Seven Ways to Access Peak Perfomance

Written by Susan Dunn, M. A.

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Getrepparttar right kind of stimulation from people, andrepparttar 126272 converse is also true -- some people provide a negative drag. Avoid them.

Work out both sides of your brain. Traditional study will improverepparttar 126273 left-brain--analytical, logical and reasoning. Music, art, poetry and myths will work outrepparttar 126274 right-brain. You need both, and you need good communication betweenrepparttar 126275 two.

5. Use music. We've all heard aboutrepparttar 126276 "Mozart effect." The validity of listening to Mozart hasn't exactly been proven, but we do know that music can soothe us (new age) and hype us up (rap). Experiment! It's certainly good forrepparttar 126277 right-brain.

6. Certain drugs can increase oxygen flow torepparttar 126278 brain and/or increase blood flow, but they should be used judiciously as some can be harmful or lethal. The results still aren't in yet on St. John's Wort for depression, or gingko biloba for Alzheimer's disease. Stay up onrepparttar 126279 research and check it out.

7. Practice extreme self-care. What you eat and how you exercise affect your brain just as they affect every other organ in your body. We know that aerobic exercise can improve scores on some types of creativity tests. It will also, of course, improve your self-confidence to exercise, eat right and be in top shape. Build up reserves of energy and get enough sleep. Give your brain a break!

Remember that it works if you work it.

Susan Dunn, M.A., Clinical Psychology, is a personal and professional development coach specializing in emotional intelligence. Email her for her free ezine.

10 Ways to Develop Your Intuition

Written by Susan Dunn, Coach

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7. You'll know when it's your intuition, because you'll have great clarity and certainty.

8. Intuition is contagious. Therefore, hang out with people who have strong intuition, value it and use it.

9. Don't do anything you feel confused or uncomfortable with underrepparttar guise of "intuition." If you're confused or uncomfortable, it isn't your intuition.

10. Get an intuition coach or teacher. Feedback is good when you're learning, it helps you keeprepparttar 126271 ego-aspects in perspective, and keeps you from overload.

Susan Dunn is a personal and professional development coach, speaker, writer, and director of a distance learning school. Email her for FREE ezine.

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