Tania Luna talks a lot about how surprise or, something unexpected, helps get us present. Our brain forces us to stop.
What an interesting tie-in to dogs! Of course dogs help us be present and teach us how to listen with all of our senses… but do dogs like being surprised? Where’s the line between beneficial stress and a fear reaction?
Given that startle response is something we can see dramatic variation in among litters of puppies, I wonder what our guest today thinks about fear reactions.
Here’s the link to her TED talk and some other interesting info to read and chew on.
And a great article from the Huffington Post:
Surprise Industries website: www.surpriseindustries.com