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By following The Brain Warrior’s Way you’ll transform the  brain and body health of you AND your family - Tana Amen BSN RN

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LIVE A PASSIONATE AND REWARDING LIFE

Over the years, I've been lucky enough to meet and work with some of the most powerful women of our generation. These high-powered women of today's business world are truly incredible and inspirational. While they may not be super-human, they are really super women! Let me share with you the tips I picked up from them on how they designed their inspiring lives.

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Inspiration Is An Action!

  Natalie is a quadriplegic who’s enjoying life to the fullest. Today she shares her secrets to living an awe-inspiring life – despite the odds! How are you inspired? What’s your purpose? Maybe it’s bigger than you’ve ever imagined? To help you live your life to the fullest, check out my One Page Miracle so you can tell…

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The Performance Meditation – Your Unfair Advantage

  Professional athletes train physically for hours, but they spend almost as much time training mentally. If you’re an athlete, a speaker, or just looking to perform at your highest level possible, in whatever you’re trying to accomplish, then this meditation is for you. Click here for my One Page Miracle. Learn more about Barry…

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Ease Your Pain With My Loving Kindness Meditation

  Let me help you meditate. Focus on feelings of goodwill and positive emotions, while reducing negative ones. Decrease symptoms of pain, social prejudice, anger, anxiety and PTSD. Mindfulness and meditation are both great ways to relax and calm your mind. We are able to be in tune with our environment and become more connected…

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One Page Miracle

Tell your brain what you want … and your brain will help you match your behavior to get it! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD: One Page Miracle [pdf-embedder url=”http://devamen.tanaamen.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/One-Page-Miracle.pdf” title=”One Page Miracle by Tana Amen BSN RN”]  

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5 Tips For Healthy Holiday Success

Warriors always have a strategy. If you leave your health to chance, especially during the holidays, you are setting yourself up to fail. Christmas is the most anticipated day of the year, but did you know that it is also the one day of the year that hospitals all over the country admit the most…

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Holiday Gift Giving Ideas – The Gift Of Health

  Is there someone on your shopping list that has everything? Why not give the gift of health these holidays? Streamline your holiday shopping, with ideas for saving both time and money.

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Surviving The Wake Of Suicide

  There is always hope. Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. If you know of someone who is depressed please help them get the help they need. Always call 911 if someone is saying they are going to kill themselves. For non-urgent assistance please call Amen Clinics on 1-888-288-9834.

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Help For Those Left Behind After Suicide – with Dr Deb Silveria PhD, Psychologist

  Those left behind after suicide suffer tremendously, but there is help! Dr Deb Silveria specializes in EMDR – a process for healing the brain after traumatic events like the suicide of a loved one. It is extremely helpful for anyone suffering PTSD, depression, or any traumatic event in their lives. Here’s the Brain Warrior’s…

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My Relationship with Joy

As a kid who grew up in a chaotic environment, joy wasn’t a word I was familiar with. In fact, things got worse as I got older, and in my early 20’s, when I encountered significant health issues, I could tell you A LOT about depression, but nothing about joy. I don’t know what’s happening…

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Are You Getting What You DON’T Want?

  How often have you said any of the statements below? “I CAN’T get sick before my trip!” “I CAN’T oversleep” “I’m NOT going to eat donuts tomorrow” “I’m NOT going to lose my temper with my kids” And how often have you done exactly what you said you weren’t going to do? You’re not…

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3 Tips to Skyrocket Your Energy

  I was recently at a Tony Robbins event, and boy was I once again blown away. Tony provided so many good take-away reminders and lessons. I do a lot to protect my energy, but I forgot about some of the activities I can do to quickly boost my energy right now no matter how up…

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Is It Possible to Recover From Brain Trauma?

Big wave surfer Mercedes Maidana suffered a severe brain injury while surfing. Her recovery story is compelling and encouraging for anyone who has a concussion or has a loved one suffering. After undergoing her long and difficult journey back to health, Mercedes is now living in Hawaii and running a retreat for women who want…

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How Valuable is School?

Have you ever wondered why you spent so much time in school studying things you will never use again? The song Kodachrome by Paul Simon comes to mind … “When I think back on all the crap I learned in high school, it’s a wonder I can think at all”. Most schools don’t actually teach…

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Brunch It Up: My Brain-Healthy Easter Menu

Easter is the welcoming of spring, the resurrection of Christ, and a great time to celebrate and share brunch with your family and friends. It is important to remember, warriors do NOT take holidays off. It is essential you have a food strategy when it comes to holiday celebrations. Easter comes sugar-filled goodies, chocolate bunnies, leading…

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4 Colorful Ways to Spice Up Your Workout

With the tech era in full swing, people are more sedentary than they’ve  ever been. Sitting is considered “the smoking of the 21st century” according to health experts, it leads to inflammation, obesity and illness. Tribe, your body was designed to MOVE. Regular moderate exercise is the secret to feeling sexier, healthier, more energetic, and…

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11 Best Foods for a Sharper Mind Today

If your memory is worse than it was ten years ago, you should know that your risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s has risen. Did you know that food can play an important role in getting your memory back to where you want it to be? Here’s a mnemonic called “Bright Minds” for this reason. This…

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4 Ways to Reclaim Your Resolution

It has been nearly two months since we rang in the New Year. How are you doing with your New Year resolution? When you make a resolution, you are resolving to yourself to do something. It’s a promise, a commitment. Yet, nearly half of the people who make NY resolutions give them up before the…

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3 Reasons You Must Learn to Fall Safely

  Unfortunately, even highly trained Brain Warriors fall and get some bumps and bruises now and then. Having a plan to get up and get back on track quickly is essential to success. The journey will never be perfect. For those of you struggling to find your Brain Warrior mindset after the holidays, read about…

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Eat, Love, Sleep and Pray for a Better Brain

It’s never too young or too old to become a Brain Warrior and optimize your health. Your brain controls everything you do and everything you are. It produces your every thought, action, memory, feeling and experience of the world. You need your brain for everything from deciding which article to read to keeping your heart…

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Listen, Learn and WIN in 2017

The 26 weeks Daniel and I spent with our tribe in The Brain Warrior’s Way Live Class was such a rewarding experience for us. It’s no secret that we thrive on your stories of success. As a way to to be able to continue interacting with our tribe and offering support, we’ve created The Brain…

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How To Stay Healthy With Soups

As Brain Warriors, it is absolutely essential that we take care of ourselves with rest and relaxation in addition to pushing ourselves to be better. And what better way to relax on a chilly winter day than a steaming bowl of soup? Soups are a favorite in the Amen household. Several scientific studies have shown…

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4 Strategies For Staying Accountable to Your New Year's Resolutions

2017 is just around the corner, which means so are resolutions for the new year. Weight loss is a perennially popular New Year’s Resolutions, along with “exercise more” and “spend less money.” The sad fact is that most people don’t stick to those resolutions for more than a month and by the end of January,…

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See 50% Improvement in Health Goals with Journaling

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail, and the science proves it. People who plan ahead and visualize have far greater success than those who don’t. Olympic athletes do it, doctors do it, and even successful students do it.  It’s especially true for people on health programs, yet most do not do it.…

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4 Ways to Ignite Your Focus and Energy Quickly

Why does it seem like there are never enough hours in the day? From day to night, work to family, personal goals, and endless to-do lists, we’re a nation of on-the-go people. We all want to be more productive, which requires more focus and more energy. If you feel your focus and energy slipping, you’ll…

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Seven Steps to End the Food Fight with Your Kids

One of the struggles of being a mom is making sure your kids eat right. We are what we eat, and food—especially brain food—is an important factor on what kind of a late-teen and adult they will be. I spend a lot of time every week answering questions from incredible women, and often they don’t…

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How to Overcome Peer Pressure as an Adult

One of the things most teens hate most about adolescence is the pressure to fit in. They look forward to the “individuality” that comes with adulthood. Unfortunately, that individuality eludes most adults who continue to worry about how they look, fitting in and being accepted. We often ask people if they want to be sheep…

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How to Fall in Love with Your Goals

  Just like that, summer has come and gone. Fall has routinely become a great time to re-evaluate progress year and set new goals. These goals are not just financial but also your health goals, as well. Goals can become overwhelming but they don’t have to be. In order to be successful in the world,…

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6 Habits of High-Powered Business Women

Today, there are more women in the workforce than ever before. While it seems unfair that women often still have to work harder than their male peers to get equal recognition and pay, it’s not as surprising when you hear one of the main reasons- family responsibility! There is not one society throughout history in…

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Change Your Life In A Powerful Way

As many of you may know, and some of you may not, Daniel and I are taping a new PBS special next week. We have been so busy brainstorming scripts and rehearsing for the past few weeks in preparation for the special and our new books that we’ve hardly I wanted to take a minute…

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Dear Mom, I Love You

Moms and mother figures are so important in helping us become the people we are, so for Mother’s Day, I want to honor all the amazing things moms do. Mothers give life, teach lessons, and help their children learn to create healthy bonds. Most of the time, they are the health warriors for their families,…

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Stop Comparing Your Life and Start Living It

One never knows how the act of sharing a story or experience affects the trajectory of another person’s life. For me, the storyteller was my grandma, Irene Singleton, affectionately nicknamed Grandma Sugar. It was my deep connection to her story of adversity; the loss and hardship she experienced that helped shape my feelings about education.…

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The 4-Ingredient Breakfast Mocha to Keep You Energized All Morning

If you were in a hurry and had to choose between your morning coffee and a healthy breakfast that will give you focus and energy for hours, which would you choose? What if I told you that you don’t have to? If you’ve been following The Omni Diet at all, you know how important it…

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Learn from Your Past Success

Happy New Year everyone! Hopefully you’re off to a strong start with your goals and resolutions. Let’s make this year the best ever! While there are many great mentors you can learn from that can help you knock your goals out of the park, what if I told you that you are by far the…

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High Quality Mentoring Is Key To My Success – Listen to Free Podcast

High quality mentoring is the key to my own success, and I believe in sharing what I learn. Brad Davidson is one of my mentors in the area of exercise and metabolic training for the high performance individual. He’s more than a trainer. Brad helped me shift my training program from cancer recovery to high…

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A Warrior’s Approach to Emergency Planning

  Last month in Montana Chloe and I had a blast playing weekend warriors. I took her with me to attend a “Wilderness Medicine and Urban Survival” course. This was one of the most practical and fun medical lectures I’ve attended because they included emergency and survival courses for children as well. While I was learning…

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The Key to Creating Successful Habits

Many people eat more often when they are feeling lonely, depressed, frustrated, bored and mad than when they are truly hungry. In fact, some people can go years without ever feeling hungry because they eat constantly. Food is their best friend. So, I’m going to show you how you can dump that “friend,” and make…

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Join The Movement For Smaller Plate Sizes!

This is the time of year that gets many people in big trouble because of excessive fat and high blood sugar leading to elevated triglycerides; health destroyers. As we gather together to spend time with friends and family, we often socialize around plates of illness-promoting food. These foods are often high in calories, putting us…

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Apartment Gardening, Say WHAT?

When you think of a vegetable garden, you think of a big back yard with a hoe, shovel and garden hose. Oh, and a kid saying, "But I don’t wanna weed it!" But get this… You can grow your own little salads in your own little apartment. Carrots, radishes, lettuce, tomatoes…no green thumb necessary. It…

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6 Ways to Empower Your Parenting

Life as a modern mom is a non-stop balancing act. To persevere, it takes optimism, firmness, time-management, patience, love, thoughtfulness, and a shot of wine every once in a while. (Just kidding about the wine. Remember that The Omni Diet eliminates alcohol!) If you are a parent, then you feel my sentiment. Regardless, it is…

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What a Zebra Taught Me About Stress and Mindfulness

I recently came across a book on stress by Stanford University neuroendocrinologist Robert Sapolsky. The book is titled “Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers”. As a kid who had upper and lower gastrointestinal disorders by the time I was four years old (due to growing up in a stressful environment), I found this of particular interest.…

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Women Warriors …Unbeatable!

I’m thrilled to be speaking at the California Women’s Conference on May 19, and I hope to see you there. This is an inspirational, stellar event that has attracted a gathering of luminaries including Arianna Huffington, Jane Pauley, Jack (“Chicken Soup for the Soul”) Canfield, actor Rosie Perez, and many more accomplished and successful women…

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Give Mom a Priceless Gift!

Have you been shopping yet for a Mother’s Day gift? What are you thinking about? A new sweater, a piece of jewelry, a big bouquet of flowers or a traditional box of chocolates? What about a gift that would really make a difference in her life? You could give her an experience that can help…

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Go Ahead – Make a Resolution

Have you decided to lose weight in 2014? Weight loss is a perennially popular New Year’s resolution, along with “exercise more”, “spend less money” and “quit smoking”. The sad fact is that most people don’t stick to those resolutions for more than a month and by the end of January, a third of those who…

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What If Weight Loss Were Easy?

I love partnering with like-minded people who help people lose weight sensibly. I often partner with my friend Kerry Tepedino for that reason. Her personal story is powerful and she gets amazing results with clients by addressing spiritual and psychological issues (issues few experts touch on). It’s that time of year again when people are…

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Give Thanks! And Become Healthier

Thanksgiving is not far away. We’ve come a long way from the famed feast of 1621 in Plymouth, Massachusetts when the Pilgrims gathered to celebrate their good harvest. Today, we’re faced by an endless bounty of available food, something that should prompt thanks, if so much of it didn’t also threaten health. The approach of…

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Holiday Gift Giving Ideas – The Gift Of Health

  Is there someone on your shopping list that has everything? Why not give the gift of health these holidays? Streamline your holiday shopping, with ideas for saving both time and money.

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Surviving The Wake Of Suicide

  There is always hope. Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. If you know of someone who is depressed please help them get the help they need. Always call 911 if someone is saying they are going to kill themselves. For non-urgent assistance please call Amen Clinics on 1-888-288-9834.

Read More

Help For Those Left Behind After Suicide – with Dr Deb Silveria PhD, Psychologist

  Those left behind after suicide suffer tremendously, but there is help! Dr Deb Silveria specializes in EMDR – a process for healing the brain after traumatic events like the suicide of a loved one. It is extremely helpful for anyone suffering PTSD, depression, or any traumatic event in their lives. Here’s the Brain Warrior’s…

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Tana Amen Grew Up In A Chaotic Environment But Now Thrives With The Brain Warrior's Way Lifestyle

My Relationship with Joy

As a kid who grew up in a chaotic environment, joy wasn’t a word I was familiar with. In fact, things got worse as I got older, and in my early 20’s, when I encountered significant health issues, I could tell you A LOT about depression, but nothing about joy. I don’t know what’s happening…

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Are You Getting What You DON’T Want?

  How often have you said any of the statements below? “I CAN’T get sick before my trip!” “I CAN’T oversleep” “I’m NOT going to eat donuts tomorrow” “I’m NOT going to lose my temper with my kids” And how often have you done exactly what you said you weren’t going to do? You’re not…

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