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Hack Your Rice With Brain-Boosting Coconut Oil

2018-06-07T14:44:04+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Brain Health, Clean Eats, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

For those who can tolerate it, we know that white rice is a great source of clean carbohydrates, but researchers have found that with a couple of small tweaks, the caloric content of white rice could be reduced by up to 60% and the starch content could easily be changed into 'resistant starches' which [...]

Training Your Brain To Skew Positive

2018-06-19T16:42:16+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: Brain Health, Clean Living, Clean Reads, Mindfullness, Self Care|Tags: , , , , |

We're made to be happy right? Not exactly, says researcher Loretta Breuning in her new book, The Science of Positivity. Her article, in Forbes,“How To Train Your Brain To Go Positive Instead of Negative,” explains how our brains are really wired and offers some helpful exercises to help quiet that inner Eeyore, so instead of always [...]

Do A Digital Detox Without Deleting Your Apps

2018-06-21T15:15:16+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Categories: Brain Health, Mindfullness, Self Care|Tags: , |

On Monday, the World Health Organization announced it was adding "gaming disorder" to its panoply of medical conditions and diagnoses, and there have been studies published as recently as August 2017, warning of the dangers of "video game addiction in emerging adulthood." So we have plenty of evidence that electronics can do unwholesome things to our [...]

Sickeningly Sweet: The Connection Between Sugar and Alzheimer’s Disease

2018-06-19T13:38:42+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: Brain Health, Clean Living, Nutrition|Tags: , , |

There’s been a lot of talk lately about Alzheimer’s disease, as researchers find evidence that high-sugar diets can lead to cognitive decline. In fact, some people have nicknamed Alzheimer’s “type 3 diabetes,” as a reference to the effect of diet on the development of the illness. What we’re realizing, however, is it might not be sugar, [...]

This Has Nothing To Do With You: The Real Science Behind The Buddhist Teaching Of Anatta, or “Not Self”

2018-06-20T16:03:17+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Brain Health, Clean Living, Mindfullness|Tags: |

For centuries, practicing Buddhists have known that if one gets out of their own way, they can approach difficult situations with flexibility and a healthy attitude. They’ve known, as well, that a wild, rambunctious “monkey mind” can be trained to be cool and calm, even in stressful situation (or should we say: most notably [...]