How Mindfulness Changes Your Brain

Mindfulness is everywhere. Depression, anxiety, addiction, chronic pain, and cancer are just some of the mental and physical disorders in which mindfulness can help. Essentially mindfulness refers to the process of self-awareness by focusing our attention to our present state while taking a non-judgmental stance. Expanded versions of mindfulness include the practice of compassion, empathy…

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What is Neurofeedback Training?

What is Neurofeedback and Can It Help Me? According to the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance, neurofeedback training (i.e. EEG biofeedback and neurotherapy) is utilized to change electrical activity of the central nervous system, specifically in the subcortical or cortical areas. Neurofeedback is a training technique based on behavioral principles to treat mental health disorders and…

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How Aromatherapy Helps Reduce Anxiety and Depression

Aromatherapy refers to the use of concentrated essential oils to improve psychological and physical health. Natural oils are typically derived from flowers, leaves, and herbs. These oils are either inhaled or applied to the skin to activate certain brain centers. Aromatherapy is considered an “alternative treatment”, but has shown considerable popularity in recent years. Does Aromatherapy…

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