TU95: Oxytocin, Dogs & Pet’s in General as Attachment Figures

Want a totally free, no-hangover naturally produced cuddle-drug?
Oxytocin provides a boost of the best bonding drug possible and is the natural love drug our bodies make at key relational moments such as child-birth, nursing, orgasm and falling in love.  In this episode we discuss how to create this moral molecule without even needing complicated human relationships by connecting mutually to our companion pets.  What’s not to love about that?

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TU44: Your Brain on Music: How Music Affects Your Mind, Memory and Happiness

Learn how to use music to improve brain health, manage mood, increase relational happiness and get tips on how to build neural plasticity through this art. Remember, it’s not just cotton candy for the ears!

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Sarah Peyton

TU40: Meditation And Neuroplasticity Provide a Path To Healing: An Interview With Sarah Peyton

Learn how we can develop a compassionate inner voice to help us move toward self-love, emotional regulation and healing.

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TU36: The Neuroscience Of Psychotherapy: An Interview With Louis Cozolino

Understand how psychotherapy works and how stimulating brain plasticity enhances its effectiveness

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TU35: Sexuality From A Neurobiological Perspective

Sexologist expert Alexandra Katehakis discusses everything from sex ed to porn. Learn how to build vitality in your sex life!

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TU33: Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Roadmap To Understanding And Treatment

“Witness Marks” from your biography that predict medical and mental health risk in your future

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TU32: Mentalizing:Breaking Down A Critical Component For Secure Relating With Tina Adkins

The coolest thing about mentalizing is that it is teachable and can interrupt the transmission of insecure attachment with very low level interventions compared to years of psychotherapy.

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TU29: Understanding Adolescent Self-Consciousness From A Brain-Wise Perspective

Remember your extreme adolescent self-consciousness? Today’s episode will bring us all up to speed on what’s going on in the teenage noggin and give us ideas about how to handle it.

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Sarah Peyton

TU28: Minding Anxiety: How To Reduce Noise In The System

We explore a three step process for finding relief from continuous worry and anxiety. Don’t let your primitive brain hijack your emotions – this episode goes into more detail about the process of managing worry and anxiety.

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TU23: Building Grit Through Self Compassion with Dr Kristin Neff

Self compassion includes fierce accountability and is essential to psychological health… who knew? Most of us think of it as being soft on yourself, but in this episode our guest will reveal the surprising power and science of self compassion.

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TU19: Increase Your Cool By Managing Your Ventral Vagal System

Tips and tricks to manipulate your nervous system by increasing perceived safety and disarming the sense of threat- the Polyvagal Theory revisited.

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