Welcome to Part 4 of the Reducing Cognitive Debt Series in Honor of BIPOC Mental Health Month! Part 4 explores The Power of Nutrition as a tool to reduce Cognitive Debt. Are you new to the term Cognitive Debt? Checkout the introductory Reducing Cognitive Debt Post to learn more.

Nutrition is an important part of health and wellness. Eating a healthy diet promotes a healthy weight, boosts energy levels and can reduce your risk of cancer and chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. Nutrition is also important to promoting mental hea...

Welcome to Part 3 of the Reducing Cognitive Debt Series in Honor of BIPOC Mental Health Month! Part 3 explores The Power of Exercise as a tool to reduce Cognitive Debt. Are you new to the term Cognitive Debt? Checkout the introductory Reducing Cognitive Debt Post to learn more.

Exercise is a fun and cost-effective way to improve health and wellness. Exercises to include yoga, dancing, walking and cycling have been proven to alleviate symptoms of mental illness, boost mood and improve cognitive function. In addition to mental health benefits,...

Part 2: Challenging Negative Thoughts 

Welcome to Part 2 of the Reducing Cognitive Debt Series in Honor of BIPOC Mental Health Month! Part 2 explores Challenging Negative Thoughts as a tool to reduce Cognitive Debt. Are you new to the term Cognitive Debt? Checkout the introductory Reducing Cognitive Debt Post to learn more.

A key risk factor for incurring cognitive debt is recurrent negative thinking. Therefore, part 2 of the Reducing Cognitive Debt Series focuses on recognizing and challenging negative thoughts. 

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (C...

Welcome to Part 1 of the Reducing Cognitive Debt Series in Honor of BIPOC Mental Health Month! Part 1 explores Mindfulness as a tool to reduce Cognitive Debt. Are you new to the term Cognitive Debt? Checkout the introductory Reducing Cognitive Debt Post to learn more.

What is Mindfulness? How does it reduce cognitive debt?

Mindfulness is “a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.” (Oxford,...

I am so excited to launch my Reducing Cognitive Debt Series in honor of BIPOC Mental Health Month. This video provides an introduction to Cognitive Debt.