When we lose our temper, we fall into our emotional brain, and our thinking brain shuts down. When our thinking brain shuts down, we say and do incredibly dumb things. We trigger the primitive part of the brain aka the Amygdala. This stimulation triggers a fight or flight response in ourselves, the recipient of our anger, and anyone who might be within earshot. Rational thinking and responses go out the window.
Last weekend, I had the opportunity to be part of the South East Queens Annual Writers Conference at Cambria Heights
I learned important lessons about life at a kitchen table in Jackson Heights, Queens when my friend’s Cuban mother invited me to lunch in high school.
Many years ago, I had a very unpleasant interview experience. My interviewer (AKA, the big key decision maker) hurried me
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Online technology can help us target online abuse, harassment and extremism
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65,000 people came together virtually to sing for the Wellerman Project. This is a wonderful, uplifting example of community engagement
The dance craze “Jeruselema” teaches us a great lesson about human connection.