Rick E. Ornelas

482 Flips | 1 Magazine | 18 Likes | 2 Followers | @ThrivePolice | Rick O. Clinician, Law Enforcement Mental Health and Leadership Consultant/Educator. 21 yrs. police experience. Doctorate candidate at  ASU.

10 Cognitive Biases That Distort Your Thinking

While we might all like to believe that we are rational and logical, the sad fact is that we are constantly under the influence of cognitive biases …

Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

Muscle

We Rank The Best Five Apps For Landing A Cheap Flight

If you follow our travel section at all, you know we at Uproxx love cheap flights. But we also know that sometimes you can’t plan ahead, or that you’re not always near a computer to book a flight. And the best deals require you to act fast. So we’ve ranked five apps that will let you snag a cheap …

Why the Human Brain Loves to Be Lied to

Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance and economics.<p>In theory, …

How addiction hijacks the brain

Published: July, 2011<p>Desire initiates the process, but learning sustains it.<p>The word "addiction" is derived from a Latin term for "enslaved by" or …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Leadership

Can't Get Your News From Facebook Anymore? Try These 6 Apps

You may have heard about Facebook's recent pledge to cut back on News Feed traffic coming from brands, businesses, and publishers. The pledge is …

This Is What Your Body Is Busy Doing While You're Asleep

Everything that's happening in a handy chart.<p>In our increasingly busy lives, sleep can feel pretty unproductive. But just because you're not awake, …

Sleep

Physician Burnout: Simple Steps to Improving Well-being

Watch physician well-being advocate Cliff Knight, MD, FAAFP, AAFP Senior Vice-President for Education, as he interviews author and wellness advocate …

5 Body Hacks to Instantly Calm Overwhelming Emotion

Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen breaks the glass on 5 body hacks that pull the plug on overwhelming emotion

Hacking

5 Hacks To Fall Asleep Instantly That Are All Backed By Science

Life is pretty hard in general, but I find sleep to be one of the most difficult things to do. Personally, it's really not the staying asleep I find …

If Your Employees Aren't Learning, You're Not Leading

There’s a strong positive relationship between how much people learn on the job and how much they love their job. Employees who score high on survey questions like “I will have to learn new skills to achieve my assigned goals for this year” have higher scores on questions such as:<p>“I consider myself …

Employment

Too much stress can make you physically ill. Researchers now may know why.

It’s not a surprise when cold and flu season strike once a year with aches, pains and bodily misery. However, something even more virulent has the ability to make us ill year-round: stress.<p>I know a bit about the link between stress and illness first hand. Four years ago, I set out to regenerate a …

Immune System

Healthy Soups

Soup is a great dish to serve year round and these healthy soups are delicious and good for you, too. From hearty black-bean turkey chili to gingery …

Portion Sizes: How to Eyeball Servings Of 8 Popular Foods | Men’s Health

The Exact Portion Size You Should Be Eating Of 8 Popular Foods<p>​Keep your serving sizes in check with this handy guide<p>Getty Images<p>When it comes to your diet, what’s most important for reaching your weight loss or fitness goals: quality or quantity? Or rather, does <i>what</i> you eat matter as much as <i>how</i> …

Want To Know What Your Coworkers Really Think About You? Ask These 2 Questions | Inc.com

As a leader, it can be hard to get an honest pulse on what your team thinks about you.<p>On the one hand, employees (often rightfully) believe that telling you about your negative traits will impact their career. While on the other side, it's incredibly difficult for us to see ourselves through …

Leadership

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Three Books To Power Up Your New Year

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is that I get some breathing room in my calendar. I love to use this time to spend time with friends and family, to work on projects and certainly to catch up on my reading.<p>If you want to take time to read to improve your professional life, there are …

Leadership

Strip away fat with our simple bodyweight circuit

01<p>Press-up<p><b>Sets:</b> 3 / <b>Reps:</b> 40 seconds / <b>Rest:</b> 20 seconds<p>Set up with your weight supported on your toes and hands beneath your shoulders, body straight. …

The worst thing people do to wake up in the morning — according to a sleep scientist

A sleep scientist reveals the first mistake we make when we wake up in the morning. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Daniel Barone:</b> When you wake up and then hit the snooze button and go back to sleep, it feels good because serotonin gets released. And it feels nice to fall back asleep.<p>The …

9 Things You Should Know About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

You’ve probably heard of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the evidence-based psychotherapy treatment method focused on changing negative thoughts …

How a 'Zero-Based' Calendar Can Supercharge Your Productivity | Inc.com

As a solopreneur, I create my own schedule and my productivity is limited only by the hours in my day and how I manage them. To that end, I'm always looking for better ways to keep track of tasks, arrange my days, organize my to-dos, and decide my priorities.<p>I was intrigued by the "zero-based …

Time Management

Brené Brown's 6 favorite books that inspire bravery

<b>Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson</b> (Spiegel & Grau, $16).<p>This book is a call to individual and collective courage. Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice …

Reading stories creates universal patterns in the brain

New research shows that when we hear stories, brain patterns appear that transcend culture and language. There may be a universal code that underlies …

Forming Stronger Bonds with People at Work

Connecting with others is at the heart of human nature. Recent research emphasizes that the power of connections can help us be creative, resilient, even live longer. But we can easily overlook the importance of these bonds. As popular writer and researcher Adam Grant has noted, the pressure of …

Unable to sleep? The best ways you can trick yourself into dozing off

We all know that a hot, milky drink and a warm bath are supposed to relax you before bed, but many of us still can’t slip into slumber.<p>Ten million …

These 7 numbers tell you how healthy you are — and they have nothing to do with your weight

People count everything from calories to steps. But there is one measurement that's constantly counted, addressed, and criticized when it comes to health — a person's weight.<p>Because of the emphasis placed on this number, people tend to think it's the only one that matters when it comes to your …

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things | Inc.com

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and …

Self-help

Mother of deputy who killed himself wants story to help

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Karen Fish knows her son had a lot of things in life that he loved, including his job as a Richland County sheriff’s deputy. …