Archive for the “Mind” Category

Sleep Tight

Posted on September 1st, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

Getting a good night’s sleep is a key part of staying healthy and being ready for work. Of course, some times there are reasons we can’t, like a new child or a lot of stress. But there are many factors within our control. Here are some keys to getting a good night’s sleep Keep a […]

Fuzzy Math for Mini Breaks

Posted on July 22nd, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

Often in our lives we say we are “too busy” for something. Too busy to call our Mom. Too busy to put away the dishes. Too busy to organize our junk drawer (hey, that’s why they call it a junk drawer). Too busy in our workday to get up from our desk, or step away […]

Adult Brain Breaks

Posted on July 2nd, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

“Brain breaks” are a concept that has caught on in K-12 education, as a way to help keep students alert, re-invigorate the mind, and adapt to different learning styles. Brain breaks for kids can include games, kinesthetic activities, and dancing to well-known songs. We want to encourage you to not be so age-focused: check out our […]

Brain Breaks

Posted on June 9th, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

“Brain Breaks” are a concept that has caught on in education. Brain breaks are simple ways to give kids’ minds a brief respite from the hyper-focused activity they are engaged in. They can last from 10 seconds to 10 minutes, and may involve getting up and moving or sitting at the desk and connecting with […]

3 Minute Breathing Space Meditation

Posted on April 24th, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

Need a quick relaxer? Try this. It’s a handy meditation taken from the book Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World. Let a tea bag steep while you do this, and your day will surely be on its way to looking up! You may want to start by doing the practice alongside the guided audio track. Once […]