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10 Supportive Ways to Help A Friend with Depressive Thoughts

  In 2019, before the COVID pandemic hit, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated roughly 18.5 percent of American adults experienced frequent depressive thoughts. A recent survey showed that 23.5 percent of...
Benefits of Traveling for Your Health | BrainMD

7 Ways Traveling is Actually Good for Your Health & The Earth

  Did you know that travel is good for you? It is! And it’s good for you in real and scientifically studied ways. In fact, research indicates that traveling can improve your brain function,...
How to Do Inner Work & Best Self-care Tips for Mental Health | BrainMD

How to Do Inner Work: 10 Self-care Tips to Empower and Inspire You

  When was the last time you did outer work? Outer work may involve consistent exercise, proper nutrition, and quality sleep. These healthy lifestyle factors address the physical elements of existence. However, there are...
Tips for How to Talk to Your Teen About Mental Health | BrainMD

Here’s How to Talk to Your Teen About Mental Health

  Having a conversation with your teen about mental health can be a touchy subject. Since stigma exists around mental health issues, your teen may have shameful or defensive feelings at the mere mention...
Finding Emotional Stability in an Uncertain World | How to Overcome Fear and Anxiety

How to Find Emotional Stability in an Uncertain World

  On a scale from 1 to 10, where’s your anxiety level right now? Do you feel like everything’s up in the air and you can’t make any solid plans? Are you living in...
How to Be Resilient | Science of Being Strong and Positive Through Tough Times

How to Be Resilient & Positive in a Negative World

  You’ve probably heard the expression, “When life knocks you down, get back up.” Easier said than done. During the global health crisis, many have been knocked down…hard. Some have lost their jobs. Others...
Ways to Make the Most of Staying at Home During Quaratine | BrainMD

12 Ways to Make the Most of Your Stay-at-Home Life

  At this point in your “stay-at-home” life, you’re probably getting a little antsy. Perhaps you feel like you’re trapped inside a time loop like in the movie “Groundhog Day,” with each new day...
Calm Your Mind With GABA | BrainMD

8 Simple Ways to Calm Your Mind During Stressful Times

  Feeling More Anxious Than Ever? Are you filled with anxious thoughts about COVID-19? Worried about your financial situation? Having trouble coping with self-isolation? You aren’t alone. Stress, fear, and panic are reaching unprecedented...
Ancient Wisdom To Help You Sleep

Ancient Wisdom to Help You Sleep

If you knew something that was essential to a brain-healthy life, gave you energy, improved your mood and decision making, and you could do it right from the comfort of your home, would you...