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Posts tagged "balance"

Tait Fletcher on Depression, Balancing Highs & Lows, and Living A Meaningful Life [OPP 100]

Tait Fletcher on Depression, Balancing Highs & Lows, and Living A Meaningful Life [OPP 100]

He's six foot four, bald, and has a grizzled pirate beard. He's also a savage opponent on the mat and drinks coffee like its water, but behind this menacing visage is a deeply philosophical individual who is on a mission...

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Steve Fowkes: Hacking Alzheimer's [OPP 80]

Steve Fowkes: Hacking Alzheimer's [OPP 80]

Alzheimer's, the cruel disease that destroys mental function, steals dignity, and frustrates families...may be preventable - even reversible. The startling statistics (from the Alzheimer's Association): 5.4 million people suffer from Alzheimers' 1 in 3 seniors will die with some form of cognitive...

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Bill Harris: Brain's Failure To Regulate Itself Source Of Human Struggle

Bill Harris: Brain's Failure To Regulate Itself Source Of Human Struggle

"Anxiety, sadness, anger - all of the common struggles and challenges in human life stem from failures of the brain to regulate itself" - Bill Harris It's the pre-frontal cortex versus the limbic system. In this age-old battle between immediate...

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Sean McCormick: Floating, Theta States & Recovery [OPP 4]

Sean McCormick: Floating, Theta States & Recovery [OPP 4]

Catch Sean McCormick, owner of Float Seattle and Float Bellevue on Episode 004 of the Optimal Performance podcast. He and host Ryan Munsey talk about floating, entering theta state to hack mental performance, and using float tanks to speed physical...

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