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Stress Topics Mind/Body in the #InSyncHub @BlendedLrnHub

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75 Fun Things You Can Do Today To Relax and De-Stress

Sometimes in life, we need to take a break to relax and rejuvenate our mind, body and spirit. Taking a break and relaxing is a great way to increase productivity – because when you return back to your work, you will be full of new ideas and fresh energy to tackle hurdles and move forward.

How Sleep Affects Performance  and What Companies Can Do

Kenneth Nowack reviews some recent research on how sleep affects worker performance and productivity.

Some People Don't EVER Feel Stressed — This Is Why

How do some people never get stressed when we can barely make it through our morning subway ride without having to practice some deep breathing?

Chair Yoga Flow for All Levels

Ground your mind and body with this 20-minute chair flow. Perfect for all levels and doshas, chair yoga is a great way to relax from head to toe without the stress of getting out of your chair.

How to Stay Calm When you Know You’ll be Stressed - PoundPlace

Everyone needs a certain amount of stress to survive – it’s what gets us out of bed in the morning and gives us the adrenaline to succeed. So what exactly is going on inside your mind when you feel overwhelmed?

The 10 Best Yoga Poses For Stress Relief

SLIDESHOW | Maintaining a yoga practice can be a great way to reduce stress, stay in shape and calm the mind. But when it comes to stress relief, not all yoga poses are created equal: Some positions are particularly effective for promoting relaxation, tension relief and restfulness.

Napping Can Dramatically Increase Learning, Memory, Awareness, And More

If you’re among those who enjoy the occasional midday snooze, you should continue the habit as studies have shown that it’s a normal and integral part of the circadian (sleep-wake cycle) rhythm. Studies have shown that short naps can improve awareness and productivity. You don’t need much; just 15 to 20 minutes can make a world of difference.

How Changing Your Breathing Can Change Your Life

INFOGRAPHIC | The best way to calm down is so innate to our lives, we often take it for granted: Taking a breath. Check out this infographic for seven health benefits of focusing on your breathing.

Seven Mind-Body Practices to Transform Your Relationship with Stress

ARTICLE | Learning how to deal effectively with stress doesn’t require any athletic ability – it’s a skill that anyone can learn. With a little practice, instead of continually being triggered into a stress response by outside situations and thoughts in your mind, you can learn to spend more time in your own natural state of well-being.

A Stress Meditation for Healing

VIDEO | In this stress meditation, release stress stored up in your mind and in your body to feel the freedom of relaxation and clarity of mind.

What Have Leadership, Learning, and Diamonds Got in Common?

ARTICLE | In a world where we are constantly asked to achieve more from less (which really means it's time to innovate) how come we don't spend time thinking and learning about how to do what we do more efficiently?

Mindfulness: Getting Started

ARTICLE | Want try mindfulness meditation but not sure where to begin? We'll show you how to start, feel better, reduce your stress, and enjoy life a little more.

How Stress Affects Your Brain

VIDEO | Stress isn’t always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport or have to speak in public. But when it’s continuous, it actually begins to change your brain. Madhumita Murgia shows how chronic stress can affect brain size, its structure, and how it functions, right down to the level of your genes.

Stress & Anxiety Archives

BLOG | Headspace, which runs a very popular mobile application that helps people learn how to meditate, has a blog centered on stress and anxiety. It includes comical posts as well as thoughtful commentary related to general living and productivity.

The Effect of Stress on Productivity

ARTICLE | Time panic has become the order of the day, setting off a vicious cycle of clenched necks, churning stomachs, absenteeism, and dismal productivity. Here, work-life balance leader Joe Robinson blogs on the best work-life strategies.