Monthly Archives: March 2017

Conquering Addiction

In today’s Brainy Monday post, we would like to introduce you to a book that is well worth reading even if you are not in substance use recovery or suffering from depression. Reading in and off itself is a helpful activity to expand one’s horizons and stimulate brain activity. However, you could combine reading and learning about your brain at

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Does Your Brain Wash Itself? – Brainy Mondays

YES, your brain actually washes itself each night! It does this in similar fashion as a dishwasher. This nightly washing cycle is necessary because during the day when the brain is extremely active toxins and waste products build up between cells but cannot be cleared out immediately. The washing itself is accomplished via a dramatic increase in cerebrospinal fluid being

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