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 […]

Music the Timeless Medication

Music has long been used in many cultures for meditation and healing.  Shamans used rhythms and chanting, and many times music, to help with relaxation and concentration. More recently, doctors are beginning to recognize music as a therapeutic tool to help with a variety of ailments, such as depression, blood pressure, and PTSD. Relaxing Music […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

From Stressed to Serene – Our Top Tips on How To Relieve Stress

If you were to evaluate your life and how you’re living would you say you’re stressed or serene? Stress relief is possible and in this post, we give you tips for stress management and the exact steps on how to relieve stress once and for all. Stress does not discriminate and comes in all shapes […]

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