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Take a deep breath, slow down to navigate into a richer more fulfilling life.
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Reading Is My First, Most Passionate & Longest Love Affair.

Reading Is My First, Most Passionate & Longest Love Affair. | Unplug | Scoop.it
I climbed into the heart of curious tales that fearlessly spoke of chaotic adventures, flying, freedom and the possibility that somewhere out there was my own
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Finding Balance with Extended Reading, Writing and Thinking Time

"The brain is constantly changing and rewiring itself based on the stimulus it receives; in neuroscience, we call this "brain plasticity." As you read each word of this blog, the neural networks of your brain are active in response to the words, as well as the white noise of the air conditioning, the voices next door, the tempting smell of that banana, and the countless other stimuli in the room around you."

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Our focus is derailed by our own minds squirting dopamine at every opportunity and perceived threat that comes along.


Practicing attention and focus will teach our brain that we want to read and write longer without giving into distractions.

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Five Ways to Unplug

Five Ways to Unplug | Unplug | Scoop.it

"Phone calls in the bathroom stall. Tweets from airplanes. Yelp reviews on the way home from the restaurant. A constant stream of communication seems so convenient until it leaves you with no real time to do meaningful things."

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A nice little blog post that offers 5 great ways to unplug from our hectic lives. I don't think we can ever have enough ideas in reserve for when we are feeling frazzled...

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Weekend Reads: Manage workplace stress, Crowdfunding and How to Become a Top Dog | AZ Tech BeatAZ Tech Beat

Weekend Reads: Manage workplace stress, Crowdfunding and How to Become a Top Dog | AZ Tech BeatAZ Tech Beat | Unplug | Scoop.it

Growth, layoffs, low retention and morale, just some of the stresses and woes that employees endure in a workplace. Dr. Posen takes a raw look at the “first-hand and up-close psychological and physical damage,”

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