Making Your Brain Friendly to Creating Change

Making Your Brain Friendly to Creating Change

New Years resolutions? How about another slice of “I feel like a failure” pie?

How Your Brain Heals Itself

How Your Brain Heals Itself

For the past century we were told that the brain could not change. That it was pretty much a stable, hard wired piece of our anatomy. That the person and personality were “enduring and permanent”. Until it wasn’t. The study of neuroplasticity reaffirmed to me what I knew instinctively all…

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Self Directed Neuroplasticity and Creating Mental Health

Self Directed Neuroplasticity and Creating Mental Health

What if, when you sought help for mental health issues, your psychiatrist and therapist told you this? “You can use the mind to change your brain to change your life”. A short 7 minute video that will give you the basics of neuroplasticity and how you, by yourself, can change…

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How Come the Word “Antipsychiatry” is so Challenging? – Mad In America

An excerpt from this piece: Barbro Sandin, who is one of my mentors, used to see people in therapy who were defined as chronically “schizophrenic.” She describes how she, during her training at a psychiatric hospital, was shocked by the attitude amongst the professionals and how the so-called patients were…

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3 Ways to Harness Your Brain’s Power & Change Your Life | Childhood Emotional Neglect

A quick repost from a blog on Psychology Today that speaks to what I firmly believe: that we are the creators of the life we want for ourselves. A brief excerpt: Between psychology, medical science and neuroscience, we have never known so much about the human mind. Recently I’ve been amazed…

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Understanding Neuroplasticity and Mental Health

Too often those who come from backgrounds of drama/trauma and dysfunction continue to struggle with the after-effects of these early life experiences – for the rest of their life.

We get “stuck” in emotional states of anger or even rage, sadness that becomes depression and fear that becomes chronic anxiety. For some who have found life became overwhelming the only coping mechanism left can be to “shut down” or “zone out” aka “dissociation” where life goes on yet we are stuck in a time-warp and don’t go with it.

This is that place where we live our lives “reacting” to the world around us instead of being able to “respond”.

Today I’d like to share some tips that can help you learn how to bring those levels of stress down to a place where you are able to see yourself as the creator of your life and know that you can create a place of peace for yourself – whenever you want to.

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