Academic life. I'm presenting on my research topic - how, when & why a humiliating media experience becomes traumatic. #hermeneuticphenomenology  #thelivedexperience

Academic life. I'm presenting on...

Time to get that tooth out! #flds mother & son, and dear friends.

Time to get that tooth...

#flds children goofing off with karaoke. Love these guys.

#flds children goofing off with...

RIP Cookie Monster (the white one). Even on his last leg, he was giving good bye kisses to Radar, his best buddy on Earth. Cookie died tonight. Sure gonna miss this little dog that loved me so very much... Sad.

RIP Cookie Monster (the white...

Writing in a coffee shop this morning. Saw this. Love the mug too!

Writing in a coffee shop...

I grew up in a tiny river town in #crotonmichigan . Our house was full of knotty pine. About 13-14 years ago the house caught on fire. Unbeknownst to me, my sister @hallbilly Suzi & family had salvaged some of the wood, and they created this extraordinary wall hanging out of that wood as a memory.  On top is a picture of the front of my childhood home! I cried my eyes out. Oh! And she made me listen to the song #thehousethatbuiltme first. Talk about an emotional, multisensory experience!!

I grew up in a...

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Stories in the brain

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Positive psychologist Shawn Achor describes how there are 11 million pieces of information from our nerve endings that bombard our brains, but our brains only comprehend 40 bits of information per second. If we want to capture the attention of someone’s busy brain, we have to do something that causes our message to rise above the noise. This is where stories become our knights in shining armor. For example, imagine a king being presented a long …