Big Mind

September 27, 2018 | nwfamilypsychology

Big Mind

Author A.R. Bernard has observed that “the quality of your thinking determines the quality of your life.” So what is the quality of your thinking? Within the Zen tradition, thinking is often divided into two types, that of Small Mind and that of Big Mind, with the former being the thinking one engages in to […]

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What are Executive Functions?

April 24, 2018 | nwfamilypsychology

What are Executive Functions

You may have heard the term “executive functioning” among parents, teachers, and seen it on the internet. It may seem like a new trend, but actually, psychologists and neuropsychologists have been studying and finding ways to measure these skills for decades. So what are executive functions? They are a group of highly interrelated skills that […]

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