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Sheila's Brain Blog

Author | Personality Expert | Speaker | Educator

Fairy Tales Can Teach You How to Get Along with Other People!

For centuries, all over the world, children have grown up listening to or reading fairy tales. These magical, engaging, and imaginary tales teach children and adults meaningful, relevant, and significant life lessons, which help them develop their self-image and how relate to other people, be honest, kind, strong, smart, and understanding of individuals who are…

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Word Wednesday – “Autodidact”

“Autodidact” is my word for #WordWednesday. Noun: A self-taught individual, such as Steve Jobs, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Frederick Douglass, Melanie Klein, Leonardo da Vinci, Alexander Hamilton, Mary Everest Boole, Abraham Lincoln, Caroline Herschel, Mark Twain, Melanie Klein, and Bruce Springsteen. Usage: Becoming an expert without any formal training makes you an proficient “Autodidact”.  Pronunciation: http://tiny.cc/fpovaz –  ôdōˈdīdakt…

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Word Wednesday – “Coruscating”

“Coruscating” is my word for #WordWednesday. Adjective: 1. flashing, sparkling, shining, bright, brilliant glittering, twinkling, scintillating, flashing, shimmering, 2. Severely critical or scathing Usage: The new manager’s “Coruscating” clothes and verbal attack on staff members surprised everyone in the office. Pronunciation: http://tiny.cc/g1tjaz –  kôrəˌskādiNG/ Do you enjoy wearing “Coruscating” colorful clothes and/or accessories?   My family…

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Do Not Teach Tolerance!

We often read articles in newspaper and/or online or hear people say we need to teach tolerance to children and adults. In my What Color Is Your Brain?® workshops and programs I teach attendees not to be tolerance! You might be wondering why. The answer is: my What Color Is Your Brain?® approach encourages acceptance,…

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Word Wednesday – “Exungulating”

“Exungulating” is my word for #WordWednesday. Verb: To pare off or trim nails or hoofs. Usage: The farrier was “Exungulating” the horse’s hoofs.    Pronunciation: http://tiny.cc/z9h69y –  ʌnjəlādiNG Do you regularly make an appointment with a podiatrist or a manicurist for “Exungulating” your nails?   My family business memoir, No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense) is available on Amazon.com. Remember: 10% of royalties…

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Writing thank you notes can alter your brain and heart!

Writing thank you notes is something my mother taught me to do when as young girl. Many people feel that writing thank you notes is a burden, but I find it to be a gift of gratitude and a blessing that make my Blue Brain and Heart smile. The following  article: Scientists Show How Gratitude…

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Word Wednesday – “Pandiculation”

“Pandiculation” is my word for #WordWednesday. Noun: A yawning and stretching or stiffening of body and extremities when fatigued, drowsy, or after waking. Usage: “Pandiculation”  is part of my daily yoga practice.   Pronunciation: http://tiny.cc/m3f78y – pan-ˌdik-yə-ˈlā-shən Does “Pandiculation” help you wake up in the morning?   My family business memoir, No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense) is available on Amazon.com. Remember: 10% of royalties…

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Tips for A Brain Colorful 4th of July Celebration!

Happy Birthday America! Thursday is the 4th of July, which is a federal holiday in the United States and celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. To learn more about this eagerly awaited summer celebration, you can enjoy some Fun Facts from the United States Census Bureau, which is part…

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Solve the mystery of why people find change frightening!

Did you know that some people find change frightful! My dear friend Doug Gustafson made a fascinating Brain Color comment, which is the genesis of this post. Doug said, “You are what you have to be.” This statement requires an individual to change their Brain Color personality and the situation they are experiencing. Below are…

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Word Wednesday – “Somnambulism”

“Somnambulism” is my word for #WordWednesday. Noun: Sleepwalking Usage:  My “Somnambulism” ended when I became a teenager. Pronunciation: http://tiny.cc/cjjt8y  – som-nam-byuh-liz-uh m Have you ever experienced “Somnambulism” as a child or an adult?   My family business memoir, No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense) is available on Amazon.com. Remember: 10% of royalties from the sale of No Bunk will be allocated to JDRF.   Don’t forget about the FREE Chapter, #7 Your…

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WordWednesday – “Chrometophobia”

“Chrometophobia” is my word for #WordWednesday. Noun: An intense fear of money Usage: Did you know that “Chrometophobia” causes people anxiety and stress? Pronunciation: khrêma +‎ phobia – http://tiny.cc/5ku47y    Do you know any one who suffers from “Chrometophobia” when spending money, having too much money, or not having enough money?   My family business memoir, No Bunk, Just…

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