brain health

How You Can Use Mindfulness to Guide Neuroplasticity to Improve Brain and Mental Health

How You Can Use Mindfulness to Guide Neuroplasticity to Improve Brain and Mental Health

Your brain is literally changing its physical form and function every day in response to your experiences, behaviors, and even your thoughts through neuroplasticity. You can learn to guide this process to help you. An easily accessible way to do that is by practicing mindfulness. What Exactly Is Neuroplasticity? Neuroplasticity is an umbrella term referring […]

How to Nourish Your Brain to Improve and Protect It

How to Nourish Your Brain to Improve and Protect It

Memory is an active and ongoing process in your brain. It involves chemical and structural changes in brain cells and their connections at the moment you want to store something in your brain and when you want to recall it. Making new memories requires focus at the moment as well as a healthy brain to […]

How Someone Else Drinking Alcohol Can Damage Your Brain

How Someone Else Drinking Alcohol Can Damage Your Brain

I bet you knew that alcohol use, including routine binge drinking, heavy social drinking, alcohol abuse, and alcoholism, leads to serious brain changes. These brain alterations can negatively impact a person’s cognitive thinking skills, visuospatial perception, motor skills, short and long-term memory, and decision-making abilities. Brain changes can exist in the alcoholic who quits drinking […]