Minimize Distraction: When Customers Feel They Aren’t Heard

As you shift from one situation to another, pay attention to how you are paying attention.

Ride the Wave of Winter

You may notice that the way you feel during winter has developed into a sort of a pattern over the years.

Relight the Spark between You

Remember when you and your partner first started dating?

Parenting Gifted Children: The Best Thing You Can Do

All too often parents of gifted children are either vigorously informed that “special curriculums for gifted students are unnecessary” or pointedly asked such question as, “Haven’t you noticed there are plenty of other smart kids in their school system who are doing just fine?”

Close to Tragic: Unconsidered Personality

Echoes of the mantra “every person is unique” are heard everywhere from rock and roll to kids’ cartoons. But how much do we actually take this anthem into consideration in our everyday relations and particularly in the world of gifted education? And well, what may be at stake if we don’t?

Nature of the Gifted Learner: An Interview With Dr. Tebbs

“I can only speculate here, but if a holistic approach was to be sustained throughout the 13,000 hours a young person spends in school K-12 ... "

Being Bilingual Sparks Creativity

Linguistic influence can spark early patterns of creative skill, thinking and vision that then snowball later in life.

Gifted Learners - New Holistic Methodology and Tech

Join in this up close interview with Dr. Trevor Tebbs, as we move from Defining Holistic Education, to Holistically Parenting Gifted Kids, and then onto the subject of Core Curriculum and Gifted Children.

7 Ways to Sweeten Your Mind-Body-Spirit This Spring

Your urge to bust out of cabin fever has function.

Self-Help For Insomnia Can Be as Near as Your Cellphone

Use your mind’s attachment to musical frequencies for comfort, safety, and love.

Using Music to Help Stick to Your Diet

If you are dieting and have had a bad day at work, you may go home craving comfort food. One possible way to help stick to your diet is to use music.

Reboot and Feel Good: A Winter Meditation

Sometimes all it takes is a quarter of a turn.

The Ways of Winter Mindfulness

The winter person is restored in the essence of her creativity. Mystical in many ways, winter is a time of deep discovery. There is a wonderful piece of journalism that has become a classic in the field. It is a story titled, "Digging JFK's Grave Was His Honor," and it appeared in the New York Herald Tribune, Tuesday, November 26, 1963.

5 Reasons to Be Mindful This Autumn—and How

Autumn is a season we associate with harvest and abundance. It is also a time we connect with nature’s waning energy.

Last Days with Your Pet: A Small Tool That Can Help A Lot

One of the saddest things you ever have to do is say goodbye to your pet. That the situation will at times feel overwhelming is predictable.

A Symphony of Empowerment, Creativity, and Healing

Many physicists tell us we only “see” a hint of what’s in our world.

Supercharge Your Jogging: A Sample Playlist

If you like to jog and are one of those joggers who love to hit the road (track or trail) with your favorite music on your iPod, you’re not alone.

Summer Mindfulness: 10 Exercises and Meditations

Each of nature’s seasons contains unique calming and invigorating energy and you can learn how to use it.

Final Exam Time—Use Music to Optimize Your Mind

Listen to your favorite musical playlist, to maximize your focus and improve your memory as you prepare for final exams.

Gifted Children: Skipping Grades

Hana, age eight enrolled in the NYS public school system was first identified as a high ability learner when she was four.

How to Have a Great Weekend: Warding off the Winter Blues

Free yourself up during your time off.

Be Like Water – A New Year’s Plan

Picture this: It is late December. In a small mountain village, in the Berkshires, the first snow of the season is falling heavily. It is almost midnight.

7 Ways to Get Back to Feeling Positive

For some people, transitioning from one season to another can be troublesome and painful. This can be the case with any of the seasonal changes. However, for many, seasonal anxieties seem intensified during the autumn and winter seasons.

Music to Soothe the Broken Heart

Then there are times in our lives when we feel like choosing not to listen to a specific type of music. What can this tell us?

Change, Change, Change...But How?

Why do people say one thing and do another?

Psychology for the Sake of Our Environment (Part One)

Why do so many people say they are all for protecting the environment, yet live environmentally irresponsible lives?

A Three-Day Plan to Increase Your Focus

How you pay attention will either help or hurt you on a day-to-day basis. This is because attention plays a critical role in what you think, feel, remember, and how you act. It affects your motivation and ability to hit your goals and in particular, goals that are meaningful to you

Adele’s Music Awakens Coma Victim, What Else Can Songs Do?

Can these miracles tell us something about the way our mind and body interact with sound and music? Many people have been amazed by the story of 7-year-old Charlotte Neve from the U.K. who miraculously awakened from a coma.

Keep On Keepin’ On: Music Can Train A Feel-Good Mindset

Imagine your mind uncluttered, happy, and free. For most of us, that’s not a reality. But we used to have a mind like that.

How to Use Poetry to Guide Your Focus

How about trying something different to enhance your focus? Imagine having your iPod or cell phone loaded up with recordings of your favorite poems.

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