Archive for July, 2011

Use Your Hands-Take Time For Projects For More Happiness

Gretchen Rubin is a brilliant attorney who left the law to write and spent a year test-driving studies and theories about how to be happier and blogged her way to a NYT #1 Best Seller, The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have [...]

Healthy Mind Platter – Dr. Daniel Siegel and David Rock

Dr. Daniel J. Siegel, a professor at UCLA and executive director of Mindsight Institute and David Rock, executive director of NeuroLeadership Institute recently created a concept called The Healthy Mind Platter.  Taking off on what makes for a healthy, balanced, plate of food, The Healthy Mind Platter has  seven essential mental activities necessary for optimum [...]

26 Magic Minutes of Daily Walking

  According to a study done at the University of Pittsburgh, 26 minutes is the exact amount of time optimum for helping your body to burn calories and increase the  endorphins that make us feel better. It also is enough to pump the blood with more oxygen to enhance our thinking.   Another benefit is [...]

Work Smarter-Not Harder: Lesson From Kayaking

  I absolutely LOVE being on the water! And when you are in a kayak, you actually can feel at one with that water. You're there with the sea creatures, creating very little disturbance to their habitat. Here's the story of a great kayak adventure afternoon: It all started with a PERFECT weather day.   [...]

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