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 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 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

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?

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?