Can Mindfulness Change Your Brain Structure?

Gray. A color often associated with negative things such as aging, ambiguity, and bad weather… But there’s one place where more gray is good – and that’s in your brain. A higher concentration of gray matter in certain areas of the brain is correlated with higher intelligence. So now the question is, how do you…

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Mindless Eating – Would You Notice if Your Popcorn Was Stale?

You too would eat stale popcorn. Did you just read the above statement and think: Stale popcorn? Not me. Under the right circumstances, you most probably would be eating this popcorn right alongside your fellow nay-sayers. This is the way of mindless eating. But before we get to the bigger issue of mindless eating, let’s…

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The 10-Day Challenge: Easy Ways to Change Your Health (and Change the World)

The best diet is the one you don’t know you’re on. This is the motto of Brian Wansink, PhD, who leads the Cornell Food and Brand Lab. And isn’t it a great one? Imagine losing weight while seeming to do… … nothing much. Yes, it sounded like a pipe-dream to me to when I first…

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Sculpting the Brain to Create Change

“Every man can, if he so desires, become the sculptor of his own brain.” -Santiago Ramon y Cajal These aren’t my words, but they give us a lovely “nutshell” look at neuroplasticity. And it fits with what we’re trying to do as practitioners whenever we give our clients practical ways to change their brain, transform…

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Inspiring New Methods Using The Brain’s Capacity to Change and Heal

The new methods of treatment we’ve been able to cultivate from neuroplasticity are changing lives… …but there isn’t just one way to apply those concepts. We were moved by the different ways participants in our most recent New Brain Science series applied what they’d learned. They were creative and practical. Over the last week, we’ve…

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Neuroplasticity is Changing the Way We Practice

With so much research about neuroplasticity making the headlines regularly, we are finding new methods of treatment. And as we apply those, more and more people can heal. In our recent series on The New Brain Science, we heard from specialists at the forefront of the latest developments in neuroplasticity. What was most exciting was…

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