Study: Watching Cute Cats and Dogs Is Good for Your Brain

Kawaii. The Japanese say the word 'cute' often, and enjoy doing it. They also watch a plethora of heartwarming anime movies and series, with charming characters that trigger unstoppable giggles. What do the two have in common? You'd notice that the Japanese are among the longest-living in the world. And recent research may explain why their love of watching cute, animated characters contributes…

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How to Reset Your Circadian Rhythm & Fix Irregular Sleep Cycle

Have you been sleeping poorly? There's a good chance you have been if you're reading this article. The good news is there is something you can do about it. It all comes down to your circadian rhythm. This is your biological clock that controls the cycle of your day, including how much - or how little - sleep you get each night. If…

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4 Effects of Sugar on the Brain That Explain Why We Crave It

You probably know that you need to cut down on your sugar consumption. Once you see these issues it causes with the brain, you might be quicker to do so. Sugar is often the most desired taste for a person. Along with salt, the craving for sugar can easily get out of control. The problem is, it is more than just "having a…

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The Mechanism of Addiction in the Brain and How It Works

Addiction is one of the biggest killers in the country right now, but it's surprisingly little understood by people everywhere, and few realize that it has to do with the way the human brain works. When most people think of addiction, they think of drugs. But addiction can exist in almost any form. Video games, alcoholism, gambling, sex, even exercise. If it releases…

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15 Online Games That Make You Smarter: Work Out That Brain!

Certain games are not as bad for your brain as you thought – in fact, some can even make you smarter! The trick is to play the right ones. Did you know your brain retains elasticity into your 90s? That means you never stop growing and changing throughout your life. So there’s no excuse to stop learning, right? With all the data suggesting…

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15 Brain Healthy Foods That Boost Its Function Naturally

Did you know that adding certain foods to your diet can enhance your cognitive functions and enable your brain to stay healthy and active? The brain is an incredibly important organ in the human body. In fact, the brain acts as a control center – coordinating actions and reactions that happen – from thinking to feeling to remembering and everything in between. It’s…

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13 Concentration Exercises to Boost Your Ability to Focus

It’s difficult to stop your attention from wavering as you go about a busy day. That’s why you need concentration exercises. We show you how concentration exercises can enhance your focus and share examples of those that you can do from the comfort of your office or home. Why do we need to improve our focus? Focus exercises may seem like a waste…

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4 Daily Habits of Successful People That You Should Adopt

Do you want to be more successful? Maybe it’s time to adopt one of these daily habits of successful people. Ever wondered what a day in the life of a successful person must be like? Do they set their alarms earlier? Do they consume some super food for breakfast? Are they simply happier, or more focused people just getting the most out of…

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Should You Trust Your Gut Feeling about Relationships?

Should you trust your gut feeling about relationships? Go with your gut. Trust your gut feelings. Follow your instincts. How many times have we heard this advice? But is there such a thing as a gut feeling about relationships and can science prove it? Actually, there is scientific evidence that suggests gut feelings have a very solid biological base. And it’s all to…

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Why You Should Clear the Clutter – Both Physical and Mental

No matter how regularly you clear the clutter at home, it keeps on coming back. However, clutter is not always physical – it can be mental too. Sometimes you would do a garage sale to clear the clutter once and for all. At other times, you would simply donate it to charity institutions. But more often, a few months after, you would once…

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