Take a breath

Musings on neuroscience, meditation and Muse.

June 1, 2021

Here’s Why You Might Want To Start Keeping A Dream Journal.

Take a moment and think back to the last dream you had. How much of it can you remember? For many of us, the answer is not much. When we’re asleep, we have these vivid dreams, but then when we awake, they seem to just vanish like they never happened. Scientists and dream researchers have … Continued

May 26, 2021

Featured Muse Meditation Teacher: Chrissy Carter

Chrissy Carter is an inspiring yoga and meditation instructor, writer, and artist. Her meditations are approachable and full of heartfelt wisdom. Chrissy has over a decade of experience—her yoga teaching style is influenced by her Iyengar-inspired practice, as well as her love for musculoskeletal anatomy, asana mechanics, and philosophy. She has appeared in The New … Continued

April 16, 2021

Want to Achieve More? Develop a Growth Mindset.

When we hear the term ‘growth mindset,’ it can be easy to lump the idea into the category of “think positive and manifest.” And while that is part of it, there’s a lot more to it than that. And understanding how being growth-minded applies at work and at home can help you be more successful … Continued

April 14, 2021

Featured Muse Meditation Teacher: Palma Michel

As a mindful leadership advisor & transformative coach, Palma Michel works at the intersection of high performance, peak wellbeing, and impact. Her first book The Authority Guide To Mindful Leadership was published in April 2017 and offers techniques for managing yourself, others and effect positive change. As the host of The Explorer’s Mind Podcast, she interviews … Continued

March 25, 2021

Slowing Down: The Not-So-Secret Way to Work Smarter, Not Harder

We live in a culture where text pings and Slack dings have become the all-day soundtrack to our lives. The endless stream of notifications tells us more things we need to cram into our already-packed to-do list. And when we keep hearing “time is money,” it’s no wonder we’re all running around trying to come … Continued

March 23, 2021

2020 Insights: What Global Meditation Data From 5 Million Sessions Reveals

Twenty-twenty turned our everyday lives upside down, affecting everything from our work to our social lives. And one aspect in particular—our mental health—may have been the hardest hit. We were more anxious, stressed, lonely, and depressed. In fact, more than 42% of people surveyed by the US Census Bureau in December 2020 reported symptoms of … Continued

March 22, 2021

Mental Fatigue Is Costly. A New Study Shows How EEG Could Help Predict It.

Over the past decade, we’ve seen a surge in low-cost, wearable technology that allows us to track everything from our heart rate to deep sleep. No longer relegated to big, clunky machines in sleep labs, electroencephalography technology (EEG)—which gives you real-time feedback on your brain activity—is now conveniently tucked inside mobile devices like Muse S … Continued

March 8, 2021

Celebrating International Women’s Day at Muse

There is a gender gap in the modern workforce. And we see it every day in everything from politics to pay. Even as women leaders in healthcare, education, and tech, they are still outnumbered, outranked, and outearned by their male counterparts (1). So today, March 8th, for International Women’s Day (IWD), we’re joining our global … Continued

February 20, 2021

Digital Health Expert & Neuroscientist Dr. Walter Greenleaf Joins Muse.

We hear the word digital health a lot these days, but what exactly does that mean? It refers to all of the ways technology supports your health—from mobile apps and health platforms to wearable devices and digital tools. And leading neuroscientist and digital technology expert Dr. Walter Greenleaf has been at the forefront of the … Continued