It’s been a while since I’ve written an article about applied neuroscience and, because several discussions these last few weeks brought the subject of charisma to the table, I was curious to find out more about what neuroscience says about the power of charisma. Therefore, this week I will share a summary of my readings on the subject.
If you are like me, and like most of us, you might find yourself in heated conversations from time to time. And I guess you already know that calming your inner elephant is not as easy as we would want it. It takes work and conscious effort to be able to do that “on the spot”. Here are several ideas I am trying to practice these days.
If you know me, you know I love to smile :). And I also love the positive rippling effect that smiles have on my relationships. And, as the neuroscience aficionado that I am, of course, I wanted to find out more about the neuroscience behind our smiles…
Building trust in a team is a complex, yet exciting process that involves various factors that can make your team stronger and more connected.
I recently had the pleasure of being invited by Lenka and Natalie, the creators of “Into your Life Podcast” to discuss my passion for neuroscience and stress management. Here is the link if you want to listen to the podcast.
This article approaches the four universal biological motivations and challenges that every (mammal) adolescent on our planet must face on the journey to adulthood: how to be safe, how to navigate hierarchy, how to court potential mates, and how to leave the nest.
I invite you today to look at the negativity bias: this is a very important concept, and I bet you are probably familiar with it already.
We say that negative emotions scream while positive emotions whisper.
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.
Many of the resilience-building exercises and practices can take a lot of time to work. The good thing about the breathing practice I am presenting to you today is that you can do it ‘on the spot’, without needing to physically disengage from the stressful/anxiety-inducing situation.
Today I want to share with you some things I’ve learnt during the NeuroMindfulness Coach Certification with regard to the science of gratitude. I’m sure you’ve heard many times about how gratitude can really help us in many ways, but you’ve probably wondered if there’s any study to back this up. Well, yes, there are …