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The Science of Growing New Brain Cells

April 23, 2020

The idea of growing new brain cells may seem like science fiction, or at least a feat that can only be accomplished several more years into the future; however, the truth of the matter is that this incredible notion is feasibly possible here and now. Recently, various studies have found...

7 of the Most Effective Biohacks for Stress Relief

April 20, 2020

You can't go far without hearing the word "hacking" in today's world. You've heard of computer hacking. You've heard of election hacking. But what about biohacking? Unlike your traditional computer hacking, biohacks entail the use of biology and science to upgrade and improve your mind and body. If you're looking...

8 Foods that Help Improve Your Focus

April 16, 2020

Did you know that your brain consumes about 20% of the calories you eat? Food is fuel for your brain. In fact, the brain uses the foods you consume for energy, to be able to handle stress, to feed your focus, and to function properly. So, as you can imagine,...

10 Hacks for Anxiety and Stress Relief

April 13, 2020

Raise your hand if you could use some stress relief right now! Like many of us, regular day to day life as well as current events that switch things up has led to increased levels of stress and anxiety. The negative effects of stress can have a profound impact on...

Using Xen in Your Everyday Life

April 13, 2020

By using Xen by Neuvana to stimulate your vagus nerve, you will begin to notice incredible changes in numerous aspects of your life. Better sleep, a brighter mood, less stress, more tranquility, enhanced focus, and reduced cravings are just a few of the benefits that Xen may bring you. When...

Vagus Nerve Science for a Better Night’s Sleep

April 13, 2020

What is the vagus nerve, you might be asking? Simply put, it's the longest nerve of the autonomic nervous system. This system handles regulating a variety of body processes that take place without conscious effort. This can include breathing, heart rate, sweating, digestion, social interaction, and much more.

How to Nurture Relationships While in Quarantine

April 13, 2020

Our Need for Human Connection Emotional connection is innate in human beings. Psychologist, Abraham Maslow, created a widely accepted theory of the Hierarchy of Needs. He believed that love and belonging was a natural, instinctual human need. His theory suggested that emotional and social connection with others would give humans...

Practicing Wellness While Social Distancing

April 13, 2020

Everyone reacts differently to stress. The Coronavirus pandemic has generally caused a lot of understandable worry, anxiety, stress, and feelings of being overwhelmed. Taking the precautionary measures recommended by the CDC, to socially distance yourself and regularly wash your hands, can keep you safe and physically healthy. But what are...

What Does Awe Look Like in the Brain?

March 19, 2020

When was the last time you were in awe of something? Was it when you looked up at the starry night sky? When you heard a beautiful song that gave you chills? Or maybe when you took the scenic route home for the first time? We experience awe all of...

Establishing a Mindful Morning Routine

March 11, 2020

If you’re looking to make a change in your life, start with your mornings. Studies have shown that morning people are happier, more productive, and more proactive. So, there you have it! The early bird really does get the worm. But what if you’re not a morning person? You can...

People Who Can Benefit from Wearing Neuvana Stress-reducing Earbuds

March 06, 2020

Modern society today is not conducive to peacefulness or relaxation. In fact, many people today operate at faster and more hectic paces than ever before. They rarely get a moment's downtime because of their work, family and other commitments. However, this harried pace of life can take a negative toll...

What Happens When We Procrastinate?

March 05, 2020

Procrastination. A torturous and anxiety-provoking concept for all of us planners. But the truth is, we’ve all done it before. You know, that feeling when you just really don’t want to do something in the moment, so you put it off, claiming that you’ll do it later. Some have even...

31 Days of Self-Care

February 27, 2020

If you’re beginning to feel burned out, exhausted, unhappy, and uninspired, there is a simple solution that is very often overlooked: self-care. Taking time for yourself may seem unrealistic or impossible at times, but for those who are busy and stressed, it is essential. Self-care will help you clear your...

Finding the Calm in Your Every Day

February 20, 2020

Your mind is racing. You have so much to do and not enough time to do it. Or maybe you can’t stop thinking about that one conversation yesterday because you feel you really should have said this or that. And now it’s too late and who knows what will happen....

How Music Affects the Brain

February 13, 2020

Sometimes, music just strikes the right note in us. We get chills, begin to tap our feet, bob our heads, and sing along. The truth is, we, as humans, are totally compelled by music. It motivates us and inspires us both physically and mentally. It evokes emotion in us. In...

How Caffeine Affects Your Nervous System

February 06, 2020

Sometimes it’s difficult to get moving in the morning. Gloomy days and not enough sleep can leave us feeling exhausted. And sure, we all love that cup of coffee that helps kick start our mornings. Even though studies have shown that a cup of coffee can actually reduce our risk...

Workplace Stress & Employee Wellness

January 30, 2020

The modern workplace employee is more stressed-out than ever. Leaving late, working long hours, too much sitting, it all adds up and it’s stressing everyone out! Even when you leave the office, it becomes difficult to unplug and ignore emails to your phone. In a survey commissioned by Neuvana, 82%...

Dealing With the Stress of Uncertainty

January 23, 2020

Human beings are creatures of habit. We like it when we feel in control of our lives and when everything happens as we planned. But when the unexpected occurs, it can be stressful. The way we react to uncertainty can differ from person to person. Some will experience very little...

Your Gut-Brain Connection Explained

January 16, 2020

Did you know that your gut is extremely powerful over your brain? The gut-brain connection (also known as the gut-brain axis) affects your health much more than you know. Scientists are still researching the phenomenon, but there is a lot that they do know about the connection. Many scientists have...

Declutter Your Life in 2020

January 09, 2020

Did the holidays and end of 2019 make you feel a little extra stressed and burnt out? We know the feeling. Sometimes it’s challenging to not get caught up in too many commitments and routines, so we forget to take care of ourselves. We all do it, sacrifice our mental...