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Your brain operates in two functional modes: Focused mode of undistracted presence and Default mode of mind wandering. Learn how to find greater peace and happiness by engaging your brain's focused mode.

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Mayo Clinic's Guide to Stress-Free Living by Dr. Amit Sood

The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living has helped thousands of people reduce stress and achieve greater joy. Are you ready for Stress-Free Living?

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Watch Dr. Sood explain the brain’s role in stress.

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– Dr. Amit Sood

Excerpts from
The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living

  • Bob spoke some of the saddest words I have ever heard: “I divorced the woman I loved.” Those words have reverberated many times in my mind. I should live my....

  • When things don’t go your way, try to focus on what went right within what went wrong…I once heard someone say, “Thank God for my spouse’s weaknesses; if not for....

  • Delay self-judgment; recognize that the egocentric part of your brain can’t help but experience fear…Don’t judge your younger self from the perspective of today’s wisdom. You know much more today....

  • I shouldn’t wait to lose people and things to appreciate their true value. I should take nothing for granted. I should lower my gratitude threshold, so I can truly treasure....

  • The more smiles you can bring to others, the happier you are…We are each other’s Santa Claus.

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Dr. Amit Sood

About Dr. Sood

Dr. Sood is a Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN. Director of Research and Practice in the Mayo Clinic Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program, and Chair of the Mayo Mind-Body Initiative.

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AIT has helped me begin to change the wiring of my brain from daily rumination and worry and negative cyclical self-talk by deliberately focusing on the higher principles.— Larry K.

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