Stress, Anxiety & Depression

Trying to control events outside our control produces stress, pushing our bodies into emergency response. Most such reactions are brief and our bodies return to maintenance mode, digesting, sleeping, etc. When this stress becomes ongoing or severe, we can get stuck in the emergency response—a vicious cycle where our minds try harder to control. Anxiety—a […]

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Peak Performance

Research has studied “normal” brains but also those of peak performers in sport, the arts, business, military and meditators. Individual brains differ but peak performers share a special ability to operate more efficiently than most of us. They use their brain’s auto-pilot state—being in the moment, not thinking, trying or judging. Their minds are still […]

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