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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.

Chance wavers like driftwood. Choice sprints like Jet Ski. Choose, chase and then leave to chance.

– Dr. Amit Sood

Excerpts from
The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living

  • You and your significant other are like two wheels on a bike. They can’t compete. They have no choice but to collaborate. If one wheel is damaged, both are compromised.

  • Everyone has a child within waiting to be tickled awake. Help others experience the innocence and joy of being a child.

  • A balanced approach is to divide your attention between clearing the weeds and attending the flowers.

  • As a cue to start the day with gratitude, create a collage of the people you love and hang it on a bedroom wall…Look at the collage first thing in....

  • Even the most skilled tennis player can only influence how the ball leaves the racquet…By accepting uncertainty, the tennis player can meet the return wherever it lands and play the....

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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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