Monday, June 17, 2013

Extroverts and Introverts and Brain Functioning - Does the Introvert Have to Work Harder to Prove Themself?

A recent article on Introverts/Extroverts sheds light on the topic.

Man wearing gray suit leans face-first against gray wall with artI am constantly surprised that our culture is frequently unaware of its bias toward extraversion.  Charismatic outspoken leaders  that can easily engage us in public speaking are perceived as positive.  Often, the recluse who observes from the side is often forgotten or discarded and at times under-recognized.  For years, the MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) has done wonderful research and given insight into the world of personalities.  I was able to briefly discuss this in my past life...

Friday, June 14, 2013

Aspergers/Autism Intervention and Treatment - Loving Story and a Mom's Passion With Her Son and the Cat

 I wanted to share and introduce you to Julia Romp's story about her son who had Aspergers

I heard Julia Romp's interview on Snap Judgment a few weeks ago and was just humbled and blown away. If you have a moment please listen -  nothing like a mother's love; dedication; hope; and acceptance.
If interested in general history and definitions:  Autism and Aspergers.

Read more about Dr. Strayhorn's practice and philosophy...

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Is Mt. Everest No Longer a Goal Worth Reaching.

View from Mount Everest Base Camp on the mighty summitLast week I heard an interview with Mark Jenkins on KPCC radio's the Story Series.  I would recommend listening to this interview before
you get up to do anything else.