Weekly Hacks, is our curated selection of the best hacks we have found for your body, mind, spirit and life. Check out these self-improvement resources we have for you from some of our many digital colleagues. We select from only the best self-improvement blogs. Let us know if you develop self-improvement content. We might feature you.
Body: Exercise Makes You Smarter – Exercise can boost your intelligence with benefits from children through seniors and possibly even during pregnancy. Exercise helps improve memory, mood, energy levels, and self-esteem. Exercise has also been shown to help the fight against cancer and obesity in adults.
Mind: 7 Ways Meditation Can Change The Brain – The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Meditation appears to have an amazing variety of neurological benefits – from changes in grey matter volume to reduced activity in the “me” centers of the brain to enhanced connectivity between brain regions.Be grateful for the small things, for at the end of your life you'll realize they were really the big things Click To Tweet
Spirit: Lessons From Kayaking: Finding A Way To Be With Fear – Most of us spend a lot of our lives tensed up in fear, or pushing against fear. The fear might be fear of something going wrong, not being good enough, not being loved, or losing something or someone we hold dear. What fears do you live with?
Life: 17 Ways To Be A Leader Even If You Are Not In Charge – Leaders are everywhere—you don’t need to have a title or a position to be a leader. Here are 17 actions and traits that make up the core of leadership. If you have them–You are a leader. If you don’t, and you want to lead, start today to cultivate these habits.