7 Habits to A Healthy Brain

7 Habits to A Healthy Brain

Endless processing on information using brain juice will cause mental fatigue…

Current hectic lifestyle requires a lot of thinking. Endless processing on information using brain juice will cause mental fatigue. Here are the 7 simple ways to conquer mental fatigue

1. Feed your brain with sufficient nutritions.

The brain weighs about 2% of total body weight, but it needs over 20% of oxygen and nutrition intake. Always remember to supply sufficient nutrients to optimize brain processes. When the brain is in the process of thinking, it requires more oxygen flow. Studies showed BRAND’S Essence of Chicken helps to improve memory and concentration by improving blood circulation and oxygen flow to brain and body. Besides that, it helps to relieve stress. A bottle of BRAND’S Essence of Chicken contains nutritional requirements for our brain and body work well.

2. Change your daily mindset.

Be creative and innovative, the brain requires change to evolve. Explore new experiences like travelling to new places, taste different cuisines, create an artistic masterpiece, use a different route to work or simply stroll in the park. These short bursts of discoveries will help to refresh our mind.

3. Buffer some time for games

Stay young at heart, and play games. Pick up video games, board games, puzzles, or sports and play with family or friends, and keep it fun. Regardless of the games you play, it helps to sharpen your mind, and more importantly a great environment to relax.

4. Exercise regularly and stay fit

Studies showed that people who have adequate exercise will have a healthier mind. Choose an enjoyable exercise to do it with your love ones in order to avoid boredom. This helps to enhance your thoughts, and gives a satisfying feeling of accomplishment. Make it social by inviting friends over for Zumba dance, cycling, or jogging and have lots of fun for keep fit and let you have a healthier mind.

5. Learn something new.

Learning new skills develops your potential. Learn a new word daily and practice writing. Research on something interesting or pick up a musical instrument to keep your brains active. You might discover hidden passions or talents, and definitely a more positive outlook on life.

6. Relax with Music

Turn on your favourite song after a busy day because it helps your mind to relax and have a better mood.

7. Strengthen your memory

There is a simple way to help you improve memory. Recall the good times by looking at old albums and high-school yearbooks. This triggers your mind to recall back the past story and it is an good exercise for better mental fitness.

Practical Tips for Working Professionals to Combat Mental Fatigue

Practical Tips for Working Professionals to Combat Mental Fatigue

Mental fatigue is something that everyone has experienced at different stages of life.

Do you experience burnout, exhaustion and fatigue when you step out from the exam hall? If yes, These are symptoms of mental fatigue. Mental fatigue is something that everyone has experienced at different stages of life.

Today, life seems to be as hectic as ever. We are often required to multitask all the time in order to get works done. With such busy lifestyle, no wonder working professionals are mentally exhausted before the day is over.

Here are a few tips to overcome mental fatigue:

1. Change Unhealthy Eating Habits to Combat Fatigue

A healthy and balanced diet is the most important factor when it comes to preventing mental fatigue. Your food intake has a direct impact on your mood, your energy levels, and overall health. A healthy diet is important for your health, but in order to sustain energy throughout the day, you need health food supplement.

2. Get Sufficient and Quality Sleep

Sleeping well is undeniably a vital way to beat fatigue. Sleep allows our body to replenish energy, strengthen the immune system, and build up the appetite. When we are suffering from lack of sleep, it will affect our learning, memory, mood, and alertness. Sleep deprivation has been linked to hormonal imbalances and greater susceptibility to illness. Experts suggest that adults should get at least 8 hours of sleep to beat fatigue efficiently.

3. Take a Quick Power Nap to Revitalize Your Mind

A quick power nap in the middle of the day is a great way to revitalise yourself and boost your energy level. Quick power nap reduces exhaustion, sharpen your working mind, improve your mood, and make you more alert. Experts suggest a 30 minutes power nap can even decrease your risk of cardiovascular diseases by 30%. Feeling anxious? Take a deep breath, exhale slowly, close your eyes, and take a short nap to revive your mind.

4. Exercise Regularly to Boost your Metabolism

Exercise regularly is essential to keep you healthy. Physical activity helps to improve blood circulation, supply oxygen to your tissues, and help your cardiovascular system work more efficiently. Additionally, exercise helps strengthen your bones, and most importantly, reduce your stress level. Want to get fit and healthy? Start your fitness regime today!

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Impossible is nothing when you believe you can!

Impossible is nothing when you believe you can!

What is your childhood dream? Have you realized it?

Many of us enthusiastically wrote in our compositions “My Ambition” that we dreamed to become pilots, some of us wished to become professional basketball players, and some aimed to become scientists, and many other exciting roles.However, the enthusiasm wore off as days gone by. How many of us still hold on to our childhood dreams when we have all grown up? After all, a dream is just a dream like they said, and the reality bites—like certain external conditions of ours which are not as good as others’, so we give in to our ordinary-selves.

However, the enthusiasm wore off as days gone by. How many of us still hold on to our childhood dreams when we have all grown up? After all, a dream is just a dream like they said, and the reality bites—like certain external conditions of ours which are not as good as others’, so we give in to our ordinary-selves.

Now, is external condition your only road block to your goal? Here are some stories that might inspire you!

Big Dreams In Small Bodies of the Northern Giants

Brazil, the “football kingdom” that produces world class football stars; and there are countless people there who love football, among them, of course are those talented ones. So, to become a “Professional Superstar Footballer” there, one has to be extraordinarily gifted on top of having a good physique.

However, there is a team there with an average height of only 1.22 meters,which is shorter than most people, but this is one of the most popular local football teams, and able to attract 30,000 audiences in every game they play. They are the famous “Northern Giants’ team—the world’s first football team that is formed entirely of dwarves.

The shortest member of the “Northern Giants’ stands at only 0.9 meters tall, but their physical conditions can never limit their dreams of becoming footballers! They might be small in size, but they are driven by powerful dreams and ambition which spur on their capabilities.

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Photo by JORDAN MANSFIELD

Nicol David—Malaysia’s Squash Princess

Another excellent example of external conditions breakthrough is our internationally famous “Squash Princess” Nicol David. This Penangnite was only 16 years old when she won the World Youth Cup in Belgium.

With comprehensive technique coupled with agility and speed, Nicol is famous in the international squash arena. She’s not only the “world’s youngest number one seeded player”, but also “the first Asian who won the British Open”. Nicol is much younger than many other players of the same period, and she is only 1.65 meters, but she is ranked world no. 1 and the first Asian player who has won the world title. This is an extraordinary success in the international sports arena, which is dominated by the Western countries.

Size does not matter – Just stay alert and stay fit.

“Zootopia”, a recently popular Disney animated film, has brought out an encouraging message: “Do not let a congenital condition limits you to pursue your dreams”.

Judy the rabbit, who was petite, delicate and loveable but also very alert and full of fighting spirit, worked with her charismatic partner Nick the fox, to successfully solve all difficult cases which all other police officers couldn’t.

This animation reminded us that, as long as we are determined to go after our dreams and face the challenges with a clear mind, we definitely are able to achieve our goals as compared to those who have better inborn conditions than us.

Photo credit: The Walt Disney Company

Though we might be playing just a small role in our work place, but with the correct attitude, a good physique and a clear mind, we definitely could excel in our areas of work. As the character Ong Tiam Cai said in the recent local film Ola Bola, “even if I were a little screw, I should be a useful screw”.

All your future success starts with a small step today. Your hard work today determines the path of your success in the future. Stay alert, maintain a clear mind, go forward in the right direction, and your dream destination is just down the road.

No matter how high or how big your future accomplishments may be as an athlete, a student, or a working professional, one thing that matters is whether you are willing to take the first step today. All your efforts and struggles today will determine your future success. Thus, effective mind and body coordination is important to unlock one’s potential and challenge the limits, and ultimately, realizing their dreams and goals.

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Ginseng is the world’s most powerful adaptogenic herb. It assists your body to adapt and adjust to maintain balance and optimal health.

The ginseng root contains ginsenosides – the main active ingredients responsible for the herb’s medicinal properties. Among the various ginseng types, Korean ginseng is the most efficacious with 36 types of ginsenosides. American ginseng has only 13.

However, ginsenosides are large molecules that need to be broken down by the gut into smaller molecules like compound K (CK) and protopanaxadiol (PPD) before it can be absorbed effectively by the body.

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Date : 16 January 2016 (Saturday)
Time : 10am – 12pm (Chinese) 2pm – 4pm (English)
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Making Traditional Chinese Medicine More Relevant in the 21st Century

Making Traditional Chinese Medicine More Relevant in the 21st Century

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a healing system of Eastern medicine developed more than 2,500 years ago.

The premise of TCM is that good health relies on the restoration and maintenance of harmony, balance and order to the individual. Since its inception, Chinese medicine has evolved and developed into a very sophisticated and rational system of medicine along the way.

TCM encompasses different practices, including acupuncture, moxibustion (burning an herb above the skin to apply heat to acupuncture points), Chinese herbal medicine, tui na (Chinese therapeutic massage), dietary therapy, and tai chi and qi gong (practices that combine specific movements or postures, coordinated breathing, and mental focus). Today Chinese medicine continues to develop in new and exciting ways and is utilized by millions of people around the world.

Although reviews and studies on TCM are promising, it is not widely accepted by the modern medicine community due to insufficient good-quality evidence, small quantity or poor quality of the studies and inconsistent or irreplicable results. Besides that, there are other safety and regulatory concerns over the practise of traditional Chinese medicine such as:

  • There have been reports of products being contaminated
  • Some of the herbs used in Chinese medicine such as red yeast rice, ginkgo, etc can interact with drugs, can have serious side effects, or may be unsafe for people with certain medical conditions.

However, the scientific community all over the world is taking steps to improve research qualities in TCM to meet international standards and expectations. This includes redefining randomized clinical studies and trials, developing new research methodologies, establishing peer-reviewed journals, training programs for researchers, and development of new comprehensive databases for TCM.

If you are thinking about using TCM, please consider the following so that you get the best out of it:

  1. Look for published research studies on TCM for the health condition that interests you.
  2. Always ensure the TCM herbal remedies are manufactured in a GMP facility and registered under the ministry of health.
  3. Do not use TCM to replace effective conventional care or as a reason to postpone seeing a health care provider.
  4. Use TCM herbal remedies under the supervision of your health care provider or a professional trained in herbal medicine.
  1. Conduct background check or ask about the training and experience of the TCM practitioner you are considering.
  2. If you are pregnant or nursing, or are thinking of using TCM to treat a child, you should consult your health care provider.
  3. Tell all your health care providers about any complementary health approaches you use. Give them a full picture of what you do to manage your health.

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