Try this Technique to Stop Toxic Thinking, with Dr. Caroline Leaf

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Toxic patterns of thinking can damage more than just your emotional health. It can also affect the physical functioning of brain and even cause inflammation in the body! In this third episode of a series with ‘Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess’ author Dr. Caroline Leaf, she and the Amens take an in-depth look at her…

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5 Steps to Managing a Messy Mind, with Dr. Caroline Leaf


When it comes to the subject of mental health, too much of the discussion is based on the fear factors associated with brain disease and destructive conditions. This negative bias led Dr. Caroline Leaf to write her new book ‘Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess’, which helps people to understand and train their minds without all…

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How to Move on from Things (and People!) that Aren’t Working Out


In this final episode based on the concept of dragons, as outlined in Dr. Amen’s new book ‘Your Brain is Always Listening’, Dr. Amen and Tana discuss how other peoples’ dragons can also breathe fire on your life. Recognizing when something or someone is a hurtful rather than encouraging influence on your life can bring…

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The Problem with Herd Mentality

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From the pandemic to the election, this past year has seen our country go wild in taking sides to fight those with different belief systems. But who exactly are these others, these faceless ‘they’ that are supposedly driven to undermine everything one stands for? The answer has to do with herd mentality, which has become…

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Internet Trolls: How to Deal with Negativity


A disturbing phenomenon that has emerged over the past several years has been the rise of ‘internet trolls’, people who regularly engage in harassment and other types of negative activity online. In this episode of the podcast, the Amens take an in-depth look at these trolls and examine how and why they engage in hurtful…

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Does The Influence of Others Affect Your Brain?


The influence of other people plays a massive role in how we feel from day to day, moment to moment. It’s vital that we train our brains to remain objective in how we process the way in which other people behave toward us. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and…

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Peer Pressure: How to Avoid Getting Burned by the Bully Dragons

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The way we treat and are treated by our peers has a profound effect on us. Our bullies can leave us doubting ourselves or questioning our own worth, but is it true that “Hurt people hurt people”? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the ‘Friends /…

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The Importance of Mentors on your Physical and Emotional Health


Our brain health and the way we see and interact with the world is influenced by a multitude of factors. One of the most important is the mentors we meet throughout our lives – the people that tear us down to (hopefully) build us back stronger. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast,…

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