Silence is good for your brain and lowers stress, but where can you find it?

July 19th, 2016 - By admin in Anxiety, Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Sleep

Even as the world gets noisier, scientists are learning more about the very real negative physical and mental effects of noise. And it’s through those studies of noise pollution that we are also getting a handle on how important silence is to the brain and mental health. Read Full Article: mother nature network, “Silence is good for your brain and lowers stress, but where can … Continue reading

Why You Still Probably Need More Rest

June 10th, 2016 - By admin in Sleep

Of all our personal limited resources, it is a wonder why rest gets such short shrift. Too many of us have forgotten what being rested actually feels like. In light of that, this article offers up a few suggestions to remedy the situation. Read Full Article: Why You Still Probably Need More Rest (and 23 Ways to Get It)

In Defense of Absurdly Early Bedtimes

May 19th, 2016 - By admin in Sleep

Research consistently shows that putting kids to bed early is beneficial for their physical, emotional, and cognitive development. Not only do kids tend to sleep more when the lights go out sooner, but they also may get a greater proportion of restorative sleep, too. Read Full Article, “In Defense of Absurdly Early Bedtimes”

CDC Issues Treatment Plan for ADHD Kids

May 16th, 2016 - By admin in Information on ADD/ADHD

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) emphasized this month that behavior therapy should be the first step in treatment for kids with ADHD. Full Article: Albany Patch, “CDC Issues Treatment Plan for ADHD Kids”

Better Aging Through Practice, Practice, Practice

May 13th, 2016 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement

Something that might provide you with a deeply satisfying sense of yourself that you did have when you were much, much younger. Find something — something new, something difficult — to immerse yourself in and improve at. Full Article: The New York Times, “Better Aging Through Practice, Practice, Practice”

Eliminating the stigma of napping at work

April 6th, 2016 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Sleep

Naps are actually a performance enhancer. Studies have shown that a nap in the morning can boost creative thinking, while afternoon naps can help people feel better physically. Full Article: Huffington Post, “Arianna: Office Nap Rooms Will Soon Be As Common As Conference Rooms”