December 30, 2011 · 1 Comment
For over one month prior to a new year, people begin to think about new years resolutions and what goals they wish to achieve. Most of these people had failed to follow through with their resolutions in the previous year and thus attempt to try again. The problem is, most resolutions are inherently flawed and are destined to not be completed.
Follow this guideline on how to create a resolution that you can keep and achieve! More →
Tagged: brain, goals, neuropsychology, overwhelm, procrastination, research, resolutions, tips
We all know an apple a day can keep the doctor away. But did you know it can also keep a neurologist, neuropsychologist and a therapist away as well? A good source of fiber and Vitamin C, apples have been found to be an excellent food for brain health. More →
Tagged: acetylcholine, alzheimer's, anxiety, apple, brain, delusion, depression, fiber, memory, neuropsychology, research, vitamin c
Both stress and depression independently are difficult emotional health issues that affect thousands of South Asians worldwide ever year. Current research is now attempting to find a link between these two widely common experiences and why some people with chronic stress develop depression when others done. While much more research has yet to be done on this connection, especially in South Asians, the findings so far are astounding and have serious implications for healthy living long-term. More →
Tagged: brain, children, depression, men's issues, neuropsychology, research, stress, teens, women's issues
Anyone who has experienced a relationship break up or divorce knows that it is painful beyond words can express. When you feel rejected, the emotions run very high. You try to wrap your brain around what went wrong and what you could have done to keep your partner from leaving. You reminisce about the good times, becoming angry that your partner took them away from you. Sometimes you try to strategize how you can get them back. In the worst situations, you may want to hurt your partner or even hurt yourself because of how upset you feel.
Tagged: depression, divorce, emotions, neuropsychology, physical and mental health, relationships, research, suicide
Hold a heavy object in your arms for a few minutes and your muscles will start to feel fatigued. You will drop the object on the floor because your muscles are so overworked. Lifting something else will only be possible after your muscles receive some rest. The same is true for willpower, a limited mental resource that gives out after being exerted for too long. More →
Tagged: brain, goals, neuropsychology, research, resolutions, self-control, tips