Optimal Stress Levels

The Yerkes-Dodson Law and optimal stress levels

By 5th Place | April 15, 2024

The Yerkes-Dodson Law, a well-established principle in psychology, sheds light on the complex relationship between stress and performance.

Learning curves and roundabouts

Learning curves and roundabouts

By 5th Place | April 12, 2024

The decision to turn an audio offering into a video course provides for a very steep learning curve. Reality is a rocky path that requires tenacity to traverse. It is done and we are glad.

A meeting of hearts

A meeting of hearts

By 5th Place | April 5, 2024

The wedding of two delightful individuals is the icing on the cake of a serendipitous meeting two years ago. You never know who you are going to meet and what effect they may have on you.

Post-pandemic social anxiety

Post-pandemic social anxiety: Navigating the new normal

By 5th Place | April 4, 2024

Discover strategies for managing re-entry anxiety, cultivating emotional resilience, and adapting to in-person interactions in a post-COVID world.

The power of social support

The power of social support

By 5th Place | March 28, 2024

Discover how strong social connections can buffer the negative effects of stress and uncertainty, promoting emotional well-being and resilience in the face of life’s challenges.

An end may be a beginning

An end may be a beginning

By 5th Place | March 28, 2024

Recent endings and beginnings of lives resulted in moments of deep reflection about what we are doing with our time here on earth and what legacy we want to leave.

High Fructose Diets

High Fructose Diets and Weakened Immunity

By 5th Place | March 21, 2024

The Paradox of Choice highlights a critical aspect of modern life: having too many options can lead to increased anxiety, decision paralysis, and ultimately, a decrease in life satisfaction.

Clumsy but brilliant

Clumsy but brilliant

By 5th Place | March 21, 2024

As one being left another arrived. The challenges of dealing with this new life causes some consternation, a bit of confusion and more than a little chaos. Just like many significant change events.

The Paradox of Choice

The Paradox of Choice

By 5th Place | March 14, 2024

The Paradox of Choice highlights a critical aspect of modern life: having too many options can lead to increased anxiety, decision paralysis, and ultimately, a decrease in life satisfaction.

The importance of impact

The importance of impact

By 5th Place | March 14, 2024

Structure and commitment get us through a tough time. Memories, recollections and stories build a picture of a giant of a man and give a perspective of the importance of our impact.