Why We Need Stress… In Moderation

By Jordan Pennells Originally posted on LifeApps... COVID-19 Foreword When writing this article, I was hoping to convey how stress is an essential aspect of life when experienced in moderation, especially in the contexts of productivity, exercise and the immune system. But I’ve also realized how relevant this idea is to the global health crisis that... Continue Reading →

Train Your Brain with Mindfulness, Thanks to Evolution

by Jordan Pennells - Originally posted on LIFEApps. Your brain can be trained like a muscle! Just like lifting weights, a repeated mental activity such as meditation can strengthen beneficial neural pathways. The malleability of your brain in response to external stimuli such as meditation is known as neuroplasticity. This phenomenon evolved over millions of... Continue Reading →

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