What Are Common Left Brain Characteristics?

Have you ever heard someone say, “Wow! You’re so good at math! You must be a left-brain person!” or “You’re have such an artistic approach to problem solving – you’re definitely right-brained!” People are often divided into two groups: left-brain…

How Do We Really Define Instinct?

How do freshly hatched baby turtles know to crawl toward the ocean? Who teaches birds to build nests and bees to build honeycombs? How did primitive humans know how to make babies when they didn’t even understand how, or why,…

You’ll Need To Think Outside The Box For These Brain Puzzles

We’ve all encountered our fair share of brain puzzles. And whether you faithfully tackle the crossword in your weekly newspaper or haven’t tried your hand at a word search since grade school, brain puzzles are a fantastic way to keep…

These 14 Classic Brain Teaser Riddles Will Put Your Mind To The Test

Riddles are a form of brain teaser that comes in the form of a short story, statement, or question. They’re equal parts entertaining and bewildering and if you’re not careful, they’ll leave you with a headache. So, what makes brain…

Why Are Brain Teasers So Good For Your Brain?

We’ve all encountered brain teasers, most of us quite early on in life. Perhaps your first brain teaser was given to you by your elementary school teacher. Maybe you found one on the back of a cereal box. You might…

Tom Chi, Inventor & Co-Founder Of Google X, Shares 5 Mental Debugs For Success And Global Prosperity

Back in 2014, A-Fest West took place in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. During the event, Tom Chi, Inventor and C-Founder of Google X, took to the stage to deliver an incredible talk.  And the crowd loved him. He was rated one…

12 Brain Teaser Puzzles For Kids That Will Leave You Scratching Your Head

Ever heard a brain teaser that left you feeling bewildered? You wonder you ponder, you speculate but each answer you come up with seems as unlikely as the previous one.   But hey, that’s what makes brain teasers such fun!…

A Powerful Lesson From A 13th Century Poem

Frustrated. Overworked. Overwhelmed… and nearly burned out. That’s exactly how I was feeling when I arrived in New York City last year. In charge of a company of over 200 people, some 9389 miles away, with a book deadline looming…

When You Lose Your Cool Over Politics — Yoga to the Rescue!

Do you lose your cool over politics? While we might not agree on issues or candidates, we can agree that this is the most polarized, intense, confusing political season in the U.S. that any one of us could have imagined.…

Critical Thinking Questions That Will Blow Your Mind

What would it be like if every decision you made didn’t involve your personal feels or over emotional reactions? What if your perspective was always balanced and decisions completely informed? Is it not time that you used critical thinking questions to become…