If you remember to get your annual medical checkup, you are on the right track to preventing serious illness before it occurs and catching disease in its earliest stages, when it's typically easiest to treat. But there are a few other types of regular health checkups that shouldn't be overlooked. Here are the four most important types of medical appointments you may be overdue for.
Mindfulness is something we may associate with sitting meditation practice. Even if you do meditate, chances are that you spend most of your day off the cushion and engaging with the world around you. If you’re not one for meditation, that’s perfectly alright. Whether or not you can find a meditation group near you, you can practice building awareness in your everyday life.
Drug abuse drastically changes the brain for the worse. Addiction hijacks pleasure centers, creates ingrained behavioral patterns, and kills brain cells. The good news is you can restore the brain after addiction.