Fed Advisory Group Urges Doctors to Screen Teens for Depression

A federal advisory group says doctors should screen teens for depression, but the number of students that benefit from the directive might be small.

Video: The #1 ‘Mind Trick’ to Achieve Your Goals

Many people fail to achieve their goals. Thankfully, there are ways to set yourself up for success. Here is my #1 ‘mind trick’ to help you succeed.

Special Brain Exercise ‘Enhances Brain Performance’, New Study Finds

Want to relax? Want to boost brain power? Different types of meditation elicit qualitatively different influences on human physiology and behavior.

‘Enriched’ Exercise Reverses Memory Loss, Preserves the Brain

Exercise programs that challenge the mind while mimicking daily tasks may prevent cognitive decline and improve overall brain health in older adults.

Student of Neuroscience Shows How Meditation may Vanquish Mental Disorders

Studies show how there could be strong scientific proof that meditation could help even the most debilitating psychological disorders.

4 Ways to Live More Holistically Today

Whether it’s yoga or eating a largely plant-based diet free of pesticides, here are steps you can take to live more holistically and boost your health.

Strawberry Compound Shown to Protect Against Alzheimer’s, Memory Loss

A recent study found that a compound in strawberries and mangoes can actually reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and help prevent memory loss.

That ‘Gut Feeling’: 7 Ways to Better Listen to Your Intuition

Intuition is the unconscious reasoning, the guidance that compels you to turn left when signs may be pointing right. Here are 7 ways to be more intuitive.

Meditation: Reduce Stress and Pain, Trigger Genetic Changes, and More

Meditation must be experienced first-hand to be appreciated, but science shows how meditation can reduce stress, pain, and trigger lasting genetic changes.

Better than Morphine: Meditation Found to Reduce Chronic Pain by 57%

Did you know that mediation has been proven to be more effective than morphine at treating chronic pain? One study found a 57% reduction in pain.

Reading and Writing Preserve the Brain, Stave off Memory Loss

A study published in the online journal Neurology shows that reading and writing could help keep your mind sharper for longer while staving off memory loss.

The Five Tibetan Rites: Powerful Mind Body Healing Adds ’10 Years to Life Span’

It is said that a daily five minute practice of the 2,500-years-old Five Tibetans will result in adding an entire decade to your life span. Do you do it?

Proof Positive: Our Thoughts, Emotions Affect our Physiological Health

Scientists are continuously finding that thoughts and emotions may have more to do with our physical health than anything else.

7 Natural Brain Foods for Cognition and Concentration

As we age, it seems to be more and more difficult to keep our thoughts collected or even remember where we put our keys. This may be a part of the aging process to some degree, but diet and lifestyle certainly has a lot to do with it as well. Luckily, there are several brain foods that you can include in your daily diet to boost cognitive function, boost concentration, and slow down brain decline.

Imprinted: Kids’ Brains “Branded” with Fast-Food Logos

Fast food logos are having a serious impact on the brain—in particular, the brains of children. Fast food logos are imprinted in the brains of kids.

Thinking Your Way to Healthy Eating

It is a known fact that what we eat affects how we feel, and how we think affects what we eat. Is your “stinkin thinkin” keeping you from being as healthy as you could be? Indeed, it is possible that healthy thoughts help people make better food choices.

Glass Half-Full or Glass Half-Empty: Defeating Negative Thoughts

Many times when we tell someone or even ourselves that we should think positively, we do not really consider the impact that this has on our mental and physical health. Everyone experiences life changes and events that produce stress and negativity – perhaps a job loss, a relationship struggle, a health issue or even a natural disaster. It is easy to fall into a dark hole and develop very damaging thoughts.