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The Truth About Stress

Jun 27, 2019

By Nate Klemp, PhD

Today we want to call into question some conventional wisdom that most of us hold about stress.

Stress is bad.  Ease is good.  And mindfulness is about shifting from the former to the later.

Or is it?

When we began our mindfulness practice, this quickly turned into one of our core beliefs.  We were both stressed out and overwhelmed in our lives – searching desperately for some way to find a greater sense...

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Using Driving to Practice Mindfulness

Jun 27, 2019

By Nate Klemp, PhD

If you spend even a fraction of your time each week driving, we've got a practice just for you.

The fact is most of us spend at least some time in the car.

But how often do we use this everyday act as an opportunity to materially deepen our practice and change the wiring of our brains? For most of us – the answer is rarely.  We’re too busy rushing to get to work, feeling irritation at the drivers around us,...

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The 5,000 Year Old Tool for Stress

Jun 27, 2019

Here's a tip for dissolving stress that's not even close to being cutting edge -- it's thousands of years old.

If you could go back to the city streets of 5th century BCE Athens, you might find shabbily clothed older man with bulging eyes and a potbelly who often stood in the market square questioning his thoughts in public and those of passersby.  Today we would likely dismiss a man like this as “crazy,” “weird,”...

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3 Ways to Bring Kindness to Work

Jun 27, 2019

By Nate Klemp, PhD

Here’s a business paradox:  kindness breeds organizational success.  

It’s a paradox because when we think about how to optimize creativity, productivity, and other metrics of high performing organizations, compassion rarely enters the conversation.  We talk instead about more tangible metrics:  things like increasing efficiency, billable hours, sales numbers, and other more quantifiable...

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Mindful Walk to Work

Jun 27, 2019

By Nate Klemp, PhD

By now, you’ve probably heard: Meditation holds amazing benefits.

If it were a pill, it would be a miracle drug. It improves focus, productivity, and overall well-being. It reduces stress, anxiety, and mind-wandering.

So why isn’t everyone doing it? The short answer: time. Unlike drinking a Red Bull or popping a supplement, we’ve been taught that meditation requires that we take time out of our day....

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A Simple Tip for Mastering Presence and Focus

Jun 27, 2019

By Nate Klemp, PhD

If you're like most people, you probably don't have hours and hours each day to devote to improving your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.  You might not even have 15 minutes.

With so little time in our day, the key to making lasting changes in our lives lies in infusing the ordinary moments with the practice of mindfulness. 

But how do you do that?  

Here's a simple strategy that has helped...

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How to Shift from Bad to Good Stress and Protect Innovation in Law Practice

May 16, 2019

By Brett Bartlett & Nate Klemp
Read the full article in the ABA Journal here.

Last month, we learned of the death of Paul Rawlinson, global chairman of Baker McKenzie, who took a medical leave six months ago citing health concerns related to exhaustion. This news comes on the heels of several high-profile suicides and a growing body of empirical evidence linking the pressures of practicing law with mental health...

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American Heart Association CEO Roundtable - Leo Burnett & LIFE XT

Apr 04, 2019

Leo Burnett is a North America-based creative solutions company founded on the idea that “what helps people helps business.” By solving human problems with the power of creativity, Leo Burnett delivers value for people and prosperity for brands.

Leo Burnett recognizes the correlation between the demands of a client-service oriented workplace and the mental health and wellbeing of our over 1100 employees. We strive to foster a...

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Your Lawyer Wellbeing Toolkit Should Include How NOT to Build a New Habit

Feb 07, 2019

Read the full article at Thompson Reuters Legal Executive Institute

Here’s the great thing about habits, they make action almost effortless. When we open our inbox or pull out our phone, for instance, our fingers, mind, and body know exactly what to do. The emails, texts, and messages almost start to write themselves.

Here’s the bad thing about habits. The bad ones are hard to break, and the good ones are hard to build. If...

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Podcast: Cross-Training Your Mind with Nate Klemp

Jan 24, 2019

Our co-founder Nate Klemp joins hosts Brad Lawson and Kate Wolin on the To Health With It podcast.  They talk about everything from neuroplasticity to innovating strategies for weaving mindfulness into everyday life.  Listen now.

 

"Don’t miss our first episode of To Health With It. We are joined with New York Times bestselling author Dr. Nate Klemp to discuss the importance of keeping employee minds healthy and...

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