Science says it’s better to be adaptable—here are 5 ways to make it happen

Science says it’s better to be adaptable—here are 5 ways to make it happen: In what became his groundbreaking work, On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin introduced the foundations of his theory of evolution, as he sought to explain how some species survived while others dwindled toward extinction. His theory eloquently demonstrated that the …

I Started Meditating for the First Time in Quarantine—And Now I’ll Never Go Back

I Started Meditating for the First Time in Quarantine—And Now I’ll Never Go Back: I think it’s safe to say that we’re all feeling a little stressed out right now—or a lot stressed out. There are so many lingering questions about the novel coronavirus and our future. As someone who is already a bona fide …

Managing Yourself When You Are Overwhelmed

Managing Yourself When You Are Overwhelmed: Feeling overwhelmed by your to do list is familiar to many ambitious professionals. Simply working harder rarely solves the problem. Coaches and executives share their advice for what does.

Now Is The Perfect Time To Start Meditating, And Science Proves It

Now Is The Perfect Time To Start Meditating, And Science Proves It: With tens of millions around the world being asked to shelter in place for weeks if not months to come, it could also be an excellent opportunity to cultivate a new habit that recent research has shown can reduce anxiety while improving your …

Wim Hof breathing exercise explained in 6 steps

Wim Hof breathing exercise explained in 6 steps: Wim Hof is known for being able to run marathons barefoot across snow and immerse his naked body in freezing temperatures for extended periods, but the Wim Hof Method also allows the practitioner to go deeper into the mind and body. It’s essentially, an incredibly powerful form…

Brené Brown Talks About Square Breathing, but What Is It?

Brené Brown Talks About Square Breathing, but What Is It? If you’ve listened to Brené Brown, the research professor whose TedTalk on vulnerability went viral (a must-watch), you may have heard her mention “square breathing.” She uses it herself to calm down when, in her words, “sh*t hits the fan.” So yes, anecdotally it works. …

Why Being Productive Starts With Doing Nothing More Often

Why Being Productive Starts With Doing Nothing More OftenAsk almost anyone how they like to spend their down time, and they’ll probably mention activities like reading, playing games or watching some sort of screen. What you’re much less likely to hear are verbs like pondering, reflecting, ruminating or just good old-fashioned thinking. 

7 tips to keep your smartphone from ruining your life

7 tips to keep your smartphone from ruining your lifeThere’s an increasing body of research that shows smartphones can interfere with our sleep, productivity, mental health and impulse control. Even having a smartphone within reach can reduce available cognitive capacity. And it’s recently been suggested that smartphones could even shorten our lives.

9 Ways To Use Your Phone More Mindfully

9 Ways To Use Your Phone More MindfullyIf you have major FOMO when you’re not scrolling through your phone, you might be using it too much. A 2017 report noted that people spend around five hours a day engaged with their smartphones, which makes a good case for exploring how to be more…