Category Archives: Vibrant Living

Conversations

I read this post in the Lumosity blog and copied it here: We spend 60% of conversations talking about ourselves. Why? Because it feels good. Using fMRI brain scans researchers from Harvard University showed that discussing our opinions and personality … Continue reading

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Relax and Sleep

Good sleep will help calm fear and anxiety, but anxiety can keep you from good sleep.  More about fear and anxiety later, but for now try this to relax into a better sleep. 1. Sit or lie comfortably. Focus on … Continue reading

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Enhanced Relationships Enhance Moods

How you get along with other people can either help or hurt your moods. 1. Look for how you can improve your relationships with others. Take responsibility to keep the relationship strong. Stop the blame. 2. Put your relationships on … Continue reading

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Change

I’ve heard that it’s hard to charge. That is wrong. Deterioration is change. It’s difficult to accept that type of change, but it is inevitable if we do nothing. If we do nothing to our homes and cars, they deteriorate … Continue reading

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Think Clearly, Feel Better, and Look Better

There are many components that go into clear thinking, and feeling and looking better. These include exercise, sleep and what we eat. This post focuses on food that makes us feel better. These are foods we should eliminate or use in moderation: … Continue reading

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Brain Booster Tips 2-5

Focus on your motivation to be healthier, smarter and happier every day. This will activate the part of your brain that makes better decisions – the prefrontal cortex that is the rational part of your brain. Your pleasure center (inner … Continue reading

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Stress Busters

Stress is extremely bad for body and mind. It raises our blood pressure, puts extra strain on our heart and produces cortisol which deposits fat in the belly. It weakens our immune system and has even been linked to some … Continue reading

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