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Nov 6, 2019

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Gardening And Mental Health: Your Brain And The Great Outdoors

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Tips To Maximize Your Next 5 Min Break At Work

If you read the title of this article and thought, “Only a 5 min break?” keep reading. Five minute breaks are a way of life for people who have discovered the Pomodoro Technique. And no, that’s not a fancy method for making pizza. And it’s not a sneaky way for your...

Supporting Brain Health With Meditation (Pushups For Your Brain)

Have you ever wished you could “reboot” your brain during a particularly taxing stretch of your workday? One thing that might help is mindfulness meditation. This type of meditation has been around for thousands of years, but it’s only been popular in the Western...

Principles Of Neuroplasticity (What It Is, How It Works, And More)

The science of the human brain is complex and amazing. In fact, researchers will likely never stop studying the brain and the way it functions. When it comes to questions about the brain, so much can be understood once you’ve got a grip on the basic principles of...

The Sun, Vitamin D, And Mental Health: What Is The Relationship?

You know you need the sun for its light and heat. And you know the sun is needed to warm the planet’s seas, drive the weather, and give energy to plants for food and oxygen. But did you know you also need the sun for vitamin D and mental health? It’s true. Without the...

What Is The Main Function Of Fats In The Brain?

Many people are confused about fat in their diet. For so long, dietary fat was demonized. Now all of a sudden it seems to be celebrated. What’s the healthy choice here? Some truth lies in understanding the main function of fats in the brain and the body. Different...

How To Use MCT Oil And Its Brain Benefits

Yum. Coffee. Mmm. Butter. Coffee with a shot of butter? Yes. You’ve likely heard about the bullet coffee trend. It turns out that a high-fat diet and a diet high in lean protein, but low in carbohydrates, might help kick your body into high fat-burning gear. MCT oil...

What Is Brain Fog And Can A Brain Fog Diet Help?

Ever have those days when you feel like you’re just not “with it?” You’re usually so efficient. You always remember appointments and tasks. But today, you forgot you were meeting a friend for lunch and you can’t seem to finish that work project that was meant to take...

Intermittent Fasting: Benefits And Potential Risks

It’s a little controversial, but when done the right way (with doctor supervision), fasting may deliver powerful health benefits. What about intermittent fasting? Does it provide benefits to the brain and body, or is it harmful? Let’s take a look. Spotlight On Diet:...

Gardening And Mental Health: Your Brain And The Great Outdoors

Could there be a connection between gardening and mental health? Read on to learn the brain benefits of plants and gardening outdoors — whether in your own garden or in a community allotment. Outdoor Physical Activity: Can It Help To Improve Your Mood? Many people...