many people are not aware that one of my friends is incarcerated.  I remember when I first met her nearly 15 years ago.  She had a beautiful face with a pretty smile.  She was a great mother but her experiences were not the easiest.  Her relationships with men were difficult and […]

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Seven Ways Women Can Transform Through Writing

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by Diana Raab, Ph.D. March is Women’s History month and writing is one way to preserve our legacy for future generations. Whether we write in journals, poetry, memoir or fiction, writing can be considered a gift to the future in addition to transforming ourselves in the present. Female writers such as Anais Nin, Virginia Woolf, […]

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We Are The Change That We Seek

by Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew Previously we looked at the three stages of change, at what makes up personal transformation. I used the work of author Jack Meizrow (2000) to break the process into three components: A disorienting dilemma Critical Reflection Perception Transformation Personal Experience with Disorienting Dilemmas I’ve had my own disorienting dilemmas. I grew […]

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How Does Personal Transformation Occur?

by Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew After a long hard week of preparing for Greater Dallas Movement Day, (an event that has over 1000 in attendance that I have been fortunate to serve as emcee for the past two years) I spent some time taking it easy. I’m not much of a movie watcher but I wanted […]

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