Yearly Archives

  • Neuroscientist Michael Merzenich endorses the Feldenkrais Method®

    Ever wondered what scientists think of the Feldenkrais Method®? Check out this great video interview with neuroscientist Dr. Michael Merzenich, PhD–former professor at the University of California a San Francisco (UCSF), creator of BrainHQ online brain-learning software, and author of Soft-Wired: How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Can Change Your Life. He explains how the brain […]

  • How trying harder can hold you back

    Imagine while parking your car, you suddenly feel a “crunch.” Oops! You hit a parking meter! Now, once you realized this, would you continue to go in the same direction, thinking “well, if I accelerate hard enough, I’ll be able to get through this obstacle”? And then if it didn’t work the second time, would you keep […]

  • Two Ways to Train Your Proprioception

    In a previous post, we talked about what Proprioception is, and why it’s important. (Click here to catch up.) Today we’re going to talk about how to train your proprioceptive sense. Why bother training your proprioception? I mean, we automatically have a sense of ourselves in space, right? Well…. Yes and No. Some people struggle […]

  • How improving your posture improves your Self-Confidence

    Giving an important presentation? Have an important job interview? Feeling a bit insecure in some social setting?   Watch social psychologist Amy Cuddy explain how just two minutes of changing your posture can improve your self-confidence, decrease your stress hormones, and lead to greater speaking “presence.”