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3 Steps To Shift A Fixed Mindset

I recently led a group of leadership students up the 1,000 challenging steps of Elephant Mountain in Taiwan, and we were surprised when people well into their 80s were climbing up with ease and smiles. They illustrated a growth mindset – they must have believed that this challenge was an opportunity to grow in strength, … Continue reading 3 Steps To Shift A Fixed Mindset

Two Brain Saving Items To Bring On A Plane

Next time you’re packing for a flight, remember to include these two brain saving items to your carry-on luggage before you hop on a plane. No, I’m not talking about earbuds and a book. Even though comfort items, like earbuds and a book can be very useful during a flight, what I’m talking about are … Continue reading Two Brain Saving Items To Bring On A Plane

3 Things You Can Do To Incorporate Mindfulness Meditation Without Wasting Time

During my early morning run this morning, along the beautiful beach of Grosseto, Italy, I remembered a conversation I had, just a few weeks ago with a managing director of an oil company, which is dealing with some of its own challenges now with the oil price crisis. He said: “Marcel, I have read, and … Continue reading 3 Things You Can Do To Incorporate Mindfulness Meditation Without Wasting Time

3 Tips To Prevent Overeating While Traveling

This morning I was on a hike in one of the most beautiful cities in Italy, Florence. As I was walking up to Plaza Michelangelo, I was thinking about all of the amazing food my family and I have been exposed to on our trip. The city center of Florence is filled with amazing restaurants … Continue reading 3 Tips To Prevent Overeating While Traveling

3 Hamstring Stretches To Improve Posture and Mobility While Sitting

Time and time again the media informs us how sitting for extended periods of time can be very bad for our posture and health. Even so this might be the case, the truth of the matter is that many of us find ourselves in positions where sitting for extended periods, even hours, is not just … Continue reading 3 Hamstring Stretches To Improve Posture and Mobility While Sitting