Does too little sleep make you less attractive?

Side Effects of Poor Sleep There are many known side effects from getting too little or poor quality sleep. Daytime drowsiness, irritability, lack of concentration, poor memory, and suppressed immune function, just to name a few. Chronic lack of sleep can also be dangerous, causing such things as low blood sugar, relentless fatigue, anxiety, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guided Sleep Meditations + 5 Ways Your Brain is Influenced by Sleep

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When we go to bed, we are eager to rest and have our brains turn off… right? Actually, no. In reality, the brain is very much so on as we sleep. Even though we’re unconscious, our brains are incredibly hard at work. While there are many ways the brain is influenced by sleep, humans continue […]

Meditation for Beginners: How To Meditate, Even If You’ve Never Done It Before

Meditation for beginners: how to meditate even if you've never done it before.

Meditation for Beginners If you’re needing more zen in your life, perhaps it’s time you try meditation. In this beginners guide to meditation, you will learn what meditation is, different types of meditation, and how to meditate, even if you’ve never done it before. Whether you’re looking for mindfulness techniques, daily meditation, or even just […]

To Reach Your Goals — Get Enthusiastic

Think of a time when you got really excited about something. Wasn’t your enthusiasm infectious? Didn’t it spill over to other people and stay with you for a while, leaving you feeling happy, calm, and centered? Enthusiasm tells your brain what’s important to you, causing your brain to try to recreate that feeling over and […]

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life: How To Get A Growth Mindset

Do you have a dream?  A goal you’d like to reach but you can’t quite seem to get there? Do you wonder what’s standing in your way?  Chances are it’s your mindset. Read on for how to get a growth mindset and change your life! Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset In this age of distraction, […]

How-To Guide for Practicing Mindfulness

What does it mean to be mindful? Being mindful means being fully present in the moment. When you can achieve this state of mind, even for short periods of time, you are creating the optimal environment for mind and body balance and harmony. You can create changes in your brain that are beneficial to your […]