To overcome stressors, increase creative solutions, become a more effective leader, and to enter a peak state of performance, we must understand the significant effect the heart has on the brain and the body.
https://youtu.be/plUy0csvplM Do you understand the relationship between addiction and emotional pain? As Gabor Mate (Author of The Body Says No) explains in this video, addiction is any behaviour that gives a person temporary relief and…
“Work” and “Play” evoke different biological and neurological processes, even if the activity we are doing is exactly the same.
So why treat business as work when play is so much more productive?
I’m sure that you probably intuitively know and feel the benefits of a walk in the woods. For me, there’s something calming and refreshing about being with nature and I usually come away from a walk with some clarity and answers to burning questions. In Japan, the practice of Forest Bathing is considered an important part of life, and scientists there are proving that it lowers heart rate and blood pressure, reduces stress hormone production, boosts the immune system, and improves overall feelings of wellbeing.
Scientific studies already support yoga practice as a means to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. Now a new study out of Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) provides evidence that yoga and breathing exercises can improve symptoms of depression and anxiety in both the short term–with each session as well as cumulatively in the longer term, over three months.