Your Stupid Brain

by Brian Remer

Dean Burnett’s book, Idiot Brain, focuses on idiosyncrasies of the brain. Burnett is able to explain both the capabilities and the limitations of the human mind.  Our Ideas section explores why negative feedback hurts so much and we share an activity to counteract the effects of negativity. Learn more about the quirks of your brain in this issue of The Firefly Newsletter.
Power Tip:  Practice making positive statements to release the brain’s ability to change your mood.

In this Issue –

  • 99-Word Story:  Contrition – The value of an apology
  • Discoveries:  Idiot Brain – What Your Head Is Really Up To
  • Ideas:  Biting Words – Why negative feedback hurts
  • Activity:  Say Something Nice – Boost Your Oxytocin Level