Training My Brain: A Science Experiment.
by: Stefani Beckerman Note: This piece is part 1 of a 12 week series. I am the creator of WellDone, and have never had brain training before. Visit www.thewelldone.com or @welldone to learn more. In this series, I document how my neurofeedback experience with Peak Brain Institute feels for me and effects my life. This […]
5 Easy-to-Keep New Year’s Resolutions For A Mentally Healthier 2019
The five absolutely easiest ways to start bringing the concept of mental fitness into your self-care practices for 2019. Adopt these New Year's resolutions and you'll be not one but five steps closer to better brain fitness. And better brain fitness means better mental health.
Keeping Christmas Anxiety in Check: 2 Easy Mindfulness Exercises That Work
These quick and easy exercises will put your brain into a state of calm-focus, so you can enjoy this special day and contribute feelings of peace and joy to your holiday table.
Nature’s Prozac vs. Your Pharmacist’s Prozac
This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. “Nature’s Prozac,” officially known as St. John’s Wort, or Hypericum perforatum, is a yellow-flowered plant that has been […]
The 5 Herbs Science Shows Support Brain Health (Plus the Surprising 1 That Doesn’t!)
This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Reach for your best health! Reach for your peak brain! You’ve heard many claims about herbs and what […]
The Secret Brain-Boosting Power of Turkey
Although the myth that turkey makes you sleepy is long-debunked, it doesn’t mean that turkey doesn’t have an effect on your brain. In fact, as we wrote in our last article, ‘Food’ and ‘drugs’ technically have the same definition. Both are substances that have physiological effects when introduced to the body. Thanks to Thanksgiving tradition, most of […]
The 8 Ways Peak Performers Use Chocolate to Enhance Brain Function!
This Friday, November 9, our founder Dr. Andrew Hill will give a FREE TALK titled “This is Your Brain on Chocolate. Located inside of ChocoVivo’s divine boutique chocolate shop in Culver City, Dr. Hill will present for the first time the findings of Peak Brain’s own study on chocolate’s effect on EEG (brainwaves). This unique […]
Brain Talk Series Event: This is Your Brain on Chocolate! November 9th, 2018.
You know you want it… A FREE event where you learn the fascinating science of how chocolate affects your brain, while you savor some of the finest chocolate products this world has to offer! And you’re in luck because you’re invited! We’ve collaborated with our friends at Chocovivo LA and took brain scans of their […]
The 1 Thing You Need to Get Better Sleep (Plus 4 Bonus Tips!)
Prioritizing sleep is non-negotiable if you want to achieve your peak brain. You need sleep to consolidate learning into memory and skill development. It is also during sleep that the brain flushes out neurotoxins, substances that can damage, destroy, or impair nerve tissue, that build-up throughout the day. For the 7 out of every […]