These science-backed mindfulness meditation exercises are built just for you
Machine learning meets meditation? Aura Premium takes advantage of groundbreaking advances to intuitively tailor short, science-backed mindfulness meditation exercises to your needs.
- 83% of Americans suffer from work-related stress.
- Aura Premium uses groundbreaking AI to tailor meditation exercises.
- Mood-tracking technology adjusts your meditations to serve your specific needs.
If you find yourself nervous, anxious or generally stressed out at work, you are most definitely not in the minority.
In fact, the American Institute of Stress found 83% of U.S. workers suffer from work-related stress. Those stressors lead to $300 billion in business losses and almost 120,000 deaths each year.
While daily stresses stack up like traffic during the morning commute, the Aura Health app uses cutting-edge AI technology to help clear that road and get you on top of your stress.
Aura Premium takes advantage of groundbreaking AI advances to intuitively tailor short, science-backed mindfulness meditation exercises to your needs. You choose a 3-to-10-minute meditation, answer a few questions about the experience, then Aura begins contouring sessions to best serve your emotional state.
Aura uses its machine learning mood tracking tech to adjust to your patterns as you progress, even serving up relaxation suggestions when you’re most in need. Your responses are tracked with visual representations, allowing you to actually visibly see how much your stress level is improving.
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60 is the new 30, says Melanie Katzman. Embrace your age and the benefits that come with it.
- Melanie Katzman has 30 years of experience in her field, yet was advised to tell people she had just 20 years of experience so she wouldn't seem too out of touch.
- Katzman strongly disagrees with that assessment of age in the workplace. Rather than see it as a liability, older professionals should embrace their age and experience. They can see patterns more broadly, plus they have deep network connections, information, and the desire to be generous.
- "Research shows us that generativity flows downhill," says Katzman. "... New recruits and aging boomers can really change the world together but we have to not be afraid of stating our age."
The best leaders don't project perfection. Peter Fuda explains why.
- There are two kinds of masks leaders wear. Executive coach Peter Fuda likens one to The Phantom of the Opera—projecting perfectionism to hide feelings of inadequacy—and the other to The Mask, where leaders assume a persona of toughness or brashness because they imagine it projects the power needed for the position.
- Both of those masks are motivated by self-protection, rather than learning, growth and contribution. "By the way," says Fuda, "your people know you're imperfect anyway, so when you embrace your imperfections they know you're honest as well."
- The most effective leaders are those who try to perfect their craft rather than try to perfect their image. They inspire a culture of learning and growth, not a culture where people are afraid to ask for help.
To learn more, visit peterfuda.com.
A separate study shows that binge drinkers are also ordering more rounds.
- From 1997 to 2017, alcohol-related deaths among Americans aged 16 and older doubled from 35,914 to 72,558.
- From 2011 to 2017, the average number of drinks consumed by binge-drinkers rose from 472 to 529.
- A 2018 study showed that people who consume six or more drinks per week are more likely to die early.
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