Top Ten Stress Busters to Change Your Brain! Rewire and Relieve Anxiety Fast! Neuroscience and Dr. William Sears


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If you’ve ever wanted to reduce stress, anxiety, and even depression, during this crazy time, then do we have the Brain Health Book Show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Dr. William Sears, one of America’s leading and most famous health experts and best-selling authors, and the co-author of a brilliant new book on de-stressing your brain, “The Healthy Brain Book”

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about the top ten stress busters to think-change your brain, and reduce stress, anxiety, and depression fast!

Key Points Discussed:

  • Are our brains completely out of balance right now? (02:33)
  • The reason why seven and eight-year-old kids are getting depression (03:36)
  • The bad news in how people go into the Doctor’s office and get the pills without getting the skills (05:26)
  • Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI): How the brain and the immune system work together for mental health (07:02)
  • How we are failing at balancing our immune systems (09:42)
  • The importance of meditation and minibreaks when it comes to dealing with stressful situations (11:58)
  • The Neuroscience of Prayer, Spirituality, and Meditation: Dr. Andrew Newberg’s work on the brain (18:41)
  • The therapeutic nature of writing and the power of dictating our thoughts as we move (19:44)
  • Healing ourselves and keeping ourselves healthy with the internal pharmacy in the lining of our blood vessels (21:28)
  • How the brain feels good when the eye sees good (23:13)
  • The woods walkers versus the city walkers test (25:50)
  • Sending a biochemical text message to the calming center of your brain through the humming effect and why movement betters your brain (28:00)
  • The top ten stress busters: If you can change it, don’t worry about it (31:59)
  • The reason why you shouldn’t dwell on dumb decisions (32:26)
  • Learning to automatically trash toxic thoughts (35:05)
  • What is mind muting? (36:18)
  • Celebrating our sensitivity as a God-given gift and how sensitive people need to carry around a larger stress busting tool box (38:00)
  • The value in always having an attitude of gratitude (41:05)
  • Thinking of the day’s positives before going to sleep to make sure your immune system comes out strong (43:00)
  • Managing anger before it manages you: How anger stresses out our brains (45:35)
  • How doing good can make you feel good (47:32)
  • The science of music and meditation and why we should learn how to dance (50:07)
  • The God effect: The reason why believers heal quicker (52:47)
  • Pre-loading the brain on how you want the day ahead to go by starting the day with meditation (53:40)
  • The quickest acting medicine for dealing with depression and the relation between brain and thyroid (55:45)
  • Eating more fruits, veggies, seafood, and going outside to play (59:38)

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