Total Brain Blog

Can't Vacation? Here's the Science of How to Recharge Fast.

Summer often makes us nostalgic for our childhood vacations: long, carefree days spent by the beach, in the woods, or with friends and family.
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Why Embracing, Not Resisting, Challenge is the Secret to Resilience

Research shows that we have more positive experiences than negative ones, yet research also shows that our brain tends to focus on the negative aspects of our lives. 
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Improve Focus With a Focus Pathway

Focus is the conscious thinking capacity you need to complete a selective task while you ignore distractions around you. Yet for many of us, our brain’s brain’s ability to ...
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5 Reasons Successful CEOs Meditate

Mindfulness is quickly following yoga in becoming a billion-dollar industry. It’s no surprise, then, that the popularity of meditation – one way to practice mindfulness – is ...
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Positive Teams are Way More Productive

All managers would like their teams to be more productive. Yet most companies are using the same old methods: strategic plans, goal-setting, streamlining operations, reducing ...
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4 Ways to Stay Intensely Focused in the Age of Distraction

As children, we were one with each moment—crying one moment, laughing the next— always intensely present and going along with the flow of being. As a result, we had an ...
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The Ridiculously Easy Way to Become an Innovative Thinker

From Vincent Van Gogh on through Kanye West, the figure of the broody, tortured artist looms large in the popular imagination. But research suggests that the key to creativity ...
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An Incredible Alternative to Mindfulness

We keep seeing more studies demonstrating how mindfulness meditation can change the brain, make us feel better, and generally improve our lives. That’s great. But what if it ...
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