I have read a lot about the subject of our inner child and I find it fascinating (and scary, at times). I got the inspiration for this article after I’ve seen the beautiful works of Cecile Carre on Instagram. They really spoke to me and connected with the reading and the practices I’ve done with …
5 steps to help you recover from an amygdala hijack
In the book “Search Inside Yourself”, Chade-Meng Tan describes 5 steps that can prove useful to recover from an amygdala hijack and regulate our emotions.
The breathing practice that calms anxiety and increases resilience
Many of the resilience-building exercises and practices can take a lot of time to work. The good thing about the breathing practice I am presenting to you today is that you can do it ‘on the spot’, without needing to physically disengage from the stressful/anxiety-inducing situation.
The Science of Gratitude
Today I want to share with you some things I’ve learnt during the NeuroMindfulness Coach Certification with regard to the science of gratitude. I’m sure you’ve heard many times about how gratitude can really help us in many ways, but you’ve probably wondered if there’s any study to back this up. Well, yes, there are …
The Neuroscience of Sleep
In 2020, I’ve discovered Matthew Walker’s book, ‘Why we sleep’ and it really stayed with me and, in a way, it shocked me to find out how important our sleep (and the quality of it) is for our good health. Reading this book about the neuroscience of sleep made me buy myself a smartwatch that …
Simple Neuroscience: Why writing by hand promotes better and faster learning?
There are plenty of studies approaching the benefits of writing by hand, and many of them focus on the fact that it improves memory and promotes better and faster learning. In this post, I present to you a summary of my findings.
The Neuroscience of Journaling and its Benefits
I had heard a lot about journaling before, I used to do it as a teenager, but it’s been years since I put a pen on paper and let my thoughts flow…
Today I look at journaling through the lens of the neuroscience behind it. And what I see it’s both interesting and beautiful!
Your ‘TO DO’ List for a Healthy Brain
Today I want to share with you several practices to help us keep our brains healthy. They are based on the Neuroscience Academy (by Dr. Sarah McKay) I graduated earlier this year.
Simple Neuroscience: Meet Your Happy Chemicals
Have you ever wondered what makes you happy? The four happy chemicals have a lot to do with this. Find out more about them in this article!
The good side and the dark side of stress. The neuroscience behind it and its impact on our cognitive performance.
Cognitive performance evolves with stress levels and there is a relationship between performance and alertness/or stress levels.