If you’ve been reading our blog, you’ve noticed we’re very excited about all the positive research around meditation and yoga. We’ve written about the effects these practices have on lowering stress levels, which goes a long way to reducing inflammation. Inflammation is a chief cause of many of the declines we used to blame solely on aging. Scientists now believe the brain is much nimbler then once imagined, and the idea of inevitable decline and irreversible damage to the brain is being reconsidered.
At the center of this new research is the idea of neuroplasticity, the ability of the brain to adapt throughout life. We are constantly forming new neural connections ; which means excellent brain health and wellness is always an option! Over the next few weeks, We’re going to talk about the five simple steps you can take to create the best odds for great brain health. Your 2020 superpower!