The True Power of Sound – from Embryonic to Old Age

By  Peter Hartmann

The wrong sounds will make you and your loved ones stressed, tired and anxious. Get expert advice for creating a healthier, more positive sound environment and have sound work for you – not against you!

The True Power of Sound – from Embryonic to Old Age
Welcome to Part 1 of my conversation with Lyz Cooper, founder of The British Academy of Sound Therapy and who have spent more than two decades conducting research into sound and offering courses, training, sound therapy and music to promote health and well-being.

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6 Rules for Mastering the Art of Conversation

By 6 Rules for Mastering the Art of Conversation Peter Hartmann

Conversations are the lifeblood of interpersonal communication. But, for some people, they’re the equivalent of a trip to the dentist. Here are some tips for breaking the ice and engaging in good, meaningful conversations.

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I recently attended a great dinner party. It had everything you’d expect of a terrific get-together – fabulous food, interesting people and fascinating conversations all around the table.

Well, almost…. Continue reading

What a 3 Week Holiday Taught Me About Leadership!

By  Saurabh Singhal

Having worked in multinational corporations my entire career, I often wondered about my colleagues taking 4-6 weeks of holiday a year, however this was not a very comfortable concept for me.

What a 3 Week Holiday Taught Me About Leadership!

I recently came back from a 3 week vacation, which was the longest vacation for me – ever.

I was feeling quite nervous, anxious and guilty before going on this trip. Thoughts around whether the team will be able to close the quarter on budget, who will represent me at the management meetings, what will my team think of me, what will my manager think of me etc.

I was in for a pleasant surprise once I returned Continue reading

Relax and Recharge this Summer with These 3 Great Books

By  Peter Hartmann

Looking for some beach reading this summer? These three books are perfect for relaxing while providing some great food for thought.

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For many of us, summer has finally arrived. It’s that glorious time of year when we take a week or two to leave our jobs behind and enjoy the company of friends and family.

It’s also the perfect time to recharge our internal batteries. And what better way to do that than through a bit of reading? I’ve just started on three books that I’m finding highly enlightening and informative, and think you may be interested in them, too: Continue reading

The Secret to Determining How Fit You Really Are

By The Secret to Determining How Fit You Really Are Peter Hartmann

If you’ve ever wondered if your workout routine is making you more fit – or if it is just a waste of time – there’s now an easy, accurate way to find out.

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We’re working out like crazy. But are we getting in better shape?

That’s a question all of us who push to stay fit often ask ourselves. Sure, maybe we’ve shaved a few seconds off our last time or done a few more reps, but is all that time, sweat and effort we put in at the gym making us any healthier? Continue reading

How to Eliminate 3 Barriers to a Great Workout

By How to Eliminate 3 Barriers to a Great Workout Peter Hartmann

What stands between you and your ideal workout session? Find out how an exciting new technology can give you the workout you deserve.

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Let’s face it: Working out is tough. And not just the physical part.

Plenty of things get in the way of an ideal workout – like making the time, focusing on the task at hand and staying motivated, just to name a few. Continue reading

6 Ways to Burn Calories While Having Fun

By 6 Ways to Burn Calories While Having Fun Peter Hartmann

Want to shape up and stay healthy? Let’s forget calories, and instead put the fun back into our workouts.

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How is this for depressing? On a recent trip to the U.S., I had dinner at one of those restaurants that prints the calorie count of each item on the menu. Imagine my surprise when I learned that my plate of grilled chicken taco salad registered a heart-stopping 1,200 calories. Continue reading

How Much Smaller Can Everything Get?

By How Much Smaller Can Everything Get? Peter Hartmann

The tools we use to manage our lives are getting smaller by the day. Is that good or bad? And where will it end?

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Whoever said that bigger is better probably hasn’t owned an electronic device in a while.

Take a look. Virtually all the tools we use to manage our lives are getting smaller and more powerful, helping us strive for better, healthier and more productive lives. Continue reading

At What Age Did Play Turn Into Exercise?

By At What Age Did Play Turn Into Exercise? Peter Hartmann

Why should kids have all the fun? It’s time for us adults to put some excitement back into our otherwise dull workout routines.

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It appears on my bank statement, just like clockwork: My health club fee. The fee I pay once every month for visiting the place about that often.

While making the payment, I started wondering… at what point do we adults start paying to do what kids do all the time for free? Continue reading

Does Advice From Fitness Experts Confuse You Too?

By Does Advice From Fitness Experts Confuse You Too? Peter Hartmann

Forget about the latest fitness trends. The best workouts are the ones where we listen to our bodies. Are you ready for the intelligent workout?

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Why is workout advice always so contradictory?

We can’t visit a fitness site or thumb through a magazine without an “expert” sharing the newest theory on how to get in shape. Trouble is, it’s usually the opposite of what we heard last time. Continue reading