EPISODES           SUBSCRIBE          REVIEWS

Anxiety & Depression

COVID-19 Long Haul, Fatigue, Fighting Negative Thoughts in a Pandemic

pandemic

Death toll statistics can have a negative impact on brain health and make way for harmful thoughts. Dr. Amen and Tana Amen sit down to elaborate on how to change one’s focus to practicing mental discipline and how the benefits of these exercises help maintain a healthy body weight during a pandemic. Daniel Amen, MD:…

Read More

How Does Social Isolation Affect Mental Health? With Dr. Dale Bredesen

Dr Bredesen touches on the topic of isolation and how it affects mental decline, especially in nursing homes where stimulation is key. He reviews some practices that people can use to keep their brain healthier for longer, by continuing ancestral traditions our bodies inherited through evolution. For more information on Dr. Bredesen’s new book, The…

Read More

Learned Helpless: What is It? (And How to Reverse It!)

helpless

Depression was at epidemic levels even before the pandemic, but once the quarantine period began, it quickly jumped to 28%. That’s more than one in 4 people suffering! As Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen explain in their new PBS special ‘Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Trauma & Grief’, taming the Hopeless & Helpless Dragons that leave…

Read More

How to Come to Terms with Fear of Dying

Perhaps the most common of all dragons from the past discussed in Dr. Amen’s new book “Your Brain is Always Listening’ is the dreaded ‘Death Dragon’. This is the fear of death that can seriously hinder your mental health if you aren’t able to keep it in check. In the final episode of this week’s…

Read More

What Causes Anxiety in the Brain?

In Dr. Daniel Amen’s new book “Your Brain is Always Listening” he describes the ‘dragons from the past’ that can breathe fire on your emotional brain. The most common of these is the Anxious Dragon, which has been especially dangerous during this pandemic. In this episode of the podcast, Daniel and Tana Amen discuss what…

Read More

What Makes a Person Feel Inferior or Flawed?

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen continue their discussion on the dragons from the past featured in Daniel’s brand-new book, “Your Brain is Always Listening.” The dragon discussed in this episode, the Inferior and Flawed Dragon, can be especially dangerous, as it is the dragon that…

Read More

Overcome Feelings of Being Invisible

In this special multi-part series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss at length the most important concepts explored in Dr. Amen’s new book, “Your Brain is Always Listening.” In this episode, the focus is on the Abandoned, Invisible, and Insignificant Dragon, which was one of Daniel’s biggest obstacles growing…

Read More

The Father/Son Stress Cycle – What to Do?

In Dr. Daniel Amen’s new book, “Your Brain is Always Listening”, he discusses how the different types of dragons from the past can breathe fire on your emotional brain, causing you to feel anxiety, depression, trauma, and grief. In this chapter, Dr. Amen and his wife Tana discuss the fascinating story that opens the book,…

Read More

Your Emotional Brain: The Dragons from the Past

When COVID-19 brought society to a grinding halt last year, one of the first things Dr. Amen wrote was that “mental hygiene is just as important as washing your hands.” While true, it may be difficult to have good mental hygiene unless you know where your issues are originating from. In Dr. Amen’s brand new…

Read More

How to Disinfect Your Thoughts, with Dr. Josh Axe

Different types of stress and emotions have measurable effects on different systems in the body. Therefore it’s crucial to pay attention to your thoughts in order to keep them from wreaking havoc on your health. In this fourth and final episode in a series with “Ancient Remedies” author Dr. Josh Axe, he and the Amens…

Read More