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New Year, New Brain
By BrainCoach Derik
1/14/2016 3:48:00 PM  
New Year, New Brain!   Well, brainy fans, 2016 is here. You're one year older, one year wiser, and there's no more perfect time to take charge of your brain health. We challenge you to mold your brain into tip-top shape with these simple tips: Get a Good Night's Sleep Exhaustion from lack of sleep is can happen to the best of us-- but be careful you're not doing too much harm to your brain! Being too tired leads to lack of productivity, your ability to concentrate, and corcing yours Read More

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Meditation Tips for a Healthier Brain
By BrainCoach Derik
11/10/2015 4:58:00 PM  
Meditation Techniques for a Healthier Brain   Looking to give your brain a quick refresher? It's easy for us to get lost in the fog of our own minds throughout the day, but it's unfortunate that most of us don't know how to stay clear. Here's our tips for a quick, effective meditation session to crush stress and get your head back in the game. The Setup 1.) Find a quiet spot without distractions 2.) Sit or lay down in a comfortable position 3.) Uncross your arms and legs!&nb Read More

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How to be Active Indoors
By BrainCoach Derik
10/22/2015 2:15:00 PM  
How to Stay Active Indoors! It's sweater weather. There's no denying it at this point. You've traded in your shorts for warm pants, your flip-flops for socks and shoes, your tank tops are now layered beneath fuzzy cardigans and chunky scarves. With Mr. Sun's heat is not as strong as it used to be, but that doesn't mean you still can't heat things up in your home! It's important to stay active through the winter months to keep your body in shape and your brain hydrated with blood and oxygen. Che Read More

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Top 6 Ways to Instantly Boost your Mood
By BrainCoach Derik
10/22/2015 10:29:00 AM  
Tips to Naturally Boost your Mood It happens to all of us. The case of the Monday blahs, the Tuesday mehs, the Wednesday yucks-- we sometimes get a little cranky! And that's okay. There are a number of reasons this could be and you have no reason to be ashamed of them; traffic was bad, co-workers making your life difficult, family getting on your nerves, etc. The best way to cure your bad mood is to take a second to realize if you're just cranky or just plain dangers, and what you need to get Read More

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Our CEO, Lindsay Gaskins in Inc.com
By BrainCoach Derik
8/14/2015 10:20:00 AM  
Lindsay Gaskins, Marbles CEO on why she fidgets for Inc.com!   Our brainy and fearless leader, Lindsay Gaskins, recently spoke with Inc. to discuss how she stays sharp throughout the work day. According to new research from NYU, Lindsay is on to something. Check out her spotlight here! Lindsay Gaskins, CEO of Marbles: The Brain Store When most people think about health and energy, they primarily focus on exercise.While exercise is incredibly important, our non-exercise activiti Read More

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The Mystery of the Cursing Minion
By BrainCoach Derik
7/28/2015 4:40:00 PM  
The Mystery of the Dirty Mouthed Minion The brain is a wonderful thing. And ridiculous. By now I’m sure you’ve all heard of the Minion Happy Meal Toy scandal. If you’re not, let us get you up to speed. Don't wash my mouth out with soap! To celebrate the release of the Minions movie, McDonald’s added speaking Minion toys into their Happy Meals. Tap them on the table and they speak. However, one Minion appeared to curse like a sailor when tapped. Now, Minions ap Read More

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What you Need to Know about Sugar
By BrainCoach Derik
7/24/2015 1:35:00 PM  
Your Brain on Sugar Mmmmm, cookies. We all occasionally get a bit of a sweet tooth and crave a slice of cake, a glass of chocolate milk, that late night bowl of ice cream, etc. Well, it may be time to seriously cut back on your consumption of these goodies as new research is suggesting that the complications of a sugary diet is getting worse than we thought. Not only will your waistline thank you, but your brain will too. You’d be surprised how easy it is to get hooked on s Read More

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Join Marbles' Movember Team!
By BrainCoach Derik
10/30/2014 2:09:00 PM  
  Be Mo’, Give Mo’ and Grow a Mo’… To be Mo’ Marbleous! Join Marbles Moustachers in raising money for mental health awareness!  November is Men's Health Awareness month, and men will be sporting 'stashes all month long to increase awareness for a variety of health topics. Marbles is joining the cause & it’s absolutely FREE for YOU to be a part of the team. Mo’ Men and Mo’ Ladies who participate are dedicated to Read More

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Brain Games for your Dog? Really?
By Marbles Blog
7/2/2014 8:01:00 AM  
While we offer many games that can be played with your homosapien friends, with a bit of creativity and ingenuity you can also find products that your canine friend will enjoy. After all, your dog is your best friend, so why not give them a gift you both can enjoy! Try these three on for size: 1. Waverunner Ball The Waverunner ball is my first choice. It's the perfect game to play at the beach with your playful pups when you happen to lose a frisbee to your neighbor's roof. For the dogs that Read More

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"Food for Thought" Makes its Debut!
By Derik
4/15/2014 11:15:00 AM  
It's pretty common knowledge that you are what you eat. We at Marbles: The Brain Store know that's a fact and are happy to announce that we are not only offering exciting ways to play smart, but eat smart. We also know how awesome it is to have a game night with some family and friends playing your faves like Mindstein, Spy Alley, and Wordy Word. But what's a game night without the munchies? We hand selected some exquisite eats so you can ditch the boring old processed chips and salsa and g Read More

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