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Out of Office: Activity for Brain Health

Out of Office: Activity for Brain Health

Out of Office: Activity for Brain Health by Megan Murphy  While talking about mental health, it’s important to remember brain health too. Diseases such as depression and anxiety cause physical changes to your brain and have the potential to speed up brain aging,...

Stoicism in the Workplace

Stoicism in the Workplace

Stoicism In The Workplace by Megan Murphy Stoicism is a philosophy meant to help one deal with the ups and downs of life, teaching the ability to manage and shift your thoughts from being influenced by the world around you to what you’d like them to be. Stoicism...

Biological Prime Time and Your Business

Biological Prime Time and Your Business

Biological Prime Time and Your Business by Megan Murphy Now that we’ve got your office set up with color, scent, sound, and organization, let’s figure out the best time for you to put in the work.  There’s a window of time specific to you when your brain is performing...

Indulging the Senses for Focus

Indulging the Senses for Focus

SENSE Indulging the Senses for Focus by Megan Murphy We’ve been talking about how sound can help to destress and inspire you while working(or in your everyday life) but there’s something to be said about indulging your other senses too.  This is a blog to continue our...

Music: Working smarter?

Music: Working smarter?

In our next installment of mental health topics, let’s talk more about how music can affect your mind. Indulging all of your senses while working can help to create a positive atmosphere in your life. 

Listening to music is one of the few activities we experience as humans that engage all four of our brain’s lobes! When played we first understand sound as pitch and volume, and then our emotions come into play, shaping music into the art form it is. 

Some songs make you dance, some music makes you sing, bop your head, cry, smile, etc. That’s where favorites are born. Certain music makes you feel visceral emotions – good or bad. Have you ever thought about what music makes you feel productive? What music inspires you? 

The Sound of Success

The Sound of Success

The Sound of Success by Megan Murphy One of the essential parts of your professional life is finding harmony and balance in your work. We talk about technical skills like delegation, organization, and communication, which are vital for balance and harmony, but another...

Don’t Panic: Crisis Management Plans

Don’t Panic: Crisis Management Plans

Don't Panic: Crisis Management Plans by Megan Murphy Last week we talked about how things have changed since the pandemic, and another topic I think we should discuss is Crisis Management Plans. The world was irrevocably changed two years ago when most of us hadn’t...

Team Building: Can it be Done Remotely?

Team Building: Can it be Done Remotely?

Team Building: Can it be Done Remotely? by Megan Murphy It’s now been two years since the world decided we should stay home. Two years ago, we learned how to live while remaining socially distant, how to work virtually, ration food instead of running to the store for...

Taxes: Do yours need tidying?

Taxes: Do yours need tidying?

Taxes: Do Yours Need Tidying? by Megan Murphy Ah, the spring…fresh flowers, warmer temperatures, picnics, and taxes. Unfortunately, spring cleaning doesn’t stop at your closet. Especially when 12 million people in the US have income tax extensions, according to...

Interview with a Master of Delegation

Interview with a Master of Delegation

Interview with a Master of Delegation By Megan Murphy I became aware of Lisa Crilley Mallis from writing for EVA. She was someone Laura Licursi spoke of highly and often; and soon I was helping to promote Lisa and Laura’s joint project, Delegate Like A Pro. I know...

Why EVA is A Labor of LOVE for Our Staff!

Why EVA is A Labor of LOVE for Our Staff!

Why EVA is a Labor of Love for Our Staff! by Megan Murphy February is the month of love, with St. Valentine’s Day just around the corner, but don’t let Saint Valentine fool you…love isn’t always romantic. The ancient Grecians had several words for love, like Stroge or...

10 Holiday Cyber Security Tips

10 Holiday Cyber Security Tips

10 Holiday Cyber Security Tips by EVA the Elf (with help from Megan Murphy!) Hi, I'm EVA the Elf, and I know you've seen me lurking around your gifts and tree. But I'm here to talk about something more important: cyber security. The holiday season should bring out the...

Analytics Tools for Engagement

Analytics Tools for Engagement

Analytics Tools for Engagement By Megan Murphy Do you ever feel like your online presence is going unnoticed? Are there times your work gets plenty of engagement but then your next post gets nothing? Staying consistent is the goal of any small business or brand and...

Updating Your Website with Clients in Mind

Updating Your Website with Clients in Mind

Updating Your Website with Clients in Mind By Megan Murphy The internet is both fun and exciting place, but for some business owners, it can be an overwhelming place where you might feel lost in a sea of other online businesses and brands. But where would we be...

Communication: Courageous Conversations

Communication: Courageous Conversations

Communication: Courageous Conversations by Laura Licursi Courageous conversations. These aren’t easy for most of us, but they’re essential if you’re going to thrive in today’s world. If you can’t or won’t stand up for yourself, or your beliefs, who will? If you’re...

What We’re Thankful For…

What We’re Thankful For…

Thankful, Grateful, Blessed. We see these words everywhere they can be printed…on shirts, mugs, notebooks, etc. But are we really taking time to count our blessings? It’s important to take a step back from the craziness of our day-to-day lives and think about what...

Out of Office: Activity for Brain Health

Out of Office: Activity for Brain Health

Out of Office: Activity for Brain Health by Megan Murphy  While talking about mental health, it’s important to remember brain health too. Diseases such as depression and anxiety cause physical changes to your brain and have the potential to speed up brain aging,...

Stoicism in the Workplace

Stoicism in the Workplace

Stoicism In The Workplace by Megan Murphy Stoicism is a philosophy meant to help one deal with the ups and downs of life, teaching the ability to manage and shift your thoughts from being influenced by the world around you to what you’d like them to be. Stoicism...

Biological Prime Time and Your Business

Biological Prime Time and Your Business

Biological Prime Time and Your Business by Megan Murphy Now that we’ve got your office set up with color, scent, sound, and organization, let’s figure out the best time for you to put in the work.  There’s a window of time specific to you when your brain is performing...

Indulging the Senses for Focus

Indulging the Senses for Focus

SENSE Indulging the Senses for Focus by Megan Murphy We’ve been talking about how sound can help to destress and inspire you while working(or in your everyday life) but there’s something to be said about indulging your other senses too.  This is a blog to continue our...