Posts Tagged ‘neural circuits’

Meditation, Marines, and Mindful Swimming
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on January 16th, 2014

In the NY Times Magazine piece, Breathing In Vs. Spacing Out writer Dan Hurley describes the importance of balancing two types of thinking for optimal brain health. Hurley reports that the psychologist Amishi Jha used meditation to train United States Marines for mental resilience in a combat zone. (Are you surprised to learn this? I’m […]

บาคาร่า สูตรFocus = Bliss.
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on March 1st, 2013

Practicing Focal Points is as good for your brain as it is for your stroke and psyche.

How to Create Enduring (Muscle) Memories
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on February 22nd, 2013

New skills must be integrated with the brain’s existing circuits. Here’s how you can accelerate that process.

บาคาร่า สูตรSwim like Sun Yang ‘in your dreams.’ No, Really!
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on April 19th, 2012

When you focus intently you tell your brain that what you’re doing is a ‘high value activity.’ The brain will then continue to encode a skill or solution while you sleep.

Use TI Practice to prepare for any significant life challenge
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on February 22nd, 2012

How many non-swimming sports or fitness activities can develop broadly-beneficial behavioral and thinking patterns?

Guest Post: How to Get 2 Weeks of Improvement in 30 Minutes
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on January 6th, 2012

How Andy achieved 2 weeks worth of progress in 30 minutes — and got a new Personal Best for 25m – by applying the principles of “The Talent Code” and TI Practice

What’s a Nimble Brain and Why You Want One.
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on December 8th, 2011

Practicing different-but-related tasks in swimming can help build Cognitive Reserve – which is perhaps the key element in a high-performing brain as we age.

Diana Nyad and the ‘Demons of the Sea’
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on December 2nd, 2011

Completing a marathon in six months can’t really change your life. But immersive experiences today can.

Does Talent Matter? Not if your goal is Personal Transformation.
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on November 21st, 2011

We begin Deliberate Practice to accomplish some utilitarian goal. We continue because it’s life-changing

How You THINK Determines How You Swim.
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on October 6th, 2011

Mary learned to ‘think on the fly’ at Masters workout. She set a PR in the 100 Free on the very next set — and got invaluable prep for her next triathlon. If that;s not enough, it also ‘creates new brain cells!’