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The Right Questions You Need To Ask Yourself to Learn Your Purpose

11/15/2018
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Inspiration (or lack of) plays a huge part of a person’s overall sense of well-being. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you a short list of questions to ask yourself to discover what inspires you. Knowing the answers to these questions can give you a heightened sense of confidence to live your best life full of purpose and meaning.

Duration:00:12:26

Here is How Humans Experience Feelings of Happiness

11/14/2018
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Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen continue their discussion on inspiration by giving you tons of simple and effective tips to increase that “dopamine drip,” leaving you feeling healthy and positive. You can find plenty more examples of these feel-good techniques in Dr. Amen’s brand new book, Feel Better Fast and Make it Last, out now at book retailers everywhere.

Duration:00:12:00

Do Humans That Live With Passion Live Longer?

11/13/2018
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Studies have shown that people with passion and purpose tend to live longer, happier, healthier lives. So how can you find your own passion and purpose? In this episode, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen explain how the “One Page Miracle” can help you to find and focus on the things that are most important in your own life.

Duration:00:14:04

Dopamine: Can You Have Too Much?

11/12/2018
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Deep in your brain lies the nucleus accumbens, which plays a major role in how we as humans experience happiness. But what happens when we overload our brains’ pleasure centers? Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen dive into some material from Daniel’s new book Feel Better Fast and Make it Last to explain how to properly feed your brains with the stimuli that will leave you feeling happy.

Duration:00:12:56

Forgiveness & The Brain: The 5 Simple Steps You Need To Know

11/8/2018
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The act of forgiving can have a massive effect on how we feel, but how can we begin to forgive those who have done terrible things to us? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen illustrate how the five simple steps of the REACH model of forgiveness can allow us to let go of the things that continue to hurt us the most.

Duration:00:13:32

Is Your Communication Style Sabotaging Your Life?

11/7/2018
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Many of us are frustrated when our relationships don’t give us what we want. However, this failure is usually due to a faulty approach in our own methods of communication. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen pull material from Dr. Amen’s brand-new book, Feel Better Fast and Make It Last, to teach us effective communication strategies such as assertiveness, time management, and personal inquiry.

Duration:00:08:35

Why It’s Important to Pay Attention To Your Subconscious Communication

11/6/2018
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Whether we’d like to admit it or not, our own behaviors subconsciously teach other people how to treat us. So how can we teach others to treat us better? In this episode, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen use some of the material from Dr. Amen’s new book Feel Better Fast and Make It Last to teach us the communication skills that will keep us from being constantly treated poorly.

Duration:00:14:42

You Can Train Your Brain To Have Better Relationships

11/5/2018
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In Dr. Daniel Amen’s new book, Feel Better Fast and Make It Last, he stresses the importance your relationships have on your everyday well-being. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Amen and his wife Tana give you advice on how to be more responsible and empathic in your treatment of those closest to you in order to improve relationships.

Duration:00:11:46

How Automatic Negative Thoughts (ANTs) React In The Brain

11/5/2018
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Sometimes the worst treatment you can face is the treatment your give yourself. When automatic negative thoughts pop into your head, it’s all too easy to believe them, which can set off a chain reaction of negativity. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen teach you the common types of negative thoughts we have, and how we can keep them from ruining our day.

Duration:00:18:27

Tiny Habits To Do Everyday To Influence Your Mood

11/1/2018
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Studies have shown that where we bring our attention has a huge impact on how we feel, so it should come as no surprise that people who focus on the positive aspects of their lives tend to be happier people. But of course, it isn’t easy. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen teach you some simple tiny habits you can use to train your brain to gravitate towards positive thoughts to feel happier.

Duration:00:12:33

Why Do Our Brains Predict The Worst Possible Outcomes?

10/31/2018
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None of us are psychic, but that doesn’t stop our brains from trying to predict the worst possible things that can happen to us. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen continue their discussion on the rational mind by describing the ways we self-sabotage ourselves with our thinking, and how we can turn things around to change our mood quickly.

Duration:00:18:19

How Do Positive Changes Influence The Brain?

10/29/2018
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When you have a thought, your brain experiences chemical reactions that can change the way you feel. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen describe how knowing about the physiology of your body and brain gives you the freedom to change it, and how to bring your attention to the things that influence a positive change in how you feel.

Duration:00:17:46

The Prefrontal Cortex: How to Reduce Your Impulsive Urges

10/25/2018
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The prefrontal cortex is a part of your brain that plays a major role in how you make decisions in your life. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen touch on some of the material from Dr. Amen’s new book, Feel Better Fast and Make It Last, that relates to the prefrontal cortex, and how you can take care of it to improve your decision-making process.

Duration:00:13:11

How To Optimize Your Brain Right Now

10/24/2018
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As Daniel G. Amen, M.D., explains in his brand-new book, Feel Better Fast and Make It Last, optimizing the brain is one of the most effective ways to put yourself on the path to feeling better. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Amen is joined by his wife Tana for more brain-healthy advice on topics such as getting your important numbers checked, diet, and sleep issues.

Duration:00:12:04

What if Mental Health was Really Brain Health?

10/23/2018
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In his new book, Feel Better Fast and Make It Last, Daniel G. Amen, M.D., stresses the importance brain health has on your overall well-being. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Amen and his wife Tana continue with their tips on maximizing your brain to feel better fast, tackling such topics as immunity, infections, mental health issues, and toxins.

Duration:00:13:59

How You Can Take Better Care of Your Brain Without Going to the Doctor

10/22/2018
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In Daniel G. Amen, M.D., new book, Feel Better Fast and Make It Last, he outlines the steps you can take to get yourself feeling right quickly. The first step is all about the brain. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Amen and his wife Tana give you helpful tips to take better care of your brain.

Duration:00:15:30

How to Use The 5 Senses To Flood Your Life with Happiness

10/18/2018
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In his new book, Feel Better Fast and Make It Last, Dr. Daniel Amen talks about the “Ultimate Brain-Based Therapy,” which is a method of flooding all five of your senses with stimuli that can make you feel better fast. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Amen and Tana describe how you can arm yourself with the tools needed to use this therapy method anytime, anywhere.

Duration:00:12:58

This is Your Brain on Meditation

10/17/2018
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In his brand-new book, Feel Better Fast and Make It Last, Daniel G. Amen, MD's describes how you can harness your mind to steer your thoughts towards feelings of relaxation and happiness. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Amen and Tana Amen discuss the amazing ways that meditation, hypnosis, and visualization can cause physical changes that leave you feeling better fast.

Duration:00:13:08

The Fight or Flight Response: Our Body’s Response to Stress

10/16/2018
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In the second episode based on material from Daniel G. Amen MD's new book, Feel Better Fast and Make It Last, Dr. Amen and Tana Amen discuss how our evolutionary fight or flight response can affect our stress levels. They describe how our habits in dealing with this response can lead to unhealthy chronic stress, as well as what you can do to get those feelings under control when they strike unexpectedly.

Duration:00:14:41

Is It Possible to Feel Better Fast and Make It Last?

10/15/2018
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In anticipation of the release of Daniel G. Amen, MD's new book, Feel Better Fast and Make It Last, Dr. Amen and Tana discuss the importance of making decisions that lead to happiness, in both the short term and the long term. Dr. Amen also introduces us to the mnemonic, “BRAIN XL,” which you can use anytime to help remind you of these helpful principles.

Duration:00:13:28