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ESSAY VOTED A WINNER!

ESSAY VOTED A WINNER!

The essay submitted by Jeannette Gagan is a winner in the "50 Great Writers You Should be Reading Awards Contest"! Her essay will  now be included in the 2014-2015 edition of  "50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading." This contest focused on authors as writers and the details of experiences and journeys that resulted in writing and publishing books. The contest did not involve official judges since contestant essays were voted on by people like you and me. Many thanks to those who voted for this award winning essay!

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BRAINSTORM WITH A TEENAGER

A 2013 edition of a book entitled BRAINSTORM:THE POWER AND PURPOSE OF THE TEENAGE BRAIN written by psychiatrist Daniel J.Siegel, MD (www.drdansiegel.com) is a must read for both teenagers and family members.

Previously adolescence was thought to occur between the ages of 13 and 19, however recent research establishes how this challenging period extends from ages to 12 to 24. Many myths surround adolescence. One example is the belief that raging hormones cause teenagers to "go mad" or to "lose their minds."  Although hormones do increase during adolescence, primarily what occurs results from changes in the development of the brain.

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CREATIVITY AND YOU

Some people believe they have no creativity. Some people spend most of their days immersed in creative projects. Some people are fortunate to have jobs that pay for  their creative efforts. Others who hold more mundane jobs have learned to spend off time in very creative ways. The fact of the matter is that everyone is creative whether one knows it or not.

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My recent interview on Amerika Now

My radio interview with Barb Adams of Amerika Now on November 3rd at 10 pm can be heard by clicking here

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KASA Fox2 Television Interview


ALBUQUERQUE(KASA) - Nikki is with Doctor Jeannette M. Gagan to talk about her book, “Grow Up Your Ego,” which takes the reader from a basic understanding of “self” to the highest level of maturity. She also explains Freud’s basic theory on the ego and how her book presents a different view.

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