What are your resolutions? I want to lose weight, save more money, and be happy. All of these are great resolutions, but why is it that we can continue to wish for the same resolution at the strike of midnight on Dec 31st every year?
- 50% Americans who begins an exercise program but quit with the first 6 months
- 88% Americans who make a New Year’s Resolution.
- 60% Resolutions are health related
- 10% People who keep their resolutions
Where do you and your New Year’s Resolutions want to be in 6 months?
Learning new habits and making changes are new processes that require your body be in tune with your brain. Can we change our brain to accommodate these new changes in our body.
- The structure of brain doesn’t change.
- We are born with a set number of brain cells at birth.
- Cells are lost over time when we age. Cells deleted due to stress, toxins, and risky behavior.
- Brain is plastic and is always growing and evolving.
- Brain changes based on what we think, feel, eat, act (not act such as meditate), and react.
- Brain changes in function and structure where new synapses (new neural connections are formed and connected in different region of the brain)
Our brain can adapt and be flexible to new learning with a growth mindset. We just a strategy and understand how our brain works, function (under normal and stressed condition), and how to boost brain boost to decrease neurological disorders development, reduce depression and loss of memory.