Tag Archives: pickthebrain

The Rules of Sleep Hygiene Made Me Rethink My Mornings

I think our modern compulsion to optimize the living hell out of our mornings is counterproductive. Okay. Maybe I shouldn’t make such a sweeping statement. Let’s try again. For me, personally, when I tried to apply takeaways from the seemingly … r

Seven Ways Keeping a Journal Can Help Your Career

Keeping a journal might seem childish, but you’d be surprised to find out about the help it can offer you during a period of struggle. An intimate journal is meant to keep a record of your daily activities as well … r

Meditation mastery

Training Your Mind with Meditation

“Meditation is a science, the systematic process of training the mind.” – John Yates, Ph.D. By sophomore year of high school, it had become clear that my mind was completely out of control. After a series of car crashes resulting … r

Being the Leader of Your Life

The simple definition of “leader” is someone in command of, or the main player in, a group or organization. I have a slightly different point of view. I see true leadership as being the change you desire to see in … r

Neuroplasticity- Botox for the Brain?

The term Neuroplasticity is the hope of the future of every human on the planet and yet, few people have even heard of it, and fewer actually know what it means.  Why is it important? Simply, the theories of neuroplasticity … r