Get In Tune With Nature!

Hiker looking at stars

We all feel calm and relaxed while out in nature, but why? Well, thanks to recent discoveries in neuroscience, we now know that our brains and bodies are hardwired to sync with nature, the circadian rhythms and the change of seasons. The Schumann Frequency The planet itself resonates at 7.83 Hz frequency, known as the […]

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 […]

Transform Your Spring

It’s almost Easter.  This is the time of year when we begin to think about rebirth and transformation.  The earth is waking up from its long winter nap and we are emerging from our own hibernation.  This year spring has been difficult for most of us.  We aren’t able to go out and enjoy the […]

Want To Be Healthier? Get Social.

The societies we’re born into and the societies we create in our lives shape who we are as people.  Communication is so important to us as a species that we constantly work to develop new ways to communicate.  It started with carving on rocks, moved to pen and paper, telephone, internet, and now we have […]

Avoiding Resolution Failure

“A goal is a dream with a deadline,” Napoleon Hill Last week we talked about New Year’s Resolutions and simple ways to keep them. This week let’s talk about why we fail and how to avoid the cycle of failure when setting goals this year. Setting a goal or resolution is only part of the […]

Resolve to Meet Your Goals This Year

It’s that time of year again. The time of year when we feel like we have to completely overhaul our lives for this year to turn out better than the last. New Year’s Resolutions are HARD! I finally stopped making them. I just couldn’t live up to the expectations I had built in my mind […]

Healing with Sound

This summer I spent a little time at the beach with my family.  As I sat back watching the ocean, I spent some time thinking about sound.  Sound is an important component to the BrainTap experience, but I’m sure many of you are wondering if sound really helps you relax and heal.  We know some […]

Why “Me Time” Is So Important

As I sat here composing this blog, it struck me as it has many others, I’m sure, that we just don’t have much time for creativity anymore. Between our work, families, electronics, and other obligations, creativity gets lost in the shuffle, much to our detriment. Women especially have historically been stifled due to the time […]

The Secret to Steve Jobs’ Success

What does big business have to do with brain-based wellness?  You wouldn’t think much.  In fact, you’d think the two were polar opposites and in a lot of cases they are, but if you read Steve Jobs’ biography, you’ll find that one of the world’s most successful businessmen practiced mindfulness. Could that be the secret […]

Is City Life Messing with Our Brains?

Family in nature together

Today, 54% of the world’s population lives in urban areas and rarely experiences nature. This number is expected to increase to 66% by 2050. Is all this city dwelling hazardous to our health? Nature And Your Health Well, we know that people who spend a lot of time in nature are generally healthier. We see […]