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How to rest your brain?

spot the signs of fatigue When you've spent the day at work managing multiple tasks at once and under pressure to perform/profit, it's common for the brain to send signs of fatigue, but few people know how to recognize them. If you want to give your neurons a break, the first thing you need to do ...

19
Sep
2022

Nutrition: how to feed your brain?

What are the neurotransmitters of well-being? Brain nutrition is not the primary motivation when deciding to eat a balanced diet and adopt a healthier lifestyle. And yet, this organ directly affects our good mood, our level of tonus and even our fitness weight through chemicals called neurotrans ...

09
Aug
2022

Brain and nature: why does nature do us good?

e is our home environment. Our species has lived in natural wilderness areas for tens of thousands of years and it is in this environment that our brains were built and evolved. As we all experienced during the first March 2020 containment, our brain can feel 'the lack of nature' when deprived ...

07
Mar
2022

World Alzheimer's Day: 5 tips to delay the onset of the disease

s assaulted by a deposition of abnormal proteins. During this period when the patient is asymptomatic, a healthy lifestyle helps to strengthen the brain's defenses and delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease. The first prevention tip is to practice regular, sustained physical activity because a ...

20
Sep
2022

15 foods to relieve stress

en you're stressed, but go green for lunch instead. 'Green leafy vegetables like spinach contain folate, which produces dopamine, a pleasure-inducing brain chemical that helps you stay calm,' Heather Mangieri, RDN, spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, tells Health. A study publis ...

22
May
2020

Health: 5 tips to stimulate the vagus nerve

What is its route? The vagus nerve runs from either side of the base of the brain through the body to the colon. It has many branches that pass through the heart, lungs, kidneys, stomach, intestine, liver and spleen. These branches innervate almost all of our internal organs. This is why we s ...

17
Feb
2022

Three ways to laugh more

ent or a tough challenge at work. Buy yourself tickets to a comedy show so you have something to look forward to after a tough time. You'll help your brain shift from negative to positive. Put your sense of humour first Humour is individual. If you want to laugh, you have to make time for what you l ...

10
Mar
2020

Online or in person, enjoy the benefits of dance classes

ests, the swing dance family really swings. These dances are practiced to fast rhythms, which gets the heart rate up quickly. Dancing is good for the brain Best of all, the benefits of dance classes are not only physical. During these classes, you will of course work your muscles but also your brain ...

06
July
2022

There is such a thing as good stress, and it's good for your mental health

to act or react. What has this new study revealed? According to an American study, at low and moderate levels, stress has positive effects on the brain and mental health. The study was conducted by the University of Georgia on 1,200 young adults using a questionnaire to assess their daily stress ...

08
Aug
2022

Health: 5 benefits of handwriting

od remedy for ruminations and overwhelming negative thoughts. 3- It reinforces positive emotions Because it establishes a direct link between the brain and the hand, handwriting has a stronger impact on our thoughts than simply typing words on a keyboard. This is why, in personal development, ...

11
Jan
2022

Sunstroke: symptoms and remedies

ly hot and humid environment. The resulting disorders can range from exhaustion to heat stroke itself. These are serious conditions with risks of brain complications and death above 41.5°C. What are the symptoms? Sunstroke, which is directly related to the sun's radiation on the head and neck ...

09
May
2008

Health: 5 misconceptions about vitamin C

eps you awake is also false. Not only is this vitamin not the enemy of your sleep, but it has been shown in hamsters to promote theta waves in the brain. Now, these waves correspond to a state of deep relaxation that rather favors falling asleep. To note: it was long thought that this vitam ...

12
Oct
2021

Board games: the escape puzzle trend

that is fun to piece together and a clever clue system for solving the sometimes tortuous but always challenging puzzles. If you like to get your brain working, you'll love this new type of game, both in its puzzle and escape parts. Good thinking to all! ...

04
Nov
2021

Games and toys: what are the benefits of play for children?

s, looking at them and putting them in their mouths discover colors, textures, shapes, sounds and tastes. All his senses are then awakened and his brain works hard to register new knowledge. Later, when the child can walk, games offer him the opportunity to run, jump, throw a ball and this all ...

16
Dec
2021

Myopia epidemic: 5 prevention tips

- Exposure to daylight The current epidemic of myopia is also explained by lack of exposure to natural light. Indeed, natural sunlight acts on our brain and boosts the secretion of serotonin. Now, this neurotransmitter slows down the elongation of the eye and has a preventive effect on the evolut ...

22
Feb
2022

March 10 I'm Reading: Participate in a national quarter-hour of reading

reconnect with the pleasure of reading. We can only be delighted with this Great National Cause 2022 because reading has beneficial effects on the brain and on health in general. View this post on Instagram A post shared by CDI Lycée Gaudier-Brzeska (@cdi_gaudier) R ...

09
Mar
2022

How to spend your money to maximize your happiness?

a rush of excitement and pleasure. But have you noticed how that joy is fleeting? In order to experience this short-lived satisfaction again, our brain pushes us to buy more and more things and directs our desire towards other objects that we think will make our life better... This way of spe ...

18
Mar
2022

Senility: drinking tea to prevent cognitive decline

no acid with relaxing effects. In this study, researchers from the University of Singapore were able to observe that connections between different brain areas are better structured in regular tea drinkers. Since neural connections function like a road network, this means that the brains of tea ...

27
June
2022

Health: 5 ideas for enjoying the benefits of the seaside

ing is to take a step back from your worries and let the stress leave you. Don't feel guilty about doing nothing! Lazing around also has health and brain benefits as studies have proven that doing nothing boosts creativity. Just let your thoughts wander and new connections are made between ideas ...

07
July
2022

Reading: 5 good reasons to switch to audio books

wide to immerse ourselves in the story. Listening offers a different access to stories and allows our eyes to rest. But it is no less an effective brain workout for developing concentration and exercising the imagination. It is even possible to use this type of book to learn a foreign language ...

18
July
2022