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Curb the Growing Loneliness Epidemic

You’re Not Alone

Loneliness is an ordinary human experience. We all go through it. Even extraordinary people including Albert Einstein, Lady Gaga, Mother Teresa, Jim Carrey, Martin Luther King, Jr., Ellen Degeneres, Serena Williams, and… just about...

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Sleep Better During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is another reminder that good sleep is the foundation of good health. According to the American Sleep Association, 50 to 70 million U.S. adults experience some type of sleep loss or sleep disorder, insomnia being the most...

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Tips to Reduce Stress & Anxiety During The COVID-19 Pandemic

If you’re feeling stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic, know this first: you’re not alone. With many employees working from home for the first time, some learning to parent, educate and stay productive in work simultaneously, and others...

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How to Maintain Your Mojo & Avoid Burnout at Work

A recent article in The New York Times described the expectations and pace of work in the Silicon Valley. Titled “In Silicon Valley, Working 9 to 5 Is for Losers,” it depicts how both start-up founders and rank-and-file workers have bought into...

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The Power of Resilience

Billions of  of people around the world are  experiencing not only a global health crisis of unprecedented proportions, but also severe economic distress. Vast unemployment amidst the Covid-19 crisis is resulting in  enormous financial challenges...

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Feeling Low-Energy? Try Strengthening Your Breathing Muscles

Fatigue is your worst enemy as an athlete—pro or amateur. It's not lack of heart motivation or "not wanting it bad enough." It's a question of running out of energy, of not being able to catch your breath. You don't pay attention to your breathing...

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Your Wonderful Brain

Introduction

This is a summary of the key features and functions of your brain. For more information, check out the resources on the WiseBrain website.

Complexity

Although your brain isn’t heavy – about three pounds of soft, gooshy tissue like...

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A Second’s Glance to Make a First Impression

Feng Shui and your Front Entrance!

The quickest way to improve every aspect of your life is to improve the first impression you have when you enter your space: your home, your office, and your room. The feeling you get when you come into your space...

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5 Ways Getting Upside Down Every Day Benefits Your Mental & Physical Health

Many hear the word "inversion" and think “headstand, handstand...ah!" But an inversion can be as simple as a downward-facing dog—really!

Now that you're feeling less intimidated by the idea of inversions, let's talk about why getting upside down...

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