Tag Archives: Wellness

MIRROR, MIRROR, ON THE WALL

They say the mirror doesn’t lie, but is that really true? Scientists say: “Maybe not so”. Whenever you check yourself out in the mirror, what you see might not be as objective as you think it is. Of course, we … READ MORE>>

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Facebook is Driving Me Mental

When I initially joined Facebook about two years ago, I thought it was pretty fun. It was nice to reconnect with a bunch of people I’ve lost touch with over the years and to meet new ones along the way; … READ MORE>>

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FREEDOM PHOBIA

Entry from Ibrahim Toure, a participant of the International Brain Education Association (IBREA)’s fourth World Youth Leadership Program which took place from May 26-31, 2013 in New York. The program helps young generations rediscover their great value inside their brain … READ MORE>>

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Different Strokes for Different Folks – The Grandparent Dilemma

Despite the fact that I love both of my remaining grandparents very much, I can’t deny that they are two of the most stubborn people in the world making it very difficult for my family to efficiently care for them. … READ MORE>>

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Hip Hop Artist Easy A.D. and Local Students Rap the Signs and Symptoms of Stroke at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, over 100 students from Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School and P.S. 4 The Duke Ellington School participated in the Third Annual Brain Attack Awareness Day hosted by New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in recognition of … READ MORE>>

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Schizophrenia and Syd Barrett – Shine on You Crazy Diamond

I heard a track recently, something that I haven’t heard in a long while, and it’s called Shine on You Crazy Diamond. You may have heard of it. Released by Pink Floyd in 1975, it was a tribute to their … READ MORE>>

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In Search of Memory: The Neuroscientist Eric Kandel

IN SEARCH OF MEMORY is a cinematographic homage to one of the greatest researchers of our generation–Eric Kandel. He is an 83 year-young, Nobel Prize-winning and game-changing neuroscientist who also happens to possess a witty, sentimental and loving persona. In … READ MORE>>

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Dr. Raj’s new book – YOU ARE MORE THAN THAT

Dr. Rajiv Juneja (aka Dr. Raj) has written a book, a very useful book called You are More than That, A Guide to Embracing the Spiritual Being Within and Becoming Fully Human. Like many of us on the western culture’s … READ MORE>>

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Resilience

How Your Brain Helps You Bounce Back By Steven M. Southwick, MD, and Dennis S. Charney, MD We all respond to stress, trauma and tragedy in our own unique ways. Some people become immobilized by stress and lose their ability … READ MORE>>

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How Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Will Affect You

Most homeowners know that they don’t want to have a fire in their home, and they don’t want high carbon monoxide levels. However, few homeowners really understand how serious even a small fire in the home can be and how … READ MORE>>

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Party Monster Blues

My cousin from Moscow is in town this week. He’s one of those remarkable people that can party up a storm while staying entirely composed and, more importantly, perfectly coherent. I watched him in complete amazement as he wined and … READ MORE>>

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John Kortum’s “The Kortum Technique” – Using Our Five Senses to Heal Ourselves

By Margaret Emory What would you say if I told you I could see health indicators emanating from your body about problematic conditions in your organs and regulatory systems past, present and future? For instance, let’s say we were walking … READ MORE>>

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27 Blogs on the Benefits of Drinking Enough Water for Your Body from Kenney Meyers

http://www.kenneymyers.com/blog/27-blogs-explaining-the-benefits-of-drinking-enough-water-for-your-body/

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Searching for the Cause and Cure of MS

Dr. Saud Sadiq and the Tisch MS Research Center of New York by Terry Mapes Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects 2.5 million people worldwide, including 400,000 Americans. The National Institutes of Health describes MS as a nervous-system disease impacting the brain … READ MORE>>

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Your Spring Awakening: Mind, Body, and Soul

By Marla Tomazin As the temperatures rise and the flowers start to bloom, do you catch the spring cleaning bug? If so, you’re not alone. When the bright, warm rays of spring sunlight begin to finally stream through our windows, … READ MORE>>

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