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Decades of research has shown that meditation can calm stress - improve focus - mood and memory - and enhance overall  brain function - Tana Amen BSN RN

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BECOME MENTALLY SHARPER WITH THE RIGHT TOOLS

Mindfulness is the opposite of forgetfulness, and gives birth to joy and happiness. Remember, your brain controls everything you do and everything you are. It's never too late to support your mental health by practicing mindfulness and meditation. It should be enjoyable, not work or effort.

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Forgiveness Meditation

  What has your anger been costing you? Learn the health impacts of holding onto feelings of hatred towards another person. Try my forgiveness meditation to help you heal from past hurts. Remember, holding onto hatred and anger is like drinking poison yourself, but expecting the other person to suffer. Learn more about Barry Goldstein’s…

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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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Reduce Your Anxiety With A Grounding Meditation

  We live in a super busy and fast paced world which can leave us feeling ungrounded, especially at times when things get really hectic. Don’t let your anxiety get the better of you. Try this short and powerful grounding meditation – reduce anxiety and pain, increase focus, and feel better. 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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Meditation Improves Brain Function

  We’ve all heard that meditation is great to help you relax and calm your mind – but did you know meditation can also help you sleep better, lessen anxiety and depression, help you focus, and increase your energy? Learn meditation basics and how to calm your mind so you CAN meditate … then take…

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Meditate With Me – Improve Your Day!

  Sit somewhere comfortable and join me in this simple meditation to reduce your anxiety and depression, increase your energy, and help you focus. For advice on how to meditate watch my video entitled “Meditation Improves Brain Function”. Learn more about Barry Goldstein’s Bright Minds music here.

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How To Apply Mindfulness To Your Life In 2018

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 beating in the proper rhythm. Even though most of us know this, we are more concerned…

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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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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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Sleep. Every kid needs it. How do you ensure that your kids are getting the benefits of a good night’s rest?

We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is important , but poor sleep does more than just make kids tired the next day – it can affect their developing brains, trigger depression, attentional and learning problems, poor judgment and impulse control issues.  Sleep is also primetime for growth hormones to be most effective…

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Don’t Let Sleep Deprivation Make You the Family Scrooge!

If you are just joining us for the Sleep Hygiene Challenge, I’d like to strongly encourage you to go back and print last week’s blog and answer the sleep assessment questions to help determine what might be keeping you awake. You can find it at www.amenlifestyle.com. Now that you’ve done the sleep assessment, you’re ready…

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3 Steps to Get The “Monkey” Off Your Brain

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 to those we love and our surroundings when we meditate and are mindful. Life however, can be chaotic and in the midst of the crazy, some of us,…

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Think Your Way to Better Health

Believe it or not, positive thinking — and its rewards — can be learned. You can change from being a “glass is half empty” person to one who sees that glass as half full. In order to do this, one of your first tasks is to identify any ANTs (automatic negative thoughts) — the tendency…

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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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Meditate With Me – Improve Your Day!

  Sit somewhere comfortable and join me in this simple meditation to reduce your anxiety and depression, increase your energy, and help you focus. For advice on how to meditate watch my video entitled “Meditation Improves Brain Function”. Learn more about Barry Goldstein’s Bright Minds music here.

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Tana Amen Mindfulness The Brain Warrior's Way

How To Apply Mindfulness To Your Life In 2018

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 beating in the proper rhythm. Even though most of us know this, we are more concerned…

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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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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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