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6 Expert-Approved Tips For Raising Happy, Healthy Puppies 
by Farah Al-Khojai | September 26, 2017

The arrival of a puppy is often surrounded by feelings of excitement and joy. Puppies are simply so cute and adorable that everyone will fall in love with them immediately with just one look. It can be easy to go overboard with buying different pet accessories for a new puppy simply because the new “baby” deserves only the best.

But to fully enjoy the experience of being a dog owner and all the benefits that come with having a pet, you have to make sure you will be raising healthy and happy puppies. This, of course, will entail a lot of hard work on your part.

Meeting Your Growing Puppy’s Needs

You can get on the right track to raising happy and healthy puppies and eventually have a great canine companion by following these tips recommended by pet experts:

1.   Bring your puppy to the vet for regular check-ups

Your puppy’s vet will play an important role in your pet’s health. Your puppy is susceptible to various diseases and, as such, will have to be seen by the vet regularly.

For the first 16 weeks, you will need to bring your pet to the vet every three to four weeks for vaccinations and check-ups. Some of the shots your puppy will have to get include vaccination against rabies, kennel cough, influenza, and distemper-parvo.

Once your puppy turns a year old, experts recommend taking your pet to the vet at least once annually.  During these yearly check-ups, the vet will assess your pet’s health and take a blood sample to check for heartworms. Your dog will also get additional vaccinations and booster shots to ensure your pet is in good health.

With the help of your vet, you will be sure you will be raising a healthy and satisfied puppy.

2.     Make sure your pet maintains a healthy weight

Although it may be hard to say no to pups (especially when they look at you with their big, adorable puppy eyes), you need to avoid overfeeding them. This is because with proper care and nutrition, dogs can live for many years.

If your pet is overweight, however, they will be at risk for heart disease and certain behavioral issues such as missing the litter box. Your puppy will also feel tired and lazy because of the extra weight and hence, won’t be their usual frisky, cheerful selves.

You can ensure your puppy will maintain a good weight by feeding your pet only high-quality dog food. Choose a brand that lists protein such as chicken or fish among the main ingredients and that doesn’t contain a lot of artificial preservatives.

Also, avoid or minimize giving your puppy table food. Make sure that you control what food and the amount of food you feed your dog every day as well.

3.     Give your puppy adequate physical and mental workouts

Regardless of their age and breed, dogs need to have the right amount of physical and mental exercise so that they will be happier, healthier and better behaved.

Experts say that dogs who get sufficient workouts tend to bark and chew less, sleep more, and rest easier if left alone at home. They are also less inclined to rummage through the garbage and make a mess or ravage the couch cushions.

Mental stimulation is also crucial in keeping your pup happy and emotionally healthy. Taking them on sniff walks and giving them interactive and puzzle toys will give your pet the mental exercise he needs.

4.     Train your puppy

Trained puppies are definitely a joy to pet owners and other people. But dog training classes also allow puppies to acquire valuable socialization skills. As such, take advantage of obedience training courses in your area.  Aside from learning basic commands such as “stay” and to come immediately when called, your puppy will get to interact with other people and other pets, too.

The socializing opportunities your puppy will experience through training classes will also make it easier for you to take your pet when you travel. You won’t need to keep them cooped up at a boarding facility. As a result, both you and your pet will be happier and have more fun during out-of-town vacations.

5.     Prioritize your puppy’s safety

Aside from purchasing the obvious items such as beds and blankets for your pup, make sure you get your pup quality dog accessories  that ensure their safety such as collars, tags and puppy carriers.

Your pet’s obedience training classes and your own instructions will also help ensure that your puppy is always safe.  When your pet can always obey the command “wait,” you help your pup avoid getting into accidents. If you keep your dog safe and protected, your pet will avoid injuries and will be healthy and happy all the time.

6.     Always be patient and generous with your love

Finally, although dogs are intelligent creatures, they won’t understand what you want them to do the first or even tenth time you tell or command them. As such, you have to be patient with your puppy during training and every time you’re with your pet.

Also, always use positive reinforcement rewards, not just in the form of treats but through words and actions as well.  Keep in mind that dogs are sensitive and emotional. If your puppy feels loved and is rewarded for doing something right, your pet will always want more of that affectionate attention. Both you and your pet will benefit greatly from this relationship and be truly happy with each other.

You can enjoy the company of your puppy for many years if you take the right steps to keep your pet happy and healthy. Although it will require some investments on your part, everything will be worth it, especially if you raise a loyal and happy puppy.

AUTHOR BIO

Farah Al-Khojai is the Managing Partner of Pet’s Delight. A passionate entrepreneur, Farah holds a Bsc in Government from the London School of Economics. She is always on the lookout for new opportunities to develop and grow the pet and equestrian retail and wholesale market in the UAE and beyond, and is proud to be at the helm of the first and the largest pet care provider in the market representing world-class brands including Orijen, Applaws, Hunter, Savic, Flamingo, Ruffwear and Rogz.



5 Things That Can Rock Your Day and Make it Awesome
by Cathy Baylis | August 30, 2017

We all have good days and bad days, but there’s still plenty we can do to get our days off to a good start. It’s all about getting yourself into a routine in which you set yourself up for success from the outset.

That said, it isn’t always easy to know how to get started, and that’s particularly true in our fast-paced world of social networking sites and 24/7 connectivity. There’s always so much to do that we often forget to take a moment to reevaluate whether we’re living our lives the way we really want to.

That’s why we’ve done the hard work for you and pulled together five key things you can do to change your day for the better.

1.     Get up early

Getting up early isn’t for everyone, and there are plenty of night owls out there who are successful. Still, getting up earlier can give you the time you need to prepare for the day instead of playing catch up from the second you leave the house. Even ten minutes can make a huge difference.

The best thing about getting up early is the fact that you can use the time you save in a different way. If you want to check your emails then that’s fine, but it’s also fine if you want to read a book or spend some extra time with your children. Only you can decide where your priorities lie.

2.     Do the most important things first

As we already hinted in the first point, different people think that different things are important. Ultimately, you’ll need to prioritise your workload so that you’re always tackling the most important things first. The bad news is that this can lead to unimportant tasks dropping off your radar and never being picked back up again. The good news is that you can fall back on this technique again and again so that whenever there’s a clash of priorities, you know where you need to put your effort.

If you’re struggling to focus on one thing at a time, why not log out of social networks and close your emails and spend the first hour of the day ticking off the tasks that really matter? You can always catch up on your emails later when you’re feeling less stressed and less pressured.

3.     Ask for help

John Donne said that no man is an island, and that’s never been truer than today in our global, connected society. That means it’s easier than ever to ask people for a helping hand, whether a friend is helping you to move house, an Uber is taking you to work or assignment masters are helping you to score top marks. You can get groceries delivered to your door, same day delivery on hundreds of thousands of items, personal trainers, yoga teachers, wedding planners, accountants and more. Don’t be afraid to reach out to someone.

4.     Take breaks

It can be tempting to power through when there’s a big deadline coming up, but failing to take regular breaks is counterintuitive. Your work will start to suffer if you’re too tired and taking a break can actually boost productivity. It’s all about working harder and not smarter.

Speaking of which, when you’re preparing to take a break, try to stop in the middle of a task so that it’s easy for you to pick it back up again. Otherwise, you’ll be tempted to browse the web, check your emails and start procrastinating – and before you know it, it’ll be lunchtime and you won’t have ticked anything off your to-do list.

5.     Don’t take life too seriously

Most people tend to get so wrapped up in their day-to-day lives that they fail to look at it with perspective. As a result, many of the things that we get stressed about turn out to have little-to-no impact on our lives – especially if we look back at them years later.

That’s why it’s so important not to take life too seriously. It’s true that it’s important to give it your best, but it’s also true that sometimes we sweat the small stuff and take our eyes off the bigger picture. Instead of taking life too seriously, focus on what really matters. You might be surprised at how much it improves your performance in the workplace, too.

BIO: Cathy Baylis is a freelance blogger specialized in personal growth, leadership, motivation, and career development. Starting as a freelance ghost writer who enjoys helping other to discover little-known fact and stories, she also provides assignment help for students.



Baby Development
by Pintoo Singh | August 18, 2017

Milestone Of Baby’s Development – Everything You Need To Know About It

The joy and happiness of parenting of cannot be substituted by that of any other things. Nothing on earth is prettier than the smile of your baby and no music in the world is sweeter than the giggles of your kid. All your worries, tensions, and troubles would vanish in the fraction of a second the very moment you see your baby smiling or hear giggling or crying. However, bringing up the babies is not as easy as it appears it to be. Not only do you require giving a lot of time and sacrificing a lot many things, but simultaneously, it is essential to know the varying needs of the babies at different developmental milestones. So, if you are not well familiar with the different aspects of baby’s development, you should, surely, learn how to be instrumental in the baby’s holistic growth.

Various milestones of baby’s development

Truly speaking, there is no any cut and dried stages of a baby’s development. Nor is it important to demarcate the stages. The stages of rolling over, crawling, sitting, talking, grasping the objects, walking, and learning other things are broadly considered to be a few milestones of baby’s growth. In fact, these are various stages where you feel amazed and happy to see the baby doing these amazing things. These are some indications that baby is doing well as expected or is lagging behind.

What to expect when

You can expect the baby roll over by the age of 4 and 6 months. By this time, the baby will learn keeping the head up while lying on the tummy. Her neck and arm muscles will get strengthened enabling her to make efforts to crawl. By the age of 4 to 7 months, the baby will acquire the skill of sitting with and without support. She will learn to balance herself with the help of the hands, buttocks, back, and neck etc. The babies learn to crawl between the age of 7 and 10 months. Between the age of 9 and 12, you can expect the bay to learn walking, and around the same time, the babies can be seen learning to speak the words.

What is expected from you?

The baby will never say what she requires. What is required is that you understand the need of the baby. For instance, if the bay is starting to learn keeping her head up while lying on her stomach, you need to render the required support. Likewise, you need to be around the baby when she learns crawling and sitting. Again, a lot of assistance is required while she starts to learn walking and talking.

Indispensability of your support

Your support is indispensable in every stage or milestone of the baby’s growth. Not only does the baby grow physically and learn different stages, but simultaneously, the psychological development as a human being starts in the earliest of the stages of growth. So, you should always remember that the baby is not only fully dependent for upon you for feeding and protection, but at the same time, she is entirely dependent upon you for her overall growth.

Author:

BabyPillars is an expert in the field of Baby Development. For more information contact BabyPillars.com.



When do Babies Crawl?
by Pintoo Singh | August 18, 2017

When does a baby start crawling? Many of the first time parents may not be quite clear about it. And even if the parents already have the experience of parenting, it is not in their hands to decide about when the baby should start crawling. What they can do at their best is to maintain the physical health and overall well being of the baby. Usually, babies start crawling between the age of 7 and 10 months. So, even if your baby has not started crawling by the age of 9 months, there is no need to worry. The baby will, surely, start a new milestone by the age of 10 months. What you require doing at your best is to leave no stone unturned in maintaining the good health of the baby.

Let the baby have her own style of crawling

Initially, the baby may not be able to support herself with the knees and palms or hands. She will get the maximum support through the tummy. While supporting herself with tummy, she would try to propel herself with hands and feet. Perhaps, she would be able to do no more than changing from one direction to another without moving forward or backward. But this is the beginning. Gradually, the muscles of her legs, hands, and almost every part of the body would get exercised and strengthened, and the baby will gradually start crawling.

Encouraging the baby

One of the things that parents often forget is to encourage the babies to crawl. The question that troubles many a parents is – how to encourage the little baby that does not understand the language? Well, the child like the people of any other age is curious, and in fact, more curious than the people of the other ages. So, if you keep something before the baby, she will try to reach it. For instance, if you keep a toy before her, she will make efforts to reach to it. It may take a few days or a week, but with constant efforts, she will surely succeed.

Helping the baby crawl

It is highly significant to help the baby crawl. What the parents can do is to place the baby on her stomach and play with her. However, in the initial stages, one needs to be more careful as the baby may get tired. Also, she may not be able to keep the heap up off the floor for a long time. Moreover, you can motivate him by placing the incentives like toys. Also, you can create some obstacles on her way by placing pillows and cushions etc.

Childproofing the surroundings

Once the baby starts crawling or you teach her crawling, it is important to childproof the surroundings. Stairway gates must be closed unless she is confident and steady in making movements. Sharp objects like knives, razors, and nails etc should be kept out of her reach. In case of wooden floor, the nails and sharp edges should be removed. Again, once the baby has mastered crawling, she will require more attention. She can reach anything and move wherever possible. This can lead to mishaps and you need to take extra care.

Author:

BabyPillars is an expert in the field of When Do Babies Crawl. For more information contact BabyPillars.com.



When do babies roll over?
by Pintoo Singh | August 18, 2017

The babies learn to roll over as early as 4 months. However, there is nothing to worry if you do not see any such movements in your baby. By the age of 5 or 6 months, she will surely start rolling over. Once the baby learns head control, she will soon start learning to roll over with her own strength. Gradually, she will strengthen her neck and back muscles and discover the new skill to roll over. You will notice that the baby flips her back to her tummy and then vice-versa. All these are quite natural. Even if you do nothing, the baby will learn rolling over. However, you can initially encourage her to get control over her head and neck by creating sounds or noise from either side. This will stimulate the baby to turn the neck and head towards the noise or voice eventually helping her strengthen the neck muscles.

Help the baby lift her head & shoulder

How can you help the baby lift her head and shoulders? One of the best ways to help the baby lift the head and shoulders is to place her on her stomach. However, you should do it only when the baby is about 3 months old. Once you place her on her stomach, she will try to lift her head and shoulder with the support of the arms. This would look to be like a mini pushup. In the beginning, the baby may not be able to properly lift the head and shoulders, but with the passage of time, the muscles of her arms, neck, and back would be strengthened. This is the first stage of the baby learning to roll over.

Encourage the baby roll over

The baby will, for sure, learn to roll over as the days and weeks pass by. No matter you do not help the baby; she will learn it by her natural instincts. However, you can play a vital role in helping the baby learn rolling over. What you can do is to wiggle a toy next to the baby. This will encourage the baby to roll over and reach the toy. Also, you may lie down at some distance where she cannot reach while lying on her tummy or back. You will see that the baby makes all the efforts to come closer to you and this will spontaneously help the baby learn to roll over.

What if the baby does not roll over?

Normally, the babies learn to roll over by the age of 6 months.  However, if the baby has not acquired the skill of rolling over, you should visit the concerned doctor. But there is nothing to worry if the baby is healthy.  Babies acquire and develop the skills differently. Some are quicker while others take more time.

Premature babies may take more time

The premature babies may take more time in learning and developing the new skills. They may, therefore, reach the different milestones slower than the other babies. What you need in such cases is to observe patience and pay more attention towards encouraging and supporting the baby to learn the skills.

Author:

BabyPillars is an expert in the field of When do babies roll over. For more information contact BabyPillars.com.



When do babies sit up?
by Pintoo Singh | August 18, 2017

It gives a new perspective to your baby. Yes, when the baby learns sitting independently, she has reached a significant milestone. However, this would not be possible unless the back and neck muscles are strong enough to hold her upright. Usually, the babies learn by the age of 4 to 7 months. By this time, the baby learns to roll over her and keep her head up. The effort of keeping her and shoulder up strengthens the shoulder, arms, and back muscles. This, further, helps the baby in acquiring the skill and strength of independently sitting upright.

Care to be taken in the initial stages

Mastering the new skills is not a sudden miracle. It takes time and effort. So, there is nothing to worry if the baby fails to sit for a few minutes without support. With the passage of time the she will be stronger and achieve greater mastery over the skill. Some babies may sit for several minutes all by themselves while others may tend to topple over sooner. However, in the early phases of learning the skills of sitting independently, you need to keep the baby in the right place. The hard surfaces may hurt her when she falls down. The soft mattress, cushions, and pillows should be used to save her from getting hurt.

How do babies learn sitting?

The baby would not sit upright from the day one. Even if you try and help the baby sit, it will not work. It is essential that the neck, legs, arms, and back muscles are strong enough to help the baby strike a balance and keep her head up and erect. By the age of 4 months, the baby will strengthen different muscles rapidly and learn to keep the head up while lying on her tummy. Once she learns to keep the head up the ground, she will, gradually, start rolling, crawling, and sitting. However, you need to be close to her while the baby is learning to sit. She may fall anytime and she needs your assistance in great deal.

Your support to the baby

You can prompt the baby look up while she is playing with her head down when lying on her tummy. For this, you may use some toys that are bright or can create noise or music. A mirror can also be used. The baby would surely be interested to look at the mirror. Once her vision and hearing are on the right gear and learns to sit without any assistance, you can keep some toys or intriguing objects. You may keep these things a bit out of reach of the baby and let her try to reach them. All these will hold the attention of the baby she would learn balancing with the arms while she tries to reach out to the objects.

What if the baby does not sit up?

If the baby is unable to sit unsupported even by the age of 9 months, you should consult with the doctor. In case of the premature babies, it may take a bit longer than usual and there is no need to panic.

Author:

BabyPillars is an expert in the field of When do babies roll over. For more information contact BabyPillars.com.



Why I Stopped Being Skeptical About Self Help
by Travis Peterson | February 4, 2017

I’ve got to admit it – I was pretty messed up when I was a youngster. I knew this, and knew that I didn’t want to be, but had no idea of how to change anything. In a semi-conscious effort at figuring this out, I took a class in psychology in high school.

The teacher and I disliked each other almost immediately. I had nothing that I could point at for a reason to dislike him, but I did. Of course, I gave him plenty of reason to dislike me, and the situation spiraled downward pretty quickly. I passed the course, but just barely, and became very resistant to using anything that I’d learned in it on a practical basis.

I’ve always been a voracious reader, but my lip would curl at the self-help section of the bookstore, and I focused almost entirely on fiction. My school experience had left me pretty resistant to the idea of learning any new subjects, too.

A few years later, I was selling encyclopedias door to door, and had read a few books on the art of selling. This opened me up to reading to learn things, and I started to develop a passion for learning, but only with subjects that I could put to immediate practical use.

Then came a major turning point in my life. My boss insisted that I read a book that wasn’t about selling. He practically demanded that I read Harry Browne’s How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World. This book has long been out of print, and the used copies you can find are amazingly expensive. It is not an exaggeration to say that the book changed my life.

Beyond what the book teaches, it opened my eyes to the idea that how we experience life is a direct result of how we look at the world. It seems obvious to me now, but at the time, this was a major revelation to me. I believe this outlook on life could come at a key moment for many people’s lives, especially millennials. Many of today’s youth are addicted to their phones and the social media platforms that dominate how we look at life. People now feel the need to document their lives and judge their life on Instagram likes. I wholeheartedly encourage for this trend to end.

The next good self-help book I ran across was The Owner’s Manual for Your Life: The Book You Should Have Gotten at Birth, But Didn’t, published by Doubleday. The title is accurate, and the author gives specific, clear techniques that I still use regularly.

Another author that has made a strong difference in how I view the world is Robert Anton Wilson. Most of his books don’t often appear in the self-help section, and it’s always interesting to discover how a particular store will categorize his work, as science fiction or philosophy. Some of them do appear in self-help, but they’re not at all easy to find. Publishing rights for many of them have reverted to his estate, and they’re scheduled to be re-released by Hilaritas Press. If you are amused by conspiracy theories as a general topic, I think that you’ll find his work fascinating.


Inspiring People to Know | Challenge Ourselves and Everyone to Focus on Unity
by Mia Carey | July 28, 2016

 The times we are living are full of segregation and separatism.  You may be thinking segregation in 2016….Get out of here; there isn’t segregation in 2016!  However, if you walk into the majority of the high school cafeterias you will see this group over here, that group over there and them over there.  As adults we also tend to only socialize with those that look, walk and talk like us.  This is a natural animalistic tendency, which we probably behave this way for numerous of reasons. One reason is because it makes us comfortable.  We feel at ease and safe in environments with those from the same cultural and social background as us.  But does this create unity in the world?  How does this make us better collectively as a society?  Our goal should be to make the world a better place and to progress positively.  How can we bridge this gap if we do not expand our circle and unify?  

 Segregation and separatism breeds a “themism” problem.  “Themism” is a term we coined and basically means a person lacks understanding of another group and therefore makes inaccurate preconceived assumptions about others, which are usually negative, biased and not founded on facts.  The result of “themism” is a person comes to have a fear of others.  Consciously or subconsciously people come to think, “They don’t have my best interest,”  “They cannot be trusted,”  “They are against me,” or “They are a threat.”  We can go on and on.  

   They, They, They:  There is much power in the mind.  

  • What if we adjusted our thinking from they to us?

No matter the skin complexion, no matter the dialect, no matter the accent in one’s voice.

  • What if we viewed “them” as our own and treated “them” as our family?

No matter the skin complexion, no matter the dialect, no matter the accent in one’s voice.

  • What if we truly expanded our circle to gain understanding of others?

No matter the skin complexion, no matter the dialect, no matter the accent in one’s voice.

3 Simple INSPIRING Ways to take action on “Themism”:

Firsnumber1t, we must
recognize and accept the tendency of “themism.”  We must accept the fact that we havepreconceived notions of a person before we even get to know them.  We do not extend the same love and consideration that we give to those that look and act as we do.

number2 Second, we must intentionally adjust our behaviors and get uncomfortable.  To unify the human race, we cannot only surround ourselves with those that have the same line of thinking as us.  We must respectfully engage in dialogue with others (them) to understand their concerns and feelings.

number3Third, once communication takes place we can collectively come up with a unified course of action to bridge the gap.  What this means is we will take an empathetic approach to unify towards a common goal.

Note – These three steps are best in a small setting where everyone can be heard and voice their viewpoint and perspective (ideally 6-8 people).  

Please email us your feedback so we can share your stories on this approach and how you have inspired others.

Hugs & Much Love!


6 Simple Habits That Supercharge Your Mental Vitality
by Gehana Kennedy

Your brain will continue to produce new brain cells throughout your life. Its ability to grow and strengthen is unbelievable.

The more you do to support brain cell regeneration, the more protected you will be against things such as anxiety, depression and physical pain. Moreover, you will have stronger cognitive functioning.

Some people can benefit from making an appointment with a therapist to improve their mental health. Others might even be taking medications to enhance their mental ability, but keep in mind that drugs are not for everyone.

A trusted vitamin shop shares some simple habits that can help you develop a healthier mind.

1. Get Enough Sleep

More people are failing to get at least eight hours of sleep each night. Depriving yourself of sleep will increase your stress levels. Also, it makes you feel hungrier.

If you have trouble sleeping even when you have earplugs on, try using white noise. Turn on a fan, the air conditioner or a machine to lull you to sleep. If a noise wakes you up at night, it is not the noise that woke you up; rather, it is the sudden change in sound that disturbed you. White noise will create a masking effect by blocking out noise disturbances. It will create a consistency of sound.

Other things you can do to get a good night’s sleep is to maintain a strict bedtime routine, drink a relaxing cup of tea or milk, or avoid bright lights for several hours.

2. Learn Something New

Do something that will challenge your abilities. For instance, learn how to speak another language, cook your parent’s favorite dishes, or belly dance. Learning a new skill or activity will encourage your existing neurons to strengthen their connections. Also, it builds new neurons to form new pathways. If you have more neurons and pathways, your brain will function better and quicker.

3. Be Physically Active

Getting active will not just benefit your physical health. Aerobic exercise, for instance, has been found to increase the growth of neurons. Moreover, exercise will help reduce stress levels so that a decrease in the growth of new neurons can be prevented.

4. Practice Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a form of meditation used primarily to relieve anxiety and depression. The technique will require you to refocus your senses, like paying attention to different smells and hues around you. In most cases, this is also effective in helping people take power away from negative thoughts.

Another study has discovered that mindfulness helps reverse the negative effects of stress on brain areas. It decreases the physiological stress response, which means that fewer neurochemicals are triggered by stress flowing throughout your body and causing trouble.

5. Eat for Brain Health

There are several food products you can ingest to help your brain function optimally. These include the following:

●       Cocoa Flavanols

Cocoa flavanols found in dark chocolates can boost your memory as it affects a part of your brain known as dentate gyrus.

●       Omega-3 Fatty Acids

There’s been plenty of buzz surrounding omega-3 fatty acids for a long time. It is known to improve your memory, encourage the growth of new brain cells, and protect you against anxiety and depression. So start eating chia seeds, fish oil supplements, flaxseed oil, and salmon.

●       Magnesium

Magnesium is important for good brain health. It also helps with stress reduction. Moreover, it can strengthen learning and memory as well as protect you against anxiety and depression. Eat foods rich in magnesium to restore those that stress depletes. These include soy beans, avocado, and banana.

●       Blueberries

Blueberries are known to stimulate oxygen and blood to the brain. Also, this promotes the growth of new brain cells.

●       Choline

Choline will support your brain during aging. This will also prevent cognitive decline since it prevents changes in brain chemistry. Food rich in choline include scallops, prawns, and eggs.

●       Yogurt

Probiotics found in yogurt and supplements will reduce stress and anxiety in general. Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental illnesses today; however, they do not just affect your brain. They can also cause symptoms to emerge in your digestive tracts. It turns out that good bacteria doesn’t just help with digestion, but it also promote mental health. In addition, studies have discovered that  probiotics can enhance moods.

6. Keep Toxic People Away

Toxic individuals will create toxic environments. If your brain is within this kind of surrounding, it will shut down as a means to protect itself. Although you can still function in these situations, you will become vulnerable to depression, memory loss, reduced resilience to stress, anxiety, reduced immunity, cognitive impairment, illness, and loss of vitality. So as much as you can, keep toxic people away from you.

Apart from that, you should nurture your brain to make up for the negative effects of toxic individuals in your life.

There are many things in life that you simply cannot avoid, such as stress, illness, pollution, and ageing. However, there are also crucial things you can do to protect and strengthen your mind and body. Your brain determines who you are, the way you walk through this world, and your thoughts and memories. So looking after it is the best way to make sure that you are the best version of yourself. 

AUTHOR BIO

Gehana Kennedy is the owner of vitaminshop.ae, the go-to source for high-quality wellness products including a range of step-by-step formulated vitamins, fitness supplements and natural skin care products. With innovative ideas and implementation of new technologies, she was able to establish a platform that offers not only quality products but also valuable information for customers.


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  • Do you wish you had more energy?  
  • Do you want to feel good when you wake up and throughout your day?

If you answered yes to any or all of the above questions, then this is the book for you.  Dr. Joel Fuhrman has done a great job over the years he has been practicing medicine and helping countless people to become the healthiest they can.  This is a great book for anyone wanting better health.  

Benefits:

  • lose weight
  • lower blood pressure and cholesterol
  • get off prescription medicines
  • avoid cancer and much more

A must read for anyone wanting a better life for themselves and their loved ones.

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