Your Incredible Brain:
      Part Two
Caring for your brain
To care for your brain….
               DRINK WATER
BREATHE DEEPLY (get lots of oxygen)
EAT HEALTHY FOOD
Water + Oxygen + Food




      = brain fuel
Brains also need   SLEEP
Sleep well = think well
Napping is normal




And helps you think better!
Our brains rest while we sleep, right?
                 No!
Surprise: we learn while we sleep!
EXERCISE
IS VERY IMPORTANT
Exercise boosts
 brain power
A review:
healthy happy brain
What the brain does NOT need
Alcohol and drug misuse




  damages your brain!
Seek support, choose differently
You can
rebuild




          your brain can recover
Also, lots of STRESS




                 is bad for your brain
Stressed brain can’t learn well
Short term stress - OK
Long-term stress - BAD
Really: stress is bad for
       your brain!
Happy safe home




= non stressed brain
Calm, happy brains learn well…




             so reduce your stress
Good news:




   Reducing stress
is relaxing and fun!
“Super Brain Yoga”




 Check out this video
 Try it as a class
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Part Two of a three-part workshop on the brain and learning. Slide notes included in workshop guide.

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Your Incredible Brain: Part Two

  1. 1. Your Incredible Brain: Part Two
  2. 2. Caring for your brain
  3. 3. To care for your brain…. DRINK WATER
  4. 4. BREATHE DEEPLY (get lots of oxygen)
  5. 5. EAT HEALTHY FOOD
  6. 6. Water + Oxygen + Food = brain fuel
  7. 7. Brains also need SLEEP
  8. 8. Sleep well = think well
  9. 9. Napping is normal And helps you think better!
  10. 10. Our brains rest while we sleep, right? No!
  11. 11. Surprise: we learn while we sleep!
  12. 12. EXERCISE IS VERY IMPORTANT
  13. 13. Exercise boosts brain power
  14. 14. A review: healthy happy brain
  15. 15. What the brain does NOT need
  16. 16. Alcohol and drug misuse damages your brain!
  17. 17. Seek support, choose differently
  18. 18. You can rebuild your brain can recover
  19. 19. Also, lots of STRESS is bad for your brain
  20. 20. Stressed brain can’t learn well
  21. 21. Short term stress - OK
  22. 22. Long-term stress - BAD
  23. 23. Really: stress is bad for your brain!
  24. 24. Happy safe home = non stressed brain
  25. 25. Calm, happy brains learn well… so reduce your stress
  26. 26. Good news: Reducing stress is relaxing and fun!
  27. 27. “Super Brain Yoga”  Check out this video  Try it as a class
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