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Sheila's Brain Blog

Author | Personality Expert | Speaker | Educator

A Beautiful and Fascinating Book Gift: “The Fine Art of Crochet”

On Tuesday, I received Gwen Blakley Kinsler’s Crochet Queen’s Royal Rambling blog post. Gwen was sharing information about her amazingly beautiful and well researched book, The Fine Art of Crochet, as a list minute Christmas Gift. I wrote about Gwen in my previous blog post: I Am A Blue Brain Hooker Who Is Hooked On…

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Stress-free Christmas Shopping Tips For Each Brain Color Personality!

This afternoon, I was listening to NPR while driving home for an appointment. One of the news stories was about the 7 days left until Christmas. That means some people are wondering what gifts are appropriate for each Brain Color Personality. If you read my December 2013 BrainBuzz Newsletter  these Brain Color Tips will be…

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An inspiration to practice Yoga when I am 95!

I have been practicing Yoga for over 20 years.  I will be 69 years old in February and I am positive that my Yoga practice keeps me healthy on many levels: physically, emotionally and spiritual. I go to Yoga class at least 3 to 4 times a week at my wonderful Silver Lotus Yoga Studio.…

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8 Best Holiday Gift & Shopping Tips For Your Personality

The holiday season has arrived, and visitors will also be arriving for festivities and/or a stay at your home. 1. Are you concerned about your relative who resembles Cousin Eddie in the Griswolds’ Christmas Vacation movie, because he will disrupt your Holiday Open House? 2. Are you worried about your in-laws, “The Grinches,” who whip…

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Living Simply Gifts for Every Brain Color Personality

Today, my friend and fellow author, Laurie Buchanan gave me a gift for this blog post, from her blog post about living simply. My comment on Laurie’s blog was: “Living a simple life is remembering one of my mantras… If you’re aware the gifts are there!” We may not like the appearance of the gift…

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You Can Give A Gift of Life!

It is the holiday season and the time of gift giving. A few weeks ago, I received a message on CaringBridge from my long-time dear friend Dr. Ellen Sherman about a gift of life. But first a little Blue Brain back-story. Ellen and I met when we were both pregnant with our eldest sons. Ellen’s…

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Dancing Jane’s “Can Do” Personality Is An Inspiration!

Has anyone ever told you that you could not do something? Have you wanted to do something and never done it? Would you like to be inspired by an amazing “Can Do” attitude? If you answered yes to any of these questions you will love the Dancing Jane Video. Jane’s Yellow Brain Personality is determined.…

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Holiday Help for Histamine Intolerance and Gluten Intolerance!

Last Thursday, our family enjoyed a lovely and delicious “Thanksgivakkah“, which is the celebration of Thanksgiving and Chanukkah.  I found the holiday combination most appropriate. Chanukkah is a celebration of courage and gratefulness for the freedom to worship without oppression. Thanksgiving is a holiday to celebrate being grateful for the abundant blessings of family and…

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Grief Is A Tear In Our Hearts and On A Mourner’s Ribbon

I have not written a blog post in a few weeks because our family sadly had been dealing with my husband’s brother’s illness and death. I had known my husband’s brother Burton, since I was 19 years old. As Burt said, “I had a great run!” and he did! His life was filled with a…

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It’s Not The End Of The Road!

Yesterday, after the What Color Is Your Brain? Team Building Program for staff at the Community Crisis Center in Elgin, Illinois, Ruth, one of the attendees, handed me a short poem that she felt complemented a poem I had used during the program. I shared my friend Jewel Manzay’s anonymous poem Three Men and adapted…

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I know something good about the Community Crisis Center

I am preparing a Team Building Program for staff at the Community Crisis Center in Elgin, Illinois. I have been working the amazing staff  since 2000. It always is a pleasure and a privilege to share my Brain Color approach with the staff to help improve their understanding of each other and the woman, children,…

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