Michael DeLeeuwBreathing is not just a bodily function for keeping us alive; it also keeps us sane. And the latest research in this field is taking a deep breath and diving into some really exciting findings.
Michael DeLeeuwThe lateralization of brain function has been the focus of extensive research, and what science is finding lends a new perspective to how we can best balance our brains, thus giving us a better chance to live a holistically more satisfying and purposeful life.
Michael DeLeeuwScents have long been known to trigger emotions and memories. Interestingly, the amygdala (the part of the brain where emotions and memories react to specific stimuli) is directly affected by scents in the world around us.
Happy New Year!—and 2022, we have high expectations of you. After two full years of living under the turbulent influence of the Covid-19 pandemic and its army of impacts, we sure could use some predictability.
Workspaces have been redefined while living in the year 2021. After experiencing a global pandemic, many of us have created office environments in our homes, garages, or even public spaces. Adapting to a new workspace can be a struggle, especially if it's hard to separate your work from your personal life.
Think about a time when you have smelled something that brings back a memory. It might be a pleasant smell or even a disgusting smell. There’s a reason for this. When you smell something that's connected to a meaningful event in your past, you first have an emotional response to the sensation.