How Stress Affects The Brain

When we stress our brain is affected.  Here are a few ways in which the brain is affected by severe stress. Memory is Affected The neural stem cells in the hippocampus (for memory and learning) develop into neurons.  When severe stress occurs the stem cells become oligodendrocytes and these coat the neurons with myelin, which […]

Ugly Money Truths

Some say money is the root of all evil, but really, I think those who say that haven’t managed it very well, or don’t have enough of it. The problem with money is that we probably don’t talk enough about it, and we don’t face up to the many ways it influences us, and the […]

Becoming Financially Independent

There are many definitions of financial independence, since not all of us want to own a private jet or a mansion in the hills. However, living comfortably off of your savings and investments and having no debt to worry about may well be easier to accomplish that you think! Visualise First, Then Start Planning Everyone’s […]

Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

There are many positives when it comes to owning pets. The advantages  include overall wellness, emotional support, increased levels of physical health, and more. Your Blood Pressure Will Lower Although certain studies have found the connection to be stronger than others have, owning a pet has the potential to lower your blood pressure. This is […]