A Better Brain at Any Age: The Holistic Way to Improve Your Memory, Reduce Stress, and Sharpen Your Wits

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 252 pages
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Take a whiff of cinnamon; paint rooms in contrasting colors; give some of your time to a cause you care about; join a laughing club; nod ''yes'' throughout the day; give away some of your stuff; eat plenty of ''happy fats''; write with your non-dominant hand; play 20 Questions; weed your garden; roll your eyes; get down on all fours and crawl; remember to exhale. These are just a few of the over 100 ideas science writer Sondra Kornblatt has culled from her extensive research into how to improve your memory and mental agility, boost your creativity and overall brain power, and avoid brain overload. Yes, it's that simple.... Too many of us these days struggle with brain overload, the symptoms of which include fuzzy thinking, forgotten words, even depression, anxiety, and headaches. This book shows you just how easy it is to nourish your brain and overcome these side effects of life in the modern world. Lively and informative explanations of how the mind and body work complement the practices. Read it cover to cover or dip in again and again for quick boosts. Whether you are twenty or eighty, these tips will help keep your brain supple and fit.
 

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Health and science writer Kornblatt (365 Energy Boosters) has put together a friendly, wide-ranging tip sheet for understanding and maintaining the human brain, with exercises-lots of exercises ... Read full review

Contents

A Short Tour of the Brain
1
Hey Genius Intelligence Memory Learning Styles
55
Emotions and the Brain When You Cant See the Forest
100
The Big Wide World and Your Brain
124
Eating for Brilliance
149
Meditation and a Bigger Perspective Less Is More
211
Index
225
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