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7 Ways Science Says You Can Get A Happier Brain in 2017

To ensure survival, your ancestors’ brains developed a prickly awareness: always on the lookout for danger, zooming in on any potential threat, being super sensitive to painful experiences and burning them into memory, and reacting quickly physically without thinking first. Having this kind of reactive brain did a very good job helping humans evolve. However, these[...]

How Meditation Increases Your Intelligence (in just 20 minutes a day)

In less than the time than you probably spend every day browsing your Facebook feed, you could be improving your brain and increasing your IQ. One study found that meditating for just 20 minutes a day can improve not only mood and stress levels but also deep cognitive processing efficiency, which is a core aspect of[...]

How Mindfulness Changes Your Brain

You may think of mindfulness as one of those far-out-there trends, but it’s been around since antiquity for good reason. Science has proven, beyond any doubt, that a steady practice of mindfulness induces real beneficial changes in the brain. Studies have shown mindfulness to significantly improve a variety of conditions including anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder,[...]

Three Easy Ways To Calm Your Mind And Improve Your Brain

It seems like everywhere you turn these days someone is singing the praises of meditation, including me. Science has only fairly recently been able to validate the amazing benefits of this ancient practice with technology. The positive neurological and psychological effects of meditation are numerous. Meditation Helps Preserve An Aging Brain – One study found that long-term[...]

Why You Need To Give Your Brain A Break

Stress is the new norm. With the growth of the infinite internet, 500 channel 24-hour television, and mobile phones that are really little computers, you are now bombarded with five times as much information every day as a person received in 1986. According to Welcome to the information age: Every day the average person produces[...]

The Quickest Way To Change How You Feel Is To Change How You Think

Science has confirmed, without a doubt, that your brain is shaped by your life. Your experiences, behaviors, thoughts, and feelings literally, physically change the form and function of your brain, a concept known as neuroplasticity, from the day you’re born until the day you die. We all come into this world with the same basic[...]