Mental Health America Releases its Annual State of Mental Health in America Report

For the 6th year in a row, Mental Health America (MHA) released its annual State of Mental Health Report, which ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on several mental health and access measures. This year, Pennsylvania came out on top overall with Nevada coming in 51st. The report also takes a … Continue reading Mental Health America Releases its Annual State of Mental Health in America Report

The Woman who Changed her Brain:

Neuroplasticity applied to Learning Disorders So inspiring! The story of the creator of one of the first practical applications of the principles of neuroplasticity to the treatment of learning disorders. neu·ro·plas·tic·i·ty/ˌn(y)o͝orōˌplaˈstisədē/nounthe ability of the brain to form and reorganize synaptic connections, especially in response to learning or experience or following injury."neuroplasticity offers real hope to … Continue reading The Woman who Changed her Brain:

FRANKINCENSE HAS BEEN PROVEN TO BE A PSYCHOACTIVE ANTIDEPRESSANT

Kirsten Cowart, Guest  :  Waking Times   Burning Frankincense in the form of incense has been a big part of religious and other cultural ceremonies for a millennium. The resin from the Boswellia tree also known as Frankincense or olibanum is believed to be an aroma that will help your soul reach spiritual exaltation. Frankincense resin is mentioned in many different … Continue reading FRANKINCENSE HAS BEEN PROVEN TO BE A PSYCHOACTIVE ANTIDEPRESSANT

Exercise Increases Brain Volume, Decreases Dementia Risk: Study

AFP Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:30AM EDT It is never too late get involved in physical activity, and new research has found that regular physical activity in older adults could increase brain size and decrease the risk of cognitive decline. Researchers from UCLA, Calif.,  used the landmark Framingham Heart Study to look at an association between exercise, … Continue reading Exercise Increases Brain Volume, Decreases Dementia Risk: Study