I’m convinced there are ways to use internet wisely…that doesn’t lead to stupidity. But…that wisdom needs to include great self awareness. Certainly awareness of how the brain works helps massively in knowing the best practices.
I have recently stopped flipping between devices. I used to go from one devise to the other to work effectively. Then realizing it was messing with my attention i stopped. I see improvement already after 3 months. Can listen better, better memory and attention span.
Eating together!!! I remember experiencing the deep impact it had on me. Discovering the effect of eating together, consistently. It was visiting my family in Japan that gave me the experience. And I went back for more…for both and company.
Eating together does something very healthy to the brain. We are social beings after all…our brain too is a social organism reflecting our human needs and internal composition.
Experiment…eating together, taking the time, share your 1-3 highlights of the day, or week. Do this at at least once a week, Sundays or Wednesdays doesn’t matter. Closest friends or family doesn’t matter. Just make it a priority!
By Margie Warrell, bestselling author, Forbes contributor, and keynote speaker
Embrace every morning with gold in your heart!
The brain is built to be social. Company is one of the top priorities and is treated by the brain as other means for survival. Don’t underestimate the power of friendship… Take some social time out! #social #brain #survival #energy #neuroscience
Weekends is great to find a moment to Zenergize! How do you Zenergize your day? #energy #weekend #recharge (at Carlsmith Beach Park (Four Miles))
A little messing about in the kitchen…voilà, a super energy booster drink. Cheers! #brain (at OLA Kai Hawaii-Vacation Rentals)
Tone of voice reveals your energy and intention. Did you know that it can set off the brain’s defends mechanism real fast if tone of voice is slightly aggressive. No solutions are made in conflict. #energy #intention #conflict #stress
Two nights working with almost no sleep and up early. Time to relax…for 15 min 🛀 then ready to go again :)
We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity. <em>(Filmed at <a href=http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/663>TEDxBloomington</a>.)</em>
Chasing Success and the happiness on the other side of success? The brain never gets there… 90% of happiness is predicted by how the brain processes your world.
Dopamine turns on all learning centres in your brain…get the dopamine first then you might be successful as a result. Then no more need to chase your goals, you have arrived already!