Are You Getting What You DON’T Want?

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  How often have you said any of the statements below? “I CAN’T get sick before my trip!” “I CAN’T oversleep” “I’m NOT going to eat donuts tomorrow” “I’m NOT going to lose my temper with my kids” And how often have you done exactly what you said you weren’t going to do? You’re not alone! And fortunately, this is easier to fix than you may think. What you choose … Continue reading “Are You Getting What You DON’T Want?”


3 Tips to Skyrocket Your Energy

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  I was recently at a Tony Robbins event, and boy was I once again blown away. Tony provided so many good take-away reminders and lessons. I do a lot to protect my energy, but I forgot about some of the activities I can do to quickly boost my energy right now no matter how up or down it seems to be. At the event I was up dancing and screaming … Continue reading “3 Tips to Skyrocket Your Energy”


Just HOW Bad Is Football For Teens?

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Did you know a couple of years playing football can actually damage your brain? In fact, a new study now shows that a high percentage of those who have played football AT ANY LEVEL (even high school or younger) had cognitive symptoms. A new study from Boston University has revealed yet again the devastating effects of football. The study, published in  the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), found CTE in … Continue reading “Just HOW Bad Is Football For Teens?”


Is It Possible to Recover From Brain Trauma?

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Big wave surfer Mercedes Maidana suffered a severe brain injury while surfing. Her recovery story is compelling and encouraging for anyone who has a concussion or has a loved one suffering. After undergoing her long and difficult journey back to health, Mercedes is now living in Hawaii and running a retreat for women who want to experience a new beginning in life. One day while out on the water in … Continue reading “Is It Possible to Recover From Brain Trauma?”


How Valuable is School?

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Have you ever wondered why you spent so much time in school studying things you will never use again? The song Kodachrome by Paul Simon comes to mind … “When I think back on all the crap I learned in high school, it’s a wonder I can think at all”. Most schools don’t actually teach some of the most basic skills and information that would really benefit people, things that … Continue reading “How Valuable is School?”


The Strength Of A Nation Lies In The Homes Of Its People

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We celebrate Independence Day to symbolize our freedom as Americans. With freedom comes responsibility. Today let’s remember the words of Abraham Lincoln – “The strength of a nation lies in the homes of its people”. July 4th to most Americans means BBQs and parades, plenty of food and fireworks and relaxing with family and friends. Unfortunately it also includes an excess of alcohol consumption.  According to the National Highway Traffic … Continue reading “The Strength Of A Nation Lies In The Homes Of Its People”


Top 3 Foods That Steal Brain Reserve

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Looking at tens of thousands of brains over the years, we have noticed an interesting trend: as we age, our brains seem to be getting less and less active. Like many other aspects of the human body, our brain’s natural sharpness begins to deteriorate later in life. This degenerative trend can be the culprit behind a lot of our suffering as we age, causing issues like memory problems and Alzheimer’s … Continue reading “Top 3 Foods That Steal Brain Reserve”


The Surprising Benefits of Fish Oil

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While fish oil is best known for protecting heart health by helping quell the inflammation that drives cardiovascular disease, at the Amen Clinics we have been using fish oil for it’s amazing brain benefits for years! Now there is new research reveals that it may also rev up the immune system, according to a new study published in Journal of Leukocyte Biology. Researchers at Michigan State University report that fish … Continue reading “The Surprising Benefits of Fish Oil”