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Can Attention Be Enhanced with Supplements?

By Dr. Arielle Levitan and Dr. Romy Block As physicians we often hear people complain that they have trouble holding their attention.  Sometimes this is a temporary issue, while for others it is an on going struggle.  Of course life circumstances and other distractions can play a role. Distractions aside, we often hear about the […]

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[VIDEO] What Is a Growth Mindset, and Why Would You Want One?

Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., a Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, is a leading researcher in the field of motivation. She has spent years examining success and achievement, and has come up with the concept of a Growth Mindset. But what is a “mindset?” According to Wikipedia: A mindset is a set of assumptions, methods, […]

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[Video] Would You Like to Improve Your Ability to Learn?

If so, you may be interested in this free course offered by the University of California at San Diego. Whether you have difficulty learning or not, this course will give you several tools that can help you learn more easily – even if it is a tough subject. The course lasts for 4 weeks, and […]

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12 Simple Ways to Change Your Internal State – Biochemistry and Neurology

by Robert Holmes In the last article, we looked at different ways internal state can be changed using physiology.  Here we continue on with suggestions that were given to Paul, a client that suffers from long bouts of euphoria followed by long bouts of depression, an inability to connect with his emotions and low grade […]

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12 Simple Ways to Change Your Internal State – Physiology

by Robert Holmes “We are offering options, choice and the possibility of planning a different future” ~Dr. Ian Snape, on the Nature of Coaching In today’s wellness focused environment we see more working together between medical doctors, psychologists and life coaches. And that’s great. I have a client, let’s call him Paul, who has been […]

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Want To Prevent Memory Loss? These Supplements Can Help!

By Drs. Arielle Levitan and Romy Block In our previous article, we discussed several vitamins that can help your brain fitness.  Vitamins B, C, D and E can all provide benefits, but they are not all.  There are other types of supplements that can help as well. Another consideration when trying to prevent memory loss […]

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Can Vitamins Help Boost Your Memory? These Do!

By Drs. Arielle Levitan and Romy Block It seems that everyone either suffers from problems with memory or they are concerned about developing them. Many people even in their 30s and 40s fear they are heading down the road to Alzheimer’s Disease as they see their memory slip. And they should be.  Recent data shows that nearly one […]

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Humans: Perfectly Imperfect

By Deborah Olson, M.A. LPC I recently took a bucket list trip to Sanibel Island, Florida. For many years I have read about this unique barrier island famous for its outstanding shelling. Since combing the shores for shells is one of my passions, I felt these beaches were calling my name. My quest for ocean […]

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Disconnection: The Gift of Silence

by Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew As I write this, it has been twenty seven hours of being disconnected from my phones, laptop, iPad, television, and people to some degree. I decided to spend a week-end at a monastery to get quite and hear the small inner voice that has been craving to share insights and lessons. […]

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Have Crystal-Clear Critical Thinking By Avoiding These Traps

by Scott Kraus, Dr. G’s Brainworks Human Beings tend to think they are very smart. Aren’t we the pinnacle of intelligent life? It turns out that being human has its share of problems when it comes to clarity of thought. We have evolved over time to respond to certain things in a certain way, and […]

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