Tag Archive: brain health

Negative Self-talk Creates Stress and Decreases Brain Fitness

What’s the effect of stress on brain fitness? Neither brains or bodies function well when under too much stress. A sharpbrains.com post notes, “Liv­ing with high lev­els of sus­tained stress can have a pro­found neg­a­tive impact on your psy­cho­log­i­cal and brain health. While often there is lit­tle we can do to change …

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How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age

In a recent interview with Alvaro Fernandez, founder of sharpbrains.com and author of The 2nd edition of The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness, he offered to answer questions about brain health and fitness from readers of …

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More Neuroscience in the Mainstream!

In the current week of posts about Neuroscience in the Mainstream, a presentation I made on Bainbridge Island to an audience of Open Mic Science, I talked about brain training — pros and cons. Yesterday I went to the new Marbles Brain store in Seattle. Lots of fun, bright, “brain coaches” showing …

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“No” and Negative Self-Talk Cause Stress and Can Kill Neurons

Just found this article which I’m posting in full because it’s researched well (always opposing research somewhere) and hits the exact spot I’m aiming for — eliminating negative self-talk and increasing brain fitness. As many of you who’ve read intelligentwomenonly.com for a while you know that I’m not a fan of positive …

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