Brain Wellness

How to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Here are some simple things to practice to keep your mind well.

  1. Get Mental Stimulation
  2. Get Physical Exercise
  3. Improve Your Diet
  4. Improve Your Blood Pressure
  5. Improve Your Blood Sugar
  6. Improve Your Cholesteral
  7. Consider Low-Dose Aspirin
  8. Avoid Tobacco
  9. Don't Abuse Alcohol
  10. Care For Your Emotions
  11. Protect Your Head
  12. Build Social Networks

  13. From Health.Harvard.edu

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Self-Care: Survive This World by Putting Your Mental Health First

There’s a reason we suddenly hearing about self-care. Every day seems to present new ways to make us miserable. The 24-hour news cycle, increase in natural disasters, and the little things people do that get under your skin — the struggle to make it through a week is often overwhelming. Taking care of your body […]

Exercise Your Brain: Why Physical Fitness is a Great Hobby for your Mental Health

More than half a century ago, Dr. Brock Chisolm said, “Without mental health there can be no true physical health.” He was a psychiatrist and the first Director-General of the World Health Organization, and though the statement he made was one of the first suggesting the link between mental and physical well-being, he turned out […]

5 Mental Fitness Games for Seniors

For seniors, one of the best ways to work on staying sharp is by exercising their brains through different types of games. These games each offer a different approach, and through repetitive play, seniors can boost their concentration, memory, and general cognition.

5 Great Brain Teasers to Solve on Your Lunch Break

Rather than spending your lunch break scanning your social media feeds, try exercising your brain with these quick and effective games. In addition to finding a way to take your focus off work for a short period, these games provide brain stimulation and, over time, can help keep you sharp.

5 Mental Fitness Exercises for Teens

Teenagers are the perfect candidates for brain exercises — especially considering how many of them are glued to their phones. These short and fun games can help your teen’s growing brain work on spatial direction, concentration, strategy, and observation.