Tips for Overcoming Panic Attacks

If you have ever had a panic attack you understand how easy it can be to fall into a cycle of fearing the possibility of having another one. The racing heart, sweaty hands, rapid breathing, dizziness, pounding heart and even nausea that occur can feel almost unbearable. It seemingly comes out of no where and can leave the victim wondering if he/she is going crazy or might be dying. It is a painful experience, but here is the good [...]

By |2023-07-17T04:57:55-08:00July 17, 2023|Uncategorized|

Working With Neuroplasticity: Steeping into the Goodness

Neuroplasticity refers to the brain's ability to change, which means that we can change the patterns of our thoughts and emotions, hence creating new neuropathways and rewiring our brain (my previous blog post went into more detail about this). Creating new neuropathways requires us to be intentional with our effort, due to the reality that biologically, we are hardwired to focus on the negative: what is “bad” or could potentially go wrong. Researchers Paul Rozin and Edward Poysman coined [...]

By |2022-07-17T17:29:21-08:00July 5, 2022|Uncategorized|

Our Brain’s Ability to Change: Mental Health and Neuroplasticity

Sometimes it can feel as if we will always feel depressed, anxious, unhappy, discontent; especially if we have a pattern of this in our life. However, there is good news. We can actually change the way our brain is wired; the pathways of neurons that sends signals from one region of the nervous system to the other. When we have a patterned way of thinking and feeling, our neuropathways become well worn. It’s like a footpath in nature. [...]

By |2022-05-08T18:40:01-08:00May 4, 2022|Uncategorized|
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