5 Natural Ways to Strengthen Your Mind

Scientists are still discovering the extent of the mind’s capacity and capabilities. Its neuroplastic nature was only recently discovered, and opposed to the popular belief, the human mind can be developed and strengthened to function optimally. Here are five natural ways to enhance your mind’s performance.

1. Meditate     

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Erika Long loves corgis, curry, and comedy. Always searching for the next great snuggle, flavor, or laugh, she inspires people to live their best life now. When not writing, Erika can be found at her local brewery dominating Harry Potter trivia night.

 

Mind-Body Medicine is Fundamental

By Eric Nelson / The Intelligent Optimist

Mind-body medicine: Physicians need to help people become more sensitive to the connection between our thinking and our physical functioning.

When asked what role mind-body medicine plays in maintaining our mental and physical well-being, the response from Dr. James Gordon is unequivocal: “Fundamental!”

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Krista Lettko is passionate about people and storytelling.  She spent the last few years working in Los Angeles in the TV industry, and was involved in the production on a variety of shows including USA’s Psych and Criminal Minds on CBS. A San Francisco native, she is currently traveling around the country, engaging people in sustainable living, and searching for individuals contributing to their communities in unique and inspiring ways. She practices yoga daily, and is a health food junkie.

Krista comes from an entertainment background, with a BA in Communications from Sonoma State University.

Find her on twitter: @kjlettko

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08/14/2019
Scientists are still discovering the extent of the mind’s capacity and capabilities. Its neuroplastic nature was only recently discovered, and opposed to the popular belief, the human mind can be... read more
08/28/2014
By Eric Nelson / The Intelligent Optimist Mind-body medicine: Physicians need to help people become more sensitive to the connection between our thinking and our physical functioning.... read more
Woman lying on side in front of blue sky
08/14/2019
Scientists are still discovering the extent of the mind’s capacity and capabilities. Its neuroplastic nature was only recently discovered, and opposed to the popular belief, the human mind can be... read more
08/28/2014
By Eric Nelson / The Intelligent Optimist Mind-body medicine: Physicians need to help people become more sensitive to the connection between our thinking and our physical functioning.... read more