In the book “Search Inside Yourself”, Chade-Meng Tan describes 5 steps that can prove useful to recover from an amygdala hijack and regulate our emotions.
The Neuroscience of Journaling and its Benefits
I had heard a lot about journaling before, I used to do it as a teenager, but it’s been years since I put a pen on paper and let my thoughts flow…
Today I look at journaling through the lens of the neuroscience behind it. And what I see it’s both interesting and beautiful!
One simple mindfulness exercise to help you ease anxiety
There is one simple mindfulness exercise that really helps us become grounded and present, pulling us from anxious worry or ruminating thoughts. In this article I present the technique and the neuroscience behind it.
Body-Mind-Relationships: A Framework for Resilience
Yesterday I was looking at some worrying statistics about stress in Great Britain, where, as almost everywhere in the world, the work-related stress, depression or anxiety numbers recorded.
On the other hand, I could not think: how many organisations invest in increasing resilience and implementing stress prevention strategies?
This is why today I want to share with you the BMR Framework for Resilience.
Is mindfulness a waste of time, a selfish act or a selfless practice?
There is a famous Buddhist joke saying that if you have time to meditate, meditate 30 min per day, but if you do not have time, meditate 1h per day.
We will see here that there is actually some truth in that joke.
The Neuroscience of Creative Thinking and Mindfulness
Creative thinking is an increasingly important skill in the work environment, especially since it differentiates us humans from artificial intelligence.
Do you remember the last time you had a creative “aha” moment? Was it when you were working hard on solving a problem, or was it more when you were relaxed, for example when you were having a walk or taking a shower?
Breathing – the key to our minds
Breathing is considered by most cultures as the key to life, since life starts by our first breath and ends with our last breath.
We breathe on average 20.000 times per day – how often do we pay attention to it; despite the impact our breath has on our minds?