5 Reasons to Add Neurofeedback to Your Healthy Pregnancy Regimen

Nov 11, 2016

Learning that you are pregnant can be a time of great joy and excitement, and also a time of high anxiety and stress.  Neurofeedback is a safe and non-invasive way to de-stress during pregnancy. 

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4 Tips To Cope with Stress At Holiday Gatherings

Nov 11, 2016

The holiday season is a stressful time of year.  And this year is particularly difficult because of the strong feelings coming out of the election results and the seamingly opposite values of voters.   We are seeing people struggling with their

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stress, anxiety, coping with anxiety

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4 Essential Mindful Parenting Tips

Nov 11, 2016

Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, has written extensively on the practice mindful parenting:  

Life is available only in the present moment. When we play with our children, many of us are actually thinking about those dishes or

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The Worrier Warrior: 5 Brain Training Tools for Depression and Anxiety

Nov 11, 2016

In the mental health field we’ve come a long way in our understanding of the brain and how brain functioning produces the symptoms we call anxiety and depression.  Dr. Van Der Kolk in his book The Body Keeps the Score, gives an excellent

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PTSD, neurofeedback tips, neurofeedback benefits, anxiety

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Why is it so difficult to relax at the end of the day? Complex Trauma and the Stress Response

Nov 11, 2016

For those of us who grew up in homes that weren't safe or didn't feel safe, which for the brain is the same thing, the idea of living in a state of calm is almost impossible to imagine.   Why is it so hard to feel relaxation at the end of the

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PTSD, stress, anxiety, complex trauma recovery, insomnia

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A Case Study on Neurofeedback And Anxiety

Oct 10, 2016

Elizabeth started with neurofeedback training with me after having tried many treatments for Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  Specifically, she wanted relief from constantly feeling under attack and emotional paralyzed.  She was

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PTSD, Obsessive Compulsive, neurofeedback benefits, anxiety

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Mindfulness for Anxiety: Does Meditation Work?

Oct 10, 2016

 

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issue in the U.S. today.  Over 40 million people struggle with anxiety and our country spends $42 Billion a year on treatments.  Can we help our anxiety without medication and get effective

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Signs you have a Concussion and Recovery Tips

Oct 10, 2016

 

The previlence of head injury and the lack of effective treatments are hot topics in the news. The country's awareness that concussions can cause serious damage, particularly in growing brains and the prevalence has led to movies like

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Brain Training for Kids

Sep 09, 2016

What are the best brain training options?

It's back-to-school time and many parents are looking for ways to improve their childrens' school and athletic performance.  "Brain training" is the latest fad, and one that has merit if the tools

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Neurofeedback for Kids, ADHD and ADD, neurofeedback benefits

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Who are the most anxious people in the U.S?  You'll be surprised!

Sep 09, 2016

"Over the past eight years Google searches of anxiety have more than doubled,"  noted researcher, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz in his NYTimes opinion piece on anxiety in America.  Statistics indicate that anxiety, which arise when stress levels are

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2 Drug-free Ways to Decrease Anxiety in Addiction: Neurofeedback and Mindfulness Meditation

Sep 09, 2016

We all know anxiety well.  Even if we’re not an addict in recovery, we can all identify with the pattern of using addictive substances, such as alcohol, caffeine, sugar, to pacify our discomfort.  When we decide, for whatever reason, not to use

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Does Neurofeedback Work?

Aug 08, 2016

First question is how does neurofeedback work?  NeurOptimal© neurofeedback works by training the brain to use present moment information to decide what to do next, rather than old, often out-of-date information.  This advanced brain training

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ADHD and Diet: What foods to Eat and Avoid

Aug 08, 2016

Research just published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry shows a link between a mother's diet during pregancy and conduct disorder and ADHD symptoms in her children.  They looked at epigenetics, also called the mylenation of DNA.

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3 Tools anyone can use to Create Peak Performance

Aug 08, 2016

What is peak performance?  We are in a state called "flow" and mind/body functioning is unified.   Moment-to-moment decision making is fluid and precise and the outcomes feel effortless.  

We don't have to be an Olympic athlete, or a concert

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Results from Neurofeedback in Boulder, CO

Jul 07, 2016

Boulder neurofeedback trainer discusses results in children and parents with ADHD and sleep issues; and the effects of neurofeedback on meditation.

Interview with Joy Om, NeurOptimal neurofeedback and cranio-sacraltrainer in Boulder, CO.

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ADHD and ADD, neurofeedback tips, neurofeedback benefits, anxiety, sleep issues

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