Mindful Brain Blog
|Posted on September 27, 2018 at 2:45 PM|
This month we have been talking about Letting Go in our mindfulness classes. The fall season is a beautiful way to honor the process of letting go. As nature transitions her colors, and the leaves fall to the ground to prepare for the winter, we can also think of ways in our lives to let go of what no longer serves us. We can let go of our physical belongings if there is clutter...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 7, 2018 at 3:55 PM|
We've been following the interesting research that was presented last month in Chicago at the 2018 Alzheimer's Association International Conference related to managing dementia, diet and dementia, new drugs that may slow cognitive decline, and blood pressure and dementia risk.
Go here for more info and highlights: https://www.alz.org/aaic/overview.asp
Some of our favorite findings:
A study by Martha Clare Morris and colleagues showed ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 5, 2018 at 12:25 AM|
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions." - Dalai Lama
Where does happiness live in the body...the heart? the soul?
Well, the brain is involved, but how exactly?!
We know there is a complex relationship between thoughts...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 17, 2017 at 4:50 PM|
Yoga for Healing: Focus on Stroke
We were recently asked about yoga classes for stroke survivors in Denver….great question! The benefits of yoga are endless, and yoga can be especially helpful for individuals recovering from a neurological injury. Here are a few Adaptive Yoga classes we found in the Denver Metro area…do you know of others? If so, please share in the Comments!
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|Posted on December 3, 2014 at 10:05 PM|
Last month I had the privilege and pleasure of co-leading a workshop with my friend and talented practitioner Dr. Meggie Smith at Chiropractic First. We wanted to share the message that while the holiday season comes with inherent challenges and stresses, there is a dual approach that we can take to sink into what is present and joyful as well. That is, while our nervous sy...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 1, 2014 at 1:25 PM|
Photo by Margaret Andrews
Hearing difficulties can often make memory difficulties appear worse and we may lose our attention or concentration during daily activities or conversations if we can't hear very well. If an individual cannot properly hear then they are not able to learn new information, making it difficult to remember later on. Careful management of hearing is essential!...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 2, 2014 at 12:20 AM|
Have you ever walked into a room and forgotten why you are there? Have you ever started to say something to someone and then forgotten what you wanted to say? Usually, we recover from these “memory lapses” and after a few moments, our intended task or thought comes back to us. This experience is not usually related to a memory slip. Instead, it’s most likely related to inattentio...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 3, 2013 at 12:30 AM|
Photo by Michael Bevis
We all want excellent brain health, right?! In many ways, the brain is like a muscle and the term “use it or lose it” very much applies to optimizing brain health, especially as we age. The following wellness suggestions are intended to stimulate cognitive health and help individuals ...Read Full Post »