The Mindful Leadership Blog
Change your brain, leadership, and life.
How long will this change take?!?
How many times do I need to do this before I get to my goal? The brain can change, but it craves clarity and a plan – give it some.
Stuck in a rut? Check your gut
If you’ve been feeling unmotivated, stressed, or depressed, it might be time to check what you’re eating. Feeding your gut (your “second brain”) the right food can help your main brain.
Why our brains need a break from busyness – and how to start
Our brains need us to take more breaks! Learn why, and 7 ways to start engaging the brain for innovation, inspiration and deeper understanding.
Letting our brains work with a bad feeling
Everyone suppresses a bad feeling sometimes, but if we let the brain work with it, we can improve our response, our self-control, and our health. Here’s how.
When Willpower Fails – A Friendlier Path To Your Goals
When willpower feels like a battle, it’s not time to give up; it’s time to shift your focus to something kinder.
A simple, brain-based remedy for stress and confusion
Neuroscience studies back a simple, easy method for clearing and calming the mind. Check out the latest research and 4 on-the-go tips.
How to Shift Negativity and Boost Willpower
The brain tends to focus on the negative, but by shifting your focus in this simple way, you can improve your mood, your self-control and your brain’s executive functioning.
“Failure” of a new habit can be good for your brain (and other habit-forming tips)
Failing to follow a new habit can be a missed opportunity for success and changing your brain.
How to finally stop the negative self-talk
No one likes listening to their own negative thoughts about themselves. Usually, we just just reject them, but the wisest response is something entirely different.
Can Expectations Change Your Abilities?
Learn about the power of expectations to limit or expand our performance, our abilities and our brains.
How Getting Present Can Help Your Future
Getting present can indeed be a challenge, but it’s one worth taking on! Learn how presence can help your brain and guide your behavior.
How To Change Your Feelings
Do you ever wish you could change how you feel about something? Learn how to create a different, more positive emotion by creating a change in the brain.
Why We Get Stuck In An Argument, and How To Get Out
Sometimes we feel compelled to continue an argument. Learn the scientific theory behind this, and tips for gracefully getting out.
The Best Strategy In A Difficult Situation
What’s single most effective strategy for getting past a difficult or uncomfortable situation? It’s probably not what you think…
Creating and Sustaining Change
Ready for a change? Learn key ways to support yourself, and your brain, in creating and sustaining change.
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