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TMHS 621: How Your Brain Health Controls Your Mental Health – with Dr. Daniel Amen

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“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar What is inspiration, and where does it come from? If you’ve ever had a meaningful idea spark or felt deeply compelled to follow your heart toward a certain goal, then you know that being inspired is …

“Meditation is like a gym in which you develop the mental muscles of calm and insight.” -Ajahn Brahm While the popularity of meditation is on the rise, it’s important to note that meditation has been practiced in many cultures around the world for thousands of years. The term meditation applies to a wide variety of …

“You are not a helpless victim of your own thoughts, but rather a master of your mind.” – Louise Hay Your mind is a deeply, amazingly powerful entity. Your thoughts have the ability to influence your outcomes, including your ability to heal, grow, and implement change. But many of us discount the power of our …

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho  No one enjoys failing, but failure is an inherent part of being human, trying new things, and growing. If the fear of failure stops you from chasing your dreams, that’s a problem. So how do we …

One of the most important conversations we can be having at this time in human history is how to prioritize our mental health. And while it’s generally accepted that mental health struggles are something that we fall victim to, we actually have an immense amount of power and authority over our minds. Neuroscience is such …

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” -Alice Walker  Over the past year, a lot has changed. Many of us have had to pivot our work situations, how we educate our children, and how we connect with our loved ones. Some folks have struggled to make …

Our powerful, intelligent, efficient brain is at the forefront of everything we do. From movement to memory to emotions, the brain serves many important functions. Yet for some reason, its health and maintenance are often ignored in the conversation about mental health.  When it comes to research on mental wellness, Dr. Daniel Amen’s experience is …

In our Western culture, it’s no secret that there’s a pill for every ill. And while there’s certainly a time and a place for conventional medicine, it’s important that we recognize the multitude of healing modalities that are available to us. Unfortunately, we live in a culture that considers holistic healing practices radical or far …

With the uncertainty we've all been facing lately, 2020 can feel downright scary. But that doesn’t mean you have to live in fear. Because no matter what’s going on in the world, we all still have potential for growth, happiness, success, and love. Outside conditions don’t hold dominion over your life—only you hold that kind …

If you’re like most Americans, you probably have a few bad cell phone habits. Most of spend hours every day attached to our devices, with little to no boundaries or schedules. The thing is, this is no mistake. Our devices and apps are expertly engineered to alter our brain chemistry.   So if you find …