Do you often find yourself scrolling mindlessly through the same five apps on a continuous loop instead of focusing on what’s in front of you? Like many, you probably wish you could concentrate better and be more engaged in the present, but how do you retrain your brain to focus in a world of distractions? […]
Where should your quest for an ageless and healthy brain begin? With the fundamentals, of course. Research links the “commandments” outlined below to a reduced risk of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and a slew of other conditions. Commandment #1: Quench Chronic Inflammation When illness or infection strikes, the body’s immune system snaps into action. One of […]
Modern life moves pretty fast these days, or at least, according to our Google calendars and smartphone notifications. It’s tough for us to stop and smell the roses, much less remember that one dinner party we RSVP’d to months ago, or where we put that one book. It feels like it’s much easier for things […]
Recently, I was with a dear friend and her three-year-old son, and we were discussing her little boy, who, though very sweet and well mannered, wasn’t attaching to me the way I wanted. “Well, boys never bond with me as much,” I said to my friend as I talked about the nearly instant bond I […]
Change Your Brain, Change Your Life was a breakthrough bestseller by renowned neuropsychiatrist and brain expert, Dr. Daniel Amen. Now it’s back with 50% new content in the revised and expanded edition. In this book you’ll see scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness, or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures work in your brain. […]
Ever feel left out, worried, hurt? Listen to this audio practice from neuropsychologist Rick Hanson and feel better.
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