Neuroscience and Living

18
Jan

The Joy of Fear

All your dreams are on the other side of fear; now neuroscience shows why delight can be too. The presentation went great! The guy at the gym said yes! The plane landed safely. Think of anytime you were afraid of a bad outcome and yet things worked out well. What a great feeling! It’s that kind of happiness and joy

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9
Jan

Does Fear Have You Stuck In A Rut?

Three neuroscience-based tips to change your mindset and use Fear as a Fuel One of the biggest deadlines of your career is looming over you like the shadow of the grim reaper, and all you can do is think: “I’m going to fail!” So what do you do? Your ability to confidently change your mindset can completely alter the course

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20
Dec

Can a Spartan Race make you smarter and more courageous?

Worried about Alzheimer’s or mental decline? Try this neuroscience hack. “Victor seven tango three one seven…no wait…three one nine…no one seven, one seven! It’s one seven for sure.” Spurted the tired athlete to the official. “Wrong! Thirty burpees.” demanded the Spartan judge who was checking each racer’s memorized codes. In the obstacle course world racers spend countless hours monthly training

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6
Dec

The surprising role of dreams on courage and confidence

Are you standing naked in the middle of your company’s office covering your private parts with cupped hands? Maybe you’re looking in the mirror and your teeth start to fall out. Or the classic of falling through space and then… You wake up. Bad dreams aren’t fun, but new research suggests they have an important role in helping you deal

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16
Nov

The Source of Your Anxiety – not spiders or planes

I met my climbing partner at the gym last Tuesday and he looked like he’d had an overnight flight from Tokyo. “You OK? You look like shit.” “I woke up last night at three and couldn’t get back to sleep. I’m completely stressed out.” To say his life is perfect might be a slight exaggeration but it’s pretty damn amazing.

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1
Oct

3 Proven Ways to Perform under pressure

There are times when we all have to perform under pressure, the threat of choking, of losing control, or of failing miserably can be a powerful force poised to ruin your life, or at least your day. Don’t let it! Learn to become a clutch player and perform at your best by seeking out more high pressure situations. Find more fear

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