Create A Life. Grow Your Brain. Enlarge Your Heart.

by Lynn S. Schwebach Neuroscientists who study the brain, learning, and creativity know the importance of experience. They have studied the effects of activities such as traveling, learning a new language, solving a crossword puzzle, and playing video games. More specifically, they have studied the effects of these activities on the brain. Every new, stimulating …

Strange, Creative Trees and Frito Toes in Minneapolis

Officially, it’s summer – just in case you haven’t noticed. After two weeks of a fantastic pastel painting class with Laurie Beth Zuckerman in Fort Collins,  I packed my car and headed to the Midwest. My first stop was Minneapolis. Creative gardens and garage doors, skyscrapers, thrift stores, strange  trees, and friendly residents gave my …