Information Overload? Refill your bucket

Your brain needs time to process information it is absorbing. If you don’t give it that space, it may lead to information overload where you start to feel overwhelmed all the time. If you are feeling overwhelmed and experiencing information overload, try balancing your lifestyle. Here are some ways to refill your bucket: Get away — Take some time (12 to 48 hours) away from work/school and technology. Reconnect with nature — Go hiking or camping in nature — tech free style! Break your day up — Take more frequent (like 20+ of them) but shorter 1-2 minute breaks throughout … Continue reading

A Cure for ADD and ADHD

While there are certainly cases where true ADD/ADHD requires medical attention, like most medications I have observed, those for AD(H)D simply make it possible for a person to function over the long term without actually correcting the problem. What if there was a non-medical solution that would enable people with AD(H)D to function normally? More and more people are discovering that solutions are available.  Dr. Amnon Gimpel, MD, author of Brain Exercises to Cure ADHD, suggests that everyday activities can be turned into brain exercise therapy (BET) to increase dopamine levels and help treat ADHD. Companies like Maxi Mind are … Continue reading

How to Feng Shui Your Cubicle

If you’re going to spend eight hours a day sitting in a space not much bigger than your average bathroom, employ feng shui to turn your cubicle into the ch’i-attracting environment it needs to be. After all, if there’s one place where you need to maximize good fortune and minimize bad luck, it’s at work. Things You’ll Need Cleaner and cloths Medium to Large Mirror Plants Something purple Something black Instructions Cleaning crews may come in, but aside from an empty wastebasket and the odd dusting/vacuuming, it’s usually hard to tell. Bring in your own cloths and cleaning solution–not only … Continue reading

For Those Affected by Those Who Are Depressed

It can be a very difficult period of your life to live with and/or watch loved ones, friends or colleagues suffer with symptoms of Depression, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or Anxiety. The good news is that you are not alone! Share your thoughts and/or coping strategies with people who can relate. We share together because together we are stronger. … Continue reading

What Do You Do to Overcome Stress?

Here are some that have worked for me. I noticed that there is overlap with your list: Take a deep breath. Studies have shown that stress can be reduced 70% (sometimes even more) by just getting more oxygen to your brain. Note that this is not a substitute solution to ongoing issues. But it can get you through some peak moment. Talk about it… especially if you are verbal thinker (someone who needs to think out-loud). I can’t believe some of the things that go though my mind when I hear the words come out of my mouth. For some, it … Continue reading