Train Your Brain to Focus

brain training to improve focus with daniel friedland

  One of the most important skills to acquire to attain excellence in your business or profession is the ability to focus. Yet, in our increasingly interconnected, always-on world, we are multi-tasking more than ever.

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A 5 Minute Mindfulness Break

doctor practicing mindfulness meditation

When Time magazine features mindfulness on its cover, you know it has reached a tipping point. Such is the case with mindfulness practice, which is now being used by Fortune 500 companies, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, major universities and even government. It’s a practice that is gaining widespread acceptance because of a perceived need to re-train…

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How To Make Better Decisions

One of the best decisions I ever made was writing a book with my 13 year old son, Zach. We published the book, The Big Decision, this summer, and now, at 14, Zach was the youngest speaker ever to take the stage at the Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit held in Austin, Texas. In the video…

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Danny and Zach Speaking at the 2013 Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit

 Daniel Friedland banters with his 14 year old son, Zach Friedland, on the stage at the Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit, on the Neuroscience of How to Make Better Decisions. Watch the video: Post by SuperSmartHealth: Brain-Based Health Empowerment.

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What My 8 Year Old Child Taught Me About Mindfulness

My younger son, Dyl, amazes me. He has been having nightmares and coming to me in the middle of the night so he can feel more secure and get back to sleep. However, something changed last night, after I had spoken to him about the practice of mindfulness. When he had a nightmare last night,…

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The Big Decision Featured In This Week’s Carmel Valley News

We are honored and proud to announce that The Big Decision book, along with Zach and I, were featured in this week’s Carmel Valley News and the Del Mar Times. Check out the story on The Big Decision here. Watch the trailer for the book and pick up your copy of The Big Decision by…

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Mindful Leadership is at the Foundation of the Conscious Capitalism Movement

On the eve of the Conscious Capitalism Conference, at which I am honored to speak, I want to talk about a movement in business that is gaining momentum. I’m talking about purpose and values driven businesses, grounded in a vision for a better world and respecting all stakeholders in the process. It’s called, Conscious Capitalism…

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Peak Performance Bootcamp for the Brain

Join me for two live workshops on I will be holding in collaboration with Willow Stream Spas, from Fairmont Resorts. At Peak Performance Bootcamp for the Brain  you will learn to tap the unused power of your brain to achieve peak performance in all areas of your life, including your energy, memory and staying young.

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Epigenetics – Part 2 – How to Take Control of Your Health – Including Stress

In my last blog post, you learned that it’s not just your genes that can determine your health future. Your epigenetics can also determine your health, vitality and longevity by controlling which genes get expressed and which genes stay dormant. In that way, epigenetics can determine whether you stay healthy or become sick with disease.…

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Improve Your Brain Functioning with Mindful Walking

Earlier this summer I presented a workshop with the physician leaders of the Permanente Federation (the medical groups affiliated with Kaiser Permanente). I talked about “Leveraging Brain Science to Lead Change and Peak Performance.” The talk was based on my Achieve Peak Performance Program, which teaches you how your brain works so you can know…

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