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The Best Brain Possible With Debbie Hampton

Information and Inspiration For Anyone With a Brain

How To Easily Get A Better Brain Today

With over 28 million baby boomers projected to develop Alzheimer’s by 2050 and no cure in sight, prevention is the best bet to keep your brain healthy and functioning as long as you need it to. What you put in your mouth, how you handle pressure at work, what you do in you in your[...]

Skimping On Sleep Can Make You Sick, Fat, And Stupid

Every aspect of your life is affected by sleep – or lack of it, from looking and feeling your best to your having a healthy romatic relationship to meeting your goals at work. But in today’s fast paced, multi-media, mega-worry world, it’s hard to get enough shut-eye with all the to-dos on our lists everyday.[...]

8 Things Hitting Rock Bottom Taught Me

After taking care of my brother as he wasted away and died from AIDs, the end of my 18 year marriage to my high school sweetheart in an ugly parting that made Divorce Court look civil, and years of wrong turns, things not working out, and being flat-out disappointed with life, I tried to kill myself[...]

6 Depression Treatments You Might Not Know About

Depression looks different in every person with unique causes, symptoms, and manifestations in that person’s brain and life. (See: My Depression Is Not Your Depression) For some people, breaking a sweat, making dietary changes, practicing meditation regularly, or writing in a gratitude journal helps lift the dark cloud. For others, talking with a therapist or[...]

The Link Between Sleep And Depression

Every aspect of your life is impacted by sleep, from your appearance and health to relationships to success at work, but it hits your brain the hardest. Your brain’s entire electrical and chemical systems are influenced by your sleep – or lack of it. Unfortunately in today’s hurried, get-more-done, worried world, poor sleep and sleep[...]

How To Find Your Happy Place

We all have down days and tough times and sometimes get stuck in a funk we just can’t seem to shake. For many people, this can become an all too familiar existence leading to depression. Unfortunately, there’s no one big solution for depression, however there are many simple practices which you can utilize to alter brain[...]

Using Your Body To Change Your Brain

You know that your brain controls your body, but did you also know that your body controls your brain? It’s a feedback loop that works both ways. The activity in your brain changes every second based on what your body is doing – a process called biofeedback. You may have heard of and thought that[...]

How Failure Can Lead To Happiness

There is much more failure in life than success. Of all the species that ever existed, scientists estimate that less than 0.1% are alive today. In 2010, the Cincinnati research agency AcuPoll found that as many as 95% of new products introduced each year fail. According to the researcher Richard Wiseman, 88% of all new year’s[...]

Five Books That Changed My Life

If you cannot read all your books, fondle them, peer into them, let them fall open where they will, read from the first sentence that arrests the eye, set them back on the shelves with your own hands, arrange them on your own plan so that you at least know where they are. Let them[...]