Category Archives: Motivation

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

“Multitasking has been found to increase the production of the stress hormone cortisol as well as the fight-or-flight hormone adrenaline, which can overstimulate your brain and cause mental fog or scrambled thinking. Multitasking creates a dopamine-addiction feedback loop, effectively rewarding … Continue reading

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In search of lost time: Why is everyone so busy?

Writing in the first century, Seneca was startled by how little people seemed to value their lives as they were living them — how busy, terribly busy, everyone seemed to be, mortal in their fears, immortal in their desires and … Continue reading

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Doctors dole out prescriptions for exercise

‘Patients are coming out of the doctor’s office with prescriptions for physical activity in addition to drugs, doctor referrals and follow-up protocols. Doctors are working exercise counselling into office visits and calling exercise a “vital sign” to be measured when … Continue reading

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How Corporate Wellness Programs Pay for Themselves

“What if I told you that you could invest one dollar in your business that would generate three dollars in return. Is that an investment you would make? That’s how much you can save by investing in corporate wellness. Programs … Continue reading

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The master who teaches the herd to graze on wheatgrass and chia

“We care that our advisers are taking care of themselves so they have the energy and capacity to best serve their clients and be present for their families. Any company that is not focused on wellness is behind. All of … Continue reading

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Less is more

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A life of meaning

Paulo Coelho

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