10 Surprising Ways to Enhance Your Mind
Yes, the typical good diet advice holds true – coffee, tea, and moderate red wine consumption are good for your health. But beets are a superfood with the power to keep your brain sharp, as well as to create a defense against dementia. The high concentration of nitrates found in beets and beet juice increases blood flow to the brain, thereby improving mental performance. Other nitrate rich foods include spinach, cabbage, and celery.
10 Ways to Escape a Low Mood
When people feel low the main temptation is to let their mood get the upper hand. It doesn't need to be this way but thinking of ways to change the atmosphere and therefore the mood don't always come easily. Here are just a few things you might like to consider:
9 Ways Social Media is Impacting Teens
A Common Sense Media Poll found that half of American teens log onto their favorite social media platform at least once a day, while 22 percent do so at least 10 times a day. Given this, many teens and tweens primarily interact via social media rather than by hanging out face-to-face with friends. While this demonstrates a major shift in youth interaction habits, social media has likely also altered the development of young people. Here are some ways social media is impacting the mental health of teens both positively and negatively.
— Last Modified: 10/12/2012, First Published: 08/09/2012