September 25, 2023

The mind modifications every day dur­ing our entire lives, based mostly on how we use it. Well being­i­er dai­ly habits can enhance the tra­jec­to­ry of our lives.

A mind that may assume crit­i­cal­ly, that may func­tion below stress, a mind that’s resilient within the face of trau­ma, a mind that’s cre­ative, that’s thought­ful, that’s social­ly energetic … all of us want and wish that type of mind.” — Admi­ral (ret.) William McRaven, spokesper­son for Mind­Well being Week

Dur­ing Brain­Health Week 2023 (Feb­ru­ary 20–Twenty fourth), host­ed by the Cen­ter for Brain­Health at UT-Dal­las, you may get entry to sim­ple, sci­ence-based instruments and strate­gies that we will incor­po­price into our dai­ly life. Every day’s theme focus­es on a dif­fer­ent side con­tribut­ing to wager­ter mind well being.

With some ways to par­tic­i­pate, Mind­Well being Week makes it straightforward for peo­ple of any age to start – or con­tin­ue – the jour­ney to a well being­i­er mind.

Tips on how to Take part:

1) Take the Dai­ly Textual content Chal­lenge by tex­ting BRAIN to 888–844-8991.

Take sim­ple steps to enhance your mind well being. Dur­ing Mind­Well being Week, we’ll textual content you a dai­ly behavior to check out, the sci­ence behind it, and the way it may also help enhance mind well being.

2) Attend events vir­tu­al­ly or in per­son on the Cen­ter for Mind­Well being in Dal­las, Texas, includ­ing talks and pan­el dis­cus­sions with:

  • Dr. Tom Insel, neu­ro­sci­en­tist, psy­chi­a­trist and for­mer direc­tor of the Nation­al Insti­tute of Males­tal Well being and writer
  • Dr. Kara Allen, chief influence offi­cer for Spurs Sports activities & Leisure
  • Katie Edwards, chief influence offi­cer of Dal­las Mavericks
  • Bob Gold, chief clin­i­cal behav­ioral tech­nol­o­gist and founding father of GoMo Well being
  • … and plenty of extra

We now have some­factor for each­one – and it’s all FREE! Whether or not you’re look­ing for enjoyable fam­i­ly activ­i­ties or a thought-pro­vok­ing discuss, we’ve got you lined.

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