10 Ways to Work Brain Health into the Workplace

Recharge your mental batteries by slipping some exercise and stress reduction strategies into your hectic work day.

The Mind-Exercise Connection: Part 2

Are you surprised that exercise is as important to brain health as it is to boosting your heart health and physique? Research highlights the benefits of aerobic exercise on the brain and you can read all about it in the article, "The Mind-Exercise Connection: Part 2."

The Mind-Exercise Connection: Part 1

Aerobic activity boosts brain power in extraordinary ways, so step up your exercise regime and your brain will thank you.

How the Brain Works

Want to know what goes on inside that beautiful brain of yours? Here's your chance to learn about the inner workings of your brain anatomy.

Your Local Guide to Farmer Market Fun!

Farmers Markets are growing in number as is the number of people frequenting them. Go ahead and jump on the Farmer Market bandwagon to find the freshest fruits and veggies while you enjoy an outing with family or friends.

Antioxidants and the Brain

When it comes to your brain on antioxidants and vitamin supplements, the science is a little confusing. Here are some early studies on the topic. Stay tuned for further updates as investigations in this area are on-going.

Biofeedback: The Solution to Stress?

Reducing your stress levels does wonders for the brain but how people shed the tension of everyday life differs from person to person. So take a look at one more stress-reducing technique, bio-feedback, and see if it's for you.

Volunteering: Good for the Community and for You

Whether you make small changes in your neighborhood or launch a campaign to change the world, there are thousands of ways to contribute to society. Volunteering is a do good, feel good activity and it’s no surprise that something that feels so good has proven benefits for brain health.

Greater Purpose in Life and Brain Health

Good ol’ Norman Vincent Peale convinced the world a long time ago that there is power in positive thinking, but even he might have been surprised to know that there may be neurological benefits, as well. In a recent and much publicized study (Boyle, 2012), patients with the physical indicators of Alzheimer’s disease — amyloid, tangles, and other pathologic changes revealed by brain scan — were assessed annually for both cognitive ability and “purpose in life.”

Get Motivated to Find Your Motivation

Motivation involves more than self-talk. It is a brain-directed activity. Find out the steps to switch on your get-up-and-go.