Dr. Caroline Leaf Podcast

By Dr. Caroline Leaf

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Description

Dr. Caroline Leaf is a cognitive neuroscientist, bestselling author, and mental health and mind expert. Whether you are struggling with a traumatic brain injury, anxiety, learning difficulties or depression, or you just want to learn how to understand and use your mind to live your best life, this podcast is for you! Each podcast will give you tips and tools to equip and empower you to find freedom and overcome mental-ill health.

Episode Date
Episode #36: Suicide: How we can help ourselves AND other’s find healing
00:14:41

We have a problem.

More and more people are choosing to take their own lives. More and more people see death as the solution to the difficulties they face. Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain are high-profile suicide cases that devastated the world. Yet every 40 seconds someone commits suicide—every 40 seconds someone’s world is devastated. 

So what can we do? How can we help? How can you find healing?

For more information on this topic, check out my blog post on suicide.

If you, or anyone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts call 1-800-273-8255

Next week I will be going more in depth on psychotropic medication ( [...]

Jun 18, 2018
Episode #35: Dealing with Depression
00:23:23

In this episode I interview Dr. Jason Littleton on depression, anxiety, and the mind-body connection, as well as offer solutions to these mental health issues. Dr. Jason will be a speaker at my 2018 conference: https://drleafconference.com

Jun 04, 2018
Episode #34: PCOS- What is it and how do we treat it?
00:19:25

Did you know that Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 1 in every 10 women? In this episode I discuss PCOS and how to treat it with Dr. Irinel and Dr. Lillian. Both will be guest speakers at my 2018 Conference: https://drleafconference.com

May 28, 2018
Episode #33: Forgiveness and the mind-body connection with Dr. David Levy Part 2
00:22:54

In this episode I continue the discussion on forgiveness and the mind with Dr. David Levy; going further in-depth and exploring how to find freedom. Dr. David will be a guest speaker at my 2018 conference: https://drleafconference.com

May 21, 2018
Episode #32: Faith, Forgiveness, and the Mind with Dr. David Levy
00:18:12

In this episode I interview Dr. David Levy, one of the top neurosurgeons in the U.S, on his journey to find faith and forgiveness. Dr. David will be a guest speaker at my 2018 Conference: https://drleafconference.com

May 14, 2018
Episode #31: Understanding Children and their Hormones with Dr. Irinel Stanciu
00:10:27

In this episode I discuss children, hormones, puberty and more with Dr. Irinel Stanciu, an endocrinologist, member of my Integrated Mind Network, and guest speaker at my 2018 conference: https://drleafconference.com

May 07, 2018
Episode #30: 6 More Tips to THINK better, EAT better, and LIVE better!
00:09:40

In this episode I give you 6 MORE tips to help you think better, eat better, and live better! For more information, check out chapter 20 in my book THINK AND EAT YOURSELF SMART: https://drleaf.com/store/books/think-eat-yourself-smart/

Apr 30, 2018
Episode #29: 6 Tips to THINK better, EAT better, and LIVE better!
00:08:54

In this episode I give you 6 tips to help you think better, eat better, and live better! For more information, check out chapter 20 in my book THINK AND EAT YOURSELF SMART: https://drleaf.com/store/books/think-eat-yourself-smart/

Apr 23, 2018
Episode #28: What happens in our brains and bodies when we don’t sleep
00:09:44

Did you know a lack of sleep can cause weight gain? In this episode I discuss what happens in our brains and bodies when we don’t get enough sleep, and how to fix the problem. Check out my book THINK AND EAT YOURSELF SMART: https://bit.ly/2qXA9MH

Apr 16, 2018
Episode #27: Postpartum Depression, Infertility, and More with Dr. Lillian
00:19:19

In this episode I discuss everything from postpartum depression to infertility and more with Dr. Lillian Lockett Robertson OB/GYN. Be sure to subscribe to be notified when new episodes are available!

Apr 09, 2018
Episode #26: Supplements, GMOs, and more!
00:13:48

Are supplements really that good for us? What are GMOs and why are they so controversial? In this episode I discuss all things related to supplements, GMOs, and more! For more info, check out my book THINK AND EAT YOURSELF SMART: https://bit.ly/2qXA9MH

Apr 05, 2018
Episode #25: Mind-Emotions-Gut Connection
00:10:18

What happens when we stress eat? In this episode I discuss the mind-gut connections and why it is so dangerous to eat when stressed. For more info check out ch 12 and 14 in my book THINK AND EAT YOURSELF SMART: https://bit.ly/2qXA9MH

Apr 02, 2018
Episode #24: Toxic schedules and television are damaging our minds and bodies
00:12:16

Crazy schedules and too much television lead to one thing: unhealthy lifestyle choices. In this episode I discuss the affects of crazy schedules and television on our minds and bodies, and how to get back to making healthy lifestyle choices.

Mar 29, 2018
Episode #23: Is modern day marketing hurting our health?
00:10:37

Fast food advertising is everywhere. Could this be contributing to the obesity problem? In this episode I discuss the affects of marketing on the mind and body. For more info, check out ch 5 in my book THINK AND EAT YOURSELF SMART: https://bit.ly/2qXA9MH

Mar 26, 2018
Episode #22: Fats to make you thin?
00:11:23

In this episode I discuss the different types of fats, what are good fats, what are bad fats, and the best fats for our brains! For more information check out chapter 16 in my book THINK AND EAT YOURSELF SMART: https://bit.ly/2qXA9MH

Mar 22, 2018
Episode #21: The Truth About Protein
00:16:03

What is protein? Why do we need it? Animal protein or plant protein? In this episode I discuss all things related to protein and the mind. For more information, check out chapter 16 in my book THINK AND EAT YOURSELF SMART: https://bit.ly/2qXA9MH

Mar 19, 2018
Episode #19: The Great Gluten Debate
00:16:33

To eat gluten or not to eat gluten… that is the big question everyone is asking nowadays. In this episode I tackle this tricky subject and the importance of the mind-body connection. For more info, click here: https://bit.ly/2qXA9MH

Mar 15, 2018
Episode #20: Sugar, Sugar, Everywhere!
00:13:58

Is sugar in all forms bad for us? The answer is YES and NO. In this episode I discuss the good, bad, and ugly side of sugar. For more info check out chapter 17 in my book THINK AND EAT YOURSELF SMART: https://bit.ly/2qXA9MH

Mar 12, 2018
Episode #18: How to get your energy back with Dr. Jason Littleton
00:14:52

Constantly feel tired, worn out, and unable to achieve your goals? Then you need to listen to this podcast! In this episode I interview Dr. Jason Littleton, America’s Energy doctor, on how to gain more energy, and build better and healthier habits.

Mar 08, 2018
Episode #17: Overcoming Food Addictions and Eating Disorders
00:13:51

In this episode, I interview my daughter Jessica who struggled with bulimia for many years. We talk about her struggle and how she overcame this eating disorder. https://drleaf.com/store/books/think-eat-yourself-smart/

Mar 05, 2018
Episode #16: ADD and ADHD Part 4
00:17:39

The last episode in my series on ADD and ADHD! In this episode I give resources, tips and more on how to overcome the ADD or ADHD label.

Feb 28, 2018
Episode #14: My response to the increase in mass shootings and violence
01:06:08

There is not just one solution to the increase in mass shootings becuase there is not just one problem. In this podcast I present the problems and give solutions based on my years of experience in the mental health field.

Feb 24, 2018
Episode #15: ADD and ADHD Part 3
00:21:21

In this episode I continue the discussion on ADD and ADHD. What are these labels? How do we overcome them? Be sure to listen to Part 1 and 2 before listening to this episode.

Feb 23, 2018
Episode #13: ADD and ADHD Part 2
00:14:22

As a child, Dr. Avery Jackson was labeled ADHD. His mother did not accept the label and he went on to become one of the top neurosurgeons in the U.S. In this episode we discuss his incredible story, and how he overcame the ADHD label without medication.

Feb 21, 2018
Episode #12: ADD and ADHD Part 1
00:17:24

Throughout my 30 years in the fields of education and science I have worked with many people misdiagnosed with ADD and ADHD. In this podcast, I begin the discussion on ADD and ADHD. Is this label even scientific? How do we help children with this label?

Feb 19, 2018
Episode #11: Relationships and the Mind Part 2
00:19:11

In this episode I discuss the differences between the male/female brain, and how to understand and bridge those differences to improve relationships, based on my book WHO SWITCHED OFF YOUR BRAIN? THE MYSTERY OF HE SAID/SHE SAID. https://bit.ly/2Kcbq06

Feb 14, 2018
Episode #10: Relationships and The Mind Part 1
00:18:41

In this episode I discuss how to improve and maintain successful relationships based on my research and understanding of the mind and neuroscience. For more info, check out my book WHO SWITCHED OFF YOUR BRAIN?: https://bit.ly/2Kcbq06

Feb 12, 2018
Episode #9: Hormones and the Mind with Dr. Irinel
00:17:41

In this episode I discuss hormones, the thyroid, and the mind-body connection with Dr. Irinel Stanciu, one of the leading endocrinologists in the U.S.

Feb 07, 2018
Episode #8: Dealing with Grief
00:12:47

Recently lost a loved one? Still trying to deal with the loss of a spouse? In this episode I talk about how to deal with grief based on my experience as a cognitive neuroscientist and therapist.

Feb 05, 2018
Episode #7: Social Media and the Mind Part 2
00:11:25

Part 2 of my series on social media and the mind. In this episode I continue the discussion on the effects of social media on the mind and how to use social media to our benefit.

Jan 31, 2018
Episode #6: Social Media and the Mind Part 1
00:15:34

In this episode I discuss the effects of social media on the mind and how to use social media and technology to benefit rather than harm our minds.

Jan 29, 2018
Episode #5: Traumatic Brain Injury and Recovery Part 2
00:17:46

In this episode I continue the discussion on Traumatic Brain Injury and discuss potential solutions to aid healing and recovery based on my years of experience in clinical practice.

Jan 24, 2018
Episode #4: Traumatic Brain Injury and Recovery Part 1
00:14:37

In this episode I interview Dr. Avery Jackson on traumatic brain injury and discuss potential solutions for recovery.

Jan 22, 2018
Episode #3: Menopause and the Mind
00:14:46

In this podcast I interview Dr. Lillian Robertson and Dr. Irinel Stanciu on all things related to menopause and the mind. Ladies, this one’s for you!

Jan 19, 2018
Episode #2: The Power of the Mind
00:15:25

In this episode I interview my good friend Dr. Avery Jackson, one of the top neurosurgeons in the U.S, on the power of the mind.

Jan 16, 2018
Episode #1
00:06:58

In this episode Dr. Leaf talks about her podcast and what the listeners can expect in future episodes. She also talks about the importance of mindfulness and taking care of your mind.

Jan 11, 2018