7 Techniques to Tame Monkey Mind

by Heidi Hanna, PhD Executive Director for The American Institute of Stress, NY Times best selling author, Founder of Beyond Funny Simple shifts to reduce anxiety and stress. In our over-stimulating and hyper-connected environment, it’s easy to slip into a state of chronic stress. Overtime, feeling overwhelmed can lead to anxiety that hijacks your attention and [...]

By | 2017-05-10T11:39:36+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Daily Life|

Take a Deep Breath

Take a Deep Breath For many of us, relaxation means zoning out in front of the TV at the end of a stressful day. But this does little to reduce the damaging effects of stress. To effectively combat stress, we need to activate the body’s natural relaxation response. The “Relaxation Response” was discovered and coined [...]

By | 2017-01-04T15:56:19+00:00 August 10th, 2012|Daily Life|

Lessons from Olympians

Just like most of you, I have been watching the Olympics each night in awe of the extreme physical fitness of the world’s elite athletes.  These athletes have trained their bodies into peak physical fitness but I also have noticed something else, their ability to quiet their mind, control their emotions and focus on the [...]

By | 2016-03-23T13:05:49+00:00 August 3rd, 2012|Daily Life|