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  • 4 ways to harness your inner “chatter” – with best-selling author, Ethan Kross | Madefor
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    4 ways to harness your inner “chatter” – with best-selling author, Ethan Kross

    We all have an inner voice. Have you ever talked to yourself, scanned through a grocery list in your head at the store, or repeated a person's name silently to yourself when meeting them for the first time? Even right now, as you read this sentence in your mind, you are experiencing your inner voice at work. Seems harmless, right?

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  • Get into action today - why small steps matter | Madefor
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    Get into action today - why small steps matter

    Did you know that you could help protect yourself from burnout, lessen anxiety and stress, and avoid feeling overwhelmed by taking small steps today, before challenges arise? Good news—you can! And the process is simple, effective, and backed by science. While you can’t avoid challenges altogether, you can take a proactive approach.

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  • Get 25% Happier - Reframe the challenges of the past year as a way forward | Madefor
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    Get 25% Happier - Reframe the challenges of the past year as a way forward

    Dinners with friends are back in your social rotation. School and organized sports are resuming. The pace of life is beginning to speed up again and the variety gives energy to the previously monotonous days. 
    For most of us, though, the effects of this past year still linger. The stresses and fear of unemployment, sickness, and isolation don’t disappear overnight.

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  • Get deep rest anytime and anywhere with this free tool | Madefor
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    Get deep rest anytime and anywhere with this free tool

    Our Advisors have done it again! Check out the latest Madefor resource from Dr. Andrew Huberman and Rory Cordial - a Non-Sleep Deep Rest (NSDR) tool for de-stress and relaxation. According to Dr. Huberman, certain forms of experience put us into powerfully restorative states, similar to sleep.

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  • The science behind dopamine, the currency of motivation | Madefor
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    The science behind dopamine, the currency of motivation

    When Madefor Teammate, KC, thinks about marking small wins, he thinks about a ritual he picked up from a friend before sitting down for his SATs. As a piece of advice, one of his friends recommended that KC give himself a silent “fist pump” every time he knew he absolutely got an answer correct. Every time he confidently filled in a bubble on his answer sheet, he paused briefly to celebrate that moment.

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  • 3 Madefor practices that can help you connect with your best self | Madefor
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    3 Madefor practices that can help you connect with your best self

    One thing we have come to realize over the past year is how the practices our members are not only learning, but doing are helping them deal better with the friction and stress that we are all living in right now. Maybe you’re one month into the start of 2021 and realize the new year hasn’t provided much relief from the stressors of the past year; things may be feeling just as chaotic as before.

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  • Meet Dr. Andrew Huberman | Madefor
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    Meet Dr. Andrew Huberman

    You never know what may come from a chance connection, how a weak-tie relationship that seems superficial or inconsequential can actually have profound importance in your journey. Take, for example, Dr. Andrew Huberman, Madefor’s Lead Scientific Advisor. He met Madefor Co-founder, Pat Dossett, through his sister, who is friends with Pat’s wife. Both Andrew’s sister and Pat’s wife thought the men should connect, and as luck would have it, they all randomly ended up at the same place one day.

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