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30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself. #10 Is An Absolute Must. Hacking Habits: How To Make New Behaviors Last For Good. In the workplace and in life, we are little more than the sum of our habits.

Hacking Habits: How To Make New Behaviors Last For Good

Who we are and what we accomplish depends largely on a vast network of routines and behaviors that we carry out with little to no thought whatsoever. As neuroscientist David Eagleman writes in Incognito, “Brains are in the business of gathering information and steering behavior appropriately. It doesn’t matter whether consciousness is involved in the decision making. And most of the time, it’s not.” Habits are the brain’s own internal productivity drivers. 30 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Die. {Via studioflowerpower on etsy} “Rather than money, than fame, than love…give me truth.” ~ Thoreau I woke up this morning and my life clock marked 30. My first sleep-deprived idea was to pack a small suitcase, get on the first train, move to another country, change my name, change my hair color (or get plastic surgery if needed), and start from scratch.

When I don’t know how to deal with life, I hide sometimes. NLP - Neuro-Linguistic Programming Mind Hacks - Volume 1. Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life. The 5 Best Ways to Build Resiliency. The key to transforming yourself. 13 Small Choices That Can Change Your Life In Great Ways. While practicing neuropsychiatry and studying neuroscience for 40 years, my interest expanded from the human brain to include evidence of mind throughout nature—in animals, plants, microbes, and other cells.

13 Small Choices That Can Change Your Life In Great Ways

Amazingly, even plants and cells have intelligence, which means that science isn't all we've been taught to believe. From my decades of research, there are simple important things that I wish everyone knew. Some of these small choices and new ways of looking at the world could change your life in great ways. 1. Get plenty of sleep. Sleep is more important than most people realize. 2. Napping can increase memory and creativity. 3. Memory is not fixed. 4. If there is one magic bullet for increased body and brain health, including increased memory, it is sensible regular exercise. 5.

When eating certain foods (including processed foods, sugar, and unnatural ingredients), our hormones and neurons react strongly, as if exposed to a drug. Music Training and Neuroplasticity. With our multi sensory brain, music harnesses powers of nature, culture, and mind.

Music Training and Neuroplasticity

How much is the brain changed by the effects of music training and neuroplasticity? Music is one of the most demanding cognitive and neural challenges, requiring very accurate timing of multiple actions, precise interval control of pitch not involved in language, and multiple different ways of producing sound. Auditory and motor actions influence each other in a constant interplay, which is largely unknown. 13 Small Choices That Can Change Your Life In Great Ways.

6 Exercises To Strengthen Compassionate Leadership. Disney has been known for its litigious nature in the past, going so far as to change copyright law in order to keep Mickey Mouse out of public domain. That's why it's kind of weird that a movie filmed at Disney World, unapproved by the Mouse House, even exists at all. After making a splash at Sundance this year, though, the intriguing Escape From Tomorrow appears to be heading for a theatrical release--and the first trailer is now online. First-time director Randy Moore shot the film at the Florida theme park, guerrilla-style, over a series of visits with his crew and an unknown cast. Details of the terms Moore worked out with Disney remain under wraps for now, but the controversial matter seems to be settled. While the circumstances surrounding Escape's production have dominated the conversation thus far, with the release of this trailer, perhaps talk will shift to the movie itself.

PsyBlog’s 10 Most Popular Psychological Insights From 2012. How the mind works, the dark side of creativity and how to be a great leader: these and more… Here’s my review of the psychological insights covered here on PsyBlog in 2012 that have proved most popular with you, the readers. 1. How the mind works Never let it be said that the titles for my articles lack ambition!

11 Productivity Hacks to Boost Your Mental Focus. Making a dent in the universe requires focus.

11 Productivity Hacks to Boost Your Mental Focus

So we've collated 11 simple and easy to use tips on improving your mental concentration. Most of it is a basic stuff that I tried myself, so I selected what got me the best results. What works for me may not work for you but the best way to find out is to keep testing new ideas all the time ( and eventually adopt what works and move on from what doesn't )! #1. Develop a habit of getting enough sleep Lack of sleep decreases production of chemicals such as dopamine or adrenaline that regulate your attention. Our tip: Have a fixed time to wake up and go to bed when your body gets tired. - This way you let your body regulate how much sleep it needs.

. #2. Simple carbs digest very quickly and cause insulin spike which pulls excess glucose out of your bloodstream. Complex carbs take longer to digest delivering your brain a steady supply of energy. Our tip: Eat complex carbs while working. . #3.