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How Children Are Made or Broken By Family Issues or Trauma

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Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen talk about the Fine balance between love and logic. They give tips on how to be a good listener and elevate confidence in children. Daniel Amen, MD: Welcome to the Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, I’m Dr. Daniel Amen. Tana Amen, BSN RN: And, I’m Tana Amen. In our podcast,…

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When Is It Okay to “Let Go”?

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Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen share personal parenting experience and discuss when is the right time to allow teenagers to make more adult decisions. Daniel Amen, MD: Welcome to the Brain Warrior’s Way podcast. I’m Dr. Daniel Amen. Tana Amen, BSN RN: And I’m Tana Amen. In our podcast, we provide you with the…

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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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What Effect Does Birth Order Have on Your Mental Health?

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We all know the stereotypes. Only children are spoiled. Oldest children are responsible and ambitious. Middle children crave attention and are natural people-pleasers, and youngest children are free spirits. Are any of these true? And, if so, how do they affect us as we grow? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr.…

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How Mommy and Daddy Issues Manifest in the Brain

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When people talk about someone having mommy or daddy issues, these issues tend to be thought of as the child’s issues, but it’s important to remember that the parent is usually the one causing them. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the phenomenon of ‘Parent Dragons’,…

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Trauma + “Being Polite” – Finding Your Voice

A traumatic incident from Tana’s past, as referenced from her new book “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child”, taught her that finding her voice could be a powerful weapon. Ever since, she’s found using her voice like a sword allowed her to express herself and to fight back against forces of harm. In this…

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Forgiveness: Why You’re the One that Benefits

When we look at the act of forgiveness, it’s easy to see it as a way to strengthen relationships and to help others feel better about their wrongdoings. Yet we often lose sight of the fact that forgiving others actually helps ourselves in many ways, both psychologically and emotionally. In this episode of the podcast,…

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When Unconditional Love Isn’t Enough

No one ever said parenting was an easy job. There’s a lot of work that goes into helping kids grow into functioning, stable adults, and as referenced in this week’s highlighted story from Tana Amen’s new book, sometimes even unconditional love isn’t enough. Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen draw on one of the most…

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