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

The Age of Burnout (How to Get Real Work Done Without Burning Out)

Burnout is a condition of our time. The always-on expectations of the digital age is killing us. Many people are consistently over-scheduled and overcommitted and they can’t seem to find a way out. They feel it’s almost impossible to slow down. Today, people are pushed beyond their limits to cope with life and living it.

Research reveals how the Internet may be changing the brain – Thrive Global

An international team of researchers from Western Sydney University, Harvard University, Kings College, Oxford University and University of Manchester have found the Internet can produce both acute and sustained alterations in specific areas of cognition, which may reflect changes in the brain, affecting our attentional capacities, memory processes, and social interactions.

What Mindfulness Can Do for a Team

Executive Summary What happens when you take a team of people from a range of backgrounds and skill sets and ask them to perform a challenging task on a tight deadline? Often, conflicts arise. One way to reduce them may be team mindfulness: the collective awareness of what a team is experiencing at a given moment.

Everyone Fails. Here’s How to Pick Yourself Back Up.

Learning to fail is a skill like any other – which means it takes practice. Learn how to thrive in spite of even your most epic mistakes. Earlier this year, I suffered an anxiety attack while giving a speech in front of 250 people.

A New Approach to Addiction Treatment

The nation’s growing addiction crisis has amplified the urgent and long-standing need for integrating research into substance abuse treatment and recovery process. While there has been an increase in research activity focused on addiction issues, the challenge is that it often takes a decade or more before important clinical findings can be implemented into real-world care delivery.

Is it ethical to manipulate your employees’ behaviour?

Nesta chief executive Geoff Mulgan on how behavioural economics can be used for wellbeing, the ethics of nudging employees and what the future of nudge theory is.