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Five Reasons Challenge Lures Us…

What is the lure of a challenge? What is it that hooks us and reels us in?  That convinces us to step outside our comfort zone? In this post, I explore five reasons we take on a challenge. Novelty 1.  A challenge is a break from routine. Usually a challenge involves accomplishing something we have […]

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Novelty is good for your brain

When was the last time you did something that you’ve never done before? That is the pursuit of novelty, and it’s good for your brain. Children do this all the time. I remember one particular time when my son amazed me with his enthusiasm for doing something new.. Diamonds in his hand The sliding glass […]