As a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner I am required to continue my education by enrolling in continuing education classes offered through NTA.
I was meant to attend last year’s conference but was otherwise preoccupied with Robert’s illness.
I am looking forward to seeing my classmates and learning so much about this subject matter that is the focus of the two-day conference – INFLAMMATION. We will listen to guest speakers present material on such topics as The Role of Inflammation in Stress, Anxiety and Mood Disorders, How an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Can Heal Chronic Disease and Inflammation, The Fire Within. I am eager to add to my knowledge and will attend all classes offered hoping to pack my brain with details.
But I have a secret. I am not only going to rely on a very engaged brain to soak up the information. My other secret weapon is – exercise. Yes, exercise. I have been reading a most informative book about the undeniable link between exercise and enhanced mental function. That book is John J. Ratey’s Spark – The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and The Brain, published by Little Brown . I am riveted by the premise that exercise makes the brain work better and am putting it into practice by getting up early each morning of the conference to do a fabulous workout getting my heart rate up to 187 or peak function for the entirety of the workout and then see how my brain does.
I will be posting and Instagramming from the conference so make sure to stay tuned. Don’t you want to see how I do?
Keeping it tight in Vancouver, Washington.