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decision-making

Is there no such thing as an objective decision?

The amygdala area of the brain is known to generate feelings. It is the emotional part of the brain, generating such responses as fear and desire. The prefrontal cortex, sometimes referred to as a manager, houses the executive functions and is considered the thinking part of the brain. You might expect it to be the […]

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An office is for working and a bed is for sleeping.

  In past blogs we have covered productivity boosters – everything from an organized office and reduced distractions to color schemes and office greenery. But there are productivity killers as well, and one of them is using your bed instead of your well-organized office desk to get work done. An article in the November 17, […]

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Hugs

You deserve a hug today.

A smiley tacked onto the end of an email message or social media post will never replace a good old-fashioned hug. According to an Associated Press article in the July 16, 2016 issue of Telegraph Journal.com, people in America spent an average of 10 hours, 39 minutes each day with smartphones, tablets, TV, radio, computers […]

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