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Sheila's Brain Blog

Author | Personality Expert | Speaker | Educator

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Exciting What Color Is Your Brain? Workshops in Brazil!

In November of 2011, I received a delightful email from Ayrton Silva, PMP who is project manager in Brazil. Ayrton had purchased the Brazilian Portuguese edition of What Color Is Your Brain?® and was using my book to teach project management students, real estate sales people, and other professionals in various cities in Brazil. Since…

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A Successful What Color Is Your “Healthcare” Brain? Program!

On this past Wednesday morning, I had the pleasure of presenting a What Color Is Your “Healthcare” Brain? Program that was hosted by Arboria of Long Grove, and sponsored by Elderwerks Educational Services and Northwest Community Hospital / Healthcare. The attendees who were  Illinois nurses, professional counselors, social workers, and senior living consultant were able to earn…

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Discover the Secret to Teaching Children the Sweetness of Learning!

The beginning of each school year always evokes copious memories about my childhood, my teaching career, and our sons’ educational experiences from nursery school (that is what it was called in the 1970’s before the description was changed to preschool and/or early learning childhood center) through college, and law school. Now that our grandchildren have…

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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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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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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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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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4 Ways to Recognize and Deal with People’s Difficult “Shadowed” Behavior and Personality.

We all have experienced difficult people professionally and personally. Recently, I experienced a difficult person who I thought of as a Meevillian. Meevillain is the  Princess of the Forest of Fear in my Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift, which is the children’s fairy tale version of What Color Is Your Brain?®. Meevillain is the “shadowed” side…

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The Mystery of An Employee’s Gratitude

Gratitude is the quality of being thankful, having the ability to show appreciation, and to return kindness. The following story is from my family business memoir, No Bunk Just BS (Business Sense) Timely and Timeless Truths Business School Cannot Teach You! in Chapter 3: No Bunk Employee & Teamwork Truths. No Bunk Back Story: Gratitude at…

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