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How to maximize performance and minimize stress during the COVID-19 pandemic

Flow Research Collective COO Rian Doris explains how to harness the power of your nervous system to find your flow during a pandemic.

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  • Knowing the difference between healthy stress (eustress) and unhealthy stress (distress) can help you maximize your performance during difficult times.
  • The Flow Research Collective helps to decode the flow states of your mind so you can live (and work) in the zone, even during a pandemic.
  • COO of The Flow Research Collective, Rian Doris, explains how to find your maximum potential and harness the power of your nervous system to work for you instead of against you.
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The positive impact of gratitude on mental and physical health

Dr. Robert Emmons and other researchers dig into the positive mental and physical health benefits of expressing gratitude.

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  • According to Dr. Robert Emmons, gratitude is an affirmation of goodness and a recognition that these sources of goodness exist outside of ourselves.
  • Various studies have proven there are physical benefits to expressing gratitude on a daily basis, some of which include positive interactions in the brain in the areas that control decision-making, metabolism, and hormone regulating.
  • Other studies have confirmed gratitude is beneficial for our mental health, even during a time of crisis.
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Color psychology: What does your favorite color say about your personality?

Your favorite color can be linked to various personality traits, motivation, and productivity levels in your life.

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  • Color psychology has been used in marketing and branding for years, but research in the last decade has taken color psychology and applied it to human personality traits.
  • Colors aren't merely associated with various feelings but can actually shape our perceptions and personalities.
  • Various studies across multiple years have given us insight into what each color represents in regards to our personality, work ethic, and motivation levels.
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Do doctors warn patients enough about opioids?

About a third of doctors may not be doing enough.

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  • More than 130 people die every day from opioid-related overdoses, and some 11.4 million Americans have an opioid disorder.
  • Americans remain wary of opioids and want more guidance; about a third of doctors need to explain options better.
  • Patients have to pro-actively question subscribing physicians.
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What people smuggle onto airplanes — and why

Most of those who try to sneak stuff onboard succeed.

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  • 32.4 percent of American travelers try to sneak forbidden items onboard.
  • 87.7 percent of them succeed.
  • It's mostly about recreational drugs, but also about explosives, poisons, and infectious items.
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