Is Happiness a Moral Obligation? With Justin Wren

This post was originally published on this siteIn the fourth and final episode of a series with MMA fighter and author Justin Wren, Dr. Daniel Amen and Justin discuss the impact emotional trauma can have on a person, and what happens when you hold on to the hurt. They also touch on the benefits of […]

The True Meaning of Victory, with Justin Wren

This post was originally published on this siteMMA fighter-turned author Justin Wren was at a crossroads in his life when he made the decision to venture into the Congo. The impact he made on the pygmy culture he found there would change their lives for the better, forever. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s […]

What’s a Mental Matrix? With Jim Karol

This post was originally published on this siteJim Karol, author of “Ultimate Memory Magic,” has developed the ultimate tool to help you remember huge lists and other large numbers of items. It’s called the mental matrix, and it just might blow your mind. In the final episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast series with […]

How to Use Stories to Help You Remember Anything, with Jim Karol

This post was originally published on this siteDid you know that by improving your memory, you also improve your overall health? So if your memory is bad now, it’s important to get it functioning at optimum levels. Fortunately, there are some easy tools you can use to start improving your memory right now. In this […]

Natural Ways to Improve Your Memory, with Jim Karol

This post was originally published on this site“Ultimate Memory Magic” author Jim Karol has spent years refining his technique to help him achieve near-superhuman memory. But you don’t need to have a superbrain to drastically improve your own memory. In the second episode of a series with Jim, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss […]

How to Strengthen Your Memory Right Now, with Jim Karol

This post was originally published on this siteWhen Jim Karol got laid off from his job at a steel mill in Allentown, PA, his prospects looked grim. When his doctor told him he also had a dangerously enlarged heart, Jim knew it was time to turn his life around. However, nobody could have predicted what […]

Q&A: Which Personal Products are the Least Toxic?

This post was originally published on this siteIn this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen address some listener questions and dole out helpful advice. This week’s topics include clean products for personal and household use, sedation vs. general anesthesia during surgery, workout tips, intermittent fasting to lose weight, […]

Brain in the News: Avoid These Two Medications at All Costs

This post was originally published on this siteIn this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen weigh in on brain-related current events. This week’s “Brain in the News” items feature a link between the supplement ashwagandha and improved sleep and stress, two types of medication that are linked to […]

Can Antidepressants Change Your Personality?

This post was originally published on this siteWhen Tana Amen was suffering from depression, she had no idea it was caused by her thyroid medication. She started taking antidepressant medication, and the effect it had on her was completely unexpected. In the second episode of a series on antidepressants, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana describe […]

Taking Antidepressants: The Pros & Cons

This post was originally published on this siteFor some people, the choice to take antidepressants leads to a happier, healthier quality of life. For others, it only makes things worse. Therefore it’s crucial to understand the benefits and drawbacks of choosing this route of treatment. In the first episode of a series on antidepressants, Dr. […]

Can You Teach Your Children to Have More Empathy? With Dr. Judith Orloff

This post was originally published on this siteIn this final episode of a series with ‘Thriving as an Empath’ author Dr. Judith Orloff, she and the Amens discuss the phenomenon of the mirror neuron system, and how it can create either empathy or narcissism in individuals. Orloff then explains how knowledge of this system can […]

Empath & Empathy: The Surprising Difference with Dr. Judith Orloff

This post was originally published on this siteHave you ever felt like you have an uncanny ability to make judgements about people that turn out to be correct? There may be more than simple guessing involved. In the third episode of a series on empaths, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are again joined by […]

How to Thrive as a Sensitive Person with Dr. Judith Orloff

This post was originally published on this siteWhen a person is described as “sensitive”, the label usually carries with it negative connotations. But as Dr. Judith Orloff suggests, there are plenty of advantages to a sensitive nature, and this disposition should be encouraged and nurtured rather than suppressed. In the second episode of a series […]

Are You an Empath? With Dr. Judith Orloff

This post was originally published on this siteA small contingent of our population claims to be able to physically experience the emotional energy of other people. Sound crazy? Well there may be an actual science behind this. In the first episode of a series with Dr. Judith Orloff, the bestselling author of ‘Thriving as an […]

Q&A: The Truth About Coffee and Your Health

This post was originally published on this siteIn this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are here to answer your questions. This week’s installment includes information on the ApoE4 gene and Alzheimer’s risk, combining supplements and medication, and the health ramifications of coffee. If you’d like your question […]

Brain in the News: Are Our Skulls Out-Evolving Us?

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s time for “Brain in the News,” our weekly brain health news roundup, where Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen go over all the latest news in brain health from the Amen angle. This week’s stories include recent findings of cancer risk in tap water, a spike in […]

What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment (HBOT) and How Does it Work?

This post was originally published on this siteIn the second episode of a series on healing with oxygen, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen take you under the hood to see exactly how hyperbaric oxygen treatment works, and why it can be effective when other treatment types have been less successful. Daniel and Tana also […]

Can Hyperbaric Oxygen Heal My Brain?

This post was originally published on this siteWhen Dr. Daniel Amen was working on the largest ever NFL study on the brains of active and retired players, one of the biggest takeaways was how the subjects’ brains reacted to hyperbaric oxygen treatment. In short, they got much better. In this first episode of a series […]

Q&A: Should You be Consuming Dairy?

This post was originally published on this siteQ&A time! This episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast features Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen answering some of your questions. Topics covered in this episode include the health benefits and risks of drinking milk, and what you can do to avoid a midday crash. If you’d […]

Brain in the News: Which Country Consumes the Most Antidepressants?

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s time for more Brain in the News! In this episode, the Amens contribute to the discussion of the brain health topics in the recent news cycle. This episode features a study on the world’s biggest consumers of antidepressants, a study on ashwagandha and schizophrenia, QEEG for concussions […]

10 Ways Toxic Products Are Poisoning You

This post was originally published on this siteIn this second episode of a series on toxic products, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you tips to give the personal product supply in your bathroom a makeover. Learn the 10 ways that toxic products disrupt your health, as well as the most effective and easy […]

Top Toxic Products You Should Stop Buying

This post was originally published on this siteAn oft overlooked fact about personal products (makeup, hair & skin care, etc.) is that what you put on your skin goes into your body and affects it. Therefore, you could be poisoning yourself every day and not even know it. In the first episode of a series […]

Q&A: Automatic Negative Thoughts, Vaping & Marijuana

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s time for another Q&A! In this episode, the Amens dip into the mailbag to answer some of your questions. This episode features information and tips on automatic negative thoughts, brain injuries, Omega 3 benefits, and dealing with impulse control. If you’d like your own question answered on […]

Brain in the News: What Can Parents Do About Cyberbullying?

This post was originally published on this siteIn this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen look at some of the current news stories involving the brain. This installment includes an in-depth look at cyberbullying. Dr. Amen and Tana give you some of the characteristics to look for in […]

How Can You Quit E-Cigarettes?

This post was originally published on this siteThe recent epidemic of deaths and illnesses from e-cigarettes has made it clear that vaping poses a very real health hazard for teens and adults alike. But how can you quit this unhealthy habit? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana […]

The E-Cigarette Epidemic: How Unhealthy is Vaping?

This post was originally published on this siteWith the recent headlines of illnesses and deaths attributed to vaping and the CEO of Juul promptly resigning, the nation’s attention is focused on e-cigarettes. So what is vaping? And what exactly is the threat it poses to our youth? In the first episode of a series on […]

Q&A: How to Put Your Brain in a Healing Environment

This post was originally published on this siteIn this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen answer some listener questions. They give info and advice and such topics as putting the brain in a healing environment, brain tips for salesmen and entrepreneurs, and fighting the social media blues. If […]

Brain in the News: The Amens Break Down the Latest

This post was originally published on this siteIn this episode, The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast introduces a new segment called “The Brain in the News,” where Daniel and Tana Amen review some of the latest news in neuroscience and weigh in with the Brain Warrior perspective. This episode features such hot topics as problems with […]

Is it Smart to Follow Your Gut?

This post was originally published on this siteIn the previous episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discussed the brain functions involved in judgement, particularly from a negative point of view. However, there are many instances in which judgement is crucial, whether in social situations or for safety reasons. […]