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The Brain Warrior's Way Podcast
11 minutes | 2 days ago
Can Anxiety be Treated Holistically?
This episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast features the first Brain Warrior Q&A of the new year. Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen tackle listener questions from such topics as treating anxiety holistically, the different types of ADD, Daniel and Tana’s personal supplement regiments, as well as their favorite meditation practices.
11 minutes | 3 days ago
ADHD During a Pandemic
People with ADHD, and those they live with, can be under enormous amounts of stress even without a pandemic. But as quarantine life drags on, an even darker side of ADHD is emerging. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen take a Brain Warrior look into recent current events to help shed some light on how we can achieve and maintain our brain and overall health, even when some of the chips seem to be stacked against us.
11 minutes | 4 days ago
Doomscrolling: What It Does to Your Mental Health
In this boiling political climate, many of us are finding ourselves glued to Twitter or other online news sources to keep up with everything that’s going on. But at what point are we merely “doomscrolling” and causing harm to our brains? In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the phenomenon of doomscrolling, and then tell you specific strategies you can use to keep this harmful form of social media addiction at bay.
14 minutes | 5 days ago
Why the Coronavirus is Hitting Americans So Hard
As the new year begins and a new surge of coronavirus stokes the flames of fear in our country, we may be compelled to ask why it is that the COVID numbers appear to be so high in comparison to some other countries. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen share their thoughts on the cause of this phenomenon, and it’s probably not what you think. The Amens then give you tips and strategies to keep yourself healthy and safe in the new year.
13 minutes | 9 days ago
The Amens Top Strategies to Start 2021 Off
There’s a technique used in timeline therapy where you take note of where you see your past and future in relation to where you are physically. If we can take our focus off the space of our past and place our focus on the space of our future while armed with helpful new strategies, we are in a much better position to be set up for success. In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen give you their top strategies to start off 2021 the right way.
11 minutes | 10 days ago
How We Learn from Our Hardest Moments
2020 was a difficult year for most everyone, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen included. Perhaps the most difficult part for Daniel was losing his father. But through a concept called “post-traumatic growth”, he made sure his grief was meaningful and ultimately productive. In this episode of the podcast, the Amens tell you how you can use your hardest moments to shape you into a stronger and happier person.
33 minutes | 11 days ago
SPECIAL EPISODE: Chapter 1 from Tana’s New Audiobook!
For this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Tana Amen is giving away chapter 1 from the audiobook version of her brand new book “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child!” In this opening chapter she recalls the moment that changed her perspective on everything (including herself) forever. Enjoy this special episode as a thank you to all of you Brain Warriors who tune in to the podcast each week! For more info on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit https://www.thomasnelson.com/p/relentless-courage-of-a-scared-child/
11 minutes | 12 days ago
The Most Important Lessons We Learned from 2020
As we look back on this unprecedented year, it’s important to see our challenges as learning experiences rather than just bad experiences. Through all of the struggles, uncertainties, and anxiety, there may be some silver linings that can help us to have a much better 2021. In the first Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast episode of 2021, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen share the most important things they’ve learned in the past year, and how we can all use these lessons to be in better shape for the future.
15 minutes | 16 days ago
Nutritional Strategies For 2021 with Dave Asprey
In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, we wrap up a series with bio-hacking expert and “Fast This Way” author Dave Asprey. Dave and Tana Amen discuss some of the major takeaways from Dave’s new book, including tips to change your body’s chemistry not by eating certain foods, but also by eating them a certain way. For more info on Dave Asprey's new book "Fast This Way", visit https://www.amazon.com/Fast-This-Way-Inflammation-High-Performing/dp/0062882864
20 minutes | 17 days ago
Tips to Supercharge Your Morning Routine, with Dave Asprey
When it comes to daily routines, small details matter, and no one knows this more than bio-hacking authority Dave Asprey. Minor tweaks and changes in how you perform your daily tasks can have a huge effect on how you feel and how you function. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dave and Tana Amen discuss some of these “bio-hacks”, including some additions you can add to your coffee to make it a much healthier part of your morning routine. For more info on Dave Asprey's new book "Fast This Way", visit https://www.amazon.com/Fast-This-Way-Inflammation-High-Performing/dp/0062882864
12 minutes | 18 days ago
Fasting: How You Can Fast the Right Way, with Dave Asprey
Recent medical research has shown intermittent fasting to be a highly effective technique to promote overall health. However, fasting can be tricky, and if it’s not done correctly, you may feel like you’re starving yourself and not getting any benefits. In this episode of the podcast, Tana Amen is joined by “the father of bio-hacking” Dave Asprey for a discussion on how to fast the right way, touching on some of the practical tips from Dave’s new book “Fast This Way”. For more info on Dave Asprey's new book "Fast This Way", visit https://www.amazon.com/Fast-This-Way-Inflammation-High-Performing/dp/0062882864
12 minutes | 19 days ago
Does The Internet Algorithms Promote Fear? with Dave Asprey
In this week’s series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Tana Amen is joined by our good friend Dave Asprey, host of Bulletproof Radio and author of the new book “Fast This Way”. In this episode, Tana and Dave discuss the many ways the internet hijacks the amygdala by favoring fear-based content over anything else. Dave and Tana also give you some specific strategies to counteract this so you can feel safer and more balanced in your emotions. For more info on Dave Asprey's new book "Fast This Way", visit https://www.amazon.com/Fast-This-Way-Inflammation-High-Performing/dp/0062882864
14 minutes | 23 days ago
How to Grief/Cope with Loss During the Holidays, with Dr. Jennifer Love
The holidays can be the most difficult time of year, even without a pandemic. This year it’s more important than ever that people take care of their brains and their thoughts in order to avoid the things that pile on the emotional weight. In this fourth and final episode in a series on managing crisis with Dr. Jennifer Love, she and the Amens discuss important strategies for keeping your thoughts under control during the holiday season, especially for those that have recently experienced grief or loss. For more info on Dr. Love's new book "When Crisis Strikes: 5 Steps to Heal Your Brain, Body, and Life from Chronic Stress", visit https://www.amazon.com/When-Crisis-Strikes-Chronic-Stress/dp/0806540818
12 minutes | 24 days ago
The Importance of Knowing How to Let Go, with Dr. Jennifer Love
In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are once again joined by “When Crises Strikes” author Dr. Jennifer Love for further discussion on how to manage the crises that can invade our lives unexpectedly. In this episode, Dr. Love explains the fifth and final step in managing a crisis, which involves holding on to what matters while letting go of what doesn’t. Knowing exactly when and how to let go can be difficult, but as Dr. Love explains, it’s a crucial step in overcoming life’s traumas. For more info on Dr. Love's new book "When Crisis Strikes: 5 Steps to Heal Your Brain, Body, and Life from Chronic Stress", visit https://www.amazon.com/When-Crisis-Strikes-Chronic-Stress/dp/0806540818
13 minutes | 25 days ago
The 5 Steps to Managing a Crisis, with Dr. Jennifer Love
When crisis strikes, we need to learn how to respond appropriately in order to get a grip on the situation. Thankfully, we have Dr. Jennifer Love to tell us exactly how we can do that. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Love, along with Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen, discuss the 5 steps to managing a crisis, taken from Dr. Love’s new book “When Crisis Strikes”. Dr. Love describes her wonderful analogy of the 5 fingers of the hand and explains the role each “finger” plays in coming to terms with any tough situation, so you can set yourself up for the healing that comes afterward. For more info on Dr. Love's new book "When Crisis Strikes: 5 Steps to Heal Your Brain, Body, and Life from Chronic Stress", visit https://www.amazon.com/When-Crisis-Strikes-Chronic-Stress/dp/0806540818
15 minutes | a month ago
This is Reason Why People Act Hysterical, with Dr. Jennifer Love
As you get older in life, your stresses begin to stack up, and though we may think we’re leaving the past behind, the truth is that it tends to resurface in surprising ways, sometimes when we least expect it. In this series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are joined by “When Crisis Strikes” author Dr. Jennifer Love for a discussion on the origins of hysterical thinking and behavior, and why it’s so important to get a grip and come to terms with past traumas. For more info on Dr. Love's new book "When Crisis Strikes: 5 Steps to Heal Your Brain, Body, and Life from Chronic Stress", visit https://www.amazon.com/When-Crisis-Strikes-Chronic-Stress/dp/0806540818
12 minutes | a month ago
Treating Depression Without Medication, with Dr. Steven Hayes
Depression is everywhere these days, and more and more people are turning to antidepressant medication for relief. But what many don’t understand is that antidepressant meds can have harmful side effects and be hard to get off of. In the fourth and final installment in a series with “ A Liberated Mind” author Dr. Steven Hayes, he and the Amens discuss the cutting-edge cognitive behavior therapy technique that treats lasting depression without the use of a pill. For more info on Dr. Hayes book, visit https://www.amazon.com/Liberated-Mind-Pivot-Toward-Matters/dp/073521400X
12 minutes | a month ago
How to Treat Your Social Anxiety from Home, with Dr. Steven Hayes
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy has many practical uses, and one of the most common is in treating social anxiety. In the third episode in a series with “A Liberated Mind” author Dr. Steven Hayes, Daniel, Tana, and Dr. Hayes discuss how a type of cognitive behavioral treatment can help you overcome your social anxiety, and why paying attention to your thoughts before automatically responding to them can be helpful in any stressful situation. For more info on Dr. Hayes book, visit https://www.amazon.com/Liberated-Mind-Pivot-Toward-Matters/dp/073521400X
13 minutes | a month ago
No Fear: How Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Can Change You, with Dr. Steven Hayes
Our nervous system doesn’t come with a delete button, therefore the triggers for our emotional reactions won’t just go away, making it crucial for us to find healthy ways to process emotional triggers. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are joined by clinical psychologist Dr. Steven Hayes for a discussion on exactly how to do this. Through the use of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), we can help our brains to react more positively when trouble arises. For more info on Dr. Hayes book, visit https://www.amazon.com/Liberated-Mind-Pivot-Toward-Matters/dp/073521400X
14 minutes | a month ago
How to Calm Your Brain, with Dr. Steven Hayes
Though they’re amazing organs, our brains can be difficult to control. Processes such as epigenetics, which are deep-seated neural pathways passed down from generation to generation, sometimes give us instincts that are outdated or even potentially harmful. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are joined by “A Liberated Mind” author Dr. Steven Hayes for a discussion on how to tame those unconscious instincts and bypass obsolete brain functions. For more info on Dr. Hayes book, visit https://www.amazon.com/Liberated-Mind-Pivot-Toward-Matters/dp/073521400X
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