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Tanks for the Float

This past weekend, I got to experience a sensory deprivation tank…also called Float Therapy--probably because it sounds a lot nicer than “sensory deprivation.” These things have been around for years. The isolation tank was developed in 1954 by John C Lilly, a medical practitioner and neuropsychiatrist. During his training in psychoanalysis at the US National [...]

How Resilient Are You?

How good are you at bouncing back from adversity?  Whether you’re dealing with a boss who’s negative or working on relationship gone sour, staying positive and not being hard on yourself is a sign of true wellbeing. Resilience is SUCH a useful thing to have.  Having a high overall sense of wellbeing allows us to [...]

By |February 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on How Resilient Are You?

Wellbeing is Productivity

Corporate Wellness programs are springing up all over the place. The term “wellness” is the new hot buzzword in company-speak. I don’t even like that word for many reasons, the most obvious is that we need ‘Wellbeing,’ not wellness. Wellbeing is a proactive approach to living an optimal lifestyle.  We all want to be healthy [...]

Change the World on Your Commute

When fellow drivers on the road act reckless and don't seem to be paying attention it can cause, at best undue stress and irritability, and at worst, accidents.  Road rage is real and often comes as a result of others' rage. Instead, could the time we're stuck in the car, alone with ourselves be an [...]

By |July 17th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Change the World on Your Commute

When The Stress Monster Attacks

  Stress.  I don’t know anyone who lives their life without it.  From high-tech billionaires to the homeless guy on the corner begging for quarters, stress permeates our lives.  Granted, a little stress makes us perform better, react quicker and stay on our toes.  But overall, who needs it?! To make matters worse, studies have [...]