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Information Overload Inhibits Concentration and How To Minimize Detrimental Effects As Stress

For decades, we’ve been all about developing more and more labor saving devices, communication devices, needing more and more information about everything under the sun. Now we’ve become a society that doesn’t just enjoy, but desperately needs the Blackberry, the pager, the cell phone, the laptop and internet access. Through these devices, we receive information […]

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The Effects of Stress on the Brain

When the human body first experiences stress adrenaline takes over and causes a chain-reaction within the nervous system. The heart begins to beat faster, the sizes of the bodys blood vessels are changed, and the body actually prepares itself for a frightening or emotional event. Even though the humans that are in existence today arent […]

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Clear Thinking and Decision Making Tips That Can Reduce Stress

Every day, we are faced with a multitude of decisions. Some are subconscious decisions (Looking left or right, or lifting your foot to climb the stairs) while others use your thought process to make the correct decision (Choosing a video or what to cook for dinner) Believe it or not, it takes your body’s energy […]

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Job Stress and Dealing With Stress In The Workplace

How is your job affecting your brain? Overly demanding work can create too much stress, releasing hormones that can quite literally kill brain cells. However, work that demands no thought, thereby not sufficiently engaging the brain is just as bad. Boring, mind-numbing work may actually be just as hard on your brain as unrelieved stress. […]

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What Is Stress and Effects On Your Brain

Stress and Your Brain At the first signs of stress, the adrenaline kicks in, setting off a burst of activity in your nervous system. This is turn, speeds up your heart and changes the size of the blood vessels. Besides getting you ready for fight or flight, it also helps you to remember those frightening […]

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