Mental Health

Are You Trying Too Hard When You Meditate?

By Michael Maddaus / December 22, 2019 /

Just do it. The Nike tagline is symbolic of the American ethos. Go after it, try your hardest, and if you fail, get up, dust off, and try again. I love the phrase. I have lived by it. It has served me well. But, like many things, the idea is useful until it isn’t. Nowhere…

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How Sleep Cleans the Streets of Your Brain

By Michael Maddaus / November 16, 2019 /

Have you ever seen the streets of a major city being cleaned late in the wee hours of the night? In every major city, in the dark quiet of the empty streets, one can usually hear garbage trucks and street sweepers slowly cleaning up the mess from another day of controlled chaos. The same thing…

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