Seeking treatment for addiction is a powerful first step on your recovery journey. You’re probably familiar with the more traditional models of recovery, like 12-step programs and talk therapy—indeed, these modalities can prove highly effective. Yet for some of us, traditional therapies aren’t quite enough to help us reach our recovery goals. In these instances,… read more
Did you know that thinking positively about aging can increase your life expectancy by 7.5 years? It’s true—which makes it a total shame that aging has such a negative stigma in our society. Ageism, defined as stereotyping, prejudice, or discrimination against people based on age, has cast an unpleasant shadow over the process of growing… read more
Can you name three ways to keep your body healthy? Chances are, you can rattle off more than three pretty easily: exercise, drink water, get sleep, etc… What about three methods for keeping your brain in shape? This one’s a little harder. Despite the fact that our brain’s health has a direct effect on our… read more
With ever improving technology and a growing understanding of how the brain and body operate, researchers have been making fascinating discoveries about the positive effects of physical activity on the mind. Specifically, scientists have uncovered several connections between running and improved brain functioning. We’ve known for years that running is “an excellent means of conditioning… read more
We think of sleep as something we do when the day’s work is done—but when we doze off, our brain’s work is just getting started. Take a deeper dive into how the brain improves our health during sleep, and how we can help that process along.