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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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More on Using Supplements for Attention Issues (including ADD)

by Dr. Arielle Levitan and Dr. Romy Block In our previous article we discussed some supplements that have been show to be beneficial to attention, including attention deficit disorder (ADD).  As you know, not everything that is suggested to be useful actually has the desired result. Zinc Some have suggested Zinc can be useful to […]

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Can Attention Be Enhanced with Supplements?

By Dr. Arielle Levitan and Dr. Romy Block As physicians we often hear people complain that they have trouble holding their attention.  Sometimes this is a temporary issue, while for others it is an on going struggle.  Of course life circumstances and other distractions can play a role. Distractions aside, we often hear about the […]

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[VIDEO] What Is a Growth Mindset, and Why Would You Want One?

Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., a Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, is a leading researcher in the field of motivation. She has spent years examining success and achievement, and has come up with the concept of a Growth Mindset. But what is a “mindset?” According to Wikipedia: A mindset is a set of assumptions, methods, […]

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[Video] Would You Like to Improve Your Ability to Learn?

If so, you may be interested in this free course offered by the University of California at San Diego. Whether you have difficulty learning or not, this course will give you several tools that can help you learn more easily – even if it is a tough subject. The course lasts for 4 weeks, and […]

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12 Simple Ways to Change Your Internal State – Biochemistry and Neurology

by Robert Holmes In the last article, we looked at different ways internal state can be changed using physiology.  Here we continue on with suggestions that were given to Paul, a client that suffers from long bouts of euphoria followed by long bouts of depression, an inability to connect with his emotions and low grade […]

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12 Simple Ways to Change Your Internal State – Physiology

by Robert Holmes “We are offering options, choice and the possibility of planning a different future” ~Dr. Ian Snape, on the Nature of Coaching In today’s wellness focused environment we see more working together between medical doctors, psychologists and life coaches. And that’s great. I have a client, let’s call him Paul, who has been […]

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Want To Prevent Memory Loss? These Supplements Can Help!

By Drs. Arielle Levitan and Romy Block In our previous article, we discussed several vitamins that can help your brain fitness.  Vitamins B, C, D and E can all provide benefits, but they are not all.  There are other types of supplements that can help as well. Another consideration when trying to prevent memory loss […]

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Can Vitamins Help Boost Your Memory? These Do!

By Drs. Arielle Levitan and Romy Block It seems that everyone either suffers from problems with memory or they are concerned about developing them. Many people even in their 30s and 40s fear they are heading down the road to Alzheimer’s Disease as they see their memory slip. And they should be.  Recent data shows that nearly one […]

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