In: mental hacks

Mindset

Mentally Exhausted? Try These Four Tips for Your Post-Workday Workout

Brain drain equals no gain. It’s endurance training day, and you and your Spartan buddies have come straight from work for...

Regeneration

Restore and More With This Yoga Flow

We are conditioned to experience the end of summer as the bridge to the rest of the year. Usually, we begin...

Mindset

Help Ease Chronic Pain With These Three Mindful Practices

You know the saying, “No pain, no gain”? Unfortunately, it doesn’t apply to the workplace. More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic...

Mindset

I Went On A Weekend-Long Digital Detox—Here’s What Happened

I am also a steadfast believer that the human mind is incredibly powerful, and understand that unplugging can make us capable of so much more creativity, spirituality, healing and understanding.

Movement

Unpacking the Autonomic Nervous System For Health

Stress. It can make it hard to sleep, hard to focus and hard to keep our cool. Strategies for reducing stress have become more and more popular as we try to grapple with chronic levels of stress and overwhelm in our lives.

Regeneration

Dr. Jennifer Haythe Helps You Beat the Odds of Cardiovascular Disease

When someone says heart attack, what comes to mind? Most of us assume the victim is a man—and probably overweight, possibly a smoker, and likely to have an anger problem. And we’re probably wrong.

Regeneration

Age to Your Possibilities Instead of Your Problems

Data shows that Americans are living longer than ever. But for many people, quantity of years is far less important than quality of years.

Editor's Challenge

Editor’s Challenge: Live Long and Well

This issue, in my opinion, is one of the most important collections we can offer you. It is our longevity issue, and with it, we hope to elevate the conversation around aging, vitality, and ultimately our lifelong search for meaning and purpose.

Movement

Training Your Physical Muscles Helps Train Your Leadership Muscles

Fact: Adhering to a consistent workout program will drastically improve your job performance—regardless of what you do for a living. It...

Mindset

September’s Playlist Can Help You Change Your Mind and Your Life

“If anything is sacred, the human body is sacred,” writes Walt Whitman in his epic 1855 poem “I Sing the Body...

Regeneration

Six Steps to Start Living Your Life and Purpose

It can be hard to know exactly what you want out of life, to know exactly what your purpose is. I...

Nourishment

What Causes Alzheimer’s? A New Theory Explained

Scientists have spent decades researching an explanation for Alzheimer’s, a disease that causes memory loss and a loss of other cognitive...

Mindset

What’s Your Plan D?

All right, have a seat. I’m about to tackle a subject our kind notoriously hates to discuss (including, yours truly!). Actually,...

Regeneration

Recover From Stress Faster With These Two Breathing Techniques

From “Iceman” Wim Hof helping us breathe past discomfort to scientists studying the effects of breath holding during sprints, breathing techniques...

Nourishment

News Flash: Wine’s Health Risk, Gym Class Memories, Vaping and Heart Attacks

Every week, we’re bringing you a roundup of the latest health and wellness news to hit the wire. This week, we...

Nourishment

A Wellness Expert Talks About Tech Boundaries and Health Apps

Technology is omnipresent, and it is not slowing down any time soon. If anything, it will continue to create quicker paths...

Regeneration

Cruise Control: Tech Talk With Jorge Cruise

Technology can be both extremely helpful and time-consuming. One minute you’re on your phone Googling how to whip up some gluten-free...

Mindset

Is Your (Familial) History Repeating Itself? Here’s How to Break the Cycle

Stop me if you heard this story before (or read it in Discover Magazine!). Darwin and Freud walk into a bar. Meanwhile,...

Regeneration

Four Tips for a More Productive Workplace for the Future

The evolution of the workplace—from a cigarette-smoke-filled boy’s club (“Mad Men,” anyone?) to an open-concept think tank with nap pods and...

Nourishment

News Flash: Low-Carb Diet and Shorter Life Span, Salty Foods Not So Bad, Muscle Drives Motivation

Every week, we’re bringing you a roundup of the latest health and wellness news to hit the wire. This week, we...

Regeneration

Try Jorge Cruise’s Favorite Breath Technique When You’re Anxious or Stressed

If you’ve been paying attention to what’s trending in health and fitness, then you know that countless health and wellness experts...

Mindset

Why Meditation Should Be a Part of Your Fitness Routine

Technology companies are in the business of selling you new technology, so why are companies like Google and Apple exploring ways...

Nourishment

Do You Really Need to Take That Fish-Oil Supplement?

Despite the taste that lingers from your daily supplement, the touted benefits of fish oil for your cardiovascular system and brain...

Mindset

News Flash: Control Linked to Youthfulness, the Kardashian Effect, and More

Every week, we’re bringing you a roundup of the latest health and wellness news to hit the wire. This week, we...

Mindset

Offset the High Cost of Outsourcing Your Brain to Apps With Mindfulness

Want to outsource your thinking and lose more of your cognitive functions? There’s an app for that! Tons of apps, in...

Movement

August’s Playlist Will Make You Sweat

Summer took a while to make itself known here in Los Angeles. Yet when summer finally hit in July, it did...

Mindset

Why Jorge Cruise Wants You to Start Your Week With a Selfie

You know the saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” To celebrity fitness expert Jorge Cruise, that saying couldn’t be...

Regeneration

Heard of Nomophobia? Chances Are You Might Have It

You probably know the feeling: You’ve left your cellphone at home and you feel weird—anxious even—disconnected from the world. Do you...

Future Forward

The Future of Travel Is Smarter

The future of travel as I see it involves us traveling not just faster and farther but also smarter. Here’s some of what I’ve learned about how to travel smarter.