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 […]

Need a Boost? Top Ten Tips for Gaining Energy

From time to time we all feel that mid-afternoon slump.  Or we wake up more tired than when we went to bed. Sometimes we just don’t have enough energy to get through the day.  Most of the time that feeling can be attributed to our lifestyle choices, habits or routines.  We may be over-tired, over-worked […]

Ditch the Busyness: 15 Tips for Slowing Down Your Life

We live in a world that demands that we be highly productive, goal oriented, mobile, adaptive and high achievers both at work and in our private lives.  Often, we move so fast that sometimes we find it impossible to slow down and appreciate where we are in any particular moment.  We think if we slow […]

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 […]

Motivating Tips to Stay Active at Home

Many of us are less active than we’d like to be.  We’re sitting more and running less.  Being less active can have a negative effect on your physical body and your mental health.  Being physically active keeps your body healthy but it’s also important for brain health. No matter what your age, getting in some […]

Mother’s Day 2020

Social distancing has put a damper on a lot of celebrations this spring.  Proms, graduations, and birthdays are all falling by the wayside as we try to get a handle on this health crisis.  But honoring our mothers for Mother’s Day is something we should not miss out on. Mother’s Day is a yearly reminder […]