Train Your Brain to Ditch Bad Habits and Form New, Better Ones

Train Your Brain to Ditch Bad Habits and Form New, Better Ones

Have you ever found yourself driving straight to work on the weekend, when you really meant to go to the store? Your mind learns to do certain things, like drive the same path from home to work, on autopilot to conserve energy. That’s great, unless you’re trying to break a habit that’s not serving you well! It is possible, however, to train your brain to ditch bad habits and form new, better ones.

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Is Homework Helping or Hurting Our Kids?

Is Homework Helping or Hurting Our Kids?

Kids spend their days at school learning. Then they come home and spend their evenings doing homework - even kindergartners! It seems like the extra work should be boosting grades or teaching non-academic skills like time management and perseverance. But is all that homework helping our hurting our kids?

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Chiropractic Provides Relief from Migraines and Chronic Pain

Chiropractic Provides Relief from Migraines and Chronic Pain

Recent research shows that people who suffer from chronic pain and migraines may find relief through chiropractic care. In the study, researchers followed a 52-year-old patient who had suffered from migraines and pain in her left arm and leg for over 20 years. Her pain was affecting her quality of life and sometimes sent her to the hospital for relief.

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The Importance of the Vagus Nerve

The Importance of the Vagus Nerve

The vagus nerve is the tenth cranial nerve, and has the most extensive distribution out of all of the cranial nerves. Named for its tendency to wander, the vagus nerve acts like a central switchboard, sending out nerve impulses to and from the brain and most of the organs in our body. Its main role is to calm us down by activating the parasympathetic nervous system.

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Take a Deep Breath In

Take a Deep Breath In

Amazing! You just nourished yourself with life-sustaining oxygen for every cell, tissue, and organ in your body! Whether you live at the top of a mountain or below sea level. Whether it’s day or night.
Whether you are young or old. No matter who you are or where you live on the planet, you just replenished your stores of oxygen. And you can do it again right this second and you will do it over and over again all day, every day and for the most part without even thinking about it! Go ahead take another deep breath.

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