Total Brain Blog

How to Avoid a Bad Night’s Sleep

There's a good chance you're not getting enough sleep.
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It’s time to end the mental health stigma

There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it. Over the past year and a half, many of us have adapted to working from home, cancelled travel plans ...
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Measuring HRV: Getting to the Heart of Your Stress

The autonomic nervous system controls essential, primal functions--our heartbeat, our breathing, and our digestion. It is made up of two parts: the sympathetic nervous system, ...
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Giving Feedback to Employees with Anxiety: A How-To Guide

Here’s an increasingly common scenario: It’s the end of the year, which means it’s time for Molly to schedule her team’s annual reviews. She sends a 1:1 to Erica, and knows ...
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Depression Is Not a Part of the Aging Process

Mark Twain once said "Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, then it doesn't matter." Unfortunately, no matter how old we are, it's not always easy to address ...
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Delta’s Damage: Double-Digit Jumps in PTSD, Anxiety, Stress Plague Workers

Peak summer time yielded peak risk rates for several conditions affecting employee wellbeing, increasing the urgency with which employers must prioritize mental health ...
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15 Fascinating Facts About the Brain You Didn't Know

We love the whole brain enough to name our company after it. Everything about our brain training app is firmly rooted in neuroscience, a field populated with recent discoveries ...
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Reprogram Negative Thinking with Positive Affirmations

Tuning into positive feelings is a science-supported way to improve your outlook and your actions. Unfortunately, studies show that our default thinking mode is not set on ...
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