Walking meditation and PAOs

Walking meditation is a great activity to deal with stress and feel closer to nature. We usually walk in the local park. As the itinerary is repetitive, we can make it more fun by placing PAO visualizations as we walk. Reviewing these PAO visualizations we may be reminded of the tasks we want to perform …

Eight underrated things to remember on the first school day

What are the most underrated tips for the first school day that can help both parents and kids? The tips are very simple, a product of experience. You might know them and yet I wish someone told me these tips years ago, TLDR 1. Communicate realistic expectations 2. Minimize logistics but provide backups 3. Extracurricular …

7 Ways to Restore Your Nervous System

Have you ever woken up in a panic and realized you slept through your alarm? Or maybe you completely forgot about an important deadline. High-stress moments like these trigger our fight-flight-freeze response, causing a release of adrenaline and hormones in our bodies. When you experience these moments often, your nervous system can easily become overloaded. …

The useful authentic self vs the real life

What is our unique offering? How can we be both ourselves and competitive in the modern environment? The key is authenticity, but a well-orchestrated one. Basically we develop a winning skillset and then own it. That’s a very human quality. More reading  here, here, here, and here. Why should we be authentic? Anna often tells …

The mechanics of mindfulness

How does mindfulness work? Do we even understand it? Are we using something we cannot actually formulate or test? Is there any science behind it? Do we know that mindfulness helps? More reading here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. New age placebo Many of our new-age buzzwords are placebos. Superfoods are approximately …

6 Benefits Of Mobile Gaming To Your Personal Development

Introduction While still a relatively new industry, mobile gaming has seen a significant increase in popularity in the last decade. Smartphones are capable of a wide range of functions these days, with gaming being one of the most popular. This has been noticed by businesses as well. In 2021, mobile games will have produced the …

Autobiographical memory: your personal time machine

Some people remember their lives better than anything else. Very few remember their lives perfectly. How and why we can use autobiographical memory? Is that a blessing or a curse? Can we change our memories? More reading here, here, here, here, here, here. Autobiographical memory My own autobiographical memory is not very good. If the police …

Funny visualizations and memory humor

Some of our visualizations are creative and funny. If nothing logical pops up, funny is probable the best choice. Funny visualizations are memorable, cheerful, and fun to revisit. Just like funny youtube clips! However, there is a caveat. Some of us cannot remember a joke! More reading here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. …

16 Best Educational Films for Students

It is not a secret that there are certain films in each class that you can focus on, and each of these films can help in some way. It all comes down to understanding why these films are very useful and can allow you to get very good results. Also, for best results, we advise …

Mindfulness at Work: A Secret Weapon for Productivity or a Cliche?

While some people bet all their money on magic tricks that promise a miracle cure to all their career problems, there are those who denounce any such strategies as a bunch of mumbo jumbo. However, there is also another group that falls somewhere in the middle of it. Ones who believe that while there is …