We are told in the Bible that our minds can be renewed. And guess what? Brain Science is catching up as scientists discover more about the wonderful way God has designed our brains. We don’t need scientific affirmation in order to believe that what the Bible tells us is true. However, God also told us… Read More
And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength. Mark 12:30 (NLT) Does it matter what kinds of memories we store in our brains? Does it matter which memories I choose to think about over and over again? Did you know that each time a… Read More
Does “gaming” (playing video games) change the landscape of your brain? The truth is, anything you think, do, or say repeatedly has a definite effect and shapes your brain. But are the effects positive or negative, especially when it comes to developing minds? The answer is “yes.” Too much gaming pushes negative buttons. However, gaming… Read More
Where and when do you get your best ideas? In the shower While you’re jogging without headphones Lying on the beach Hiking in the forest Waking up at 4 a.m. Folding laundry Chopping firewood Your list… What do all these things have in common? The absence of a task that requires focus and attention to… Read More
We used to believe that we are either predominately left brained (rational) or right brained (creative). This idea is hard to dismiss even though scientists have proven that this is not how the brain works. What scientists now understand is that every thought is contained on both sides of the brain, However, the perspective of each… Read More
Did you know your eating habits affect you thinking abilities? Can a typical Western diet high in saturated fats and sugars affect the parts of the brain that are important to memory and make people more likely to crave the unhealthful food? Psychologist Terry Davidson, director of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience at American University in Washington,… Read More
Feeling stressed? Pick a few of these to do today—or start with just one. May I suggest: “Let go of the thoughts that aren’t serving you” or a quiet snuggle with your pet. Renew your mind. Choose your thoughts.