Dementia is perhaps the most distressing illness to be diagnosed with today. As it stands there is no cure for dementia, and no definitive, estabolished way to halt its progress completely. That said, in the last few years there has been incredibly progress in the area of slowing the onset of cognitive decline, including in […]
Mental Health, Art & Nootropics
Mental health issues affect a staggering number of people, yet these issues are the ones we talk about the least. There are very simple yet powerful steps you can take to safeguard, improve or regain your mental health, including art therapy, nootropics, and pharmaceutical interventions. The articles in this category focus on using art therapy and nootropic supplements to improve mental health.
Does drawing help with ADHD?
ADHD afflicts a staggering number of adolescents in the US today, and there is a worrying growth in the number of young children being diagnosed with ADD or ADHD every year. Lots of adults also report struggling with symptoms of ADHD throughout their 20s; even if they do not have full-blown ADHD, they find they […]
Can art relieve stress?
Art is often described as something inherently therapeutic. Whether it’s painting, sculpture, writing or dance, engaging with or creating art has long been seen as a way to relieve stress. In fact, so potent a therapeutic agent has art been perceived that it is often a part of the treatment in psychiatric hospitals and rehab […]
Does art release dopamine?
Art can elicit an intense emotional response from us for reasons we don’t always understand. Viewing different pieces of art can make us feel drastically different things; some pieces make us feel serene and calm, while others can make us feel intensely sad and melancholic. But what is unarguable is that good art can exert […]
Does Modafinil make you creative?
Modafinil is, in many ways, the archetypal smart drug. It is usually the nootropic compound that really gets people excited about cognitive enhancement, given that it has some fo the strongest effects of even the pharmaceutical-grade study drugs. Modafinil is probably as close to NZT-48 (the pill in the movie Limitless) as we are ever […]