The Neurology of Optimal Learning

  • January 2017
  • Posted By Steve Shoffner
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Tension does not help you absorb or recall studied information more easily. So why do we tense up when learning or testing? Habit! Read more to develop a deeper understanding of the importance and benefits of progressive relaxation.

What is Mindfulness?

  • October 2014
  • Posted By John Hankey
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Progressive relaxation is the core principle of mindfulness: the ability to relax is a learned skill that you can reliably develop over time

Profound Relaxation for Test Taking

  • October 2014
  • Posted By John Hankey
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You cannot be too physically relaxed while you are taking a test. Low energy and laziness are a product of internal tension not relaxation.

Connecting Focus & Relaxation

  • October 2014
  • Posted By Steve Shoffner
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Most people think that strain and struggle help you focus. You often see students furrowing their brow or white knuckling their pencil. These behaviors represent a misunderstanding of the nature of focus.

Alkalize Your Body

  • October 2014
  • Posted By Steve Shoffner
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The pH of your blood must be near constant at all times. In food, acidity is four times stronger than alkalinity. Most food are acidic. Adopt a more alkaline lifestyle to reduce your academic stress.

5 Tips For Healthier Digestion

  • October 2012
  • Posted By Steve Shoffner
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Healthy, regular digestion is fundamental to good health. Follow these five tips and you'll be feeling lighter and happier.