Total Brain Blog

A Fresh Start: 2021 Begins with Some Mental Relief

The beginning of a new year typically symbolizes a fresh start and brings a renewed sense of optimism, something we all need after an unprecedented and mentally taxing 2020. ...
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Take Your First Step to Achieve Your Ultimate Goal

At some point in our lives, we’ve all set out on a path to reach a goal. Whether it’s to lose weight, complete a project, or simply spend more time with family and friends, ...
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A Difficult December: Increased Depression and Negativity + Drop in Focus

After the hardships and mental toll of this past year, it was a relief to finally move on to a new year and (hopefully) better 2021. But a look back at December reveals that as ...
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Don't Fall for These Six Myths of Success

In the last year, have you felt stressed, burnt out, or exhausted? You’re not alone. Burnout levels are on the increase across professions, and a Gallup poll shows that more ...
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Resonant Breathing: A Science-Based Tool to Lower Stress Levels in Minutes

Take a deep breath. Do you feel better? It’s one of the first things we’re told to do when facing nearly any charged situation.
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Risk of Addiction Rises in Women, Men See Post-Election Relief

November marks another month of elevated stress, anxiety, depressed mood, and negativity among American workers. Total Brain’s Mental Health Index for the month shows women, in ...
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Registration Process Designed to Make New Users Feel Welcome, Demonstrate App’s Value

Do you have a lot on your plate this year? What about on your mind? With concern over our physical health taking the spotlight, it may be easy to forget about what’s happening ...
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Why Nice Guys Really Do Finish First

To many people, the idea of compassionate leadership is touchy-feely at best and bad management at worst. But new research suggests that rather than making them look soft, acts ...
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