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6 Minutes of HIIT for Better Memory: A BEACON40 Team Favorite for Brain Health

At BEACON40, we’re committed to enhancing cognitive health through accessible and innovative ways. In our holistic quest for better brain health, we explore various strategies, from dietary changes to mental exercises. One of the most effective and time-efficient methods includes a short burst of physical activity: High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT).

Balance Wellness and Holiday Commitments

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The holiday season, with its unique blend of joy and inevitable stress, offers me a chance to reflect on our collective approaches to wellness. During this time, the rush of activities and the quest for perfection often eclipses the true essence of well-being. I know this all too well from personal experience. In this blog post, I want to share with you effective strategies for integrating wellness into your holiday traditions, based on my own philosophies and experiences as a former caregiver, working mother and executive at BEACON40.

When Fathers Become Caregivers

On Father’s Day, families come together to celebrate multiple generations of beloved fathers in our lives. While we celebrate, we need also to reflect on how these terrible diseases have affected our dads, husbands, or spouses, either as patients or as caregivers.

Is Brain Health the Next Fitness Trend?

Most of us know that physical health can lead to brain health, but what we are only now discovering is how brain health can also drive physical health, suggesting that our brains may be ground zero for the next fitness craze. Our brains may be ground zero for the next fitness craze. The Body-Brain Connection […]

Can Wordle Boost Brain Strength?

Board Games

My 12-year-old daughter, my 82-year-old father, and all of my 50-something friends are addicted to Wordle. If you don’t yet know about this all-ages word game, I’ll explain.  Wordle challenges players each day to guess a five-letter word, with only six attempts to get the correct answer. The game was created by a software engineer […]

Why You Should Try Minimalism

In this article, we briefly explore the root of the minimalism movement, including recent findings about its impact on one’s mental health and wellbeing.

Celebrating Fathers Who Have Alzheimer’s

When my father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, our family had the same disparaging realization with which far too many others have been met: he’s going to forget us. As his disease has progressed, however, I have also begun to think about not forgetting him. By this I mean not forgetting who he used to be, the […]