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GPS for the Soul Video with Arianna Huffington, Debbie Rozman, Soren Gordhamer - from Wisdom 2.0 2013

Wisdom 2.0 2013 by Wisdom 2.0 on Livestream -
Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, September 4, 2013 1:50 AM

This video introduces the app "GPS for the Soul" and how it uses biological infomation in real time to measure stress and provides practices to "course-correct" by activating compassion, gratitude and love. Informative video...

Rescooped by Dr. Amy Fuller from CALM!

Managing Stress - Brainsmart - BBC

Brainsmart website: Stress is all too natural. But here are some tips for keeping it under control.
Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, July 29, 2013 1:07 AM

Fun and informative 2 minute video explaining the biological process of stress and how to handle stress more effectively. 

Rescooped by Dr. Amy Fuller from Stress Management!

All Out Effort Personal Training And Coaching: Ways Stress Affects Your Body And Your Health

All Out Effort Personal Training And Coaching: Ways Stress Affects Your Body And Your Health | Mental Health & Emotional Wellness |
Your body just recognizes stress as strain. And whether it's from an emotional, mental, or physical source, it cannot tell the difference and will act accordingly.

Via American Institute Health Care Professionals
American Institute Health Care Professionals's curator insight, September 3, 2013 12:07 PM

#waysstressaffects #howstresscanhurtyou #hazardsofstress #stresscancause #sourceofstress

Looking for information on how stress can hurt you?   Here is an excellent infograph on the ways stress affects our physical body.    As you can see the hazards of stress are more than just a bad day and a headache.  

Stress can cause chronic fatigue, panic disorders, hypertension,irritable bowel syndrome, weight gain, muscle tension, etc to name a few.   It does not matter where your stress is coming from either.    Any source of stress can cause these effects on your body.   

Ziggi Ivan Santini's curator insight, September 5, 2013 3:36 PM

Deal with it before its too late. Learn what it does to your health and how to beat it.

Rescooped by Dr. Amy Fuller from Psychology and Brain News!

Your body language shapes who you are

Using a few simple tweaks to body language, Harvard researcher Amy Cuddy discovers ways to help people become more powerful


Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident -- can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.


You might also be interested in a video with Amy on TIME:,28804,2091589_2092033_2109441,00.html


Via Dimitris Agorastos
Dr. Amy Fuller's insight:

This is facinating information about our our body can change our minds. 

Sigrid de Kaste's curator insight, January 25, 2013 11:02 PM

Are you able to interpret body language.....? To know and to use...both important...