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How To Calm Your Wired-To-Worry Brain

Worrying has become the norm these days. We worry about paying the bills. We nervously read up on and monitor our health. We fret about our kids getting into college. And when they do, we worry about them finding a good job after graduating. There’s an endless supply of material for mind sweat. According to The[...]

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[...]

The Benefits Of Self-Compassion And How To Get More

Not to be confused with self-pity, complacency or arrogance, self-compassion involves acknowledging your own suffering, faults, and mistakes and responding with kindness, caring, and understanding, without any judgment or evaluation. It’s talking to and treating yourself as you would a friend. It’s seeing your troubles and screw-ups as part of being human. To practice self-compassion[...]

Four Steps To Take Control Of Your Mind And Change Your Brain

Because of neuroplasticity, the scientifically proven ability of your experiences, behaviors, and thoughts to alter your brain, you are sculpting the physical form and function your brain every day with your life. Most of the time, neuroplastic change happens unconsciously as a result of thought patterns and habitual behaviors we have as we go through[...]

Help Depression By Healing Your Limbic System

Your limbic system is an ancient collection of brain structures located deep within the brain. The limbic system is the emotional part of your brain and processes your sense of smell, stores highly charged emotional memories, and affects all sleep and appetite cycles, moods, sexuality and bonding. Depression is primarily a result of poor communication[...]

Why Your Eyes Look Up And Your Tongue Tenses When You Think

When thinking, you often just naturally roll your eyes up and your tongue tenses in your mouth. Ever wonder why you do these things?  There are real physical reasons for both. Go Ahead…Roll Your Eyes Rolling your eyes up is an automatic response the body makes when trying to access lost or hidden information because[...]