The Key to a Healthy Life is Having a Healthy Brain
Note: Editor Amit Anand is launching his book, Good Gracious Grief! which discusses the many facets of healing and recovering from grief, anxiety, and loss. All the updates shall be available on this website:
He is also training to be a Mental Health Therapist specializing in psychotherapy proponents pertaining to Behavior, Cognitive, and Integrative/ Holistic therapy. So this blog will feature a lot of work he is learning and doing within this significant space.
The World Federation of Neurology observes July 22nd as World Brain Day each year to raise awareness of neurological illnesses and their impact. The subject of this year is "Brain Health for All." It's not just about neurodivergence, but also about mental health in general.
To maintain a stable brain environment, it is imperative to exercise regularly, get enough sleep and hydrate adequately, and stay cognitively active and socially creative, and involved. While doing all of these we also need to make sure to limit external factors like addiction, bad health practices, and extensive stress from deranging the brain’s normalcy.
The brain is a complex organ with at least three levels of functioning that impact every element of our everyday lives: