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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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Brain Benefits of Dark Chocolate

New research finds dark chocolate may improve brain function. Popular for centuries, chocolate is a $7 billion dollar industry in the United States alone.  And as if we needed another reason to reach for chocolate, dark chocolate has an added … 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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3 Brain Foods You Aren’t Eating But Should Be

For you carnivores, the first on our brain food list is… Brain Food #1 –  Grass Fed Beef  According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, women with good iron levels performed better and faster on mental exercises than those … Continue reading

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Unlock Your Powers of Concentration

Your brain is responsible for regulating the body and the power of concentration. It needs quality nutrition in order to keep the brain functioning properly. Caffeine:  Drinking coffee, tea, or other caffeinated beverages is enough to make the brain more … 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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Sleep Matters to Your Health

Early to bed and early to rise really does make a difference according to the latest research.  Check out these sleep facts and give yourself a sleep grade. 1)      Sleep and Memory- Getting a good night’s sleep is critical to … Continue reading

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