‘Health and Wellness’ Archives
An important reading on the topic of Mental Toughness i.e. regulating your emotions, managing your thoughts, and behaving in a positive manner, despite your circumstances. Building mental strength is about regulating your emotions, managing your thoughts, and behaving in a positive manner, despite your circumstances. Mental strength involves more [...]
An interesting video on Self confidence. It emphasises how self confidence skill can be learn, basically by repetitions / practise.
I like this video by Amy Morin in Tedtalk. It proovides a great insight on how to become mentally strong. Everyone has the ability to build mental strength, but most people don't know how. We spend a lot of time talking about physical strength and physical health, but much less time on mental strength and mental health. We can choose to [...]
A good article on mental toughness published in Lifehacker.om. Enjoy!Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against the bullets that life fires your way. It's not as easy to just "be tougher," though. Here are some tactics to toughen up your mind [...]
Can Exercise Really Make You Grow New Brain Cells? How one neuroscientist discovered the path to a healthier and happier brain.
An interesting article published in Fast company. A real life experience of neuroscientist connecting physical fitness to brain. She explained how while working on her body fitness she discovered its direct effects to the brain. Wendy Suzuki, was on a river rafting trip in Peru, when she had a major wakeup call. Suzuki found that she was the [...]
Mice on wheels show scientists how exercise benefits their brains, Running rodents make more of ‘Miracle-Gro’ chemical for the brain
The relentless desire by mice to run on cage 'exercise' wheels has helped explain at a molecular level how exercise benefits a mammal's brain. The relentless desire by mice to run on cage "exercise" wheels has helped explain at a molecular level how exercise benefits a mammal's brain. Scientists from NYU Langone Medical Center behind the [...]
A must read article published in psychcentral.com. It discusses the brain derived chemicals and how they are triggered. You probably already know that exercise is key for reducing depression. But you might not know why. Any kind of movement boosts the firing rate of serotonin neurons, which triggers the release of more serotonin. [...]
An interesting video on guided imagery, managing stress, anxiety by imagining how some role models / ordinary people does in these circumstances. This video also discussed the skillful full imagination to relieve stress and ways to focus attention. Overall this addressed some very ways to manage mind, brain and body. Physician, [...]
I never go into a big day without running first thing in the morning. There is no doubt that running in the morning makes me better at work throughout the day — I think more clearly and overall have a more optimistic outlook on work and life. Knowing I’ll be sharper all day is exactly the motivation I need to get out of bed at 6 a.m. [...]