This year's buzzwords are: nootropics, brain food, brain hacking, mindset -- as in "change your mindset" -- and stacking, which means combining two or more nootropics for combined effect.
The mind is both a powerful and a complicated thing -- one that requires active engagement from external sources as well as constant guidance from internal ones to flourish. Your ability to walk the line between “engaged” and “distracted” is a measurement of your ability to focus.
No matter how active we are during the day, sleep restores our minds and allows our bodies to recover. It puts us "on pause" and lets nature take control. Usually, we feel refreshed in the morning and ready for a new day.
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Stimulation is a curious creature; it is a very important aspect of our daily lives yet it appears that in its unadulterated form it is notoriously unreliable.