3 Ways Stress and Anxiety Impact Relationships

Jan 01, 2017

A common signal that we are under continuous stress is that the quality of our sleep deteriorates.  We have difficulty falling asleep, we wake up in the middle of the night and can't fall back to sleep or we wake up too early and feel compelled

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Latest Research For Brain Health and Mental Wellness

Jan 01, 2017

Read the latest articles about brain training and tips for better health.

  • A Workout for the Brain: Couple Uses Neurofeedback to Help People
  • Scientists Are Looking To Improve People's Confidence By Tapping Into Their Brains
  • Holiday Stress Impacts
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Why I introduced neurofeedback to my NYC psychotherapy practice….

Jan 01, 2017

In the summer of 2010, during a brunch after a meditation program I led, a participant handed me the book, A Symphony in the Brain, by the New York Times science writer, Jim Robbins. He asked if I would give him my opinion about this new type of

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Learn How to Identify Stress, Your Health Depends on It

Jan 01, 2017

There are three states, or zones, that make up the stress response cycle.  The brain goes in and out of these states in the course of the hours and days of your life. Your physical, emotional and mental health all depend on what zone your brain

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Latest Brain Health Articles

Jan 01, 2017

Neurofeedback training with the NeurOptimal system is an effective and non-invasive method to improve brain health.  Watch our success stories here.  Besides brain training with neurofeedback, there are more drug-free ways to improve your

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Football Stars and Brain Injuries: Boulder Athlete the Latest Victim

Dec 12, 2016

Thank you to the editors of the Boulder Daily Camera, for addressing CU football star and Heisman Trophy winner, Rashaan Salaam's suicide in Boulder, Colorado last week to it's real cause: repeated concussions that lead to a disease called CTE

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Mindfulness for Anxiety: A podcast

Dec 12, 2016

The practice of mindfulness meditation is the latest trend in effective drug-free approaches to decreasing anxiety and stress.

Inscape, created by former CEOs of Intermix and Coach, is the new secular meditation studio to open up in New York.

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Top Brain Health Articles

Dec 12, 2016

Brain health can be improved through lifestyle habits – learn how exercise, diet, cognitive activity, and social engagement help. Here are the most popular articles on brain health from last week's social media posts.

Do you know which form of

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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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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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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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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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