Welcome to the HABIT page for people living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and program participants. The HABIT Program is for individuals with MCI and their loved ones to learn the best strategies for adapting, coping, and living their best lives with MCI.
Follow the HABIT page to receive updates and information about adjusting to MCI and combating dementia. Our goal is to connect you with others and provide you with information and support.
Do you ever find yourself ruminating and feeling overwhelmed by unhelpful thoughts? Yeah, me too. Our brains naturally turn on problem-solving mode most of the time, but there are times problem-solving mode isn't helpful. Below is a perspective and exercise to help you unhook from unhelpful thoughts.
A couple of weeks ago, we reposted an article about sharing a diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment. This is always a topic of discussion in our HABIT Healthy Action to Benefit Independence and Thinking program. In addition, many of our patients also discuss the changes they see in their [...]
The Guest House, a poem by Rumi, is often quoted by mindfulness teachers because it expresses so well the importance of accepting all our emotions. The poem invites us not to resist difficult and painful emotions but to welcome them. The image of welcoming the thoughts and entertaining them [...]