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The Effect of #Music on The #Mind

No matter what the occasion, we turn to music. It is the backdrop for our lives for everything from weddings, graduations and funerals to birthday parties and bar mitzvahs. We listen to it, create it, and often we crave it. Why is music so compelling?  There is a magical quality to it that transports us;… Continue reading The Effect of #Music on The #Mind

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Managing Stress & Anxiety During a Pandemic

Our current world-wide health crisis is on everyone’s mind; we haven’t seen this level of catastrophic illness and death since the 1918 flu pandemic. COVID-19 will go down in history as the pandemic that brought the busy, digitized world to a grinding halt. It has shown us the importance of preparation and shared resources.  Coronavirus… Continue reading Managing Stress & Anxiety During a Pandemic

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Burnout Recovery: We Get to Decide How COVID-19 Transforms Us

Times sure are strange, huh? The stress of our normal lives have given way to this bizarre new version that now involves risks of breathing contaminated air and running out of toilet paper and sanitizing products.  Most of us are feeling a distinct and unusual emotional strain at this time, due to unfamiliar sets of… Continue reading Burnout Recovery: We Get to Decide How COVID-19 Transforms Us

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What are #Horizontal And #Vertical #Stressors

“The mind can go either direction under stress—toward positive or toward negative: on or off. Think of it as a spectrum whose extremes are unconsciousness at the negative end and hyperconsciousness at the positive end. The way the mind will lean under stress is strongly influenced by training.” ― Frank Herbert, Dune Stress is universal. But did… Continue reading What are #Horizontal And #Vertical #Stressors

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How to cope with #Coronavirus and #Quarantine

As enforced orders take place to ensure our health safety from the deadly Covid – 19, it is not uncommon to respond with fear and worry as we struggle to regulate our fight/flight responses which are triggered automatically. The primitive parts of our brain (otherwise known as the reptilian brain) is the oldest part of… Continue reading How to cope with #Coronavirus and #Quarantine