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Jeff Bezos and a Good Night’s Rest

Zach Morgan May 30, 2017 0 comments 0

In this day and age, it can sometimes seem like there are more problems than there are hours in the day to solve them, leading to a difficult compromise.  To compensate for the increasing demands for our time and attention, many people today choose to sleep less and work more, sacrificing a full and refreshing night’s rest for the sake…

Breathing Stress Away

Zach Morgan May 4, 2017 0 comments 0

The benefits of controlled breathing, known as breathwork, are truly incredible. From the monks and shamans of years long past to countless corporate executives and professional athletes of the present day, breathing has long been found to be a simple, effective way to more effectively manage our emotional and physiological balance. Dan Brulé, a former deep sea diver for the…

Mindfulness is a Key Part of Positivity

Zach Morgan January 23, 2017 0 comments 0

Do you ever feel like staying positive is an exhausting endeavor, or that looking on the bright side is a skill that is beyond your grasp? You’re not alone.  Depression is one of the most common mental conditions in the world, with almost 16 million adults in the United States experiencing a depressive episode in the year 2014, alone.  Depression…

Chasing a Good Night’s Sleep

Zach Morgan February 3, 2017 0 comments 0

The world we inhabit today is full of flashing lights, nonstop notifications, and a general air of restlessness, a burning desire to know what is happening around us at all times.  Though this hyper-connectivity is not necessarily a bad thing, it has nevertheless resulted in a palpable effect on the sleep patterns of millions of people.  To that end, we…

How Sleep Loss Affects Your Mind and Body

Zach Morgan February 10, 2017 0 comments 0

For most of us, the concept of getting a full eight hours of sleep comes off as little more than a fantasy.  We’re all busy people with even busier lives, and by the end of the day most of us will settle for five or six hours of rest, firmly promising ourselves that we’ll “go to bed right at ten…

Meditation in the Workplace

Zach Morgan February 17, 2017 0 comments 0

The benefits of meditation have long been espoused by academic studies and intensive surveys, and there are many people, myself included, who wish that they could give this ancient practice a try, but are unable to do so given the demanding nature of their schedules.  I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve heard someone lament, “if only I had…

Increasing Corporate Wellness

Zach Morgan February 24, 2017 0 comments 0

Work is changing.  The long shifts, grueling tasks, and little pay of the Industrial Revolution seem like strange, distant memories, replaced by a modern focus on employee happiness, productivity, and wellness.  Companies now recognize their employees as people with valuable skills, instead of resources that occasionally break down.  The result is that 72% of recently surveyed companies offer some sort…

Practicing Mindfulness During the Work Day

Zach Morgan March 3, 2017 0 comments 0

If you’ve ever found yourself breezing aimlessly through the workday, stuck on autopilot as countless meetings and memos demand your attention, then you may be surprised to learn of a simple, effective solution to your weary inattentiveness.  Mindfulness exercises can bring focus and clarity to your mind throughout the work day and beyond, and are very simple to perform as…

How Mindfulness Increases Productivity

Zach Morgan March 17, 2017 0 comments 0

Mindfulness is a simple concept that nevertheless could mean many different things to many different people.  Some might feel that it is a way of life unto itself, others might feel that mindfulness merely requires being attentive to one’s own thoughts and surroundings.  A simpler interpretation would be that mindfulness entails a shift from being burdened by our thoughts to…

How the Two Kinds Stress Affect the Workplace

Zach Morgan March 26, 2017 0 comments 0

As unfortunate as it may sound, stress is an immutable part of our lives and careers.  Friction inevitably arises within our attempts to balance work, fun, friends, family, and everything else we have to consider as working adults.  This friction often advances into stress, but what might be surprising is that stress manifests in two very distinct ways. The type…

The Power of a Nap

Zach Morgan March 31, 2017 0 comments 0

In 1997, much of Asia was experiencing an economic crisis, with currencies dropping below half their original value and governments on the brink of collapse.  Within this turmoil was a man named Bhim Suwastoyo, an Indonesian financial journalist who worked tirelessly through the crisis as the days stretched into weeks.  He became infamous for sleeping underneath a cupboard behind his…

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Zach Morgan April 9, 2017 0 comments 0

Stress can often seem almost inescapable, particularly at work.  Recent studies have revealed that the clear majority of stress for American adults is work-related, with 80% of workers reporting that they feel stressed on the job and 40% claiming that their jobs are highly stressful.  These studies go on and on, listing the innumerable correlations between our stress and our…

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