Category Archives: Nutrition

What is the big deal about mindfulness?

What is the big deal about mindfulness?

It’s graced the pages of the Wall Street Journal. It’s taught in classes at Google. It’s even shown up in an episode of Parks and Recreation. But what exactly is mindfulness anyway? And why is it becoming such a big deal? According to one leading psychiatrist, mindfulness is simply the practice of “focusing our awareness.”…

Cognitive Neuroscience Part 4: Teaching an old dog new tricks

Cognitive Neuroscience Part 4: Teaching an old dog new tricks

Twenty years ago, most physicians, psychologists and researchers believed that the human brain stopped developing after a certain age. The brain could grow and change during childhood or adolescence, but not adulthood. On the surface, this makes sense. It is sometimes difficult to teach an old dog new tricks. However, most new research (using modern imaging…

Cognitive Neuroscience Part 3: Scientific Proof that People Can Change

Cognitive Neuroscience Part 3: Scientific Proof that People Can Change

Can people change? It’s a loaded question. If affects our views on philosophy, religion, psychology, sociology and biology – just to name a few. What if I told you there was scientific research that strongly suggests that the answer is yes? Think about that for a second. Think about the hope that lies at the…

Self-Care Part 3: Some Ideas to Get You Started

Self-Care Part 3: Some Ideas to Get You Started

In part one of this short series we defined what self-care is and why it is important. In part two, we talked about the difference between self-care and zoning out. But if spending two hours scrolling through my Instagram feed doesn’t qualify as self-care, then what does? The best place to start is with diet,…

The College Experience – Practicing Self-Care

The College Experience – Practicing Self-Care

Experience is a great teacher. We learn though successes, we learn through mistakes, and we even learn from the internet. This summer, we are helping our students learn before their college experience. We have pulled together our experience in working with some of the brightest students, experience from working on college campuses in counseling, student…

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