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Ways to Benefit Your Brain

Jun 30 2016

As we age, we often feel the physical impact on our bodies, as well as on our brains.  We know that physical exercise can help keep our bodies strong, but what can we do to keep our brain power running at peak performance? 

Recent studies reveal that physical activity AFTER learning new information may help improve your memory.  Also, naps can play an important role with your neurological health.  You can learn more about these findings on CNN by reading the article, To Improve Your Memory, Get Moving…Or Take a Nap. 

Another habit to work into your daily routine is meditation.  Research links meditation to a number of brain benefits, such as lower depression, improved focus, reduced anxiety, and more.  Click over to Forbes.com to discover the 7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change the Brain.