Posts Categorized: Keeping Your Brain Alive

Mental Sweatpants

In early November, I have a ritual of pulling out my favorite sweatpants and indulging in the cotton fuzz comfort. My winter wardrobe consists of Nordstrom dress pants for teaching and sweatpants for everything else. I’ve noticed an interesting paradox. On the one hand, my students comment on how much energy I have in my… Read more »

What Questions Did You Ask Today

I’d like you to think back to when you were 5 years old. When we asked on average 65 questions per day, most of them starting with “why.” The average 8 year-year-old asks 41 questions per day and by the time we are 44 years old we only asks six questions per day; most of… Read more »