- “Play shapes our brain, fosters empathy helps us navigate complex social groups, and is at the core of innovation.” Dr. Stuart Brown founder of the National Institute for Play.
- “If we want to live a wholehearted life, we have to become intentional about cultivating rest and play, and we must work to let go of exhaustion as a status symbol and productivity as self-worth.” Brene Brown
- "Dopamine is evoked through play and humor. It is responsible for feeling great, it gives you more gas, and let’s you go further... It is what's released any time an animal or human thinks it’s on the right path…" - Andrew Huberman
- “Dopamine is also evoked through teamwork - when you feel like you're supported.” - Dr. Andrew Huberman Department of Neurobiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
- “The benefits of collaborative learning include the development of higher-level thinking, self-esteem, and self-management. In addition, it exposes us to an increased understanding of diverse perspectives.” Center for Teaching innovation at Cornell University
“Psychophysiological Coherence is the state when the cognitive, emotional and physiological systems are in alignment and cooperation. This state is associated with resilience, sustained positive emotion, facilitating higher cognitive functions, and creating emotional stability. " Dr. Rollin McCraty Research Direction at the HeartMath Institute
“You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”
- Jon Kabat-Zinn
"Be aware of your breathing. Notice how this takes attention away from your thinking and creates space." - Eckhart Tolle
"Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better. It’s about befriending who we are already." - Pema Chödrön
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