Ten Common Signs of ADHD in Children

Commonly perceived as a disorder that affects only hyperactive children, ADHD can be difficult to diagnose. Many children go their entire lives without receiving an official ADHD diagnosis because they appeared to be extremely intelligent, or someone failed to recognize the child was experiencing its symptoms. Regardless of the reason the child did not receive […]

The Negative Effects of Cramming: A No-Brainer

You’ve probably used this study method at some point in your education, I know I did. Procrastinating your work until the very last minute and then covering all of it in one very long study session. Let’s not forget the ten cups of coffee, bad eating habits, and loss of sleep that come with it. […]

8 Crazy Facts About Color & Your Brain

My happiness hero Gretchen Rubin always talks about her fascination with color so I decided to do some of my own google research and was amazed with all the cool brain-based finds. Feast your eyes on these colorful facts:     1. Men and Women See Color Differently The way male and female brains process […]

13 Hacks to Ace Your Final

It’s that time of year again! Welcome to Dead Week where college students across the country stress over finals and pull all-nighters in the library. But preparing for your finals doesn’t have to be a painful, over-caffeinated experience. Here are some tips to help you work smarter and make the most of your study time: […]

Opioid Crisis. What can we do?

Watching statistics on the rise of opioid overdoses, and feeling the heartbreak and helplessness, many of us feel compelled to ask, “What can we do?” Recently I had conversations with professionals who have a lot of experience in the field of addiction: Dr. Lantie Jorandby, Board Certified Psychiatrist, and fellowship at Yale in addiction psychiatry, […]

How to Clear Your Mind with Nootropics

Feeling foggy and stressed out? Eating a balanced diet and getting enough exercise play a huge role in making your brain function. Once you’ve got a solid, healthy foundation, though, there are some extra nutrients you can add to your routine to support brain power and boost your mood. Nootropics, which are nontoxic compounds that […]