Whether you are aware of it or not, you are always assessing risk in whatever environment you are in to determine whether the experience will be safe or dangerous. Even though we have this built in capacity as human beings, many people increase their personal stress level by staying in relationships where they feel diminished or devalued. The relationship itself then becomes one that is hurtful or damaging.
The one quality a great and enduring friendship, intimate relationship or marriage exhibits is the experience of feeling safe. Understanding and connection is the goal. The experience of feeling safe is the foundation of loyalty and trust. How will you promote safety to make your relationship a safe haven?
This podcast provides health tips to improve and sustain great brain health. It starts with the understanding that your body is the outward expression of your brain, such that the care, or lack of care of your body is in essence how you are caring for your brain. The choices that affect your body are the same ones that affect your brain.
Highlighted are six key areas, which include: protecting your head from injury to preserve brain health and help decrease or prevent anxiety and depression (e.g. minimizing possibilities of concussions, staying away from toxic substances and decreasing your stress level); getting adequate sleep to prevent associated sleep problems; daily exercise; maintaining good nutrition habits (e.g. Mediterranean diet); engaging in new learning daily (to help stave off dementia); and having a few close friends and social support.