How to bring back a memory.

Some Tips from Harvard Health Details of significant experiences from decades ago may still be available if you can coax them out of your memory. Sometimes memories of certain experiences remain crystal clear for life, like the moment you said “I do,” or...

Why Your Brain Feels Broken

Pandemic stress and multitasking can affect memory in a real way. I don’t know how else to put it, but lately it seems like my brain is broken. I’m not functioning with the mental quickness I’m used to. I find myself struggling to locate words I want to use, like...

New Year – new helpful habits.

Happy New Year! How did your New Year resolutions go? Like most of us, were your good intentions short-lived? Why is that? What does your brain need to do to turn a resolution into a new habit? First, we have to interrupt the brain’s autopilot. Yes, your brain...

Why HOPE matters.

Sometimes, everything seems like just too much! Losing hope is the last thing that your brain needs. Your brain is better when it’s hopeful, says Dana smith of Elemental In the brain, people experience optimism about the future in two key areas: the amygdala, our...

Why some brains resist sweets.

Does your brain crave something sweet? Are you a “can’t keep a carton of ice cream in the freezer because I’ll finish it” kind of person? Or can’t you really be bothered about sugary treats? There are reasons for the differences! And there’s been research on it,...

Your Brain Needs a Party.

Your brain wants to anticipate the good times 🥂 My fiancé and I started planning our wedding last weekend. (Don’t worry, it’s many months away and will be small, outdoors, and masked.) It feels a little crazy to think about throwing a party while the pandemic...