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Brain Healthy Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Want to know my favorite Mother’s Day gift of all time? It wasn’t a necklace or a cashmere sweater. And it definitely wasn’t a box of candy—why would you ever give someone you love something that would make them sick and give them brain fog? No, my favorite gift was a song my daughter Chloe…

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6 Hacks To Make Family Dinners Easier

Life is busy! It can be challenging to carve out time for the family to sit together for dinner. No one understands this more than we do. However, we make a point of doing this whenever we are home because we know it is a critical time for family bonding. We literally make it an…

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Are You Suffering From Tech Neck?

I’ve written a lot about how social media, video games, computers, tablets, and smartphones can do a real number on our mental health. Addiction, sleep disruption, depression—these have all been associated with our dependence on gadgets. Our favorite tech devices can also lead to physical pain. Hunching over your screen for too many hours on…

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Dealing With Disasters

Turn on the television these days and you’re likely to be hit with news of some devastating incident—a natural disaster, mass shooting, or deadly accident. Even if you don’t live nearby and don’t personally know anyone affected, it can take a toll emotionally. In fact, sometimes it can be so overwhelming it can even knock…

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The Warrior’s Guide To Making Friends

In the fight for your health, your friends matter. Did you know that if you have a close friend who becomes obese, your chances of becoming obese jump by 57 percent? That’s according to a study that looked at people and their social networks over more than 30 years.   The same team of researchers—Nicholas…

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Give Yourself A Break!

Do you ever start a new project—whether it’s a big presentation at work, volunteer activities, or cleaning out the closets at home—and get so wrapped up in what you’re doing that you power through without taking a breather and without eating?   You might think a “warrior” mentality means attacking your to-do list without coming…

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The Secret to a Longer Life

  We all want to live longer, and new research has identified one common denominator associated with a longer life—religious affiliation. A new study in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science reviewed the obituaries of more than 1,000 people and found that people with some religious affiliation lived an average of four years longer…

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4 Reasons To Love Summer

  Summertime is here! It’s time for Brain Warriors to dip your toes in the pool, grab a good book, and get outside. Here are four health benefits of summer: 1. Vacations help you de-stress and re-energize. Everybody loves a summer vacay. And more and more research is showing that taking a break is good…

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How To Apply Mindfulness To Your Life In 2018

Tana Amen Mindfulness The Brain Warrior's Way

Your brain controls everything you do and everything you are. It produces your every thought, action, memory, feeling and experience of the world. You need your brain for everything from deciding which article to read, to keeping your heart beating in the proper rhythm. Even though most of us know this, we are more concerned…

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Healthy Holidays: 6 Tips For Success

Warriors always have a strategy. If you leave your health up to chance, especially during the holidays, you’re setting yourself up to fail. Here are six simple tips we use to keep our Brain Warriors on track during the holiday, which happens to be when people get the sickest and have the most reported number…

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