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The Best Brain Possible With Debbie Hampton

Information and Inspiration For Anyone With a Brain


How Yoga Eases Depression and Stress

I have a confession to make. I’m a “yogaholic.” I’m literally addicted to yoga. If I go too long in between classes, which is like three whole days for me, my mind and body crave it. After class, when one of us leaves our water bottle in the dressing room or flubs our words, we[...]

How To Work Your Brain In Your Workout (and why it matters)

We all know that exercise is good for us. It’s about the best thing you can do for your brain and body. But did you know that if you exercise in ways that disengage your brain from actively participating, you’re getting the physical benefits of increased blood flow and oxygen to the brain and the[...]

What’s In Your Mental Health Tool Box?

Being a single woman and home owner, I used to take pride in being able to do things myself – or trying to anyway. At my request, I was given a tool box as a gift with a thousand different dohickys, thingamajigs, and assorted tools I’ve never used. I would try almost any do-it-yourself project[...]

Mind Power

I have practiced  Bikram yoga for over 5 years.  A class is 90 minutes of yoga in a room heated to 110 degrees with 40% humidity.  It’s insanely hot and muggy.  Today, the yoga teacher was prepping a first timer prior to entering the room. He instructed her repeatedly to not leave the room during[...]

A Japanese Ham Sandwich

It’s really hot. I get all sweaty and wear as little clothing as possible. When I’m finished, my body is tired, but surprisingly, I also feel strong and revitalized. My mind is calm and peaceful, yet alert and rejuvenated. I do this 3 or 4 times a week. No, it’s not what you’re thinking! It’s[...]