Can retirement turn your brain to mush?

New study reveals startling evidence that retirement is bad for your brain…Unless you do this! Have you ever heard the phrase, “Use it or lose it?” There may be more truth to this adage than previously thought. Recent studies done in the United States, England, and 11 other European countries indicate that the earlier someone […]

Think of the Possibilities

Have you ever considered how your thoughts affect your physical body?  We all know that when we’re angry we can feel the effects of that anger physically.  Our face becomes flushed.  Our blood pressure rises.  We may even feel chest pains.  Conversely, when we’re happy, we generally feel better physically; our muscles relax, and we […]

Nurture Your Mind and Body: Practical Tips for Mental Health

Mental health is an essential part of overall wellness, but it’s often neglected in our busy lives. In today’s fast-paced world, we’re constantly bombarded with stressors that can take a toll on our mental health. However, by prioritizing self-care, we can build resilience and strengthen our ability to cope with life’s challenges. Here are some […]

Does the Health of Your Gut Affect the Function of Your Brain?

I have a friend who was recently diagnosed with severe autoimmune disease. If you know anything about autoimmune, you know that inflammation is usually a key culprit in causing the disease. You also understand that autoimmune can come with various symptoms, including gastrointestinal problems and brain fog. But, it is becoming increasingly apparent that gut […]

Music the Timeless Medication

Music has long been used in many cultures for meditation and healing.  Shamans used rhythms and chanting, and many times music, to help with relaxation and concentration. More recently, doctors are beginning to recognize music as a therapeutic tool to help with a variety of ailments, such as depression, blood pressure, and PTSD. Relaxing Music […]

Get Healthy Without Breaking A Sweat

Exercise your…brain? While many people have never heard of brainwave entrainment, it is a field of study that has over 75 years under its belt. In 1929 scientist Hans Berger discovered the Alpha brainwave.  Not long after, researchers figured out that brainwaves could be strengthened using flickering lights.  They called it Photic Driving. By 1942 […]

Fight Dementia with Nature’s Powerhouse

If you knew there was a food you could add to your diet proven to fight the effects of aging and dementia, you’d probably eat it, wouldn’t you?  Well, get to your local farmer’s market now because blueberries are the wonder food of the future.  Blueberries fight off the harmful effects of free radicals, keep […]

Got Pain? Shed Some Light On It!

If you experience joint pain, chronic inflammation, acne or more, healing could be as simple as shedding some light on the problem! In recent years, low-level light therapy has been making headlines for the treatment of conditions such as chronic pain and inflammation. Light therapy increases blood flow which helps in tissue recovery and collagen […]

BioHack Your Way to Better Health!

Recently, on our BrainTap Business Journal Podcast, I was joined by David Weinstein, founder and creator of LifeForce IQ and renowned biohacker.  It got me to wondering what biohacking really is and how it can benefit regular people in their everyday lives.  Biohacking is the process of doing research on your own body and making […]

15 Surprising Ways Music Benefits our Health

“One good thing about music, is when it hits you, you feel no pain.” Bob Marley There is nothing like hearing your favorite song come on the radio.  You immediately turn the volume up, probably start singing, and your mind immediately goes to the memories this song invokes.  Or the feeling when you see your […]

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