How Your Stress-Management Techniques are Making You More Stressed chemistry messages Jul 16, 2014

There are only so many hours in the week, your to-do list at work and home continues to grow, you’re stretched thin, and stressed to the max. What you may not know is the ways you’ve been trying to cope with the stress of it all are actually making you more stressed, not less.

Many of...

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On the Phone = On Your Feet…Resiliency Challenge Week 2 control messages Jan 14, 2014

Here is your challenge for this week:  any time you're talking on the phone, it's your cue to stand up.  Going from sitting to standing is a quick and easy way to improve your energy, focus and performance....not to mention it burns 33% more calories.

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Start Your New Year Off Right – Resiliency Challenge Week 1 messages Jan 05, 2014

In honor of the New Year I thought I'd bring back a series of weekly challenges to help improve your resiliency, performance and health.  As I'm finishing the last chapter of my book I'm assembling a large body of research around how to make successful change.

One of the most important...

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How to Fail & Rescue Your Diet in 3 Easy Steps messages plate it out Jan 02, 2014


1.  Go on a diet.

2.  Vow to give up certain foods.

3.  Don't eat.

Not eating requires willpower and willpower requires eating.   Willpower is fueled by glucose from the foods we eat.  Low glucose means low willpower in addition to an increase in cravings for...

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The Simplest Formula for Happiness change messages Dec 10, 2013

I was listening to a podcast this morning and was reminded of how important it is for us to focus on the process of how we live, not the desired outcomes that may or may not happen.

If we don't get our desired outcome, we're not happy.  If we tie happiness to external events or achievements...

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14 Proven (And Simple) Ways To Improve Your Sleep

Are you having a hard time GETTING to sleep or STAYING asleep? Or god forbid...BOTH?


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