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Boosting your attention span: Tips to train your brain

We understand attention as a distinct mental or neurological process—however, as research in this field makes clear, "attention" is just the name we give to a variety of mechanisms we have for filtering out irrelevant or overwhelming information. The ability to selectively focus attention on Read More...

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The benefits of "deep work" and how you can practice it

In today’s busy world, it can be difficult to decide which of the things on your to-do list (which somehow all feel urgent) to get done first. This leads many of us to try to do more than one thing at a time, which tends to result in feeling overwhelmed, scattered, and burnt out. If you can Read More...

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Boost your productivity with a not-to-do list

There are a lot of distractions at our fingertips these days that can persuade us out of our productivity groove. You might feel like you’ve tried it all—from setting alarms and reminders to leaving yourself encouraging messages on post-it notes. You may even have tried the classic to-do list Read More...

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This neuroscientist-approved morning routine is great for brain health

Do you ever find yourself so overwhelmed by the to-do list that you struggle to stay sharp and focused? Neuroscientist and creator of meditation app, BrainTap, Patrick K. Porter, Ph.D., and neuroscientist Kristen Willeumier, Ph.D., know the feeling. They shared with Well+Good what they do every Read More...

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Why it’s important to celebrate small victories in the workplace

Hopefully, we are coming out of the worst of the pandemic. This readjustment period to get ourselves back to our ordinary lives is a difficult task for everyone, especially if you have to lead this effort. Increased pressure and anxiety from external factors can inevitably leak into the workplace Read More...

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How to use your procrastination tendencies to make an effective to-do list

There are many ways to beat procrastination, but the easiest way to get things done is to make a to-do list that works with your natural tendencies. Don’t know where to start? Here are 5 ideas to consider. Cut the to-do list down For starters, figure out what to eliminate or automate. If Read More...

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Belgium's "right to disconnect" protects workers from burnout

In November of last year, we shared a story about how Portugal has made it illegal for employers to contact workers outside of working hours in an effort to encourage a healthier work-life balance. Now, Belgium’s Minister of Civil Service Petra De Sutter has introduced a similar law for the Read More...

5 Restorative movements to sha

5 Restorative movements to shake off exhaustion

When you’re run-down and struggling with chronic exhaustion, the last thing you’ll feel inclined to do is to get your workout gear on and exert yourself even more—however, experts say that engaging your body in restorative movements may be just what you need to give yourself a revitalizing Read More...

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Why you should consider setting your resolutions in the fall

Research shows that only 19 percent of people stick to their New Years’ resolutions, but perhaps that’s because we’re resetting our habits at the wrong time of year. Anytime is a good time to start adopting healthier habits, but if you’re looking for a season to commit to new goals, fall Read More...

3 Tell-tale signs you should e

3 Tell-tale signs you should exercise

We’ve previously written about how to tell when your body needs a break from working out, but now we want to talk about the telltale signs that your body is craving some exercise. According to the experts, there are some signs that you can look out for that indicate that your body is in need Read More...