nervous system Tag

Protected: Body & Mind MasterClass 3

Your center Your center, your domain, your core, all refer to the area around your navel point, the abdomen or Manipura (3rd chakra). This is an area of great convergence of nerves and vital functions, such as digestion, purification, toxins metabolism and immunity. From a neural...

Protected: Body & Mind MasterClass 2

Equilibrium Around the spinal cord (shushumna nadi), yogis say we have two big nerve channels (nadis), ida and pingala. Ida begins and ends at the left side of the shushumna and is related to a cool, lunar, feminine energy. Pingala begins and ends at the right...

Protected: Body & Mind MasterClass 1

Spine awareness Our spine is the main bone structure that holds the core of our body and through which information is conveyed between the brain and the periphery. The spinal cord (nervous tissue) passes through the vertebra as a continuation of the brain and together they...

Leadership: managing your team’s energy

Leadership: is your team getting enough recovery? Our recent article introducing you to the Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment has shown that for anyone who would like to improve their stress/recovery balance, a first step is to know how their autonomous nervous system responds to daily activities during...

Improving sleep

Sleep is one of the best activities you can do to promote stress recovery time, to ensure you are more effective at work. Research has shown that a lack of sleep has a tremendous impact on wellbeing and health, and it also has a negative...

Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Stress Recovery Balance

Find the balance between activity and rest Achieving stress recovery balance requires you to stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system to allow the sympathetic nervous system to step back for a while. But how can it be achieved? Here are some tips and tricks to help you...

When work-life balance leads to burnout

For many years now the subject of work-life balance has garnered much attention. The theory goes that we should all seek an excellent work life balance, making sure that we do not work too much, and that we also spend time with friends and family...

Managing the stress recovery balance

Managing The Stress Recovery Balance

Stress is a word that has got a bad name for itself, but not all stress is bad stress. Some believe the workplace should be a stress-free place and they wish to eliminate stress altogether, but companies free of any stress at all may not...

What working long hours does to your body and career

What Working Long Hours Does for Your Body and Your Career

So, you think working long hours is helping your career? Think again. When not well managed, with good stress recovery balance planned in, working exceptionally long hours can also be damaging to your health. Does working long hours make you more productive? You may think that working...