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Healthy Brains are Flexible: How Can We Share Information (Part 2)

by Lynette Louise, A.K.A. The Brain Broad As I was saying at the end of Part 1, my own temporal lobe brain challenges make “traditional” record keeping a problem, and it leads me to wonder how I will pass on what I know and share responsibly with the field. I have healed this issue markedly. […]

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Healthy Brains are Flexible: Neurofeedback, From the Beginning and Back (Part 1)

by Lynette Louise, A.K.A. The Brain Broad I began in the field of neurofeedback for brain regulation as a student of EEG Spectrum where they trained practitioners to investigate brain function challenges using a model of arousal. To put it briefly, the arousal model uses data, history and diagnosis to investigate whether symptoms are related […]

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Secrets of the Sleeping Brain

By Susan Grotenhuis Humans have been pushing the natural boundaries between day and night for centuries. In the 1800s, we used candles and gas lamps to extend the day. Today in America, you can go for a meal, exercise at the gym, or shop for groceries at almost any time during a 24-hour cycle. There […]

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7 Tips on Writing a Eulogy

by Diana Raab, Ph.D. It is inevitable that at one point in your life you will lose someone dear to you. If you are a writer, there is a good chance that you will be asked to write a eulogy. While the task is not always an easy one, it is a great honor to […]

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3 Important Questions About Brain Cancer

Brain Cancer has been in the news more than usual, probably spurred by the unfortunate death of Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden. He was only 46 years old. Have you ever wondered about Brain Cancer – how common it is, how can you tell if you have it, what are the survival […]

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Too Busy to Take a Holiday From Work?

By Susan Leigh  Did you know that 19 million days of annual leave remain untaken in the UK every year? And that figure doesn’t include the sole traders, small businesses and self-employed who regularly forgo holidays, feel they’re too busy to take a holiday for fear of missing out on sales, business opportunities or at […]

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What Is the Connection Between Sugar, Insulin and Dementia?

Dementia is a subject that has become of more interest to many of us these days, as we see the devastation caused to our loved ones or in other families close to us.  As reported by the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of Americans that are living with Alzheimer’s is growing and only 33% of those […]

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Traveling the Road to Better Decisions

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by Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew Many people are not aware that one of my friends is incarcerated.  I remember when I first met her nearly 15 years ago.  She had a beautiful face with a pretty smile.  She was a great mother but her experiences were not the easiest.  Her relationships with men were difficult and […]

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Top 10 Tips for Health and Well-being (Part 2)

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by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD If you had the opportunity to read last month’s article, I hope that you are utilizing if not all, at least one or two of the suggestions to improve your physical well-being. If you haven’t read the article, I encourage you to do so. As I previously stated, simple and […]

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