The Busier You are, the More You Need Quiet Time

Sometimes you just have to turn off the noise and hear the silence. Why? Because clearing your mind of the chatter boosts creativity and novel thinking.

Quick Meditations to Incorporate into Your Day

Practice relaxation techniques to reduce your stress, clear your mind and boost your energy.

Cheating Ourselves of Sleep

Sometimes getting the right amount of sleep seems like an impossible task. If we sleep too little, our eyes are like paperweights fighting to stay open, and if we sleep too much, we walk around like zombies unable to function. Getting the right amount of sleep during the night affects how we think, feel, and perform the following day. Inadequate sleep can disrupt our memory, learning, creativity, and emotional stability, as well as our physical health. According to the article in the New York Times, "Cheating Ourselves of Sleep," sleep affects our metabolism, heart, and every tissue in our bodies. Check out this article to find out just how important it is to get the right amount of sleep!

Relax: Your Brain Deserves It

There are three proven techniques for stress management. Try one or all three to see which method helps quiet your mind to relax.

10 Ways to Work Brain Health into the Workplace

Recharge your mental batteries by slipping some exercise and stress reduction strategies into your hectic work day.

Biofeedback: The Solution to Stress?

Reducing your stress levels does wonders for the brain but how people shed the tension of everyday life differs from person to person. So take a look at one more stress-reducing technique, bio-feedback, and see if it's for you.

"OMMM" Your Way to a Peaceful Mind

Stress is an inevitable part of life that everybody deals with in their own way. In order to relax you might prefer to go for a walk, read a book, or breathe heavily into a brown paper bag, but either way stress can take a heavy toll on your body and mind. Next time your daily stressors are just too much to handle, don’t rip your hair out; yoga is an easy and beneficial alternative to relieve your stress.

The Neurobiology of Stress: Part 2

When good stress turns to chronic stress, the brain is negatively affected.

The Neurobiology of Stress: Part 1

Stress is not necessarily a bad thing when it comes to the brain.