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Covid-19 and mental health

Signs and Strategies to Cope Covid-19 during stressful situations. Have you noticed any shifts or changes lately? If so, it’s ok and you’re not alone. Being mindful and aware that life and situations and our reactions to those things can cause changes in our mental health. Recognizing Signs Changes in our mental health rarely happen overnight. Often times they are

Covid-19 and mental health

Why mental health during COVID-19 matters when everywhere you turn, every headline you see, COVID-19 is there. It’s impact on mental health is on the rise, many are experiencing increased stress, fear and worry as they are faced with the realities of the unknown.   There’s no playbook for COVID-19 or it’s potential long-term effects on the mental health of

Sharing emotions benefits

WORKSHEET HERE Expressing Emotions is beneficial for humans. Have you ever felt an emotion and didn’t know what you felt or even why you felt that way? If you answered yes to this question, you are not alone.  Although difficult at times to talk about and express emotions are a normal, natural, and healthy part of being human. Emotions and

neurofeedback athlete sleep

Neurofeedback for better sleep. Neurofeedback (NFB) or Neurotherapy is a type of biofeedback using real-time displays of brain activity. The main objective of neurofeedback sessions is to self-regulate certain brain functions to deal with issues or improve overall brain performance. The typical neurofeedback session consists of placing sensors on the scalp for measuring electrical activity in the brain. Screens that

Brainwaves and qEEG Brain Mapping

Why is understanding brainwaves important? A healthy brain has an optimal speed. Think about your brain speed like shifting gears on a bike. A healthy brain should be able to access these brain speeds/states effortlessly. For example, if your brain is stuck in high gear for too long you could experience being overwhelmed, anxious, overly stressed, irritable, tension headaches and

Beneficial Feedback

Why is Feedback beneficial? Some people love or dread feedback, either way, it’s necessary. Feedback is an opportunity for learning. Without feedback, we can continue to engage in patterns, behaviors and mindsets that keep us stagnant in our growth and development. With proper guidance and feedback, we can have an opportunity to improve and change. Can you think of a

Can We Train Our Brain?

More than you would believe, people often ask, “Can we train our brain?”  The answer is, “Yes.” Scientists have believed for a long time that once your brain is fully developed, it is no longer able to change. Now, we know that isn’t the case. We can train our brain.   The Neuroscientific Research Neuroscientific research shows us that the

6 Ways Neurofeedback Can Enhance Your Organization

6 ways Neurofeedback can Enhance your organization, productivity is the efficient usage of resources like time and energy to meet objectives and targets. Higher productivity translates to accomplishing set goals faster and thus improving efficiency. 20% of the average workday is spent on ”crucial” and “important” things, while 80% of the average workday is spent on things that have “little”

The Power of Silence

You ever just turned everything off? You ever just sat and listened to the birds chirping on the outside of your window? You ever just unplugged for a moment to hear your own thoughts and not the information downloaded from the television, or Instagram or a text message that you just received? Have you ever noticed or experienced the power

What is qEEG Brain Mapping?

What Is qEEG? qEEG refers to the analysis of digitized EEG, or popularly known as “Brain Mapping.” The qEEG extends the analysis of EEG interpretation, and this helps in gaining a better understanding of EEG and brain function. qEEG is nothing but a procedure processing recorded EEG activity measured from a multi-electrode recording employing a computer.  Various algorithms like the

Gut and Brain Connection

Gut and Brain Connection, did you ever stop to wonder about the phrases “gut-wrenching, “nauseating” and “butterflies in the stomach”? They all have something in common: they describe the physical feeling, specifically that in your gut which accompanies emotional states. Pushing away a plate of food or feeling as though you can’t eat when you are sad or angry is

The Power of Brain Waves

The power of brain waves, have you heard of brain waves? They are all the rave recently and rightly so! Brain waves are rhythmic oscillations that neurons produce in synchrony. These waves contain information in small packets that help you perform tasks in your life. Talking on the phone, taking notes in class, driving listlessly along that freeway, brain waves

Elite Performers Using Neurofeedback

Three elite performers using neurofeedback, Well, don’t freak out yet. No, this article doesn’t assume you know what neurofeedback is, so hang around for a while and read some fantastic stuff about the brain and its ability to be trained for optimal performance. What is Neurofeedback? In its essence, neurofeedback is a non-invasive, drug-free reward-based training program for your brain.

Mental Energy and Happiness

We all know that happiness is a state of mind. However, not many people know that mental energy and happiness can be controlled consciously via the working of your brain. Let’s delve more into the details of how happiness stems from brain activity and what practical steps you can take to be happier more often. What influences happiness and joy

Exercise is Critical for Peak Mental Performance

Want to improve your mental performance? Exercise, exercise, exercise! Most people are aware that they should exercise to improve physical fitness, but exercising improves your mental fitness as well! How Exercise Impacts Your Mental Performance While you’re exercising, your brain has to learn new muscle skills. For example, your brain has to work to estimate distances, remember and it has

7 Ways Staying Hydrated Enhances Mental Performance

Water is one of the basic needs of the human body and directly enhances Mental Performance. Man can go for up to 3 weeks without food, but no more than 3 days without water. All our muscles, bones, tissues, and vital organs function flawlessly when you provide your body with a constant supply of water.  Not many of us are

Use Breathing to Calm Your Mind

Did you know that learning to control your breathing calms your brain? Science shows that deep breathing benefits both physical and mental fitness. Deep breathing alleviates stress, improves confidence, balances your mental state, and so much more. 1. Why Breathing the Right Way Matters Research shows that when you take a deep breath, you’re triggering neurons in your brain that

Transform STRESS Into Positive Energy

Transform STRESS into positive energy and momentum optimizing your performance STRESS, STRESS, STRESS!! When you hear the word STRESS what comes to your mind? What do you think about? When I’m out doing talks and trainings on STRESS, I often ask this question and you know what answers I generally get? People say when they hear the word Stress they

Boost Mental Performance with Three Foods

Boost your mental performance with three foods and fuel your brain and body. When you fuel your brain, you fuel your body;  Your brain is the engine of your body that helps it run effectively. Without an engine, your body can’t run and if you don’t maintain your engine correctly. Think of the food you eat as fuel for a

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