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Five Steps to Dealing with Stress

By Froswa Booker-Drew We always hear about the impact and dangers of stress on our minds and bodies. No matter how much I’ve read about stress and coping mechanisms to deal, life is hard and presents challenges that are often difficult to prepare for. I am in one of those situations right now. I am […]

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6 Ways to Find Focus For Your Memoir

by Diana Raab, Ph.D. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside of you.” ~ Maya Angelou Both memoir and autobiography are written in the first person. However, the difference between them is that memoir is about a slice of life, whereas autobiography is about an entire life. Typically, autobiographies are written […]

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What is the Brain Impact of Allowing Screen Time for Babies 0-2 Years Old – PART 2

(Editor’s Note: In Part 1, Dr. Bennett introduced the topic of screen time for babies and different points of view about what is acceptable.  In this next part, she gives some sensible guidelines for how to deal with the topic.) In summary, research has demonstrated that excessive screen time use by young children may result […]

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What is the Brain Impact of Allowing Screen Time for Babies 0-2 Years Old – PART 1

Editor’s Note:  We haven’t published much about the development of an infant’s brain, but since this is a site about optimal brain fitness and function, accelerated learning and maximizing your potential, we thought that this article was relevant.  There is still a lot of research that is needed in this area, but it does seem […]

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Change Your Mood on the Count of Three!

by Kac Young Ph.D. ND, DCH So what (or who) ticked you off today? Someone at work? A phone call you received, or didn’t receive? Some bad news from a friend or relative, or did you just get up on the wrong side of the bed? It happens to all of us. One day our […]

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Saved By The Pepper! Heart and Brain Health With a Kick.

by Kac Young Ph.D, ND, DCH I once was a spectator at a Que Es Mas Macho Competition where men and women competed to see who could eat the hottest pepper and survive. Faces turned red, lips burned, foreheads broke out in beads of sweat, but those contestants stalwartly hung in consuming hot and hotter […]

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