I love it when articles like this fall into my lap at the exact moment I need them.
I really like Scientific American Mind. The articles are just scientific enough, without beating me over the head with a million studies.
This issue came today.
It turns out that as a brain hack, getting rid of sugar and eating fish and Omega 3s and fruits and vegetables will go a long way toward staving off depression and a whole host of other brain derailments.
It’s all about food, people. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” I learned that in my training at IIN.
Whenever I am feeling sub-par, or hurting, the first place I look is my diet.
Today was so cloudy and crappy. I felt so lethargic. Spent the day in my Space Chair reading Mindset by Carol Dweck, eating curried lentil soup for lunch and leftover garlic chicken and broccoli for dinner.
I miss my energy. I’ve been feeling really dull and lackluster. I keep telling myself it’s just a phase, I’ll reset and come back.
Thing is, I don’t think it’s just the sugar. Maybe it’s winter. Maybe it’s the lack of a juicy intellectual project. Maybe it’s the lack of cardio and sun and birdsong and flowers.
I don’t know what it is, but I will know it when it shifts.