More than that, we want you to thrive. Staying Sharp is for everyone who wants to have a resilient brain...a vibrant mind...and an awakened heart for the whole of your life.

A strong memory and a healthy brain aren’t as difficult to maintain as you might think. Combining the latest neuroscience research with age-old wisdom about resilience, mindfulness, and stress reduction, Staying Sharp creates a powerful drug-free program to maintain a youthful mind and a vital life. Filled with easy to understand theories and practical exercises, the book provides you with a blueprint to live more joyfully, age more gracefully, and build intimacy in your relationships, no matter what your age.

With more than fifty years of combined experience in the fields of neuroscience and psychiatry, Drs. Emmons and Alter have translated the fundamentals of brain science into an easily accessible collection of the nine key lessons proven to preserve and strengthen mental acuity. Learn how to use these nine keys to care for your own precious brain, mind and heart.

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  • Staying Sharp is so comprehensive and accurate it can easily replace a dozen books on the subject. I heartily recommend this body-mind-spirit approach to maintaining and increasing mental acuity.
    — Larry Dossey, MD, author of One Mind: How Our Individual Mind Is Part of a Greater Consciousness and Why It Matters
  • Reliable information on how to minimize cognitive decline with age … I highly recommend.
    — Jane Brody, The New York Times
  • Based on leading edge research, Staying Sharp presents information that is nothing short of vital. Read this book today and you will pave the way for future brain health.
    — David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, author of Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain--for Life
  • Staying Sharp will change your mind and your brain in the best possible way. I highly recommend this book.
    — Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Goddesses Never Age: The Secret Prescription for Radiance, Vitality, and Wellbeing
  • In Staying Sharp, Drs. Emmons and Alter combine cutting-edge neuroscience with proven mind/body/spirit techniques to offer 9 practical, actionable ways to preserve memory and promote brain health – it’s essential reading for anyone who wants a drug-free approach to a sharper mind and a happier life.
    — Dr. Frank Lipman, author of Revive: Stop Feeling Spent and Start Living Again