Brain Freeze…

Sharon Begley’s article in the March 7, 2011 Newsweek magazine says it all: “How the deluge of information paralyzes our ability to make good decisions”!

This is what I am seeing from clients, many of them children.  People are contacting me because they or their children are overwhelmed in work and at school and in life in general.  This overwhelm, known as unresolved stress, is causing them to behave in ways that do not make for successful outcomes.  When we become overloaded, our systems can at times go a little ‘haywire’, it appears at first sight, though our Central Nervous System is actually behaving as designed in an intelligent way in order to keep us from blowing up or burning out.

We can only take so much…

At work or at school, we are being asked to deal with many more challenges than we ever had.  Our Nervous Systems are really resilient but can be worn down over time when we are pushed to take on more and more responsibilities, tasks, interactions, technologies.  I mean, even ten years ago we had more leisure time than we do today.  Children and adults are over scheduled, over burdened with projects, tasks, information and some can deal well and some cannot.  I see the ones who cannot adapt well.  They may be more sensitive, have learning challenges, or had traumas in their past that have made it more difficult to stay resilient in the face of stress.

Can’t turn back time…

In the face of major economic, political, and environmental changes, we are all being affected to some degree.  Now with the Japanese disaster on the heals of Haiti, New Zealand, and many others in the past year, we are more and more realizing just how vulnerable we all are, consciously of not.  My work helps improve brain resiliency and adaptability.  By receiving brain training sessions, we help your brain (Central Nervous System) better coped with life stress and learn to stop producing negative responses to these outer circumstances.