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 […]

Is Your Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

Are you a glass half full or a glass half empty type person? Do you tend to see the positive, even in stressful situations? Or do you immediately assume the worst and focus on the negative? People generally fall into two categories when it comes to how we see the world–optimist or pessimist. If you’re […]

Five Tips for Fixing Holiday Stress

For many, Christmas is the most wonderful time of year.  They thrive on the hustle and bustle, decorating the halls, baking the cookies and singing along with carols on the radio.  They look forward to creating family  memories and seeing the lights. For others, the holidays and the stress attached is overwhelming.  They’d love to […]

Brain Fitness – Five Tips For A Healthy Brain

Your brain is the most important organ you have.  It’s the control center that runs every other system in your body.  If you don’t keep it fit and healthy, your entire body suffers.  And, just like physical fitness, brain fitness has many benefits for all the systems in our bodies. We’re not talking about doing […]

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with BrainTap

Every year from September 15 to October 15 we observe National Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans to our culture.  This observation was enacted by President Lyndon Johnson as Hispanic Heritage Week and later expanded by President Reagan into the month-long celebration it is today. BrainTap believes America is made up […]

Dr. Porter Shares His Six Tips For Starting Your Day With Success

Mornings are tough for many of us. The alarm startles us awake.  We groan.  We roll over and wish we had a few more minutes to sleep in.  What if I told you mornings are the best time to set your body and mind up for success?  Your morning ritual can contribute to a day […]

How Adding Adaptogens To Your Daily Routine Can Change Your Life

As of recently, adaptogens have been gaining traction in the health and wellness world.  Adaptogens can now be found in a variety of products, ranging from adaptogen and nootropic supplements to additives in powders and beverages. If you have heard of adaptogens before, you have likely heard to some extent that they can have a […]

Have a Healthy Holiday – Our Top Ten Tips

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and with this year looking a little different for most of us, many are striving to make this holiday season as “normal” as possible. With that sense of normalcy, comes many traditional, and very enticing comfort foods that just wouldn’t make the holidays feel complete without them. You can enjoy […]

Top Five Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Depression and Stay Happy This Winter

The seasons are changing and often with that comes seasonal depression-fall is in full swing and winter is right around the corner.  Did you know that your brain and body react to seasonal changes? With the shorter days and longer nights, some people suffer from seasonal depression referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) – […]

How To Reduce Feelings of Isolation While Staying At Home During Covid-19

We are living in unprecedented times.  COVID-19 is still going strong, and as such, people are experiencing feelings of isolation from social distancing to a degree never felt before. In this article, we will cover how to reduce feelings of isolation during Covid-19, the impact of social distancing on wellness, and seven tips for coping […]