NERD OUT — neurology

CREATIVEMORNINGS: FREE LIFE SYMMETRY DOWNLOAD

CREATIVEMORNINGS: FREE LIFE SYMMETRY DOWNLOAD

As February's CreativeMornings speaker, Paloma dove into the historical, anthropological, and neuroscientific origins of "work-life balance". As part of the talk, Paloma shared an exercise anyone can do to define their own life symmetry and, should it feel unbalanced, a way to calibrate it for health and happiness.   If you missed the event (don't feel bad, tickets sold out in 15 minutes!) no worries because you can watch the full video here, courtesy of Portland CreativeMornings.  Even better news: We're providing the worksheet for free as a digital download! To get the most of the video and free exercise: Print out the worksheet, or get a large sheet of blank paper so...


Neurology for Equity: Rewiring our Brains, Changing our Biases

Paloma Medina

Tags empathy, equity, inclusion, individuation, neurology, unconscious bias

Neurology for Equity: Rewiring our Brains, Changing our Biases

Intercultural skills are non-negotiable in our increasingly global world, where humans are more mobile than we’ve ever been, and where technology gives us access to groups and cultures we’d otherwise never get the chance to interact with.   However, a significant barrier to our intercultural skills is one of the brain’s many coping mechanisms: unconscious biases. Biases are like having a stubborn 2 year old in your head all the time -- what it wants is usually what it gets, and it prefers to simplify the world into binaries -- good and bad, black and white, love it and hate...