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Everyday Mindfulness Show

In each episode, dive into fun, thought-provoking, and engaging conversations on everyday mindfulness. With host and author Holly Duckworth, join over 70 guests sharing their perspective on living with mindfulness in all aspects of life – from meditation to spirituality to personal passions to success and failure to politics to relationships and much more. Plus, listen in as special guests – including critically-acclaimed authors – are featured each month. Subscribe to Everyday Mindfulness Show.
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Oct 11, 2017

When trying to do more than one thing at a time, are you multitasking or multi-failing? The brain likes harmony. It can truly only focus on one thing at a time. When we are bombarded with distractions and interruptions, our brains shrink and our memories flatten. How? Host, Mike Domitrz welcomes Scott Halford for a scientific and mindful discussion about why it’s important to be intentional, to be present, and to reset your mind three times a day.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[2:20] What mindfulness mean to Scott.

[3:37] Scott helps people who beat up their brains.

[7:24] Reset your Cortisol to find true mindfulness.

[17:34] The Ellen Langer experiment.

[21:41] Clear out your prefrontal cortex.

[25:19] Be intentional and do the heavy lifting in the morning.

[28:46] Books Scott finds transformational.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

 

Counterclockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility, by Ellen Langer

 

Activate Your Brain: How Understanding Your Brain Can Improve Your Work — and Your Life, by Scott Halford

 

Rewire Your Brain: Think Your Way to a Better Life, by John B. Arden

 

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, by Susan Cain  





Scott Halford is a writer and long-time educator of businesspeople worldwide. He focuses on brain-based behavioral science, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and influence. In 2014, Scott was inducted into the National Speakers Speaker Hall of Fame. He has been the Brainy Business columnist for Entrepreneur.com, and blogs for Huffington Post. Scott is the author of Activate Your Brain (2015), a Wall Street Journal best-selling book, and Be a Shortcut – The Secret Fast-track to Business Success.

 

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