Focus on Lifestyle for Improved Concentration and Brain Power:
Fall has arrived -gasp!- along with the need to keep schedules, get on task, and get ready for more studious activities. Chances are you have had a fun summer full of frozen desserts, outdoor adventures, and snack foods. So much fun, energy, and mania! But now it is time to narrow the focus and the energy into improving focus, concentration and potentially study skills. . Focus on these easy lifestyle choices to improve symptoms of ADHD, obsessive compulsive behaviors, and improve memory.
Essential Oils to Improve Focus:
Lavender- calms and reduces anxiety
Mandarin-quiets the mind
Ylang Ylang- sedates and clams the emotions
Frankinscense- reduces stress and anxiety
Vetiver- calms and focuses the mind
Basil- promote focus and alertness
Roman Chamomile- soothes and comforts
Massage into your body with a high quality carrier oil such as avocado oil, or olive oil to gain the best results.
Eat Foods high in Omega 3 Fatty Acids:
Cold water fish such as salmon or tuna, walnuts, sunflower seeds, almonds, flax seeds, edamame, wild rice, pasture raised beef
Moderate Exercise 60 Minutes a Day:
Children and Adults need 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise at least 5 days a week. Exercise detoxes the body, gets rid of manic energy, and keeps the blood flowing to the brain. You don’t need to do 60 minutes in one setting, just break it into smaller segments for easier accessibility.