9 Summer Activities to Boost Brain Power

These summer activites will boost brain power and prevent the summer slide. Don't let your child fall behind this summer.

Many parents struggle to find summer activities that are both engaging and educational. Summer ‘brain drain‘ is real and accounts for many of the academic and behavioral challenges that occur when the school year begins. Don’t let your child fall behind, here are some of our favorite summer activities that boost brain power, increase cognition and focus, while regulating your child’s nervous system. » Read more..

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Feeling Rushed? Grab These Healthy Snacks to Keep You Fueled and Focused

Healthy snacks are vital for fueling your brain and body, but it can be hard to get the nutrients you need when you’re feeling rushed. Don’t let lack of time keep you from caring for your body and mind. These healthy snacks are ready to eat, are non perishable and can keep you and your kids feeling fueled even on the busiest of days.  » Read more..

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Join the Children’s Health Revolution: Our Therapist and 27 Experts Online Now

Join us online May 2nd to 9th for the Third Biannual Children & Teen’s Health Summit. The Lotus Health Project brings you a week of empowerment for you and your children. Learn to have balanced, healthy lives with 27 amazing speaks, giveaways, and more. It’s free and every parent, educator and practitioner can learn a lot from these amazing presenters!

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Help Your Child Combat Stress With Mindfulness and Relaxation Resources

Mindfulness is paramount in helping children and adults relax the central nervous system. There is a lot of research that shows how mindfulness can be helpful to children and many adults too. It doesn’t have to be a daily mediation or yoga practice, but a few mindful minutes a day can help your child get calm and focused. The children and teens I’ve worked with who practice mindfulness have more control over their actions and behaviors.

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Get More Greens in! Why Blending is Better than Juicing

Do you struggle with getting your greens in? Many of us opt for a juice or a salad when we are feeling like we need to get more veggies into our diets. The problem is, rarely do these on-the-go meals provide enough nutrients. They may seem healthy but could they be doing more harm than good?

Busy adults and children rarely get enough greens in their diet. By greens we mean leafy veggies, filled with vitamins and nutrients and often hard to eat if your short on time or picky about taste. Stress makes us reach for the easy stuff, that juice or side salad. Stressed out parents struggle too. Whether you’ve got a picky eater or you’ve got very little time to take care of yourself, getting these vital nutrients into ones diet can be hard. No one has much time these days to focus on how many veggies they eat, but our bodies need them for optimal functioning. We need more vegetables and a great way to get them in our everyday diet is to drink them.

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The Best Foods for Your Brain: 18 Foods That Support Brain Chemistry

Are you eating the best foods for your brain? March is National Nutrition Month and we are taking the time to discuss the best foods to supporting your brain chemistry and health. It’s no coincidence that many foods don’t give you the nutrients your body needs to work efficiently (think processed and packaged foods). Here’s what you need to know about the best foods to support your health brain chemistry and a healthy mood.

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What You Need to Know About L-theanine

L-theanine is a naturally occurring amino acid used to treat anxiety, promote relaxation and improve focus and concentration. For many, it can help their mental and physical health in a profound way. Here is what you need to know about L-theanine before trying it.

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Moms! Win Tickets to The Warrior Mom Pajama Party

Are you a mom in the Central Texas Area? Neurogistics is proud to sponsor Healing Complex Kids’ Warrior Moms Pajama Party. You can win free tickets if you email info@neurogistics.com. First four who email get the tickets, so don’t hesitate!  » Read more..

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Depression in Teens: How Screenings Can Save Lives

This week teen depression made the news in a positive way. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reports that all young people between the ages of 12 and 18 should be screened for depression. This means primary care doctors, including pediatricians and family physicians should screen adolescents routinely for depression.

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Valentine’s Day Treats That Are Good for Your Brain

When you think about Valentine’s Day, it’s likely that you think of chocolate. Although Valentine’s Day is more than just heart-shaped boxes of love, sugar and chocolate are hard to resist. They are everywhere. Believe it or not, some treats are good for your brain. While others just leave it feeling anything but love.  » Read more..

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