How To Discover Your Emotional Triggers

Here is a list of the most common emotional triggers, meaning you react when you feel as though you are not getting or will not get one of these things that are very important to you. Acceptance Respect Attention Comfort Freedom Love Safety Fun Order Variety Autonomy Predictability New Challenges Peacefulness Balance To Be: liked, […]

12 Brain Rules

Most of us have no idea what’s really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should know. In Brain Rules, molecular biologist John Medina shares his lifelong interest in how brain sciences might influence the way we teach our children and the way we work. […]

Helpful Things To Say (And Not) For Anyone Dealing With Depression Or Anxiety

Many people across the world suffer from depression or anxiety. But are we properly responding to others who deal with depression or anxiety? Here are some helpful responses you can use for anyone dealing with depression or anxiety. Helpful Responses: How long have you been feeling like this? Have you spoken to anyone about this […]

Meditation Benefits For The Brain & Developmental Disabilities

Meditation is a powerhouse practice for anyone to add to their daily life. But just how beneficial is meditation, especially for those with a traumatic brain injury or a developmental disability? Meditation benefits you physically, emotionally & neurologically. When you meditate you experience less anxiety and depression as meditation loosens connections to particular neural pathways, […]

10 Keys To Have An Ageless Mind

One third of your memory is predetermined by genetics and biology. Two thirds is in your control. Here are 10 keys to you can take control over today to start living a healthier longer life and have an ageless mind. 1. Good Brain Diet The most important foods for your brain that are neuro-protective are […]

5 Easy Brain Exercises To Do At Home

At A Cognitive Connection we strive to keep our brain healthy and fit. We believe loosing cognitive function doesn’t have to be a normal part of aging. According to Lawrence C. Katz, PHD, and Manning Rubin in their book, “Keep Your Brain Alive: 83 Neurobic Exercises To Help Prevent Memory Loss and Increase Mental Fitness,” […]

12 Ways For Better Sleep

There’s a strong probability that after reading this article you will say to yourself, “I know to do all of these things, and I have tried most of them as the months and years go by, and I still don’t sleep like I used to!” So, what next? It is worth a bit of time […]