Dedicated to providing the most promising neuroscience and medical breakthroughs
so you live your best life​


I specialize in neurodevelopment and neurodegenerative disorders and translate the promise of neuroscience and positive psychology for individuals to live the best quality of life.  I am dedicated to enhancing lives through a holistic approach that integrates developing positive thought processes, cultivation of self-compassion, and awareness of bodily sensations with our environment.


My aim is to translate the latest scientific research into practical, useful information.


Gifted individuals exhibit increased brain processing, receptivity, and behaviors for intellectual, emotional, sensory, creative, and motor functioning supported by many neuroscience studies.  Several studies report increased brain volumes, efficiency of proces...

In this turbulent time of a pandemic, we are experiencing a span of anxiety and turmoil.  Families, communities, and nations are thrust into commotion.  The “healthy” practices of social distancing may cause or exacerbate painful feelings of social isolation.  Know thi...

January 13, 2020

*Previously published on 2e News and Variations Magazine at

“You are capable of more than you know.” — Glinda from The Wizard of Oz

To understand why twice-exceptional kids sometimes can struggle to master new skills, one might first examine h...

*Previously published on 2e News and Variations Magazine at

“If you are always trying to be normal you may never know how amazing you can be.”

— Maya Angelou

There is a great body of evidence in neuroscience indicating that our individuality origina...

In college, I read an article in the San Francisco Chronicle that forever changed the way that I interact with humanity.  If I could tell the author thank you a million times I would, but sadly, I do not know the author and the article clippings are packed away somewhe...

February 15, 2019

William Shakespeare wrote, “Present fears are less than horrible imaginings.”  It is important to remember, when one’s mind tends to drift, imagining can be positive, negative, or neutral.  It is the state of our reactions to our emotions and bodily sensations, whether...

January 11, 2019

The New Year brings loads of positivity and hope.  How can you make the most of it and ride the waves of positivity?  The mind, body, and thoughts are connected like a web.  You cannot have one radiate light without the other.  We are beings designed to perceive our en...

January 11, 2019

As you begin 2019, set your visions by mindfully adjusting when life throws curve balls. Swing for the fences each and every time because you never know when you will make it home. 

  1. Set an attainable goal that has meaning and is specific.  The greater detail of the...

Dear Spencer,

                  For you on your eighth-grade graduation.

                  I am in awe of the person you are.  You teach me daily how to be better and to always question.  In...

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