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Using More Than 10% of Your Brain

Several months ago, I watched the movie Lucy. Although the movie may not accurately portray facts as we know them today, there is a strong possibility we may know more about the brain tomorrow than we know today. Scientific, technological, and medical breakthroughs that have changed our lives immeasurably were, at one point, impossible, impractical, and even considered science fiction.

2014-1207 LucyRecently, I read a review of Lucy written by Jane C. Hu and published by Slate. The article, although technically correct, focuses on the restrictions of the present rather than the possibilities of the future.

When I have an opportunity to watch an entertaining movie, which is not very often, I do not expect the movie to be accurate in all regards. However, if I were to watch a documentary, I would expect the program to be plausible, thought provoking, and informative.

If you have a little spare time, and you are looking for an action-packed film rather than a documentary, I recommend the movie Lucy. Please note: many reviews are extremely critical of the film and the movie is not suitable for all audiences.

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Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.