The most remarkable “supercomputer” on the planet, our brains process, translate and integrate billions of pieces of information every day. Maintaining a healthy brain can improve how we feel, think and behave, but our BRAIN is only one part of a larger approach to improving mental wellness.

Eating fiber can delay brain aging

Nice article in Medical News Today - read the entire article HERE Some of my favorite highlights... Fiber is a key element of a healthful diet. New research breaks down the mechanism by which it can delay age-related brain inflammation.   Eating fiber-rich foods —...

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SHIELD yourself from Alzheimer’s Disease

“SHIELD” is Tanzi’s acronym for… Sleep (uninterrupted seven to eight hours) Handle Stress Interact (be sociable) Exercise (cardiovascular) Learn (“the more synapses you make, the more you can lose before you lose it) Diet (Mediterranean: high in fruits, vegetables,...

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Post-Partum Depression and Your Gut

Very nice article published earlier this week in WELL + GOOD about, “THE SURPRISING CONNECTION BETWEEN GUT HEALTH AND POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION” Read the entire article HERE = Many new moms...

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Stress in America – Highest Ever!

The American Psychological Association (APA) released their annual “Stress in America” survey results this week – showing that stress levels in the USA are at their all-time highest. As in previous years, some of the most prevalent sources of stress are money (62%)...

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World Mental Health Day

Next Tuesday, October 10, is World Mental Health Day. What will you be doing to improve the mental wellness of yourself and those around you? Earlier this morning, I did an interview with a journalist who needed some “tips” for her article on “Mental Health Advice” –...

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Tired, Stressed, Depressed?

In my lectures over the years, I often start off by asking the audience three simple questions: Are you stressed? Of course you are. That’s strike one. Do you get less than 8 solid hours of sleep a night, or do you consistently feel fatigued during the day? Yes?...

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Next Event

  1. AMWA Conference – Nutritional Psychology

    November 19 @ 8:00 am - November 20 @ 5:00 pm EST