Use Meditation For Brain Health

Anti Aging, Meditation, Smarter Brain, Yoga
As people age, their brain’s lose weight and volume. These changes may start to occur in people as early as their mid to late 20s. Previous research has shown people who meditate to lose less brain mass over time than those who do not. In particular, research concluded people who meditated showed less of a decrease in their white brain matter. White brain matter acts as a connector and insulator for gray brain matter. It carries nerve impulses between the functional parts of the brain. Gray brain matter houses the various neurological centers of the brain, which direct speech, motor skills, memory, etc. Meditation is something practiced by more than 15 million Americans and many more people around the world. It has its roots in eastern culture, but has been…
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Create Positive Changes in Your Life

Mindset, Positivity, Smarter Brain
Creating positive changes in your life is totally possible. Contrary to a widely held belief that people do not change, I submit to you that people do change and often in dramatic, life-altering ways. I say this with full confidence as I have witnessed it happen time and time again. You can change yourself and thereby your life. When you are fully committed to making positive changes in your life, it will happen. That commitment, based on a deep desire for growth, is half the journey. Once you have made that choice, one made with total awareness and a honesty of your present reality, you are free to move forward towards a better or even new you. The one constant in this universe is change. Everything that exists is in…
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What Is Creative Visualization

Mental Wellness, Mindset, Smarter Brain
How do you intend to use creative visualization? A great majority of people utilize it to obtain material possessions. And of course, there’s not a thing wrong with this, but what you may not know is that creative visualization allows for the manifestation of much more than simple objects! If you utilize creative visualization as it is intended, you can actually change your entire life. Whether it is the power of suggestion or something bigger, the belief in what you’re attempting to obtain is stronger than you realize. Concentrating and focusing on a very specific outcome can, indeed, lead to it. You probably haven’t heard the name Morris Goodman. That’s no surprise. Goodman was a very successful insurance salesman who was well-versed in creative visualization. He had, in fact, used…
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How to Reprogram Your Mind

Mental Wellness, Mindset, Smarter Brain
If you were able to reprogram your mind in an effort to create positive change in your life would consider it? It is a known fact that our minds, more specifically our subconscious minds, control our lives. We are what we think or believe. Research has shown that there is a mind-body connection and that the mind can help us overcome health problems. There are many ways to reprogram your mind: NLP, hypnosis, visualization, EFT, havening, affirmations and coaching. The method you choose will depend on your mind-set and budget. You may feel able to make positive changes on your own with a little knowledge and some resources. You can find a ton of information online or by going to your local library. If you need help then there are…
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Visualizing Your Ideal Life

Mindset, Positivity, Smarter Brain
People dream of living a different life than the one they are living. Perhaps it has to do with their career, or it can be something in their personal life. But, hoping and praying that changes will happen usually don’t serve as well as when you are visualizing your ideal life. When you visualize how you want your life to go, it’s almost as though you are mapping out a plan. You don’t just visualize one aspect of that new life. You try to imagine all the steps you may need to take to get where you want to be. It gives you a foundation for something to strive for. It also sets up your brain to redefine your neural pathways. When this happens, you increase the chance of accomplishing…
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Stay Centered For Success

Mindset, Positivity, Smarter Brain, Success
Meditation has been a hot topic for quite a while now, although many people still blow it off as something people should only do when they are extremely stressed out. What most of us don’t realize is that being centered isn’t something that needs to wait until we are uncentered. In fact, it is more beneficial than one might expect to use meditation as a way to maintain a centered state rather than to simply rediscover it. When we are off balance, everything in our lives is affected by it. From our career to our relationships, whether personal or professional, an uncentered life can be extremely challenging. We may not realize that half of our problems are stemming from a lack of balance and stresses that are hard for us…
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Use Fear Setting to Create Self-Reliance

Mindset, Positivity, Smarter Brain
Self-reliance means having the will and the courage to do things alone and to be alone rather than relying on others. This is a very powerful tool because it means that you can never feel completely alone or lost. You are the one person who will always be with you – and if that is enough, then it will make a big difference and put you in a much stronger position. If you are self-reliant, then there is nothing that can be taken away from you that will leave you completely destroyed. As mentioned, true self-reliance takes courage. The ability to be alone, to take risks without a safety net and to cut ties when it best serves your interests is one that requires a certain fearlessness that not everyone…
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Learn How To Manage Time

Mindset, Positivity, Smarter Brain, Success
If you ask a group of middle-managers what skill they wish they were better at many of them will say it’s time management. It’s our scarcest resource, yet for some reason, we can’t help but engage in unproductive activities. How many tabs do you have open right now? Probably too many. Meanwhile, your to do list sits untouched and never ending. At work, your time can be wasted with unnecessary emails and meetings. At home, you get distracted by television and the internet. You’re being pulled in every direction by everyone and you can’t seem to escape the time bandits infesting your day. Yet, perhaps the guiltiest party in an unproductive day is yourself. You’re so busy finding relevant life hacks to get things done quicker that it’s doing the…
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Learn How To Stay Focused

Mindset, Positivity, Smarter Brain
Have you ever felt like your day was made up of a series of interruptions and distractions? It’s difficult to look away as texts stream in, emails ping your phone, and you’re blasted with last minute questions and requests. How on earth can you stay focused when you’re constantly bombarded with information? The modern world is a minefield of interruptions. It’s no wonder that things are slipping through the cracks without us even noticing. If you’re ready to put a stop to all of that, and regain your focus- then you’re going to need to work on your daily habits. Here are some practical methods to stay focused and handle whatever life may throw at you. Take Control Of Your Day Declutter – Clutter can slow us down, as you…
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Exercise And Brain Power

Fitness, Mental Wellness, Smarter Brain, Stress Management
You shouldn’t begin engaging in regular physical activity only after you’ve already noticed a potential health threat. If you start exercising now, you’ll greatly reduce the risk of diabetes, stroke, and heart disease, amount other health problems. Other benefits of exercise include weight loss and lower blood pressure. However, regular physical activity won’t only keep your body healthy, but your brain as well. After all, your brain is no different than the muscles in your body. If you don’t stimulate and preserve it, you’ll be faced with certain problems. Although you’ll experience mental health benefits from almost any type of workout, aerobic exercise is especially known for improving your brain health. Here are some of the main health benefits of exercise for mental health. Exercise Improves Brain Growth As you…
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