Episode 370: Activate Your Brain

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On Today’s Show

Your brain is the center of who you are. It controls your body, your health, your focus and more. If you want more from it, you have to give it what it needs. On today’s show, Dave recaps lessons Scott Halford shared on Episodes 366-369 from his book, “Activate Your Brain: How Understanding Your Brain Can Improve Your Work – and Your Life”

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1 Simple Thing Actions

Episode 366: Change Your Relationship With Stress

1 Simple Thing Action:
Perform “erasers” throughout the day. One of these erasers is to take 5-10 minutes throughout the day and sit in nature or look outside for 5 minutes without any electronic leashes (computer, phone, pager, etc.) Allow yourself to wander mentally. Research shows that 50 minutes of focus and 10 minutes of downtime is a great reset. Do this eraser technique several times throughout the day.

Episode 367: Say Goodbye to Distractions

1 Simple Thing Action:
Turn off pop-up emails and any notification alerts and sounds.

Episode 368: Your Brain Needs Sleep

1 Simple Thing Action:
Make the 30 minutes before you go to bed a “sacred zone” where you eliminate email, work, even screens of any kind.

Episode 369: How to Fuel Up Your Brain

1 Simple Thing Action:
Eat an apple a day with a slice of cheese. The choline and fructose will wake up your brain better than caffeine. Remember to feed your brain every 1 ½ to 2 hours with a handful of nuts or some complex carbohydrate.

Guest

Scott Halford

  • Author on Emotional Intelligence, Critical Thinking, NeuroLeadership and Influence
  • Keynote and workshop speaker
  • Emmy Award winning writer and producer
  • Advisor to Fortune 500 executive teams
  • Inductee into the CPAE National Speakers Hall of Fame (2014)
  • Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the highest earned designation of the National Speakers Association and Global Speakers Federation

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