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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Self-Care and Valentine’s Day: 7 Ways to Love Yourself

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For some, Valentine’s Day is a triggering holiday. With all the talk of romance and relationships, it can be easy to write off the day completely. Whether you are single or in a relationship, this holiday can be a day of self-love and self-care. Self-Care and Valentine’s Day: Why It’s About More Than Romance How […]

Manifesting Mindfulness in the New Year: Visualizing Your Best Life

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People are determined to make 2021 better than its predecessor. The pandemic brought mindfulness to the masses as it created a unique opportunity to slow down, reflect, and focus on the most important aspects of life. The traumatic events of last year encouraged people to prioritize their mental health and their future goals. Manifesting has […]

The Top Four Mindfulness Techniques for Pain Relief

According to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies one in three people suffer chronic pain, which is defined as having pain that persists without acute injury. It can make actively participating in a meaningful life a struggle and affects: Job performance Sleep quality Sleep quantity Relationships Mobility Until recently, the most common solution […]

Our Five Steps to Gaining Clarity

Our lives are full of distractions. Distractions can cause confusion and doubt and leave us feeling uncertain about which direction to go in. Daily pressure makes it difficult to focus our thinking, but it’s not an impossible task. Imagine a life free of distractions and confusion, being able to concentrate with laser focus. Learning to […]