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Archive for November 2020

Why Some People Disconnect To Deal With Separation Anxiety

When Tana Amen was a child, an environment filled with chaos and unreliability led her to feel anxious when alone. Surprisingly, one of the ways Tana chose to deal with her anxiety was to disconnect from all of those around her. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Amen and Tana explain…

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How Trauma Is Passed On Through Your Genes

We know that sometimes traumas from your past can linger and affect your present, but did you know that traumas from someone else’s past can do the same thing? Surprisingly, this is actually possible through a phenomenon called epigenetics. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss epigenetics, in particular the…

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Why Failure Is The Real “F” Word

Tana Amen is not a fan of the word “failure”, because it implies a permanent state rather than a part of a larger process. Instead, she prefers the word “falling”, because it implies that you can always get back up. In this episode of the podcast, Tana shares some stories of “falling” from her new…

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How To Eat Healthy On A Budget

One of the surprising things Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen have learned in their encounters with addicts is that the treatment centers they visit often feed them bad, unhealthy food. The problem is that this food affects their brains, thus making it even harder for them to stick to the new patterns necessary for their…

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Growing Up In Chaos: How Does It Affect Your Brain & Thought Process?

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen share some of the biggest lessons learned from Tana’s new book “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child.” Tana discusses such topics as suffering silently with an eating disorder, grocery shopping with a gangbanger, and how growing up with constant…

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Overcoming Childhood Trauma As An Adult

This week of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast kicks off a special series based on Tana Amen’s brand new book “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child.” Each episode will feature insights and anecdotes from Tana’s book that will inspire others to overcome past anxiety, depression, trauma, and guilt. In this episode, Tana reveals a…

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