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Caffeine acts on the brain by blocking the binding of the molecule adenosine, which would normally cause feelings of drowsiness.

What else is that caffeine causes some degree of vasoconstriction in the blood vessels leading to the brain, thus leading to a slightly reduced blood flow. This is one of the reasons why caffeine should never ever be over-consumed, and should be handled with care.


A new study shows that when people choose to avoid or run away from a threatening situation, the part of their brain associated with fear has a much stronger response than when they engage with the threat. Running away from fearful situations often just heightens our fear. The key is to engage with our fear and face it.

Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again.