Tag Archives: brain fitness

Music to Improve Mood

The healing benefits of music are well-studied. It has the unique ability to access our emotions and can be a very effective stress management tool. Listening to quiet classical music can actually slow your pulse and heart rate, lowering blood … Continue reading

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Six Steps to Boosting Your Memory

Do you ever feel like you cannot remember names?  Or do your keys go missing frequently?  Follow these six steps to boost your memory: Challenge your mind.  Activities that stimulate your mind help to keep your brain in shape — … Continue reading

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Four Things You Did Not Know About Sugar

Added sugar may be the single worst ingredient in the modern diet. Sugar can have harmful effects on your metabolism, mood and contribute to all sorts of diseases. Here are four alarming reasons why you should avoid processed sugar like … Continue reading

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Rewire Your Brain

Our thought patterns, personalities and emotional reactions are wired into our brains, says Richard Davidson, Ph.D., author of The Emotional Life of Your Brain. But your brain is capable of real change. Here are a few simple exercises that can … Continue reading

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3 Brain Benefits to Playing Games

When it comes to unlocking the benefits of playing computer games, there are two key qualifiers – less is more and change is good for your brain. Games are part of building a brain-healthy lifestyle, but as with bringing on … Continue reading

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The Memory Palace

The Memory Palace has been in use since ancient Rome. It’s responsible for some truly incredible memory achievements. Nine-time world memory champion Dominic O’Brien was able to memorize 50 decks of cards in order (that’s 2600 cards), while viewing each … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Women – Does Gender Matter?

Many theories exist as to the cause of Alzheimer’s disease, but one thing scientists know for certain: Women are being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia at almost twice the rate of men.  According to the Alzheimer’s Association … Continue reading

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Multi-tasking May be Bad for Your Brain

Are your reading this while flipping the remote control, checking your Facebook page on your phone and talking to your spouse?  Well, if so, now is definitely not the time to celebrate. Although people often boast about their ability to … Continue reading

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5 Risk Factors for Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

“Am I at risk for getting Alzheimer’s?”  This question is on the mind of many baby boomers and children of parents affected by Alzheimer’s disease.  Here are the major and contributing risk factors associated with developing Alzheimer’s: Top 5 Risk … Continue reading

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Daisy Brains is on a Mission to Boost Brain Fitness Levels Everywhere

Welcome. We’re glad you’re here.  At Daisy Brains, our team is on a mission to boost the brain fitness levels of adults everywhere. Research has confirmed that the human brain possesses the ability to change throughout life, including into our … Continue reading

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