Train Your Brain: How to Reduce Anxiety Through Mindfulness and Meditation

Train Your Brain: How to Reduce Anxiety Through Mindfulness and Meditation

Back in the 1960s Dr. Paul D. Maclean devised the Triune Brain model as a way to explain the brain’s evolution while reconciling rational human behavior with more primal and violent outbursts. The Triune Model suggests three parts to the brain: Reptilian (posterior, brain stem): the source of instincts Paleommamalian (mid-brain): the source of emotions Neomammalian (cortex): the source of…

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The Heart and Brain Coherence

The Heart and Brain Coherence

Fostering the mind-body connection I’ve long been interested in how our responses to stress affect our brains and our hearts. I’m continuing my campaign for Go Red For Women with the American Heart Association to support heart health and awareness. Did you know the heart sends more notifications to the brain than the brain sends to the heart? And true…

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Eat This for a Younger Brain

Eat This for a Younger Brain

Here are six tasty ways to boost your intake of lutein. If you’ve been meaning to eat more greens, a new study out from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign may give you the extra nudge you need. It found that middle-aged people with higher levels of lutein—a nutrient that occurs in green, leafy vegetables like spinach and kale, as…

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Diet Soda – Bad News For Your Brain

Diet Soda – Bad News For Your Brain

Artificially sweetened drinks increase your risk of stroke and dementia Ever find yourself wondering, “Is diet soda bad for you?” It may seem like a better option compared to sugary soda, but the science shows that viewpoint falls flat. And now, we have even more reason to avoid soda at all costs. Artifiicially sweetened drinks increase risk of stroke and…

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How To Activate Your Brain’s Caring Center: Compassion

How To Activate Your Brain’s Caring Center: Compassion

5 ways to increase your skills at compassion and the benefits The quality of cultivating and expressing compassion is central to almost every religion on Earth, and also a major focus in the field of psychology. Concepts such as “mindfulness” or “loving-kindness meditation” have been steadily growing in popularity for several decades, and today a large body of evidence supports the…

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How Gratitude Changes Your Brain

How Gratitude Changes Your Brain

The science behind why positivity is healthy Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. —Zig Ziglar How are you doing with your November gratitude challenge so far? We are halfway through the month, so hopefully your gratitude journal…

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