How Does Stress Affect Your Brain?

An informative video outlining the effects of stress on the brain and what we can do to reduce it.

 

 

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The Modern World Woman and the Increasingly High Expectations and Pressures

the facts behind the biochemistry of today’s busy woman vs. that of cavewoman

In recent times there has been an increasing pressure on women around the world to be the best they can possibly be in variety of fields. In their attempt to please everyone women are striving to be a good daughter, friend, partner/wife, mother, employer and co-worker. On top of those and other responsibilities and expectations many women are also desperately trying to keep up with the beauty standards of today’s time. But how can they achieve all of these? How can they be slim, beautiful and most importantly healthy while juggling everything else on their long and almost never-ending to-do list.

This is a truly inspiring and thought-provoking talk by Dr. Libby Weaver who discusses some of the issues and facts behind the biochemistry and modern life of today’s woman in comparison to that of cavewoman, as well as what can be done in order to bring more balance in the hectic and busy lifestyle that many are experiencing in the current times.

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Top 9 Foods for Cognitive and Mental Health

top 9 foods to keep your brain healthy 

The food that we consume can have a significant effect our brain’s functions. As the below informative yet rather entertaining presentation, by the American doctor Drew Ramsey, explains – it is essential to provide our body with a number of certain nutrients in order to avoid deficiencies and thus health conditions such as depression, lack of energy, anxiety, mood swings and sleeping problems. Making good dietary choices is one of the most important steps towards achieving a better mental health and overall well-being. Continue reading