From the monthly archives:

April 2009

The Lesson of Apollo 13

by Stephen Mills April 30, 2009
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Biologists don’t go to college one day and then understand human biology. They can begin to understand what is happening only by starting with the most basic and tiny concepts. Then they string them together and build them up into something bigger. They might go the other direction by starting with the whole and breaking it into smaller and smaller pieces, but for our purposes that really doesn’t matter. In either case, they go step by step. You must do the same.

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The Last Monkey Jumping

by Stephen Mills April 28, 2009
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Darren Bukket has lasting fame and fortune in the monkey world. All monkeys want to be like Darren Bukket. Darren bucket writes books and all the talking monkey heads interview him. Monkeys the world over learn the secret to coin flipping.

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Are We Slaves to Our Genes?

by Stephen Mills April 26, 2009
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It is my opinion that we tend to follow our genes. The overwhelming majority of individuals just go with the flow of their natural tendencies. I think that is a fact which has been clearly demonstrated. Let’s face it, people are lazy. But that does not mean we are slaves to our genes. That does not mean we cannot overcome them. Here is just one example that I think most people will readily understand.

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Harness the Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Changing Your Inner State

by Stephen Mills April 25, 2009
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The technique described in this article is intended to be used for habit change. You can use the power of your non-conscious brain to make behavioral changes that you are otherwise finding difficult to make by conscious willpower alone. This is an extremely powerful technique for these types of changes, but please note that it is not a technique for achieving your big dreams. It is not the way you will achieve your ultimate future. That will be covered in another article.

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Random Thoughts on Success

by Stephen Mills April 23, 2009
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What does it take to be successful? This article gives you a bunch of tips and links.

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What You Need to Know About Your Amazing Brain – Part II

by Stephen Mills April 21, 2009
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This continues the article that started with What You Need to Know About Your Amazing Brain.  Please read that article first and come back to this one.  Below you will find eight more amazing things you need to know about your brain.  Knowing your brain will give you the keys to ultimate success in every […]

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What You Need to Know About Your Amazing Brain – Part I

by Stephen Mills April 19, 2009
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We are on the threshold of something truly great. I’m so excited and optimistic about the possibilities of human potential. Part of this is driven by the incredible progress being made in our understanding of the human brain. Despite only beginning to understand the brain, the practical impact of these findings are going to be enormous. The scientists have switched their focus from studying diseased brains to studying healthy brains.

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Are You Challenged or Disabled?

by Stephen Mills April 17, 2009
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So let’s get to the point of this article. Handicapped means challenged and we are all challenged in one way or another. Being physically handicapped is a challenge that others can see. Being mentally, emotionally or socially handicapped may not be so obvious, but it can be equally disabling.

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7 Things About Me – I’ve Been Tagged

by Stephen Mills April 17, 2009

Sherri at Serene Journey tagged me.  What this means is that I have to tell you seven things about myself. Here are the rules: Link to your original tagger and list these rules in your post Share 7 facts about yourself in the post Tag 7 people at the end of your post by leaving […]

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25 Ways To Enrich Your Brain Experience

by Stephen Mills April 16, 2009
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One of the best things you can do for your brain is to provide it with new experiences and new things to learn. If you do the same thing in the same way every time then you are not stimulating new growth. Even those things you most love to do should be done with variety. Variety is the spice of life and a fertilizer for the brain. Make sure you include physical activities because much of your brain is dedicated to control of your body. Here are my top 25 ways to enrich your brain experience.

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