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How to build stress resilient teams

How to build stress resilient teams

Stress is rampant in modern life. Work stress, life stress, relationship stress, environmental stress and social stress. Whatever the stress…
Sensate Pebble vs Neuvana Xen: Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Sensate Pebble vs Neuvana Xen: Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Are you looking for technology that can help you manage stress and anxiety for you? Well the latest developments in…
You see the world through how you feel

You see the world through how you feel

In 60 seconds, this video illustrates one of the key principles of neurobiology – our emotions dramatically affect how we…
Hack Mental Performance with Heartmath

Hack Mental Performance with Heartmath

Would you like to know a simple mental performance hack to make yourself think more clearly or up your problem…
Why you react badly in situations

Why you react badly in situations

Ever wondered why you react the way you do in certain situations or with particular people? In this video you…
Would you rather sit still or be electrocuted?

Would you rather sit still or be electrocuted?

In a 2014 study, participants were given a choice between sitting in silence with their own thoughts for 15 minutes…
7 biohacks for Stress and Anxiety Relief

7 biohacks for Stress and Anxiety Relief

You can’t go far without hearing the word “hacking” in today’s world. You’ve heard of computer hacking. You’ve heard of…
Sensate Pebble II First Impressions Review

Sensate Pebble II First Impressions Review

Are you looking for a quick way to destress and improve your ability to handle life’s challenges? Well the newly…
Why Elon Musk says stupid things

Why Elon Musk says stupid things

Elon Musk is no stranger to controversy. His tweets can be, to put it mildly, unusual. But why does a…
Neuvana Xen, Oura Rings and Food Intolerance

Neuvana Xen, Oura Rings and Food Intolerance

Every once in a while I get a great question about resilience, technology or coaching. Here is one such example…
Premeditatio Malorum - Prepare for the worst

Premeditatio Malorum - Prepare for the worst

The lesson to be learnt from the Stoics on adversity comes from Epictetus, who said that we can’t control what…
Coronavirus and the "new normal"

Coronavirus and the "new normal"

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves” Viktor Frankl. As the…
COVID-19 and living in uncertain times

COVID-19 and living in uncertain times

What is happening?! you might find yourself asking. This is terrifying, are things breaking down? Maybe. But it’s helpful to…
What is pressure?

What is pressure?

Other people can’t put pressure on you unless they are actually standing on your shoulders. In this article we examine…
The Heartmath Quick Coherence Technique

The Heartmath Quick Coherence Technique

Would you like a simple hack to calm your mind before making big decisions, or just to help you drift…
3 secrets to Start-Up Resilience for Entrepreneurs

3 secrets to Start-Up Resilience for Entrepreneurs

What actually turns a start-up into a viable business? In this video, taken from a training run for NATWEST Entrepreneur…
Getting started with the Heartmath Inner Balance bluetooth sensor

Getting started with the Heartmath Inner Balance bluetooth sensor

Here’s a step by step guide to getting started with Heartmath’s Inner Balance Sensor
Hack anxiety with the mammalian dive reflex

Hack anxiety with the mammalian dive reflex

Did you know there is a simple hack to calm down and think clearly that is left behind by our…
3 things you can do to reverse Adrenal Fatigue

3 things you can do to reverse Adrenal Fatigue

The adrenal glands sit atop your kidneys and are there to help you deal with stress. They play a pivotal…
Surviving COVID-19 with journalling

Surviving COVID-19 with journalling

Whilst it still seems impossible to source toilet roll… I mean who is hoarding it all? People I talk to…
Dealing with Coronavirus Anxiety in seconds (COVID-19)

Dealing with Coronavirus Anxiety in seconds (COVID-19)

If the COVID-19 outbreak has got you checking the news constantly — or asking yourself whether it’s time to stock…
Hacking anxiety with the Quieting Reflex

Hacking anxiety with the Quieting Reflex

The Quieting Reflex is a quick anxiety hack developed by Psychologist Dr. Charles F. Stroebel and published in the 1982…
Reducing Stress with Biofeedback

Reducing Stress with Biofeedback

Here are 3 consumer grade devices that you can use to reduce your stress.
The Vagus Nerve Explained

The Vagus Nerve Explained

Let me tell you about a little nerve that is crucial to your wellbeing and decision-making
Dopamine fasting - a fad or good for mental health

Dopamine fasting - a fad or good for mental health

Advocates of dopamine fasting claim it can help curb addictive behaviors and make daily life more pleasurable. We explore the…
4 ways we respond to Stressful events

4 ways we respond to Stressful events

Our Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) regulates 90% of our body outside of our conscious control, it’s our “operating system”, and…
Heart Rate Variability (HRV) for Health and Decision-Making

Heart Rate Variability (HRV) for Health and Decision-Making

We have a natural variability in the spacing between our heart beats. This phenomenon is called heart rate variability, and…