Becoming More Mentally Active

Posted by Kyra Constam on December 15, 2016 at 9:50 AM

The push for physical activity is ubiquitous. From various headlines to TV ads to the fitness communities of every social media platform, we often see how-tos, tips and tricks, and more on how to become more physically fit, but not much on increasing mental acuity. As important as exercising your body is to your physical health, it can have a huge impact on your mind and your brain. Keeping your brain in shape is essential to combating the decline that can accompany aging. Fortunately, being mentally active may be easier than you think. Read more for how you can use exercise and more to your brain’s benefit.

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Topics: wellness, mental acuity, brain, health, aerobic exercise

Your Brain Needs to Work Out, Too

Posted by Kyra Constam on October 13, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Becoming the best version of yourself involves more than being physically in shape, it should include mental acuity and mental health, as well. This week, The Huffington Post began a new series focused on brain health. While it is fairly obvious and widely reported why physical fitness is important throughout our lives, the brain is not often mentioned. However, upkeep of cognitive abilities is just as important. In other words, your brain needs to work out too. If you are not sure where to start in order to exercise your mind, we are here to help.

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Topics: exercise, wellness, mental health, mental acuity, meditation, brain, tips, health, advice