Archive for the ‘Brain Health and Fitness’ Category

Boost Your Love Life And Your Brain!

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
Hedy and Yumi--passionate love!

Hedy and Yumi--passionate love!


I invite you to cross the bridge for a visit into my world.

I ask that for the time we spend together, you put aside all distracting thoughts and all preconceptions. And really listen to me, really focus on me. Leave your world behind, just for a moment. That you might more fully enter a new world.

Is now a good time? Great!

What I want to tell you is this:


Gong Fu Fighting for the Brain

Friday, July 31st, 2009


What can martial arts like Shao Lin boxing, aikido, tai chi, judo, jujitsu, etc., do for your brain? For one, it gives you all the benefits of any physical exercise: (more…)

Sharpen Memory with Oodles of Doodles

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

What do you have in common with Bill Gates, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Ronald Reagan?

Bill Gates; This image has been posted to Flickr by the copyright holder, the World Economic Forum. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.0 License

Bill Gates; This image has been posted to Flickr by the copyright holder, the World Economic Forum. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.0 License


Jump and Jog Your Brain

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

You can use your body to help you think.

Jump and jog your brain

Jump and jog your brain

That’s the conclusion suggested by a recent study in the Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. According to the study, the type of physical movement you engage in—the way you move your body—can affect a your ability to solve a problem.

Brainy Boxing Babes

Friday, May 22nd, 2009


Red hot boxer!

Red hot boxer!

C’mon sock it to her. Punch, jab, pummel. Throw that uppercut!

Do it. For the sake of your bod; for the sake of your brain. Feel the ecstasy of the well-aimed hook; feel the energy surge.

Do it. You’ll feel smarter, stronger, happier! Your IQ will soar into the stratosphere!

7 Ways to Give Your Brain an Instant Buzz

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009
Wow, what a buzz!

Wow, what a buzz!

Want to give your brain an instant buzz? And do you want to have fun doing it? Yes, fun is important. Because if you don’t enjoy an activity, chances are that you won’t do it regularly. So pick one or more activities from the list below—and feel your brain sparkle!

These are the fun activities that have been shown to have the most positive effect for the brain. You may be jazzed to discover that things you love to do, and do often, are considered real brain boosters!

Today’s Lunch Menu–the Brain!

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

Have you ever been to a brain lunch? I went to my first one ever just before spring.

You mean they're not cooking up brain cell?

You mean they're not cooking up brain cells?

Okay, “Brain lunch” isn’t quite the right term. I didn’t eat the brain of an animal (ugh!) or anything like that.

The human brain—or more precisely, how to boost your brainpower—was the topic of the luncheon meeting for Women in Consulting (WIC) at Walnut Creek.


Poverty Impoverishes Your Brain

Friday, May 15th, 2009

News flash: poverty is bad for your brain.

Maybe this doesn’t come as a complete surprise to you. I’m sure you could come up with all sorts of reasons why poverty can reduce your intellectual capacity. What researchers have newly discovered though, is that stress affects two particular parts of the brain. It’s a brain-related answer to how poverty passes from generation to generation.