13 Small Choices That Can Change Your Life In Great Ways
While practicing neuropsychiatry and studying neuroscience for 40 years, my interest expanded from the human brain to include evidence of mind throughout nature—in animals, plants, microbes, and other cells. Amazingly, even plants and cells have intelligence, which means that science isn't all we've been taught to believe. From my decades of research, there are simple important things that I wish everyone knew. Some of these small choices and new ways of looking at the world could change your life in great ways. 1. Get plenty of sleep. Sleep is more important than most people realize. 2. Napping can increase memory and creativity. 3. Memory is not fixed. 4. If there is one magic bullet for increased body and brain health, including increased memory, it is sensible regular exercise. 5. When eating certain foods (including processed foods, sugar, and unnatural ingredients), our hormones and neurons react strongly, as if exposed to a drug. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.