Is City Life Messing with Our Brains?
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? Well, we know that people who spend a lot of time in nature are generally healthier. We see numerous positive benefits to […]
Rock your world with this one simple change to your morning routine
It’s a pretty common refrain – “I can’t function till I’ve had my cup of coffee.” There are mugs, t-shirts, and memes that all say it. We need that jolt of caffeine in the morning to get going. While caffeine in and of itself isn’t dangerous like other drugs can be, it’s not good for […]
Get In Tune With Nature!
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 planet itself resonates at 7.83 Hz frequency, known as the Schumann Frequency or […]
Need Motivation to Exercise? Check Your Pocketbook.
In a recent study it was discovered that lack of exercise is second only to smoking as a risk factor for premature death. Physical activity is quickly becoming one of the best methods to reduce many common ailments from psychiatric disorders and heart disease to diabetes and cancer. And not exercising could end up costing […]
The Effect of Diabetes on Brain Health
In the United States nearly 80 million people have diabetes or pre-diabetes. The rate of diabetes is skyrocketing amidst the flood of processed, high sugar, nutrient-deficient foods most Americans are eating. One of the most frightening health problems associated with diabetes is a higher risk for dementia in our older years. According to one recent […]
Sugar Identified as a Top Cause of the Surge in Cancer
According to recent research, sugar can be blamed for a multitude of disease–and it doesn’t stop just at obesity. 40% of US healthcare expenditures are used to treat diseases directly related to the overconsumption of sugar. We spend more than $1 TRILLION each year fighting the damaging health effects of sugar–which runs the gamut from […]
The Power of Imagination
When you’re born, your brain immediately begins to develop based on the interactions you have with your environment. By branching out and making connections as you experience the world around you, the neurons in your brain are actually recording your experiences and making memories. What this means is that as you develop the ability to […]
Help For the Autistic Child
Autism and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are terms used to describe a constellation of developmental brain disorders characterized by a spectrum of behavioral deficits including problems in social interaction, problems with communication both verbally and non-verbally, and repetitive, often harmful behaviors. Autism has become one of the nation’s fastest-growing epidemics– with 1 in 68 children diagnosed. According to […]
Break Free From Addiction
I want to talk to you about a subject most people like to keep hidden. It’s not a subject we like to talk about but because so many people in today’s overworked and overstressed society are suffering, I felt it was important to address it. That subject is alcohol addiction. In today’s society we are […]
BrainTap Technology Offers Life Mastery in an Uncertain World
When you graduate from high school or college it feels as if the whole world is laid out in front of you. You’ve got big dreams, ambitions and goals you want to reach and you have that certainty that it is only a matter of time until you have the world on a string. Fast […]