By: Derek Beres

Mindset

Muscle Up with March’s Playlist

We’re experiencing rising levels of dementia in an aging population. Along with that, the need for more health care and...

Mindset

A Soundtrack of Love

This playlist will take you through all the emotional stages of love. Little is known of Saint Valentine himself—“he” even might...

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A Playlist to Feed Your Adrenaline and Fuel Your Workouts

This month, drive your New Year’s fitness goals with this high-energy playlist. Celebrating the New Year together offers us a collective...

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December Playlist: Celebrate and Reflect on 2017

This month’s playlist looks back on the year in celebration and deep reflection. This year I’ve created a monthly playlist reflective...

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A Playlist Harnessing the Power of the Group

Use the power of the group and music to meet your goals. As much as exercise is individual, humans thrive in...

Mindset

Practice Makes … Better and Better

Your personal soundtrack comes from childhood—and it can keep you going.

Regeneration

Flip, Redefine and Pay Tribute to Move Forward

Take a lesson from musical artists on innovation.

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Listen to This: A Playlist for Discovery

This summer, find new music, and lose yourself in it. For the middle of summer, I’ve created an upbeat and invigorating...

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Make Your Space

You can use sound, among other things, to make a space that supports discovery.

Regeneration

Let the Music Play

Here’s why music and dance lift us up—individually and all together.

Lifestyle

The Soundtrack for Pushing Your Limits

Push your body beyond its normal boundaries with a little help from this intense playlist.   The range of experiences you...

Lifestyle

Use the Stress Response to Go Farther

The “flight” response can power your resilience—and your run.

Lifestyle

The Soundtrack of Strategy

The human brain is perpetually switching between two modes.

Lifestyle

Your Brain, on Desire

We love the chase more than the object, and that’s good for us.

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Make Space in Your Playlist

Space. Staring into the night sky has offered humans inspiration for eons. We employ the metaphor of space often, in our...

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The Difference Between Health vs. Fitness

Make the other 23 hours in your day count.

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Why Community Matters in Fitness

Grooving together takes on greater meaning when we look more closely at brain function.

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Driven to Distraction

Regain your focus in our “attentional economy.”

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Transform Your Brain, Transform Your Life

Transformation has long been a cherished human goal.

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How to Sequence a Playlist

Derek Beres curates the perfect playlist fit for a high-intensity training workout.

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Energy Tune-up

How music can give you energy and motivation every day.

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The Art of Resolve

You know the joke: February 1st rolls around and people ask how your New Year’s Resolution is going. Scanning your memory...