How to Help a Loved One Who Is Stressed

Everyone experiences stress; some more often than others, and we all react in different ways.  Unfortunately, we often don’t know how to deal with our own stress and emotions when they pile up and cause us to break down. As a result, it’s important for everyone to...

The Ideal Sleep Oasis

Are you having trouble with sleep?  Why not consider re-designing your bedroom entirely around your sleeping needs? With this list of suggestions, you’ll be sleeping better in no time, with little effort or expense!   White Noise Turn off the TV, and turn on the...

Pain Relief with Fun Virtual Reality

Do you have chronic pain? Our new Virtual Reality pain management program grants you powerful new tools to experience drug-free relaxation and pain mitigation, while virtually traveling to fantastic new worlds. When you turn on the virtual reality headset, you...

Tryptophan for Anxiety

Tryptophan and Anxiety   Diet plays such an essential role in our health. Importantly, everyone knows this, yet few know every inner working to their nutrition; in fact, it would take years to learn everything! Have you ever heard of tryptophan? How about...

The Vagus Nerve

  Considered the parasympathetic nerve, the vagus nerve is essential to relaxation. Reaching many organs, some of its key roles involve the digestive system, heart rate, blood pressure, and inflammation. Of course, these are all important to calming you down...

Lifestyle as Health Care

Unfortunately, there is no cure-all or “magic bullet” for better health.  We often seek an all-encompassing treatment, instant and with whole-body effects, but we know that truly there is no such thing. Health issues are multifaceted. This is why it’s important to see...

Mobile Relaxation Stations

Brainigo hit the road for a mobile approach this month. The vehicle, packed full of treatment equipment, took us off North. We had the pleasure of catching up with and serving our more distant clients by meeting halfway at the Coast Discovery Inn in Campbell River....

Relaxation Is Not Selfish

Someone out there needs to hear this today: relaxation is not selfish. re·lax·a·tion /rēˌlakˈseiSH(ə)n/ noun the balancing of your body’s cortisol levels.  Relaxation seems so frivolous when we are immersed in such a fast-paced world based on productivity. We...

The Healing Power of Stress Reduction Therapy

Do you always seem to be stuck in high gear? Is it a struggle to take a break, relax, and sleep? Are you either racing at full speed or dragging yourself through your day? These are signs of a high-stress lifestyle that, if left unaddressed, can lead to anxiety,...

School Supplies Shopping for the Brain

Students have a lot to worry about. There’s the stressful workload: this seems to never diminish as time goes on, and it may only become more daunting during exam seasons. A time crunch for assignments and exam studying certainly doesn’t help! The looming need to stay...

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