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    Original Mind weaves together stories, practices and amazing scientific findings to expand our natural brilliance, guiding us into:

    • A deeper relationship with our children
    • A greater appreciation for the minds of the indigenous world
    • A host of exciting ways to support children and adolescents on their learning journey
    • Simple systems thinking practices that reveal the world’s remarkable patterns
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    Summer Newsletter Features

    • Link to first of three interviews with Kim John Payne (From Simplicity Parenting Summit, June 2015)
    • Possible new Brain blog for Boomers and beyond
    • Introducing newest booklet: The Five Keys to a Brilliant Mind
    • Description of new three booklet set now available
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New! Hear Dee Joy Coulter’s interviews on the release of her book, Original Mind.

Hear Dee’s Latest Interview with Kim John Payne
“The Brain’s Changes from Birth to 3: A Parenting Guide” Part 2 

Hear Dee’s Latest Interview with Kim John Payne
“The Brain’s Changes from Birth to 3: A Parenting Guide” Part 1


A neuroscience educator takes us on a wild, passionate, bold excursion into the sacredness of human existence, how modern civilization has largely lost sight of it, and how we may go about recovering our sense of the limitless possibilities of our lives. A brilliant book; a must-read.
~ Reginald A. Ray, author of Touching Enlightenment: Finding Realization

In this extraordinary and highly readable book, Dee Joy Coulter adds up science and personal experience to get to wisdom. Read it, experience it, and learn how to elicit your own better self.
~ Jane M. Healy, PhD, author of Your Child’s Growing Mind: Brain Development and Learning from Birth to Adolescence

Author Dee Joy Coulter, EdD

Dee Coulter Bio PictureDee Joy Coulter is a nationally recognized neuroscience pioneer with a master’s degree in special education from the University of Michigan and a doctorate in neurological studies and holistic education from the University of Northern Colorado. In addition to 14 years as a special education teacher and program director, she served on the faculty of Naropa University for 20 years.

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