Category Archives: Brain Health

Meditation Monday

Loving-Kindness Meditation A way to calm a frenzied mind, express gratitude, and be happy. Practicing kindness is one of the simplest ways to be happy. Recent research finds that kind people tend to be more content with their relationships and … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday

BIOPHILIA  A love of life. A love of all that is living. The human desire to connect with nature. According to biologist, E.O. Wilson, “biophilia is a hardwired instinct that is key to human happiness” (McGonigal, 2019, p.169). Modern humans tend to … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday

What Can Exercise Do For Your Brain? Health & Nutrition Update Tufts University Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy The number of nerve cells in the brain typically decreases with age, and the levels … Continue reading

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Up Your ZZZs to Up Your Performance

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A Thanksgiving Puzzle to Solve

After the turkey is cooked and served, grace is said, and bellies are full, try this Thanksgiving puzzle to challenge our brains and keep us mentally fit. Can you solve the Thanksgiving puzzle? Created by Silver Sneakers, an organization with the mission to make … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Have you ever experienced Flow? A state in which people are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter; the experience is so enjoyable that people will continue to do it at great cost, for the sheer sake of doing it. -Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi … Continue reading

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Therapy Thursday

4 Steps to Decipher Fear Rethink Fear What is it? When does it hold you back? When can it be a positive force? Know You Are Not Alone It is part of the human condition  to struggle with moments of … Continue reading

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Wishful Wednesday

Be sure to taste your thoughts before you chew on them. – Petra Kolber You made a mistake. What do you do? Ruminate or Reflect Rumination:  Act of repetitive thinking, most commonly negative thoughts about self. Often referred to as “self-punishment.” … Continue reading

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Therapy Thursday

A Cure to Toxic Perfectionism What is Toxic Perfectionism? According to well-renowned Aerobic Instructor and more recently Happiness Coach, Movement Motivator, and creator of the Perfection Detox, Petra Kolber, perfectionism can create anxiety, decrease self-worth and confidence, drain our energy … Continue reading

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TED Talk Tuesday

When was the last time you were bored? How do you feel each time you are bored? What do you do when boredom hits? Boredom can have a negative reputation. Why? In Manoush Zomorodi’s TED Talk, How Boredom Can Lead to Your … Continue reading

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