This week’s roundup of international mindful news all in one place waiting for you to ignite your mind!

An FBI Behaviour Expert Explains How to Quickly Build Trust With Anyone

It’s not always about you! Trust is one of the most valuable currencies among humans. Without it you can’t build better relationships with anyone. Trust is a bilateral relationship. Trust is why people get married. Trust is the reason you pay for expensive services knowing that you will get good value for your money.

The Neuroscience of Superaging and Youthful Memory Power

In 2012, Marsel Mesulam of Northwestern University published a landmark paper that explored the brain architecture associated age-defying youthful memory capacity in a handful of 80+ year-olds who seemed to have freakishly good memory power. Mesulam is credited with coining the term “superaging” and “superagers.”

Positive Psychology For Lawyers – Thrive Global

There is no way to overstate just how critical happiness is to driving engagement and optimizing performance. Going beyond finances, benefits include improved leadership skills, social and emotional learning, creativity, agility, and resilience, resulting in long-term organizational and individual growth and development. Can lawyers be happy? Let’s look to science for answers!

When to trust your gut

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2019 When there are tough choices to be made, leaders may need to fall back on gut feeling to decide the best course of action. Gut instinct is a combination of experience, intuition, and the ability to take calculated risks, with a little faith thrown in for good measure.

Feel like you’re about to lose it? It could be a good time for a Meta-Moment

As founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, psychologist Marc Brackett has devoted the past 25 years to conducting research and developing RULER, an evidence-based approach to social and emotional learning which has been integrated into more than 2,000 schools in the US and around the world.

A neuroscientist’s guide to creativity

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2019 It can at times seem like creativity is a mystical potion drunk and strictly guarded by those in the know, while the rest of us scramble around scratching our heads and paying them for ideas.

Why Purpose Matters: The Neuroscience Of Marketing

Post written by Fran Biderman-Gross Founder & CEO at Advantages, a purpose-based marketing and branding agency, I guide others so their potential can be revealed. Why do you do anything you do? Given that emotions are at those products are being sold. People Think it over. I mean, really think it over.

Mindfulness meditation alters neurophysiological characteristics that are linked to anxiety and depression

Mindfulness meditation training is associated with changes in resting-state brain activity, according to new research conducted with elementary school students. The study, published in the Journal of Psychophysiology , provides new insights into why mindfulness meditation could be effective in improving symptoms of anxiety and depression.

What’s A Mental Model? Your Shortcut To Being More Productive, More Often

Everyone has their own way of looking at the world. The way you view your world and everything in it (yourself, your job, your relationships, your goals…literally everything) is unique-you’re experiencing it through a lens typically constructed from a mix of your beliefs, experiences, biases, and opinions. But that lens?