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The Ultimate Holiday Survival Guide: How to Reduce Stress

Holiday Survival Guide: How to Reduce Stress The holidays are quickly approaching. Are you feeling more overwhelmed and frazzled than merry and cheerful? Not sure how to reduce stress? You’re not alone. A survey...
How to Keep Calm This Holiday Season | BrainMD Life

How to Keep Calm This Holiday Season

The holidays. That time of year that we both cherish and dread.  Parties, travel, gifting, family, these can be both magical, and the reason many people experience increased stress and worry during the holidays....

Healthy Holiday Tips

Do you ever feel sad or irritable for no reason? What about feeling anxious or worried? Unfocused? All these can be linked to brain neurotransmitters being out of whack. Your mental state is affected...

Do You Know How to Reduce the Stress of Holiday Travel?

As the song says, “There’s no place like home for the holidays.” Although visiting family and friends can be a joyful, memorable experience, the process of traveling can often be a hassle. Since you’ve...

Can the Food You Eat Affect Your Mood?

You already know that the food you eat each day plays a vital role in your overall health, but did you know that it can affect your mood too? Making healthier choices in your...

A Sugar-Free, Caffeine-Free Energy Boost

You’re halfway through your long road trip and feel your eyes getting heavy. It’s 2PM and your ability to focus on work seems to have completely escaped you. After a less-than-optimal night’s sleep you...

8 Steps For Digging Yourself Out Of An Emotional Rut

Imagine your car gets stuck in some mud and can’t move forward. Do you just throw up your hands and let it stay there? Of course not. Yet oftentimes people allow themselves to stay...
Balanced Brain is a Happy Brain

A Balanced Brain Is A Happy Brain

Your brain is an incredibly complicated machine. No one knows exactly how complex it is, but scientists estimate you have roughly 86 billion neurons and 85 billion nonneuronal brain cells. That means that in...
Have Enough of These Neurotransmitters

Have Enough of These Three Neurotransmitters?

Do you ever feel sad or irritable for no reason? What about feeling anxious or worried? Do you struggle with being unfocused? All these can be linked to neurotransmitter levels being out of whack....
Stress and Anxiety

The Difference Between Stress And Anxiety

It’s that time of year again…tax season! For many, this is the most dreaded and hated time of year. Financial pressures can mount and add to the already full plate of stressors that you...