Do you know what chemicals are active in your brain? Checkout our neurotransmitter chart to learn more about your brains, and signs you might be lacking in any of these important chemicals.
Trust your gut! Increasingly research finds out that a healthy gut has positive health repercussions throughout the body– including in the brain.
Brain fog, while not a specific diagnosis, is characterized as the feeling of having fuzzy, clouded thinking and the inability to feel sharp in your thoughts.
This is your brain on meditation
Face pareidolia, the phenomenon of seeing face-like structures in inanimate objects, is a perceptual phenomenon that occurs when sensory input is processed by visual mechanisms that have evolved to extract social content from human faces.
Reap nature’s meditative benefits: Head outdoors for some all-natural, feel-good vibes.
“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy”
Thich Nhat Hanh
Can you remember when you last spent quality time with some trees and grass? Research has long documented how spending time in the great outdoors (and not just to travel from point A to point B) can have numerous benefits for your overall well-being and mental health, and the field is only growing (no pun intended). A study published in The Journal of Positive Psychology in 2018 found that even spending as little as five minutes outdoors was linked to a significant mood boost.
A new study reports bilingualism may have a positive effect on brain aging, specifically when it comes to executive function. The findings of this study contradict other research, suggesting bilingualism does have a protective effect against cognitive decline in aging.
New research on yoga’s ability to improve brain health and stave off dementia has us running to our mats.