Can You Age-Proof Your Brain?
I recently interviewed with Sacha Strebe from MyDomaine.com about the possibilities of “age-proofing” your brain. I’ll include an intro excerpt below, and you can check out the full article here. From MyDomaine.com: When you think about age-proofing your brain, what’s the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting
Nootropics – Gas for Your Ferrari Brain
The nootropics are a class of “smart” drugs and supplements that enhance brain performance, and in an increasingly competitive and fast paced, sensory seeking culture, they’re quickly gaining wide popularity. The term nootropic translates to “turning the mind,” and in this sense we’re turning the mind toward improved performance by accelerating learning, sharpening memory and
Floating – the Ultimate Ally
Disclaimer – this contains a fair bit of my own account in the tank. If you have yet to float and are like me in the desire to have first experiences without the coloring of someone else’s account, then skip to the second part where we pick up on the discussion of the physiologic effects
(This blog was spawned from a podcast I did with Aubrey Marcus at the Onnit studio. Our Onnit #19 podcast opened with a discussion about the nature and causes of happiness.) Happiness is integrally woven into every aspect in the tapestry of life. Not only does it essentially determine one’s fulfillment in life, it’s also
Sleep: The Built-In Reboot
There’s a reason pilots are limited to 8 or 9 hours of flying in a 24-hour cycle. Sleep deprivation can make you cognitively impaired the same way drinking too much alcohol can, and in extreme cases can make one certifiably psychotic.
What to AVOID After a Traumatic Brain Injury
Despite your best efforts, you had a concussion. Or a traumatic brain injury. Your brain has been rattled and now you’re in that unfortunate state of trying to figure out what to do next.