Ten signs you’re drinking a little too much: Here’s how to know when enjoying the odd glass of wine slips into something harmful | Daily Mail Online

How do you know when your drinking has slipped into something more harmful? We ask the experts. We all have heard a glass of wine is good for you, but when does it veer into the law of diminishing returns? This is a great article for you to ponder.   Source: Ten signs you’re drinking […] Read more »

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain – The Washington Post

Meditation’s benefits may derive from its impact on the shape of the brain, thickening parts associated with mind-wandering, memory and compassion, and shrinking the fear center Source: Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain – The Washington Post Read more »

Weight Does Affect Your Cancer Risk

So, I have been happening upon numerous articles speaking of the importance of aerobic exercise for mental health, and all of the benefits for the brain. This goes for food too. A poor diet will not support cognitive health. Erratic insulin levels wreak havoc on mood stability and mental functioning.  Well, it turns out, overeating […] Read more »

Supplements that Could Help Smokers Quit Cigarettes – Healthy Concepts with a Nutrition Bias

This is a great article on addiction, and how it affects the brain. It does go one to list some supplements that can help heal the brain. What really angered me in this article is that the companies producing cigarettes have steadily been INCREASING the amount of nicotine in each cigarette (not your daddy’s cigarettes), […] Read more »

TED Talk – Why You Think You Are Right, Even When You Are Wrong, or, How To Consider Another Perspective.

Here is a great TED Talk on Perspective, and why we have such a difficult time considering another person’s point of view. If we go with the soldier mindset, we will probably worsen the argument. The scout seeks to understand, is intellectually curious, and is willing to consider new information, to see what is really […] Read more »