Tag Archives: limbic system

Emergency!


Just over a week ago, my mom had a stress test that indicated she might have a few minor blockages. She went in for an angiogram anticipating she might need an angioplasty or perhaps a stint. When I checked in that afternoon, my brother told me our mom needed bypass surgery for three significant blockages. […]

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Brain Basics About Writer’s Block


Joel Canfield asked me to review “the foundations and high-level perspectives about why we struggle with this stuff, and why your excellent solutions work.” I’m happy to oblige!  Here are the brain basics of writer’s block. Do You Have What It Takes? If you’ve ever questioned whether you have enough discipline, will power, ambition or […]

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Wisdom of Resistance


Just because you don’t know why you’re resistant, doesn’t mean you don’t have a good reason to be resistant.

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Neurology of Resistance: Limbic System vs. Cerebral Cortex


“Before this class, I thought there was something wrong with me – that I must not really want to be a writer since I wasn’t writing. Now I know there’s neurological and psychological reasons for it and, even better, there are solutions! I’ve written more in the past few weeks than I did in the […]

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