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Here are some ideas from Forbes about healthy brain habits. If you increase your good habits little by little you could be dancing in the morning. Even if you have marginal gains these small daily tweaks can add up to boost energy and foster good internal conditions for optimal brain functions. I can get on board with this.
The research points to getting 7 to 8 hours of sleep a night. If you consistently have a sleep deficit this will deplete the cognitive resources. Oversleeping, more than 9 hours can make you lethargic, tends towards increased obesity and other cardiac risks. Oh! my heart. Use a sleep diary, because if your getting too much or too little it is a good thing to know. Plus you can write down all of the worries that keep you awake.
Next get up and stretch for 5 to 20 minutes. This helps the blood flow to the body and the brain. This can also increase your working memory and inhibitory control.
This next part is something that I know about but have a hard time implementing. Drink some green tea or tumeric or lemon water or apple cider vinegar water instead of coffee (double espresso anyone.
LENS neurofeedback can help the brain to function at a higher level. You will feel better.
Hello, my name is Dana Lee Collins M.A.,L.P.C. I am a psychotherapist that has been trained in the art of neurofeedback. This science helps to heal the brain of trauma. I am dedicated to helping people heal.