How Music Affects the Brain

You've likely heard the advice about having your young children — even developing fetuses — listen to classical music, and particularly Mozart, because supposedly it will make them smarter. This is how the term "the Mozart Effect" came into existence. So what's the deal? Does the Mozart Effect actually exist?…

What Is Meditation?

With the world changing at a faster speed than ever before, more people are looking for ways to get rid of the stress and anxiety that comes with the changing times. One practice which has been gaining in popularity in recent years is the art of meditation. A practice that…

Beat the Winter Blues with these Tips

Many of us feel the effects of cold weather, shorter days, and a lack of sunlight. If you suffer significantly, it's actually a diagnosable mental disorder called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD for short), a type of mood disorder with depressive symptoms that tends to appear during the cold and dark…