One Thing You Can Do To Grow Your Brain 

In the Spring of 2002, I got my first  library card in America. I had moved from Jamaica and was living in Queens then, and that first summer out of college, I didn’t have a job or any big responsibilities. I went to the library a few times every week and loaded up on books…

Surely, My Thoughts Are Worth More Than A Penny

Don’t put so much pressure on yourself, they said. Everything is going to be fine, they said. Things are going to work out, they said.  But then maybe I got too relaxed. Maybe I didn’t push hard enough to begin with. Maybe I stopped too soon. Whatever the reason, things didn’t work out. And you…

What Your Brain Is Doing Right Now

The marimba has always been such a soothing sound… What is a marimba? Does the sound it produces soothe or stimulate? Do I agree with that statement or not?  I can’t go another second or read another line without knowing what a marimba is. Quick. Google “marimba definition”. The italic portion above is what I…

The 4 X 4 To Living A Full Life

One of my favorite texts in the Bible is Luke 2:52: And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and man. That statement encompasses the four stages of development we should strive for in life, and pay attention to everyday. Here are 4 ways to engage these 4 areas. 1. Wisdom – Mental stimulation There…