The Mindful Leadership Blog
Change your brain, leadership, and life.
How to Help Others Without the Burnout
It’s easy to get overwhelmed and burnout when helping people in distress. Research shows how to shift the brain toward a healthier and more helpful response.
A Green Chill Pill to Reduce Stress
When stress builds up, our brain and nervous system get off balance. Science reveals a green way back to calm equilibrium.
A Simple Strategy for Improving Social Connections
Social connections are important, but can be hard. How we can create new neural pathways to improve our social connections?
Not Sure? Getting Comfortable with Uncertainty
Why our brain always craves certainty, and why and how to tolerate not knowing.
7 Steps to Control the Chaos and Get Stuff Done
When the to-do list keeps mounting, and everything feels a bit chaotic, give the brain what it wants – a sense of control.
How to Work with Anger
Is anger showing up for you? Understand anger’s purpose, how it arises in the brain, and 6 tips for working with it.
How to Reduce Overwhelm and Build Your Focus
About our modern-day, overwhelmed and distractible brain – and 9 tips for improving your focus
From No to Go: How to Beat the Self-Control Battle
If self-control feels like a struggle, it is. How to support the brain for change without the battle of wills.
Sick of Goals? 6 Tips to Plan for Future Happiness
When goals haven’t been working, it’s time to plan our futures differently, supporting our brains and happiness.
How This Holiday Can Help Your Brain
How shifting your focus this holiday can move you from survival-mode to greater executive functioning and well-being.
Resolving the Head vs. Heart Dilemma
Why feelings cannot be separated from decisions, and how to use them to improve our decisions and happiness.
Can’t Make a Decision? Don’t Dismiss Intuition (it’s not all woo-woo)
When you can’t make a decision, maybe you need to connect to your intuition – it’s not woo-woo, it’s in the brain
Feeling blah? What it is and what to do about it
Understanding the “blah” feeling: causes, effects in the brain, and a science-backed cure
What ever happened to fun?
When we forget about fun, we’re losing out on more than that. Play helps our brains, our stress, and our connection with others. Take the fun challenge today!
Building resilience for chaotic times
See no evil, hear no evil?? A better way to build the brain’s innate resilience for chaotic times.
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