Prolonged stress increases the risk of developing age-related cognitive decline including Mild Cognitive Impairment, Vascular dementia and even Alzheimer’s disease.
Good or bad stress is still STRESS which our brain responds to accordingly. Left unchecked or unmanaged, it creates a sense of unease which in turn can lead to disease.
Just as there are some “super foods” so too are there activities that could be considered “super exercises” that keep the heart pumping and the brain working.
Could swimming be the ultimate exercise? The following report card on swimming shows that unlike other cardiovascular exercises, swimming offers benefits beyond merely burning calories and building muscle groups.
What may help us move to a more peaceful place is to take stock of what makes us feel wealthy, what we can’t live without, what cannot be replaced.
At every stage of development exercise is crucial to our mental and physical well-being. Circumstances will often dictate our lifestyle choices and the physical activities that are available to us.
When Jason Watt’s regular clinic did not adequately address several ongoing health concerns, he decided it was time to try an alternative – private healthcare.
As adults we often take courage for granted – but where does this virtue come from? How do we foster this quality in our children so they can become resilient?
Your mood can affect the dietary choices you make…but can the opposite be true? Recent scientific findings show that food can indeed alter your mood.
Meditation includes the practice of mindfulness: bringing one’s complete attention to the present experience helping to improve self-regulation.