Author Archives: Charlotte Tomaino, PhD

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Breathing Exercise

(Use this script or put this in your own words.) Get comfortable in your chair. If you like, close your eyes; or just gaze at the floor. Take a few moments to settle yourself. Now make yourself aware of your … Continue reading

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Neuroplasticity builds new neural networks for anything you do with repetition. Just like the story in Awakening the Brain about little Barbara who improved her visual spatial skills and increased her IQ by practicing drawing, puzzles, and other visual tasks, … Continue reading

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Stress is the culprit often pointed to for emotions that are out of balance. Learning to regulate the emotions we feel is a powerful tool for enhancing our cognitive abilities because we think better when we are focused and positive … Continue reading

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