News & Mentions

Life Cross Training Announces Human Performance Program for Rush University Medical Center Department of Nursing

Jun 5, 2018

Life Cross Training (LIFE XT) and Rush University Medical Center have entered into an agreement to provide LIFE XT’s comprehensive program to 90 leaders in the Rush Department of Nursing. ... Read More

Life Cross Training Announces Expansion of Novel Human Performance Platform with Global Law Firm, Seyfarth Shaw

Apr 12, 2018

Global law firm, Seyfarth Shaw, LLP. has expanded their engagement with LIFE XT due to the "tremendous results" seen with LIFE XT's program designed to drive resilience and productivity among employees. ... Read More

Life Cross Training and The Scion Group Announce Large-Scale, Multi-Platform Human Performance Program for Scion Employees

Mar 30, 2018

Scion has engaged LIFE XT to deliver training including XT Resilience, XT Emotional Intelligence, and XT Peak Performance for over 200 Scion employees throughout the U.S. ... Read More

How one practice conquered burnout

Mar 10, 2018

LIfe XT’s founders wrote a book called “Start Here” that provides a prescription “using scientific evidence for resilience by drawing on common characteristics in other cultures such as meditation, gratitude and engagement in activities beyond the self,” Paulus says. ... Read More

App Helps Clinicians Cope With Burnout, Stress

Feb 24, 2018

An industry under the constant threat of disruption, a rise in administrative tasks and a stronger sense that they've lost professional autonomy is burning out healthcare workers. About half of U.S. physicians and roughly 35% of hospital nurses experience symptoms of burnout. ... Read More

Be A Boss With Your Brain, Heart, & Gut

Jan 12, 2018

The art and science of how to be happy! Eric Langshur is a bestselling author and CEO who woke up one morning and realized he had learned how to manage a large business, and thousands of people, but couldn’t get a handle on his own mind. In this episode you will get some tips on how to “train the skill of wellbeing.” and what it means to “notice, shift, and rewire.” ... Read More

Life Cross Training Adds Major U.S. Health Systems to Rapidly Growing Client Base

Nov 9, 2017

LIFE XT Human Performance Program Gains Strong Traction in U.S., Enabling Health Systems to Scale Novel, Multi-Platform Wellbeing Training Program, Enhancing Productivity and Driving Resiliency to Stress Amongst Medical Professionals ... Read More

Three Powerful Mindfulness Practices To Try on the Road

Oct 26, 2017
From Mindful

Integrating even just one of these practices into your everyday life will help you have a safer, more mindful driving experience. ... Read More

Being with Stressful Moments Rather Than Avoiding Them

Jul 26, 2017
From Mindful

When we use mindfulness to get rid of stress, we’re no longer being mindful. Try this practice for being with and reimagining stressful moments. ... Read More

Unhook From the News and Stay Informed

Jun 20, 2017
From Mindful

How simple mindfulness practices can help you remain active and engaged in society while steering clear of news addiction. ... Read More

3 Simple Steps to Stop Mental Time Traveling

Jun 1, 2017
From Mindful

You can create daily routines that help rewire your brain for present moment awareness and free you from ruminating about the past or worrying about the future. ... Read More

Leading Quality in Changing Times

May 31, 2017

A culture of continuous improvement is a truly powerful flywheel once it gets going. In partnership with vendors Standout (a strengths-based tool approach to driving improved communication and engagement within teams) and Life-XT (which provides tools and techniques to increase resilience and enhance personal well-being), in one year we drove out $32 million in operating inefficiencies, while simultaneously increasing the metric of fully engaged team members by over 100%. ... Read More

Mission Health Combats Burnout with Life Cross Training Human Performance Program

Feb 15, 2017

According to a 2016 Advisory Board report, more than 50 percent of all physicians report symptoms of burnout, and an equal 50 percent of nurses report feeling emotionally exhausted. North Carolina-based health system Mission Health is invested in combatting team burnout, and it's paying off: After implementing the science- and evidence-based human performance program Life Cross Training (LIFE XT), participants' resilience, performance, life satisfaction and overall wellbeing have increased signi ... Read More

7 Steps to Creating a Successful Corporate Wellness Program

Feb 8, 2017

Best-selling author and LIFE Cross Training cofounder Nate Klemp offers his top tips on setting up a corporate wellness program that really works. ... Read More

How to Notice, Shift, and Rewire Your Brain

Dec 12, 2016
From mindful

A simple mindfulness strategy for mastering the habit of becoming more present to each moment and, as a result, experiencing greater focus, productivity, and life satisfaction. ... Read More

Firm rolls out wellness coaching and ’emotional fitness’ classes for employees

Nov 1, 2016

Lawyers who seek to enhance their “emotional fitness” now can enroll in the Life XT program, a series of live classes and online videos designed to promote resiliency against stress and increase productivity. Life XT is based on the book Start Here: Master the Lifelong Habit of Wellbeing, which bills itself as a cross-training program for happiness and health. Life XT was developed in conjunction with health care researchers and neuroscientists with the goal to enhance lawyers’ ability to cop ... Read More

3 Ways to Manage Stress and Increase Productivity in the Workplace

Oct 29, 2016

Trying to get all your work done before you leave the office can be difficult, especially as your things to do list grows longer and longer. Priti Patel, chief practice officer at LIFE XT, gives us a few tips on how to be more productive at work while also minimizing stress. ... Read More

Me, My Shelf and I: Eric Langshur

Jul 15, 2016

When entrepreneur and investor Eric Langshur decided to write a book about well-being, he wasn't interested in publishing something thinly researched or narrowly focused. "There are so many self-help programs, so many things you can read," says the founder of Abundant Venture Partners. "We wanted to synthesize a body of ancient, spiritual, and philosophical wisdom and create one efficient, science-backed framework for well-being." The book, "Start Here," co-written with former philosophy pro ... Read More

Start Here Hits The New York Times Bestseller list

May 22, 2016

A version of this list appears in the May 22, 2016 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending May 7, 2016. Lists are published early online. ... Read More

3 Ways To Bring Compassion Into The Workplace

May 16, 2016

Here’s a business paradox: Kindness breeds organizational success. It’s a paradox because when we think about how to optimize creativity, productivity, and other metrics of high performing organizations, compassion rarely enters the conversation. We talk instead about more tangible metrics: things like increasing efficiency, billable hours, sales numbers, and other more quantifiable measures. ... Read More

How To Fit Meditation Into Your Morning Routine — No Matter What

May 8, 2016

By now, you’ve probably heard: Meditation holds amazing benefits. If it were a pill, it would be a miracle drug. It improves focus, productivity, and overall well-being. It reduces stress, anxiety, and mind-wandering. So why isn’t everyone doing it? The short answer: time. Unlike drinking a Red Bull or popping a supplement, we’ve been taught that meditation requires that we take time out of our day. You have to stop what you're doing, find a comfortable seat in a quiet location, and spend any ... Read More

Top Law Firm’s Lawyers to Get ‘Emotional Fitness’ Training

May 3, 2016

“Wow, this is so not Kirkland.” That was the initial reaction to a yoga and meditation pilot program when it was first offered to lawyers at international law firm Kirkland & Ellis, according to a top partner Linda K. Myers. The debt-finance attorney tells Crain’s Chicago Business that lawyers at the firm quickly became a believer in the “wellness” gospel preached by a Chicago entrepreneur named Eric Langshur ... Read More