Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the act of being in the moment and paying attention to what’s happening right now instead of worrying about the future or reliving the past. It’s an Eastern concept that has become very popular in the West. Mindfulness is useful because it trains your brain to view the world differently. When you’re mindful, you’re experiencing life instead of just going through the motions. Mindfulness trains your brain to focus on what’s most important in the moment, instead of just reactively doing things without deliberate thought.

Mindfulness is the practice of actively paying attention to the present moment without judgement. It’s about being in the moment and acknowledging your thoughts and feelings without judgement. You can practice mindfulness in any given moment of your daily routine, like eating a meal or taking a shower. The more you practice mindfulness, the easier it gets.

Mindfulness is the ability to focus on the present moment without worrying about the future or ruminating on the past. It’s about being attentive to your thoughts and feelings without judgment. Mindfulness can be cultivated through meditation and exercises like letting go of negative thoughts for at least 10 seconds.

Why Best Friends Turn Into Strangers and How to Foster Lasting Friendships
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Why Best Friends Turn Into Strangers and How to Foster Lasting Friendships

Friendship is a tapestry woven with the threads of shared experiences, secrets, laughter, and support. Best friends, in particular, are like mirrors reflecting our past, anchors in our present, and compasses guiding us toward our future. They witness our life’s journey, standing by us through triumphs and tribulations.  Yet, in a paradox that baffles many,…

Highly Intelligent People and Messy Houses: Unraveling the Genius in Clutter
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Highly Intelligent People and Messy Houses: Unraveling the Genius in Clutter

Did you know that your messy home might be a testament to your intellectual prowess? Contrary to popular belief, a cluttered living space is not always a negative reflection but can be a sign of intelligence and creativity.  In fact, scientific research has found a compelling link between highly intelligent people and their messy houses….

8 Magnesium-Filled Foods That Can Lower Your Risk of Anxiety, Depression, Heart Attacks, and More
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8 Magnesium-Filled Foods That Can Lower Your Risk of Anxiety, Depression, Heart Attacks, and More

Magnesium is a crucial element for overall health and biological function. As the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body, it is involved in over 3,750 different binding sites on proteins and is necessary for more than 300 enzymes to function correctly[1]. The importance of magnesium in various biochemical processes is vast, including, but…

These Antioxidants May Help Prevent Dementia, Study Reveals
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These Antioxidants May Help Prevent Dementia, Study Reveals

The onset of dementia and dementia-related diseases has increased in recent years due to an aging population. Worldwide, dementia is the seventh leading cause of death, with an estimated 55 million showing symptoms and 10 million new cases each year. [1]  In the United States, the number of people thought to have Alzheimer’s or dementia-related…

Experts Warn Against Brain-Boosting Supplements Following Alzheimer’s Disease Biomarker Research
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Experts Warn Against Brain-Boosting Supplements Following Alzheimer’s Disease Biomarker Research

A quick walk or drive through any city will reveal that the most inexpensive and convenient foods available to us are not the healthiest choices.  Supplements are great for supporting specific health goals. They are, however, not a magic solution to compensate for poor nutrition and unhealthy habits. Further, not all supplements are created equal,…

4 Worst Drinking Habits To Have if Dementia Runs in Your Family, Says Dietitian
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4 Worst Drinking Habits To Have if Dementia Runs in Your Family, Says Dietitian

According to the World Health Organization, about 55 million people have dementia worldwide. Research also suggests that the risk of dementia increases if you have a first-degree relative with the disease. [1] Dementia is a term that encompasses a range of cognitive impairments, including memory loss, difficulty solving problems, and other cognitive issues that affect…

“Reverse Engineering” Brain Tissue Reveals Sugar-Studded Protein Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease
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“Reverse Engineering” Brain Tissue Reveals Sugar-Studded Protein Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Aging is a natural process of life. Our brains and bodies gradually change as we become older.  These changes have an impact on our physical and mental capabilities, as well as our risk of disease. The amount to which we experience aging differs from person to person, but for some, Alzheimer’s disease is a dreaded…

Successful Weight Loss: Scientists Show That It Might All Be in Your Head
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Successful Weight Loss: Scientists Show That It Might All Be in Your Head

A person whose weight is higher than what is considered healthy for their given height is described as overweight or even suffering from obesity. Obesity has spread beyond rich countries to affect people of all income levels. (1, 2) Defined as a high BMI (body mass index), obesity is a risk factor for many of…

Dropping Acidity Raised as an Overlooked Culprit in Alzheimer’s Disease
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Dropping Acidity Raised as an Overlooked Culprit in Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, slowly destroys memory, behavior, and the capacity to think clearly. Eventually, sufferers lose the ability to carry out the simplest tasks due to brain shrinkage (atrophy) and cell death. (1)  Worldwide, over 55 million people are believed to suffer from Alzheimer’s disease (2), while in the United…