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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 25 Aug 21

It’s well established that meditation results in greater mental clarity and decreases stress. But can meditation make significant, actual changes to the brain? Yes. The studies referenced in this article reveal mindfulness practices bring about positive physiological changes, making the connection between meditation and the brain more profound than ever before.How Meditation Impacts The Prefrontal CortexThe prefrontal cortex is the region of the brain associated with attention planning, higher-order processing, and organization. It’s what makes us human and separates us from other species. As we age, our prefrontal cortex thins. However, if we’re able to maintain a long-term meditation practice …

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It’s well established that meditation results in greater mental clarity and decreases stress. But can meditation make significant, actual changes to the brain? Yes. The studies referenced in this article reveal mindfulness practices bring about positive physiological changes, making the connection between meditation and the brain more profound than ever before.How Meditation Impacts The Prefrontal CortexThe prefrontal cortex is the …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 13 Aug 21

QUALIA FOCUS combines 14 ingredients that have been carefully selected to support alertness, attention, focus, memory, mood, and motivation. These cognitive skills can collectively be thought of as “thinking.” Thinking requires an investment of mental energy—the brain uses roughly 20% of the daily energy budget for the body. Mental activity, like physical work, requires energy and uses resources. And, the more demanding, effortful, or sustained the thinking, the more energy that’s required. When scientists talk about mental energy, they usually refer to a triad of (1) feeling energetic, (2) being motivated, and (3) having a greater capacity for focused attention. We …

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QUALIA FOCUS combines 14 ingredients that have been carefully selected to support alertness, attention, focus, memory, mood, and motivation. These cognitive skills can collectively be thought of as “thinking.” Thinking requires an investment of mental energy—the brain uses roughly 20% of the daily energy budget for the body. Mental activity, like physical work, requires energy and uses resources. And, the …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 11 Aug 21

What follows is a transcript for the podcast Home Grown Humans – BJ Miller, MD – Death – Hosted by Jamie WhealTopics include the following:Understanding one of the greatest mysteries of human experienceLetting go of the shame associated with fearing deathDeath defined at the intersection of knowledge and beliefIs consciousness limited to physicality?Standing at the edge of the abyssReligion’s role in end of life ritualsWhat happens physiologically at deathUnpacking the grief associated with deathUnderstanding one of the greatest mysteries of human experienceJamie Wheal: I want to welcome BJ Miller, MD, hospice, and palliative care specialist who has, I think you’re definitely …

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What follows is a transcript for the podcast Home Grown Humans – BJ Miller, MD – Death – Hosted by Jamie WhealTopics include the following:Understanding one of the greatest mysteries of human experienceLetting go of the shame associated with fearing deathDeath defined at the intersection of knowledge and beliefIs consciousness limited to physicality?Standing at the edge of the abyssReligion’s role …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 3 Aug 21

The Neurohacker community is made up of people looking to optimize every aspect of their lives, beginning with the mind.Each day fellow neurohackers, biohackers, and health conscious creators share their knowledge and techniques with us via our Instagram posts. This space has quickly become a resource known within the community as a place to learn alongside each other on the road to peak performance. Before we offer the full list of over 50 neurohacks for your examination, let’s define and explore the top 7 most cherished tools for energy, cognition and longevity.7 Most Important Neurohacks for Energy, Cognition and LongevityBreathworkComing …

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The Neurohacker community is made up of people looking to optimize every aspect of their lives, beginning with the mind.Each day fellow neurohackers, biohackers, and health conscious creators share their knowledge and techniques with us via our Instagram posts. This space has quickly become a resource known within the community as a place to learn alongside each other on the …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 26 Jul 21

Matt Maruca, CEO of Ra Optics, shares with us the core principles behind The Light Diet. After seven years of trying countless protocols (you can read Matt’s story here), Matt discovered the most important factor for living our best life – LIGHT.The Light Diet addresses the root cause of chronic disease and mitochondrial dysfunction, using the power of light.What is the Light Diet?The Light Diet works to improve body functions and rhythms by aligning our habits to the conditions in which our ancestors lived. It consists of the following 8 techniques.Early morning light features a unique composition of frequencies that …

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Matt Maruca, CEO of Ra Optics, shares with us the core principles behind The Light Diet. After seven years of trying countless protocols (you can read Matt’s story here), Matt discovered the most important factor for living our best life – LIGHT.The Light Diet addresses the root cause of chronic disease and mitochondrial dysfunction, using the power of light.What is …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 21 Jul 21

The skin is the organ that covers our body. It is the largest organ in the human body both by area and weight—it has around 16-22 ft2 / 1.5-2 m2 of surface area and corresponds to around 15% to 20% of total body weight.The skin is part of the integumentary system—the set of organs that form the outer layer of the body and that also include the skin’s appendages: glands, hair, and nails. The skin is a special organ that combines the body’s major systems: circulatory, nervous, muscular, immune, endocrine. It is a barrier that protects us against the threats …

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The skin is the organ that covers our body. It is the largest organ in the human body both by area and weight—it has around 16-22 ft2 / 1.5-2 m2 of surface area and corresponds to around 15% to 20% of total body weight.The skin is part of the integumentary system—the set of organs that form the outer layer of …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 21 Jul 21

The amount of time we live is called lifespan. The length of time that a person is healthy and functional—not just alive—is called healthspan. As Neurohackers, both lifespan and healthspan are topics of great interest to us. Scientific understanding in these areas are advancing rapidly as are studies linking algae to optimal health and longevity.Catharine Arnston, Founder, CEO and Chief Scientific Officer of ENERGYbits®, a company known for producing high quality algae nutrition, is here to answer our questions about the algae-longevity link. She also expands on the power of algae when paired with popular biohacking techniques to boost ATP …

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The amount of time we live is called lifespan. The length of time that a person is healthy and functional—not just alive—is called healthspan. As Neurohackers, both lifespan and healthspan are topics of great interest to us. Scientific understanding in these areas are advancing rapidly as are studies linking algae to optimal health and longevity.Catharine Arnston, Founder, CEO and Chief …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 15 Jul 21

What follows is a transcript for the podcast HomeGrown Humans – Bill McKibben – Climate Change – Hosted by Jamie WhealTopics include the following:Climate Change and the Fossil Fuel IndustryWhere Do We Come From, Who Are We, And What Do We Do Now.Is Our Existing System Steerable, Or Is It Fundamentally Flawed?How We Must Adapt To That Which We Can’t PreventWhen Is It Ok To Make A Stand, And How?Climate Change and the Fossil Fuel IndustryJamie Wheal: Bill McKibben is a noted environmentalist, author, educator and activist. He famously wrote the book, the seminal End of Nature, three decades ago. Most recently, …

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What follows is a transcript for the podcast HomeGrown Humans – Bill McKibben – Climate Change – Hosted by Jamie WhealTopics include the following:Climate Change and the Fossil Fuel IndustryWhere Do We Come From, Who Are We, And What Do We Do Now.Is Our Existing System Steerable, Or Is It Fundamentally Flawed?How We Must Adapt To That Which We Can’t PreventWhen …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 7 Jul 21

What follows is a transcript for the podcast The Science of Neurogenesis – Brant Cortright, Ph.D. – Brain Topics within the interview include the following:The Overlap Between Anxiety, Depression and Cognitive DeclineHolistic Approach to Brain HealthWhat Are Neurotoxins and How Can They Affect the Brain?What Is the Hippocampus Brain Mechanism?How Does Stress Influence Neurogenesis and Synaptogenesis?How Can You Measure Neurogenesis or Synaptogenesis?How Can Your Diet Increase Your Neurogenic Rate?How Can You Help Heal and Strengthen the Brain?What Is the Role of Insulin and How It Can Be a Neurotoxin?What Is the Best Diet for People Predisposed Genetically to Alzheimer’s?Why Healing the Brain …

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What follows is a transcript for the podcast The Science of Neurogenesis – Brant Cortright, Ph.D. – Brain Topics within the interview include the following:The Overlap Between Anxiety, Depression and Cognitive DeclineHolistic Approach to Brain HealthWhat Are Neurotoxins and How Can They Affect the Brain?What Is the Hippocampus Brain Mechanism?How Does Stress Influence Neurogenesis and Synaptogenesis?How Can You Measure Neurogenesis or Synaptogenesis?How …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 23 Jun 21

What follows is a transcript for the podcast HomeGrown Humans – Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D. – Self Actualization – Hosted by Jamie Wheal.Topics within the interview include the following:The human capacity to create ourselvesWhy self actualization is ultimately unlearningBreaking free from a victimhood identityBeyond self-actualization and accessing transcendenceExploration of Abraham Maslow’s Work in PsychologyJamie Wheal: So the first thing I would love to unpack is your recent or even new book, Transcend. And how you’ve really added a vital and missing chapter to Abraham Maslow’s work. And you’ve not just been a historian of a prior scientist, you’re really adding …

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What follows is a transcript for the podcast HomeGrown Humans – Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D. – Self Actualization – Hosted by Jamie Wheal.Topics within the interview include the following:The human capacity to create ourselvesWhy self actualization is ultimately unlearningBreaking free from a victimhood identityBeyond self-actualization and accessing transcendenceExploration of Abraham Maslow’s Work in PsychologyJamie Wheal: So the first thing I …

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