Part 2 of 4: How to Improve the health of your Vagus Nerve.

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Welcome to part 2 of a 4 part blog on the vagus nerve/HRV. Here are the parts: Part One: The Wanderer – A Brief Introduction to the Vagus Nerve. Part Two: How to improve the health of your Vagus Nerve. Part Three: Vagus nerve stimulation; can you really ‘gag’ your way to good health? Part … Continue reading Part 2 of 4: How to Improve the health of your Vagus Nerve.

Happiness At Work???

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This is part of our quick reads series; helping you stay informed without hogging your precious time.  This post covers the peer-reviewed academic paper shown below. Happiness has fascinated philosophers and the rest of us since, like, forever.  However mainstream science only jumped on the bandwagon recently with the birth of 'positive psychology'.  The good … Continue reading Happiness At Work???

Workplace Wellbeing: Beyond the fruit bowl & off the yoga mat.

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Wellness is the new black Workplace Wellbeing is big business worldwide and getting bigger.  Here in New Zealand (and no doubt other places) there is ever increasing legislative imperatives for employers to take employee wellbeing seriously. Sadly, there are also stories of large investments with little benefit. There are even worse stories of alarming ethics … Continue reading Workplace Wellbeing: Beyond the fruit bowl & off the yoga mat.

Are those plants on your desk helping you focus?

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Yes, plants can help you perform better at certain tasks, maybe. A study in the Journal of Environmental Psychology asked 34 students to perform certain cognitive tasks.  Half had four plants on their desk (including some flowers) the other half used the same room, performed the same task, but had no plants to keep them … Continue reading Are those plants on your desk helping you focus?