7 Resilience Skills

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F*ck the King’s Horses and Men I believe, in spite of obvious challenges along the way, that I’ve been managing quite a lot of stress rather well. I know the eye-swelling-shut incident would tend to argue the other way, but I’ve decided to cut myself some slack. In fact, that’s a great starting point, and … Read more

8 Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

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Sleep impacts your mental, physical and emotional well-being. If you have trouble falling asleep, toss and turn, or wake up groggy, it’s vital that you address your sleep issues. ​1 – Read in Bed: Calming activities, such as reading (in print, not your e-reader), will help you wind down and slow your brainwaves 2 – … Read more

Biohacking the Brain with Sleep

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Sleep is very important to the brain. It’s restorative, and it helps memory and thought processing. The following are notes from section 4 of Biohacking Your Brain’s Health – a course I took on Coursera. Sleep and the Brain: Sleep Cycles There are 5 stages of sleep. They are levels 1-4, and REM sleep. R.E.M. … Read more

Using The Mind Body Connection to Change Your Mood

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How you hold and move your body, your posture, etc. directly impacts how you feel. You can learn to use this mind/body connection to change your mood at will. By changing your body posture and movement, you can change your mood.  The Mind Body Connection It’s pretty well documented that your mind can impact your … Read more