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Sleep as Medicine: Your Wake-Up Call

Sleep is the foundation of good health. Even when we intend on having the perfect morning, a restless night’s sleep can make our next day feel more like a nightmare. Wake up call: the idea that we have to get more done and that sleep is not a...

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The Key to Curbing Employee Insomnia

When you ask your team members “How are you?” a common response is “Tired, you?”. This response is running rampant in offices all over the country but have you considered the effects of a poorly rested workforce? The cost of employee insomnia in the...

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3 Definitive Ways Mindfulness Encourages Your Sales Team

Sales is one of the most stressful fields to work in. According to a PayScale survey, 73% of people working in sales report having high stress, and it makes perfect sense. Sales is extremely fast-paced. Salespeople are constantly on the phone,...

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Mindfulness is trendy, just like stress

I was at SXSW a few weeks back and attended a barbecue event for Harvard Business School alumni. I’m a pretend HBS alumn, having attended several of their amazing executive programs over the years. But I get the same alumni perks. And I like them.

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What One Month of Online Mindfulness Can Do for Employees

Work these days often comes with long hours, emotionally draining colleagues, and complex problems that require an enormous amount of mental energy. So it’s no surprise that many of us have a hard time leaving work-related thoughts at the office.

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Reading, Writing, Math and Yoga: Mindfulness in Schools

As you and your kids get back into the rhythm of the new school year, here’s something to consider. Is the curriculum in your child’s school providing all that it could be?

For years, studies have shown positive effects on both the physical and...

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How Does Mindfulness Work?

Get ready to Power Down, Power Up and Power Forward!

Let’s break it down. In a nutshell, mindfulness training helps you notice when you’re distracted and come back to a single point of focus. You can improve your ability to do this with practice....

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What is Mindfulness, Anyway?

Mindfulness this and meditation that; it seems everyone is raving about the benefits of practicing mindfulness in their work and personal lives. A simple Google search of the words “Mindfulness” yields about 165,000,000 results, some of which citing...

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Combatting Burnout: Rx for Healthcare Professionals

I became a doctor to help people and to reduce their suffering. Not to see how many patients I could possibly squeeze into one day to “maximize my productivity.” Over 10 years as an integrative medicine physician, I’ve been keenly aware of the...

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