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Train Your Brain to Be Your Own Therapist

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: Put your brain to work improving your happiness.
Air Date: 9/18/18
Duration: 20:32
Host: Dr. Holly Lucille
Guest Bio: Mike Dow, PsyD
Dr. Mike DowDr. Mike Dow, PsyD, is a highly sought-after psychotherapist and bestselling author of numerous books including the upcoming Heal Your Drained Brain: Naturally Relieve Anxiety, Combat Insomnia, and Balance Your Brain in Just 14 Days. In the book, Dr. Mike explains how brain drain works, and why we’re wired to suffer from it, as well as to provide helpful tools and remedies for getting back on track. In addition, he includes nutritional information and breathing techniques, and easy-to-follow guidance on supplements, self-hypnosis and mindfulness. The short-term effects of brain drain are uncomfortable, but the long-term effects can be life-threatening, including increasing the risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke and cancer. Heal Your Drained Brain offers a 2-week plan designed to help naturally boost brain health.
Train Your Brain to Be Your Own Therapist
There are many tough things facing us in today’s world. You can train your brain to be a little gentler on yourself, easing one of the pressures you can control.

Allow yourself some flexibility. Allow yourself to be a little happier. Examine your thoughts and actions. See what you can change and what is out of your control. Work on becoming more self-aware and insightful.

Be kind to yourself. Treat yourself as you would treat a loved one.

While pondering negative future outcomes can be useful, it’s often quite overwhelming and creates more stress. Set a goal and take baby steps to reach that goal.

Listen as Dr. Mike Dow joins Dr. Holly Lucille to share how you can condition your brain to help you find the happiness and peace you deserve.