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Are Bad Habits in Charge of Your Life?

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When I think about it, I find it pretty amazing that a virus has had the power to shift the world we live in. It seems that at times, the adjustments and changes we’ve had to make have brought out the best in us—as well as the worst. None of us were prepared for a…

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Rewiring the Effects of Emotional Trauma on the Brain

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I was so thrilled when Dr. David Perlmutter, the notable neurologist and bestselling author (and one of my mentors!), joined me for a Relentless Courage interview. Even before we had gotten to know one another, I had been following his impressive work because I was eager to learn as much as possible about how different things,…

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The Foods You’re Eating That are Making You Feel Worse!

About 8 months into the pandemic, I was invited for an interview with Mareya Ibrahim (a.k.a. The Fit Foodie) as part of TheFitExpo Live Experience. The focus of our conversation was about the role the food-mood connection plays into the struggles a lot of people are having right now.  She and I really understand how food choices…

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Brain Food Made Insanely Simple For Crazy Times

When everything around you is falling apart and you’re suddenly thrown into new situations that are making your head spin—like supervising your child’s distance learning while working from home while trying to protect your family from the pandemic—it’s a good idea to simplify other parts of your life. What you eat is one area that…

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7 Ways To Eat To Fight Stress, Anxiety, and Depression

These days, so many people are feeling stressed, depressed, and anxious. If you’re one of them and you’re looking for natural ways to feel better, look no further than your fridge. The foods you put in your body can have a powerful impact on your moods and mental well-being. I recently interviewed Dr. Uma Naidoo,…

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Healthy Ways To Celebrate Father’s Day During A Pandemic

So, you want to find a healthy way to honor your dad this year, but aren’t sure how considering we’re still in the midst of a pandemic? Here are several fitness-friendly ideas to (safely) give your loved one the gift of better brain health this Father’s Day, as well as one way to celebrate with…

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The 5 Things Every Brain Warrior Needs In A Pandemic

It’s important to take stock of what we really need to get through a crisis and what’s unnecessary or even harmful. Here’s my Brain Warrior’s buying guide for the ongoing coronavirus lockdowns. 1. Brain Healthy Food Just because we’re facing a crisis doesn’t mean you can allow yourself to give in to your cravings for…

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When Wild Seafood May Not Be Best

If you love to eat seafood like I do, you may be confused about which fish is best for Brain Warriors. You may have heard that it’s always better to choose wild-caught fish over farm-raised fish, but this is a misconception. Wild isn’t always the best choice for Warriors. How can you know which seafood…

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Fish Tacos with Chipotle Lime Cashew Cream

Print Recipe Fish Tacos with Chipotle Lime Cashew Cream Votes: 1 Rating: 3 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Meal Plan: Select Course to Add: BreakfastLunchDinner This recipe has been added to your Meal Plan Add to Shopping List This recipe is in your Shopping List Servings (2 tacos each) MetricUS Imperial Ingredients Chipotle Lime…

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Foods To Calm Your Busy Mind

Are you one of those people who are always thinking, thinking, thinking? I am. I have a very busy brain—always coming up with new ways to share more about the importance of being a Warrior* for your brain health. Sometimes, it feels like my brain gets stuck in overdrive. You’ve probably experienced that too. Sometimes…

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