5 Steps to Turn Off Your Emotional Triggers

December 5, 2015 Amandalee 0

We all have them. We all have emotional buttons that seem so easily pushed. We wish we could respond from a place a calmness but it is like fireworks goes off in the brain, and all our carefully practiced responses go up in smoke. We get defensive. We get protective. […]

UCLA Study: Memory Loss Can Be Reversed

November 30, 2015 Amandalee 1

For years it was assumed at memory loss from Alzheimer’s disease was irreversible. This study, though a small size, only 10 people, but is very encouraging. Memory loss can be reversed. It involves a personalized, multi-faceted approach but it worked. The one note to remember is that the earlier the […]

Can You Be Grateful When You Don’t Feel Happy?

November 25, 2015 Amandalee 0

Since this is Thanksgiving in the US. it seems appropriate to look at giving thanks. I realize the holiday comes with a load of baggage that makes it difficult for many to celebrate. Aside from the historical roots, and the racial divides around it, the current day experience of it […]

How To Make Your Brain Happy

November 25, 2015 Amandalee 0

It really is possible to do things to make yourself happy. Many of us believe that happiness just happens. We think that if you don’t feel happy, then you are stuck until it passes. UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create what he calls an upward spiral of happiness […]

An Organic Apple Juice A Day Keeps What A Way?

November 24, 2015 Amandalee 0

It turns out that the old adage an apple a day keeps the doctor away is really true. Provided of course that it is a fresh, organic apple.  This fascinating study shows that just drinking fresh apple juice helps with the negative moods of Alzheimer’s victims. Wow. And it helps […]

Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, Or Stroke?

November 16, 2015 Amandalee 0

It is critical for the victims survival that you know the difference and get the right treatment. We tend to use heart attack as a generic name but we need to know there signs of when it is different from cardiac arrest (often leads to rapid death) or stroke (bleeding […]

It’s The Bugs. Hand Me The Probiotics Please.

November 7, 2015 Amandalee 0

Your tummy and your brain and immune system are all related. Great video to find out what you can do. Only 5 mins, well worth the watch. So maybe I will just go take my probiotics and prebiotics. My brain needs the help. Source: NPR

Protect Your Brain

November 3, 2015 Amandalee 1

Alzheimer’s disease and stroke are two of the most feared diseases of old age. There are many things you can do to protect your brain and prevent both of these from becoming a problem. There are 3 B vitamins that will keep your brain healthy and even slow down the […]