The Brain Warrior's Way Podcast

By Dr Daniel & Tana Amen

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 Jun 7, 2019

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New York Times bestselling authors, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are your personal Brain Warrior Guides to help you win the war for your health and defeat anxiety, depression, memory loss, ADHD, addictions, disease, and obesity. Learn how you can take control of your brain and body for the rest of your life.

Episode Date
How Improving Brain Health Can Change The Way You Look, Feel, and Thrive with Dr Andrew Newberg and Dr Daniel Monti
45:16

 Dr Daniel Amen sits down with colleagues and friends Dr Andrew Newberg and Dr Daniel Monti to talk about their upcoming collaborative book Brain Weaver: Creating the Fabric for a Healthy Mind through Integrative Medicine.

Jul 09, 2021
Why Fresh Fish Are Some of The Best Brain Food with Jeff Tedmori
12:21

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen chat with Jeff Tedmori about the different kinds of fish and how they can each contribute to brain health.

Jul 01, 2021
Saving Fisherman's Livelihoods Amid a Pandemic with Jeff Tedmori
11:47

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen ask Jeff Tedmori about the difficulties of trying to launch a business in 2020 and how he had to radically adapt in order to save fisherman's jobs.

Jun 30, 2021
How E-Fish Is Making Waves In The Fishing Business with Founder Jeff Tedmori
14:54

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen talk with Jeff Tedmori about how his company E-Fish thoroughly researches fishing sources and seasons to deliver the highest quality fresh fish directly to customer's front door.

Jun 29, 2021
Changing The Way We Think About Fish with Jeff Tedmori
11:53

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen sit down with founder of E-Fish, Jeff Tedmori to discuss the correlations between a healthy brain and a healthy fish-filled diet.

Jun 28, 2021
Killing The ANTs and Little Lies with Orlando Vargas
11:49

Dr Daniel Amen talks with special guest Orlando Vargas about how the little lies we tell ourselves can justify actions that will damage brain and body health.

Jun 24, 2021
What Lifestyle Changes Can Combat Cravings For Bad Food and Substances with Orlando Vargas
12:33

Dr Daniel Amen and Director of Research Development at House of Freedom, Orlando Vargas, cover more steps in the new 12 step program and discuss how bad habits are contagious.

Jun 24, 2021
How The New 12 Step Model Can Help Substance Abusers with Orlando Vargas
10:35

Dr Daniel and Orlando Vargas discuss the middle steps in the new 12 steps program and share inspiring stories from members of the House of Freedom.

Jun 22, 2021
How to Overcome Addiction with Brain Health with Orlando Vargas
16:35

Dr Daniel Amen talks with Director of House of Freedom, Orlando Vargas. They discuss the origins of the organization and how it helps addicts overcome their obstacles by improving their brain health.

Jun 22, 2021
What Is Red Dye and Why It's Harmful to Brain Health
12:20

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen shine a light on a chemical that has been FDA approved, and yet harmful to the human body since the 1970s.

Jun 10, 2021
The Top 6 Tips For Coping With Stress During a Pandemic
11:05

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen talk about methods to help domestic partnerships endure a trying time such as a disaster or pandemic.

Jun 09, 2021
How To Overcome Covid Anxiety and Communicate With Your Partner
09:30

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen discuss their own personal struggles with isolation and trauma caused by losing a loved one to Covid-19.

Jun 08, 2021
Dr Daniel and Tana Amen Answer Brain Warrior's Burning Questions
13:40

Tackling every subject from antidepressants, effects of the vaccine, to how to deal with family issues; Dr Daniel and Tana Amen answer listeners' and viewers' questions in an exciting "Ask Me Anything" segment.

Jun 07, 2021
Your Brain Is Always Listening Overview With Barry Goldstein
16:41

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen walkthrough the pieces on their latest collaboration album with producer Barry Goldstein. The Album is a companion piece for Dr Daniel Amen's latest book, Your Brain Is Always Listening.

Jun 03, 2021
What Is Autobiographical Music? With Barry Goldstein
13:18

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen chat with award winning producer Barry Goldstein about how music can connect people generationally and how we create new memories with different melodies.

Jun 02, 2021
Music Therapy and The Inner Symphony With Barry Goldstein
11:17

 Dr Daniel and Tana Amen talk with music producer Barry Goldstein about the healing power of music on the human brain and the calming effect it can have on animals as well. 

Jun 01, 2021
Happiness, Music, and The Brain With Barry Goldstein
13:22

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen sit down with Grammy Award Winning Producer Barry Goldstein to talk about entrainment and how music can affect one's mental state.

Jun 01, 2021
Knowing the Difference Between Pleasure and Happiness
11:46

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen chat about how too much of a good thing can lead to serious issues with misplaced satisfaction.

May 27, 2021
Brain In The News: The Neuroscience of Depression
11:09

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen share experiences with depression and give tips on what you can do to combat it.

May 26, 2021
Relationships + Value – What Should You Measure?
13:41

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen talk about how relationships naturally change over time and how balancing brain chemistry can help significantly.

May 25, 2021
How Are Living Your Purpose and Happiness Connected?
13:03

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen discuss how important it is to live your life with clearly defined values, purpose, and goals.

May 24, 2021
How Your Relationships Deeply Affect Happiness
08:45

Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen reveal tips on how they have maintained their loving relationship and offer knowledge on how to grow closer in a crisis, instead of drift apart.

May 20, 2021
Coping With ADHD and Trying to Notice What You Like More Than Dislike
12:48

Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give advice on helping maintain focus and happiness in individuals with ADHD.

May 19, 2021
How Is Your Past Affecting Your Present?
12:51

Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen talk about how the past can affect the present. They share personal tips and strategies on how to be "curious not furious". 

May 18, 2021
What Is the Number One Secret to Happiness?
11:10

Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen take a more in-depth look at the concept of happiness and how traumatic events can shape a person's satisfaction throughout their life.

May 17, 2021
What Defines "Happiness" and Other Important Mental Health Questions
10:24

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen answer questions concerning happiness, joy, and the steps you can take to make them last.

May 13, 2021
Brain in the News: Millennials, Happiness and Brain Health
11:23

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen talk about the latest statistics of brain health concerning millennials and the continued mental effects of Covid-19.

May 12, 2021
The Seven Secrets of Happiness
12:27

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen continue sharing their wisdom, with questions to ask yourself and advice that can help lead to a happier life.

May 11, 2021
Americans Are The Unhappiest They’ve Ever Been. Here’s Why
13:12

Research has shown Americans are the least happy they have been in decades. Dr Daniel and Tana Amen are starting a happiness challenge to help out, and ask you to join them on the adventure.

May 10, 2021
The Brain Healthy Habits You Need To Do with Jay Shetty
06:13

New York Times bestselling author Jay Shetty asks Dr Daniel and Tana Amen, what is the one thing everyone can do today to prepare their brain for the future.

May 06, 2021
Why Seeking Help & Being Authentic Is Crucial with Jay Shetty
07:24

Tana Amen shares personal stories and experiences that helped shape her life's purpose, with New York Times bestselling author Jay Shetty. 

May 05, 2021
Dealing with Pandemic Stress, Anxiety and Depression with Jay Shetty
10:21

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen discuss strategies on avoiding depression, by focusing on the Four Circles of Wellness with New York Times bestselling author Jay Shetty.

May 04, 2021
How Redefining Responsibility Can Change Your Life With Jay Shetty
07:49

Dr Daniel and Tana Amen chat with Author and New York Times bestselling author Jay Shetty. They discuss personal struggles and how redefining "responsibility" can change the way you see helping others.

May 03, 2021
Life After Brain Trauma, Recovery and Hope With Jerri Sher
11:59

Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen chat with Filmmaker Jerri Sher about where the characters of her latest movie "Quiet Explosions: Healing The Brain" are now and how they are giving back to the community.

Apr 29, 2021
Healing Traumatic Brain Injuries of Firefighters and Football Players With Jerri Sher
16:46

Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen talk with director Jerri Sher about the various methods used to treat traumatic brain injury, including transcranial magnetic stimulation and hyperbaric oxygen.

Apr 28, 2021
The Harmful Effects of Not Treating Brain Injuries With Jerri Sher
14:27

Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen continue their discussion with Filmmaker Jerri Sher about the many different harmful side effects of letting a brain injury go untreated and how a movie can illustrate this subject that doesn't often garner enough attention.

Apr 27, 2021
What You Don’t Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries with Jerri Sher
12:25

Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen sit down with Emmy Award winning director Jerri Sher to talk about the creative process for her latest film, "Quiet Explosions: Healing The Brain".

Apr 26, 2021
Are You Struggling with Brain Fog? This Could Be Why
14:37

Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen answer listener's questions about pandemic weight gain, how to lose it, and how to maintain healthy habits going forward. 

Apr 22, 2021
Brain in the News: How Covid Can Affect Existing Mental Health Conditions
11:14

Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen go over the latest health statistics and Covid research. They discuss healthy anxiety and the different messaging about social distancing. 

Apr 21, 2021
How Children Are Made or Broken By Family Issues or Trauma
14:10

Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen talk about the Fine balance between love and logic. They give tips on how to be a good listener and elevate confidence in children.

Apr 20, 2021
When Is It Okay to “Let Go”?
11:38

Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen share personal parenting experience and discuss when is the right time to allow teenagers to make more adult decisions.

Apr 19, 2021
Amens Answer Your Questions: Triggers, Heartbreak, and Mental Focus
12:43

Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana answer listener questions about topics ranging from how to handle living in a trauma filled environment, to advise on how to deal with a broken heart. 

Apr 15, 2021
How Does Walking Improve Mood & Brain Health?
10:38

Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana chat about how exercise and High Intensity Training shape thinking and can lengthen life span. Dr. Amen also reminds listeners about the correlation between certain bacteria and mental illnesses.

Apr 14, 2021
COVID-19 Long Haul, Fatigue & Fighting Negative Thoughts in a Pandemic
12:38

Death toll statistics can have a negative impact on brain health and make way for harmful thoughts. Dr. Amen and Tana Amen sit down to elaborate on how to change one's focus to practicing mental discipline and how the benefits of these exercises help maintain a healthy body weight during a pandemic. 

Apr 13, 2021
How Substances Affect the Brain During A Pandemic Isolation
13:36

Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen review studies on drugs' influences on the brain during the pandemic. They discuss how marijuana and other drugs can affect mental health by worsening bad habits, and how discipline can help maintain a healthy lifestyle in isolation.

Apr 12, 2021
Perseverance Is Key To Surpassing Mental Health Threshold With Dr. Dale Bredesen
14:26

Experiencing pushback from the academic community, Dr Bredesen Discusses the cyclical nature of the ever changing field of mental health, and how the next generations will continue creating positive change. His new book “The First Survivors of Alzheimer's: How Patients Recovered Life and Hope in Their Own Words” is a collection of stories written by people that not only survived Alzheimer’s disease, but are thriving.

For more information on Dr. Bredesen's new book, The End of Alzheimer's Program, visit https://www.amazon.com/End-Alzheimers-Program-Protocol-Cognition-ebook/dp/B081Y3QF4C

Apr 08, 2021
How Does Social Isolation Affect Mental Health? With Dr. Dale Bredesen
11:40

Dr Bredesen touches on the topic of isolation and how it affects mental decline, especially in nursing homes where stimulation is key. He reviews some practices that people can use to keep their brain healthier for longer, by continuing ancestral traditions our bodies inherited through evolution.

For more information on Dr. Bredesen's new book, The End of Alzheimer's Program, visit https://www.amazon.com/End-Alzheimers-Program-Protocol-Cognition-ebook/dp/B081Y3QF4C

Apr 07, 2021
What Can You Do To Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? With Dr. Dale Bredesen
13:31

Dr Bredesen chats about how modern gadgets are helping people track their mental health by monitoring critical information for people to know about themselves. He elaborates on how the current state of detecting Alzheimer’s disease is getting easier, but at the same time the age of the individuals affected is becoming  younger and younger.

Apr 06, 2021
Is It Possible to Stop Cognitive Decline? With Dr. Dale Bredesen
11:29

Dr Dale Bredesen sits down with Dr Daniel and Tana Amen to discuss the serious threat Alzheimer's disease still represents to the world’s population. Bredesen shares how difficult getting a simple trial approved by the Institutional Review Board can be and how some groundbreaking work is being overshadowed, thanks to corporate interest.

Apr 05, 2021
So, How Much Sleep Do You REALLY Need?
11:26

Today’s episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast brings a feature back by popular demand: Brain in the News! In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen take a brain-centric look into some of the latest hot news topics associated with the brain and mental health. This episode features such topics as how much sleep you need, the rise in mental health issues for teenagers and young adults, how stress ages the brain, and how many alcoholic drinks a week is ok for your brain. 

Apr 01, 2021
Try This Technique to Radically Transform the Way You Think
10:44

It’s spring cleaning week at The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, and Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are here to help you clean not only your environment, but your mind and your life, too. In this episode, the Amens introduce a powerful technique that’s an absolute game-changer in terms of how you think about yourself. It’s a surefire way to help you psychologically distance yourself from the daily whirlwind in your head. 

Mar 31, 2021
Does Your Kitchen Need Spring Cleaning?
12:07

When springtime hits and we begin our annual ritual of spring cleaning our homes, it’s important that we don’t neglect one of the most important rooms in it: the kitchen. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss how to go about doing a full spring clean of your kitchen, and how to determine what stays and what goes based on the type of diet that’s going to be most beneficial to you and your family. 

Mar 30, 2021
Spring Into Better Mental Health Today
12:40

Spring is in the air, and with it comes the urge to clean and reorganize our environments for the coming year. But it’s not just your bedroom or your closet that benefits from a spring cleaning. Cleaning your mind can be one of the most beneficial ways to set yourself up for success and happiness for the rest of the year. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you practical tips to give your brain a proper spring cleaning. 

Mar 29, 2021
What Happens When You Rewire Your Brain and Thinking, with Dr. Caroline Leaf
09:34

In this final episode of a four-part series with ‘Cleaning Up Your Mental Mind’ author Dr. Caroline Leaf, she tells the story of a man who suffered years of sexual trauma, and how he used the 5-step process outlined in Dr. Leaf’s book to change his thought patterns to pave the way forward in his life. When you’re able to understand where your negative thoughts are coming from, and when you can reframe them in a positive way as this man did, you can drastically change your life. 

For more info on Dr. Caroline Leaf's new book 'Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess', visit https://www.cleaningupyourmentalmess.com/

 

Mar 25, 2021
Try this Technique to Stop Toxic Thinking, with Dr. Caroline Leaf
12:43

Toxic patterns of thinking can damage more than just your emotional health. It can also affect the physical functioning of brain and even cause inflammation in the body! In this third episode of a series with ‘Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess’ author Dr. Caroline Leaf, she and the Amens take an in-depth look at her 5 steps to a cleaner mind, including an effective technique for making sense of your personal observations to give you a map for rewriting your own thought patterns. 

For more info on Dr. Caroline Leaf's new book 'Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess', visit https://www.cleaningupyourmentalmess.com/

 

Mar 24, 2021
How to Find the Roots of Your Psychological Troubles, with Dr. Caroline Leaf
10:43

This week’s series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast features our guest and good friend Dr. Caroline Leaf, who outlines some of the major takeaways from her new book ‘Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess’. In this episode, Dr. Leaf explains the second step in her 5-step process to cleaning up your mind, which is reflection. Dr. Leaf and the Amens give you practical tips to go deeper into your mind to explore and define the roots of your psychological issues, which is a vital step for learning to control your thoughts. 

For more info on Dr. Caroline Leaf's new book 'Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess', visit https://www.cleaningupyourmentalmess.com/

 

Mar 23, 2021
5 Steps to Managing a Messy Mind, with Dr. Caroline Leaf
14:22

When it comes to the subject of mental health, too much of the discussion is based on the fear factors associated with brain disease and destructive conditions. This negative bias led Dr. Caroline Leaf to write her new book ‘Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess’, which helps people to understand and train their minds without all the intimidation. In this first episode in a four-part series with Dr. Leaf, she and the Amens give an overview of her 5-step method to gaining control over your thoughts. 

For more info on Dr. Caroline Leaf's new book 'Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess', visit https://www.cleaningupyourmentalmess.com/

 

Mar 22, 2021
How to Move on from Things (and People!) that Aren’t Working Out
08:09

In this final episode based on the concept of dragons, as outlined in Dr. Amen’s new book ‘Your Brain is Always Listening’, Dr. Amen and Tana discuss how other peoples’ dragons can also breathe fire on your life. Recognizing when something or someone is a hurtful rather than encouraging influence on your life can bring a tremendous boost to your overall wellbeing. The Amens give you practical tips for moving on and leaving these negative influences behind so you can live your best, happiest life. 

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Mar 18, 2021
The Problem with Herd Mentality
09:01

From the pandemic to the election, this past year has seen our country go wild in taking sides to fight those with different belief systems. But who exactly are these others, these faceless ‘they’ that are supposedly driven to undermine everything one stands for? The answer has to do with herd mentality, which has become a driving force for hate over the past few years. In this podcast episode, the Amens discuss the problems with herd mentality, why technology and social media may be partly to blame, and how to identity others for who they really are. 

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Mar 17, 2021
Internet Trolls: How to Deal with Negativity
09:07

A disturbing phenomenon that has emerged over the past several years has been the rise of ‘internet trolls’, people who regularly engage in harassment and other types of negative activity online. In this episode of the podcast, the Amens take an in-depth look at these trolls and examine how and why they engage in hurtful behavior, and why strategies like positivity-bias training can help you to remain objective when the hate comes your way. 

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Mar 16, 2021
Does The Influence of Others Affect Your Brain?
12:06

The influence of other people plays a massive role in how we feel from day to day, moment to moment. It’s vital that we train our brains to remain objective in how we process the way in which other people behave toward us. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the ways that our brains will respond to both praise and criticism, and how we can use others’ influence to motivate and inspire us, rather than bring us down.

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Mar 15, 2021
Peer Pressure: How to Avoid Getting Burned by the Bully Dragons
12:40
The way we treat and are treated by our peers has a profound effect on us. Our bullies can leave us doubting ourselves or questioning our own worth, but is it true that “Hurt people hurt people”? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the ‘Friends / Popular Kids / Mean Girls / Bullies Dragon’ and the effect the internet is having on this generation’s children.
 
For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/
 
Mar 11, 2021
The Importance of Mentors on your Physical and Emotional Health
14:29
Our brain health and the way we see and interact with the world is influenced by a multitude of factors. One of the most important is the mentors we meet throughout our lives - the people that tear us down to (hopefully) build us back stronger. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the ‘Teachers / Coaches Dragon’ and the advantages of finding one that will push you to be your best.
 
For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/
 
Mar 10, 2021
You’re Not Your Child’s Best Friend: How to Raise Responsible Children
12:23
We all want our children to be happy and avoid suffering, but sometimes that can run counter to your job as a parent - to raise responsible, prepared children ready to face the challenges the world will throw at them. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the ‘Children Dragon’ and how to keep your child’s voice in your head from manipulating you.
 
For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/
 
Mar 09, 2021
What Effect Does Birth Order Have on Your Mental Health?
12:42
We all know the stereotypes. Only children are spoiled. Oldest children are responsible and ambitious. Middle children crave attention and are natural people-pleasers, and youngest children are free spirits. Are any of these true? And, if so, how do they affect us as we grow? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen talk about the ‘Sibling / Birth Order Dragons’ which are born out of the highs and lows you share with your siblings during your childhood, and the advantages and disadvantages they bring.
 
For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/
Mar 08, 2021
How Mommy and Daddy Issues Manifest in the Brain
16:14

When people talk about someone having mommy or daddy issues, these issues tend to be thought of as the child’s issues, but it’s important to remember that the parent is usually the one causing them. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the phenomenon of ‘Parent Dragons’, which is when you hold on to past traumas, fears, and anxieties that originated out of relationships with your parents, and why it’s so important to understand how and why these issues manifest in your brain. 

Watch the brand new TV special from Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen "Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Trauma & Grief" on PBS now! Check you local listings for showtimes.

 

Mar 04, 2021
Can Mental Health Issues be Passed Down from Generation to Generation?
14:49

Some people have mental health issues that seem to come from nowhere, and with no explanation. Could it be that these issues are actually a gift from your ancestors, even though they seem to have no cause for occurring in your own life? The answer may surprise you. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss Daniel’s favorite dragon from his ‘Dragons from the Past’, which is the Ancestral Dragon. Dr. Amen and Tana explain just how mental health traits are handed down, and how to recognize when they may be an issue in your life. 

Watch the brand new TV special from Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen "Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Trauma & Grief" on PBS now! Check you local listings for showtimes.

 

Mar 03, 2021
Learned Helpless: What is It? (And How to Reverse It!)
15:49

Depression was at epidemic levels even before the pandemic, but once the quarantine period began, it quickly jumped to 28%. That’s more than one in 4 people suffering! As Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen explain in their new PBS special ‘Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Trauma & Grief’, taming the Hopeless & Helpless Dragons that leave you feeling depressed can be achieved by recognizing patterns of something called ‘learned helplessness’.  

Watch the brand new TV special from Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen "Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Trauma & Grief" on PBS now! Check you local listings for showtimes.

Mar 02, 2021
How to Ease the Three Major Types of Grief
22:30

In Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen’s new PBS special ‘Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Trauma & Grief’ they discuss the dragons from the past that breathe fire on the emotional centers of the brain. Perhaps one of the most prevalent of these dragons during the pandemic is the Grief and Loss Dragon. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Amen describes the three major types of grief, what triggers them, how they manifest, and what you can do to ease the resulting negative feelings. 

Watch the brand new TV special from Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen "Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Trauma & Grief" on PBS now! Check you local listings for showtimes.

Mar 01, 2021
How to Come to Terms with Fear of Dying
11:45

Perhaps the most common of all dragons from the past discussed in Dr. Amen’s new book “Your Brain is Always Listening’ is the dreaded ‘Death Dragon’. This is the fear of death that can seriously hinder your mental health if you aren’t able to keep it in check. In the final episode of this week’s series, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the many origins of this Death Dragon, as well as its common triggers. Finally, they give you practical tips to put death into proper perspective, so you can live a free and productive life. 

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Feb 25, 2021
What Brings Out Judgmental Tendencies in People?
13:43

In Dr. Daniel Amen’s new book ‘Your Brain is Always Listening’, he describes the dragons from the past that breathe fire on your emotional brain. One of Tana Amen’s primary dragons is the ‘Judgmental Dragon’, which can have surprising origins. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Amen and Tana dive into the details of these dragons, illustrating what typically causes them, what triggers them in a situation, and how to keep them under control. 

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Feb 24, 2021
The Biology of Anger
14:52

Why are some of us so quick to bursts of anger, road rage, or having negative thoughts about others while others seem to stay cool, calm, and collected despite the circumstances? The answer may lie in our biology. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen continue their examination of the dragons from the past from the Dr. Amen’s new book ‘Your Brain is Always Listening’. This focus of this episode is on what triggers our ‘Angry Dragon’, how it manifests in our brain, and what we can do to tame them. 

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Feb 23, 2021
The Difference Between Blame and Responsibility
14:02

Responsibility is one of Tana’s favorite words because it’s a word that helped her get through a difficult time in her life. However, many people tend to confuse the word ‘responsibility’ with ‘blame’, which can lead to problems. As Tana and Dr. Daniel Amen share in this episode, the two words have quite different meanings. This concept, taken from Dr. Amen’s upcoming book ‘Your Brain is Always Listening’, explains why those who take on responsibility need to make sure that self-care is always taken into account first before the needs of others.

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Feb 22, 2021
Understanding the Mindset of Spoiled and Entitled People
13:33

When people have a sense of being special, spoiled, or entitled, dealing with them can be a nightmare. However, it’s even worse if those entitled feelings are your own. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the Special, Spoiled, and Entitled Dragon, referenced from Dr. Amen’s new book “Your Brain is Always Listening”. Learn the importance of letting go of feelings that the world owes you, and why taking responsibility can be a game changer. 

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Feb 18, 2021
How Feelings of Guilt & Shame Manifest in Your Brain
11:21

Feelings of guilt and shame can cause people to do terrible things, like self-harming behaviors. Therefore it’s vital to know where these feelings are coming from and how to keep them from overwhelming you. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are continuing their discussion of the ‘dragons from the past’ outlined in Dr. Amen’s new book “Your Brain is Always Listening”. The focus of this episode is the Should & Shaming Dragon: What triggers it, how it manifests, and how to tame it. 

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Feb 17, 2021
Taming the Dragons of Past Trauma
14:44

In this week’s series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen go into more detail on the dragons from the past that can breathe fire on the emotional centers of the brain. Although these dragons can cause havoc in your life, when you learn how they originate and how to tame them, you can make your life so much better. This episode features the Wounded Dragons that are the result of past traumas. 

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Feb 16, 2021
What Causes Anxiety in the Brain?
13:17

In Dr. Daniel Amen’s new book “Your Brain is Always Listening” he describes the ‘dragons from the past’ that can breathe fire on your emotional brain. The most common of these is the Anxious Dragon, which has been especially dangerous during this pandemic. In this episode of the podcast, Daniel and Tana Amen discuss what triggers the anxious dragon, and what you can do to tame it. 

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Feb 15, 2021
What Makes a Person Feel Inferior or Flawed?
10:22

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen continue their discussion on the dragons from the past featured in Daniel’s brand-new book, “Your Brain is Always Listening.” The dragon discussed in this episode, the Inferior and Flawed Dragon, can be especially dangerous, as it is the dragon that tends to drive depression and suicide. Daniel and Tana give you the common triggers for this dragon, as well as the tools you need to tame it so you can live a happier, fuller life. 

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Feb 11, 2021
Overcome Feelings of Being Invisible
12:45

In this special multi-part series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss at length the most important concepts explored in Dr. Amen’s new book, “Your Brain is Always Listening.” In this episode, the focus is on the Abandoned, Invisible, and Insignificant Dragon, which was one of Daniel’s biggest obstacles growing up. Daniel reveals how living with this dragon shaped him into who he is today.

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Feb 10, 2021
The Father/Son Stress Cycle – What to Do?
13:32

In Dr. Daniel Amen’s new book, “Your Brain is Always Listening”, he discusses how the different types of dragons from the past can breathe fire on your emotional brain, causing you to feel anxiety, depression, trauma, and grief. In this chapter, Dr. Amen and his wife Tana discuss the fascinating story that opens the book, which revolves around the brain health issues experienced by the son of a notorious drug kingpin, and why recognizing and taming dragons from the past was crucial for his healing. 

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Feb 09, 2021
Your Emotional Brain: The Dragons from the Past
14:33

When COVID-19 brought society to a grinding halt last year, one of the first things Dr. Amen wrote was that “mental hygiene is just as important as washing your hands.” While true, it may be difficult to have good mental hygiene unless you know where your issues are originating from. In Dr. Amen’s brand new book “Your Brain is Always Listening”, he chronicles the dragons from the past that breathe fire on your emotional brain. This first episode of a series based on the lessons from this new book introduces us to the concept of the dragons from the past. 

For more info on Dr. Daniel Amen's new book, "Your Brain is Always Listening", visit https://yourbrainisalwayslistening.com/

 

Feb 08, 2021
Eat Smarter with These Smart Nutrition Strategies, with Shawn Stevenson
12:56

Shawn Stevenson’s podcast, The Model Health Show, has been named the number one health and wellness podcast because Shawn’s strategies are both practical and based in science. In this last episode in a series with Shawn, he and the Amens discuss some of Shawn’s top strategies you can use to lose weight and improve your overall health. 

For more info on Shawn's new book "Eat Smarter", visit https://www.amazon.com/Eat-Smarter-Metabolism-Upgrade-Transform-ebook/dp/B07W3M55SP

 

Feb 04, 2021
Your Microbiome: The Role of Probiotics and Prebiotics, with Shawn Stevenson
12:37

Everyone has a different metabolic footprint, and it changes constantly, so we need be aware of our diet and make changes when necessary. One of the most important factors to keep an eye on is the role probiotics and prebiotics play in our microbiome. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are again joined by “Eat Smarter” author Shawn Stevenson for a discussion on how the components of our microbiome work, and how we can make small changes to our diet that will make a big difference in the health of our gut, brain, and body. 

For more info on Shawn's new book "Eat Smarter", visit https://www.amazon.com/Eat-Smarter-Metabolism-Upgrade-Transform-ebook/dp/B07W3M55SP

 

Feb 03, 2021
Is Brain Inflammation Causing You to Gain Weight? With Shawn Stevenson
13:56

When it comes to losing weight, the traditional message has been that calories are king. Control the amount of calories you put into your body, and you control your weight. However, as “Eat Smarter” author Shawn Stevenson tells us, this is clearly not the whole story. In this episode of the podcast, Shawn and the Amens discuss how inflammation in the brain can reduce your body’s ability to burn calories, causing frustration in many dieters. Luckily, Shawn has practical techniques to break this cycle and reduce inflammation in your brain to help balance your body’s metabolism.  

For more info on Shawn's new book "Eat Smarter", visit https://www.amazon.com/Eat-Smarter-Metabolism-Upgrade-Transform-ebook/dp/B07W3M55SP

 

Feb 02, 2021
Strengthen Your Brain Through Diet, with Shawn Stevenson
15:08

We’ve all heard the phrase, “You are what you eat”. But does this phrase apply to the brain, too? Does the food we eat actually become our brain? In the first episode of a series with The Model Health Show host Shawn Stevenson, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss how the foods we put into our body become our body (and brain), and why certain societal institutions have made building a healthy brain more difficult. 

For more info on Shawn's new book "Eat Smarter", visit https://www.amazon.com/Eat-Smarter-Metabolism-Upgrade-Transform-ebook/dp/B07W3M55SP

 

Feb 01, 2021
How to Disinfect Your Thoughts, with Dr. Josh Axe
13:53

Different types of stress and emotions have measurable effects on different systems in the body. Therefore it’s crucial to pay attention to your thoughts in order to keep them from wreaking havoc on your health. In this fourth and final episode in a series with “Ancient Remedies” author Dr. Josh Axe, he and the Amens discuss the phenomenon of disinfecting your thoughts, and how you can diagnose your emotions and learn to foster positivity to keep your body and immune system strong and healthy. 

For more info on Dr. Axe's new book, "Ancient Remedies", visit https://www.amazon.com/Ancient-Remedies-Essential-Powerful-Medicine/dp/0316496456

 

Jan 28, 2021
Is Too Much Sanitization a Bad Thing? With Dr. Josh Axe
10:50

As the depleted stock of hand sanitizers has shown us, sanitization is at the top of everyone’s minds during this pandemic. But is it possible that we’re sanitizing too much? Can over-sanitization actually be harmful to our health? The answers may surprise you. In this third episode in a series with Ancient Nutrition founder Dr. Josh Axe, he and the Amens discuss what may be happening to some of your vital organs if you are obsessively using sanitizer, or even using the wrong kinds of sanitizer. 

For more info on Dr. Axe's new book, "Ancient Remedies", visit https://www.amazon.com/Ancient-Remedies-Essential-Powerful-Medicine/dp/0316496456

 

Jan 27, 2021
Can Mushrooms Supercharge Immunity? with Dr. Josh Axe
14:25

In Dr. Josh Axe’s upcoming book “Ancient Remedies”, he takes an in-depth look at many of the time-tested foods and nutrients that have been used in traditional healing. One of these groups of food, mushrooms, has recently cycled back into the public consciousness in a huge way. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen and Dr. Axe discuss the types of mushrooms that can give you a major immune system boost. 

For more info on Dr. Axe's new book, "Ancient Remedies", visit https://www.amazon.com/Ancient-Remedies-Essential-Powerful-Medicine/dp/0316496456

 

Jan 26, 2021
Remedies That Can Help You Against COVID-19, with Dr. Josh Axe
12:32

As the coronavirus death toll continues to climb, many are searching for answers as to why some people who get the virus only have light symptoms while others die. In this week’s series of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are joined by “Ancient Remedies” author Dr. Josh Axe for a discussion on the tried and true wellness techniques that have been practiced throughout history, and why these strategies could now be more important than ever. 

For more info on Dr. Axe's new book, "Ancient Remedies", visit https://www.amazon.com/Ancient-Remedies-Essential-Powerful-Medicine/dp/0316496456

 

Jan 25, 2021
The Amen’s ‘Resetting’ Strategies to Balance Your Life
12:56

In this week’s series of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen take an in-depth examination of the process of resetting yourself and redefining your goals. In the last episode of this series, the Amens discuss why it’s so important to strike a balance with all of the different aspects of your life, such as family, work, finances, and health. The strategies they give in this episode will help you to find and maintain that balance necessary for a happy, purposeful life.

Jan 21, 2021
How to Make Your Subconscious Mind Work
12:01

Our brains can be our biggest allies or worst enemies. Whether your brain acts to help you or to sabotage you all depends on how you train it. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the work you can do to train your brain to subconsciously act and react in ways that will get you closer to your goals, rather than become a roadblock to them. 

Jan 20, 2021
The Best Way to Clarify Your Goals for 2021
11:41

The beginning of a new year is typically a period of looking forward and setting goals for what you want to achieve within the next 12 months. Unfortunately, many people don’t get very far in this exercise because they don’t know where to start. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen give you a powerful tool to help you define exactly what your goals are and how to set your life up in a way that makes those goals attainable.

Jan 19, 2021
Is it Time for a Mental Do-Over?
12:06

An important lesson 2020 has taught us is that when things don’t go the way you planned, how you react can drastically shape your mental well-being. One of the best ways to react to the adversities in your life is to simply perform a mental do-over and start fresh. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss when and how to wipe the brain’s slate clean and start over, giving you a better chance for a better tomorrow. 

Jan 18, 2021
Can Anxiety be Treated Holistically?
11:17

This episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast features the first Brain Warrior Q&A of the new year. Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen tackle listener questions from such topics as treating anxiety holistically, the different types of ADD, Daniel and Tana’s personal supplement regiments, as well as their favorite meditation practices.  

Jan 14, 2021
ADHD During a Pandemic
11:25

People with ADHD, and those they live with, can be under enormous amounts of stress even without a pandemic. But as quarantine life drags on, an even darker side of ADHD is emerging. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen take a Brain Warrior look into recent current events to help shed some light on how we can achieve and maintain our brain and overall health, even when some of the chips seem to be stacked against us. 

Jan 13, 2021
Doomscrolling: What It Does to Your Mental Health
10:56

In this boiling political climate, many of us are finding ourselves glued to Twitter or other online news sources to keep up with everything that’s going on. But at what point are we merely “doomscrolling” and causing harm to our brains? In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the phenomenon of doomscrolling, and then tell you specific strategies you can use to keep this harmful form of social media addiction at bay. 

Jan 12, 2021
Why the Coronavirus is Hitting Americans So Hard
13:51

As the new year begins and a new surge of coronavirus stokes the flames of fear in our country, we may be compelled to ask why it is that the COVID numbers appear to be so high in comparison to some other countries. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen share their thoughts on the cause of this phenomenon, and it’s probably not what you think. The Amens then give you tips and strategies to keep yourself healthy and safe in the new year. 

Jan 11, 2021
The Amens Top Strategies to Start 2021 Off
13:03

There’s a technique used in timeline therapy where you take note of where you see your past and future in relation to where you are physically. If we can take our focus off the space of our past and place our focus on the space of our future while armed with helpful new strategies, we are in a much better position to be set up for success. In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen give you their top strategies to start off 2021 the right way. 

Jan 07, 2021
How We Learn from Our Hardest Moments
11:01

2020 was a difficult year for most everyone, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen included. Perhaps the most difficult part for Daniel was losing his father. But through a concept called “post-traumatic growth”, he made sure his grief was meaningful and ultimately productive. In this episode of the podcast, the Amens tell you how you can use your hardest moments to shape you into a stronger and happier person. 

Jan 06, 2021
SPECIAL EPISODE: Chapter 1 from Tana’s New Audiobook!
32:39

For this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Tana Amen is giving away chapter 1 from the audiobook version of her brand new book “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child!” In this opening chapter she recalls the moment that changed her perspective on everything (including herself) forever. Enjoy this special episode as a thank you to all of you Brain Warriors who tune in to the podcast each week! 

For more info on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit https://www.thomasnelson.com/p/relentless-courage-of-a-scared-child/

 

Jan 05, 2021
The Most Important Lessons We Learned from 2020
10:47

As we look back on this unprecedented year, it’s important to see our challenges as learning experiences rather than just bad experiences. Through all of the struggles, uncertainties, and anxiety, there may be some silver linings that can help us to have a much better 2021. In the first Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast episode of 2021, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen share the most important things they’ve learned in the past year, and how we can all use these lessons to be in better shape for the future. 

Jan 04, 2021
Nutritional Strategies For 2021 with Dave Asprey
15:17

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, we wrap up a series with bio-hacking expert and “Fast This Way” author Dave Asprey. Dave and Tana Amen discuss some of the major takeaways from Dave’s new book, including tips to change your body’s chemistry not by eating certain foods, but also by eating them a certain way. 

For more info on Dave Asprey's new book "Fast This Way", visit https://www.amazon.com/Fast-This-Way-Inflammation-High-Performing/dp/0062882864

 

Dec 31, 2020
Tips to Supercharge Your Morning Routine, with Dave Asprey
20:21

When it comes to daily routines, small details matter, and no one knows this more than bio-hacking authority Dave Asprey. Minor tweaks and changes in how you perform your daily tasks can have a huge effect on how you feel and how you function. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dave and Tana Amen discuss some of these “bio-hacks”, including some additions you can add to your coffee to make it a much healthier part of your morning routine. 

For more info on Dave Asprey's new book "Fast This Way", visit https://www.amazon.com/Fast-This-Way-Inflammation-High-Performing/dp/0062882864

 

Dec 30, 2020
Fasting: How You Can Fast the Right Way, with Dave Asprey
11:46

Recent medical research has shown intermittent fasting to be a highly effective technique to promote overall health. However, fasting can be tricky, and if it’s not done correctly, you may feel like you’re starving yourself and not getting any benefits. In this episode of the podcast, Tana Amen is joined by “the father of bio-hacking” Dave Asprey for a discussion on how to fast the right way, touching on some of the practical tips from Dave’s new book “Fast This Way”. 

For more info on Dave Asprey's new book "Fast This Way", visit https://www.amazon.com/Fast-This-Way-Inflammation-High-Performing/dp/0062882864

 

Dec 29, 2020
Does The Internet Algorithms Promote Fear? with Dave Asprey
12:02

In this week’s series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Tana Amen is joined by our good friend Dave Asprey, host of Bulletproof Radio and author of the new book “Fast This Way”. In this episode, Tana and Dave discuss the many ways the internet hijacks the amygdala by favoring fear-based content over anything else. Dave and Tana also give you some specific strategies to counteract this so you can feel safer and more balanced in your emotions. 

For more info on Dave Asprey's new book "Fast This Way", visit https://www.amazon.com/Fast-This-Way-Inflammation-High-Performing/dp/0062882864

 

Dec 28, 2020
How to Grief/Cope with Loss During the Holidays, with Dr. Jennifer Love
13:55

The holidays can be the most difficult time of year, even without a pandemic. This year it’s more important than ever that people take care of their brains and their thoughts in order to avoid the things that pile on the emotional weight. In this fourth and final episode in a series on managing crisis with Dr. Jennifer Love, she and the Amens discuss important strategies for keeping your thoughts under control during the holiday season, especially for those that have recently experienced grief or loss. 

For more info on Dr. Love's new book "When Crisis Strikes: 5 Steps to Heal Your Brain, Body, and Life from Chronic Stress", visit https://www.amazon.com/When-Crisis-Strikes-Chronic-Stress/dp/0806540818

 

Dec 24, 2020
The Importance of Knowing How to Let Go, with Dr. Jennifer Love
12:22

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are once again joined by “When Crises Strikes” author Dr. Jennifer Love for further discussion on how to manage the crises that can invade our lives unexpectedly. In this episode, Dr. Love explains the fifth and final step in managing a crisis, which involves holding on to what matters while letting go of what doesn’t. Knowing exactly when and how to let go can be difficult, but as Dr. Love explains, it’s a crucial step in overcoming life’s traumas. 

For more info on Dr. Love's new book "When Crisis Strikes: 5 Steps to Heal Your Brain, Body, and Life from Chronic Stress", visit https://www.amazon.com/When-Crisis-Strikes-Chronic-Stress/dp/0806540818

 

Dec 23, 2020
The 5 Steps to Managing a Crisis, with Dr. Jennifer Love
13:01

When crisis strikes, we need to learn how to respond appropriately in order to get a grip on the situation. Thankfully, we have Dr. Jennifer Love to tell us exactly how we can do that. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Love, along with Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen, discuss the 5 steps to managing a crisis, taken from Dr. Love’s new book “When Crisis Strikes”. Dr. Love describes her wonderful analogy of the 5 fingers of the hand and explains the role each “finger” plays in coming to terms with any tough situation, so you can set yourself up for the healing that comes afterward. 

For more info on Dr. Love's new book "When Crisis Strikes: 5 Steps to Heal Your Brain, Body, and Life from Chronic Stress", visit https://www.amazon.com/When-Crisis-Strikes-Chronic-Stress/dp/0806540818

 

Dec 22, 2020
This is Reason Why People Act Hysterical, with Dr. Jennifer Love
14:32

As you get older in life, your stresses begin to stack up, and though we may think we’re leaving the past behind, the truth is that it tends to resurface in surprising ways, sometimes when we least expect it. In this series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are joined by “When Crisis Strikes” author Dr. Jennifer Love for a discussion on the origins of hysterical thinking and behavior, and why it’s so important to get a grip and come to terms with past traumas.  

For more info on Dr. Love's new book "When Crisis Strikes: 5 Steps to Heal Your Brain, Body, and Life from Chronic Stress", visit https://www.amazon.com/When-Crisis-Strikes-Chronic-Stress/dp/0806540818

 

Dec 21, 2020
Treating Depression Without Medication, with Dr. Steven Hayes
11:47

Depression is everywhere these days, and more and more people are turning to antidepressant medication for relief. But what many don’t understand is that antidepressant meds can have harmful side effects and be hard to get off of. In the fourth and final installment in a series with “ A Liberated Mind” author Dr. Steven Hayes, he and the Amens discuss the cutting-edge cognitive behavior therapy technique that treats lasting depression without the use of a pill.  

For more info on Dr. Hayes book, visit https://www.amazon.com/Liberated-Mind-Pivot-Toward-Matters/dp/073521400X

 

Dec 17, 2020
How to Treat Your Social Anxiety from Home, with Dr. Steven Hayes
11:58

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy has many practical uses, and one of the most common is in treating social anxiety. In the third episode in a series with “A Liberated Mind” author Dr. Steven Hayes, Daniel, Tana, and Dr. Hayes discuss how a type of cognitive behavioral treatment can help you overcome your social anxiety, and why paying attention to your thoughts before automatically responding to them can be helpful in any stressful situation. 

For more info on Dr. Hayes book, visit https://www.amazon.com/Liberated-Mind-Pivot-Toward-Matters/dp/073521400X

 

Dec 16, 2020
No Fear: How Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Can Change You, with Dr. Steven Hayes
13:28

Our nervous system doesn’t come with a delete button, therefore the triggers for our emotional reactions won’t just go away, making it crucial for us to find healthy ways to process emotional triggers. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are joined by clinical psychologist Dr. Steven Hayes for a discussion on exactly how to do this. Through the use of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), we can help our brains to react more positively when trouble arises.

For more info on Dr. Hayes book, visit https://www.amazon.com/Liberated-Mind-Pivot-Toward-Matters/dp/073521400X

 

 

Dec 15, 2020
How to Calm Your Brain, with Dr. Steven Hayes
14:15

Though they’re amazing organs, our brains can be difficult to control. Processes such as epigenetics, which are deep-seated neural pathways passed down from generation to generation, sometimes give us instincts that are outdated or even potentially harmful. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are joined by “A Liberated Mind” author Dr. Steven Hayes for a discussion on how to tame those unconscious instincts and bypass obsolete brain functions. 

For more info on Dr. Hayes book, visit https://www.amazon.com/Liberated-Mind-Pivot-Toward-Matters/dp/073521400X

Dec 14, 2020
Tana’s Most Important Life Lesson
14:34

This episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast wraps up our in-depth discussion on Tana Amen’s brand new memoir “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child”, by reviewing many of the most important lessons and takeaways Tana has learned from her terrifying and traumatic ordeals. Tana and Dr. Daniel Amen go over such topics as self-care, boundaries, and behavior, as well as an insightful and touching little anecdote about pottery.

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentless courage.com

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

 

Dec 10, 2020
Trauma + “Being Polite” – Finding Your Voice
11:44

A traumatic incident from Tana’s past, as referenced from her new book “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child”, taught her that finding her voice could be a powerful weapon. Ever since, she’s found using her voice like a sword allowed her to express herself and to fight back against forces of harm. In this episode of the podcast, Tana and Dr. Amen discuss the concept of finding and using your voice, and why it can be so important for those dealing with anxiety, depression, or trauma. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentless courage.com

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

 

Dec 09, 2020
Forgiveness: Why You’re the One that Benefits
11:56

When we look at the act of forgiveness, it’s easy to see it as a way to strengthen relationships and to help others feel better about their wrongdoings. Yet we often lose sight of the fact that forgiving others actually helps ourselves in many ways, both psychologically and emotionally. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen go over the REACH model of forgiveness, as well as provide an explanation of what the act of forgiving does to the brain. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentless courage.com

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

 

Dec 08, 2020
A Victim Mentality – How to Break the Cycle
11:35

The world seems more polarized than ever at the moment, and in these trying times it’s important to keep perspective and be open to others’ beliefs and viewpoints. This is one of the main lessons learned from Tana Amen’s upcoming memoir “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child”. In this week’s series we’re wrapping up an in-depth discussion on the many insights and revelations from Tana’s new book, including why we shouldn’t rush to label people, but instead should be asking why. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentless courage.com

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

Dec 07, 2020
Tana’s Tips for Dealing with an Addiction in the Family
10:59

Addiction played a major role in shaping Tana Amen into the woman she is today. Yet interestingly, none of these addictions were her own. Rather they were the addictions of those closest to her. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Tana and Dr. Daniel Amen give you some of their best, most practical tips for handling an addiction in the family. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentless courage.com

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

 

Dec 03, 2020
When Unconditional Love Isn’t Enough
12:18

No one ever said parenting was an easy job. There’s a lot of work that goes into helping kids grow into functioning, stable adults, and as referenced in this week’s highlighted story from Tana Amen’s new book, sometimes even unconditional love isn’t enough. Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen draw on one of the most dramatic stories from “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child” to illustrate how hard a child’s life can be when addiction is present in the household, as well as what happened when the Amens were unexpectedly thrown into parent/caretaker roles for someone else’s children. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentless courage.com

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

Dec 02, 2020
Why Drawing and Maintaining Boundaries is So Important
12:41

It’s no secret that helping others is one of the most effective ways for YOU to feel happier. Yet sometimes the act of helping someone else can become incredibly complicated, leaving you exhausted and wondering if it’s worth the effort. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen describe the frustration that can set in when your efforts don’t seem to be making a difference in someone else’s life, and why setting and maintaining boundaries can be so helpful. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentless courage.com

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

Dec 01, 2020
Addiction and Families: Finding Strength Within Chaos
11:52

In this week’s series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen continue their discussion on the many lessons and anecdotes taken from Tana’s highly anticipated memoir “The Reluctant Courage of a Scared Child”. Tana’s life had seemed to finally find some stable ground when a fateful late-night phone call brought along yet another helping of chaos. A family member had lost custody of her children and turned to Tana and Daniel for help. While it seemed to be another one of life’s setbacks, this sequence of events turned out to be one of the most healing of all. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentlesscourage.com

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

Nov 30, 2020
What is Pseudo-Dementia, and What Causes It?
12:39

Just as Tana Amen was just beginning her new relationship with Daniel, an unexpected phone call upended her life. Her estranged father, with whom Tana’s relationship had been strained, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. However, when Daniel scanned his brain, what they found not only surprised everyone, but it also left the door open for reconciliation. This episode of the podcast chronicles the turbulent, but ultimately uplifting story of Tana and her father. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentlesscourage.com

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

 

Nov 26, 2020
EMDR: Getting Over Past Trauma for Good
13:40

When Daniel and Tana Amen first began their relationship, Tana was carrying plenty of baggage from her past experiences. Daniel suggested a unique treatment method for getting over trauma, but Tana wasn’t convinced. Yet when she finally gave in and decided to give it a try, it changed everything. In this episode of the podcast, the Amens explain what EMDR is, and how it can help you to finally leave your traumas where they belong - in the past. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentlesscourage.com

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

 

Nov 25, 2020
Why You Should Give Your Mind It’s Own Name
13:02

Though it usually happens on a subconscious level, we talk to ourselves all the time. Sometimes our self-talk is helpful, as it allows us to examine our issues in fine detail before acting, or to build up the confidence necessary to grow. Yet other times our minds betray us, reinforcing feelings of inadequacy, instability, and chaos. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the phenomenon of self-talk, and how one simple act can change the way you feel and react to your unconscious self-sabotage. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentlesscourage.com

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

 

Nov 24, 2020
When Dr. Amen Met Tana
14:06

A brain health love story for the ages, the fateful encounter between Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen sparked the beginning of an exciting new chapter in the brain health revolution. In this week of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen examine some of the lessons and anecdotes from Tana’s highly anticipated new book “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child”. This episode reveals how the two met, and how bumpy beginnings eventually led to happily ever after. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentlesscourage.com

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

 

Nov 23, 2020
What Happened when Tana Found Out She had Cancer
09:01

After a chance encounter with a photographer for a major magazine, life seemed to be on the upswing for Tana Amen. Then disaster struck. This episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast chronicles a dark chapter in Tana Amen’s life, as she tells her story of how she had gotten cancer, not just once, but numerous times. These inspiring snippets are featured at length in Tana’s upcoming memoir, “The Reluctant Courage of a Scared Child”. 

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

 

Nov 19, 2020
Health Diagnoses: Always Take a First Opinion with a Grain of Salt
12:20

In this week’s series of the podcast, we are sharing more of the stories featured in Tana Amen’s upcoming memoir, “The Reluctant Courage of a Scared Child”. In the previous episode, Tana reflected on what it felt like to shut everything in her life down when she was diagnosed with cancer. In this episode, she and Dr. Amen discuss the depression that followed that awful diagnosis, and why one of the most important lessons she learned during that time was that doctors can make mistakes, and if you don’t do your own research, the effects can be devastating. 

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

 

Nov 19, 2020
Parental Hypocrisy: How it Affects Children
08:19

In this week’s series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, we are looking back at some of the key moments from Tana’s life that shaped her into who she is today, with anecdotes taken from her new book, “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child”. In this episode, Tana and Dr. Amen examine Tana’s turbulent relationship with her father, and how the divide between his spoken values and reality changed Tana’s perception of both him and people in general. 

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

Nov 17, 2020
How Stacked Stressors Take a Toll on Your Brain
13:55

In Tana Amen’s upcoming book, “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child”, she inventories the packed bag of stressors she carried early in her life. Luckily for her, she found a way to build strength out of her chaos. But what happens when stressors in your own life begin to stack to a seemingly insurmountable height? This episode features a discussion in which Tana and Dr. Amen describe what stacked stressors can do the brain and body, and how you can keep your mind under control while you remove some of that weight off your shoulders. 

For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanaamen.com/event

 

Nov 16, 2020
Do You Have Trouble Managing Your Protective Reflex?
10:15

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Tana opens up about the trauma she experienced as a child, and how it has shaped the way she approaches situations as an adult. Touching on some of the lessons learned in her new book “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child,” Tana and Dr. Daniel Amen discuss the importance of having a clear voice, and what can happen if that voice is silenced. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentlesscourage.com

 

Nov 12, 2020
What Happens When You Can’t Get Past Childhood Trauma
12:53

When Tana Amen’s mother decided to remarry, Tana hadn’t yet met her mom’s groom-to-be. After they were married, things took a turn for the worse. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Tana and Dr. Daniel Amen talk about shame and denial that can remain hidden in the brain even into adulthood, and why a parent’s inability to deal with some situations can make things even worse for their children. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentlesscourage.com

 

Nov 11, 2020
Why Some People Disconnect to Deal with Separation Anxiety
12:52

When Tana Amen was a child, an environment filled with chaos and unreliability led her to feel anxious when alone. Surprisingly, one of the ways Tana chose to deal with her anxiety was to disconnect from all of those around her. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Amen and Tana explain why this is common in people with past trauma, and how past hurts can manifest later in a person’s psyche. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentlesscourage.com

 

Nov 10, 2020
How Trauma is Passed On Through Your Genes
14:05

We know that sometimes traumas from your past can linger and affect your present, but did you know that traumas from someone else’s past can do the same thing? Surprisingly, this is actually possible through a phenomenon called epigenetics. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss epigenetics, in particular the story of Tana’s grandmother, whose trauma has manifested for generations. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentlesscourage.com

Nov 09, 2020
Why Failure is the Real “F” Word
14:22

Tana Amen is not a fan of the word “failure”, because it implies a permanent state rather than a part of a larger process. Instead, she prefers the word “falling”, because it implies that you can always get back up. In this episode of the podcast, Tana shares some stories of “falling” from her new book “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child,” such as the story of Thomas, who made a huge turnaround in his life after changing some of his habits to allow him to focus better. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit https://www.thomasnelson.com/9781400220762/the-relentless-courage-of-a-scared-child/

 

Nov 05, 2020
How to Eat Healthy on a Budget
15:20

One of the surprising things Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen have learned in their encounters with addicts is that the treatment centers they visit often feed them bad, unhealthy food. The problem is that this food affects their brains, thus making it even harder for them to stick to the new patterns necessary for their recovery. In this episode, Tana Amen shares how one of these experiences encouraged her to create a system of healthy eating that works, even for those on a tight budget. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit https://www.thomasnelson.com/9781400220762/the-relentless-courage-of-a-scared-child/

 

Nov 04, 2020
Growing up in Chaos: How Does It Affect Your Brain & Thought Process?
14:09

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen share some of the biggest lessons learned from Tana’s new book “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child.” Tana discusses such topics as suffering silently with an eating disorder, grocery shopping with a gangbanger, and how growing up with constant trauma in her life changed her perceptions of other people, and why she needed to overcome those biases. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit https://www.thomasnelson.com/9781400220762/the-relentless-courage-of-a-scared-child/

 

Nov 03, 2020
Overcoming Childhood Trauma as an Adult
11:39

This week of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast kicks off a special series based on Tana Amen’s brand new book “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child.” Each episode will feature insights and anecdotes from Tana’s book that will inspire others to overcome past anxiety, depression, trauma, and guilt. In this episode, Tana reveals a how a reluctant interaction with a group of recovering addicts forced her into a shocking revelation that changed her life forever. 

For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit https://www.thomasnelson.com/9781400220762/the-relentless-courage-of-a-scared-child/

 

Nov 02, 2020
Tips to Beat COVID (If You Get It!), with Dr. Jonny Bowden
11:39

With the rate of coronavirus increasing once again with no end in sight, some are wondering if infection is more or less inevitable. Studies have shown that those with strong immune systems are able to fight off the virus, while others are simply not able to overcome it. In this fourth and final episode in a series with Dr. Jonny Bowden, he and the Amens give the practical strategies to prepare your body to fight off major viral infections such as COVID-19. 

For more info on Dr. Jonny Bowden, visit https://jonnybowden.com/

 

Oct 29, 2020
What Insulin Resistance Means to Your Body, with Dr. Jonny Bowden
13:19

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are once again joined by the “Nutrition Myth Buster” Dr. Jonny Bowden. In this episode, the discussion is on insulin resistance, and why this marker is a major predictor for major potential health problems. Dr. Bowden and the Amens also reveal which tests should be considered in place of the traditional cholesterol test to give you more important information.

For more info on Dr. Jonny Bowden, visit https://jonnybowden.com/

 

Oct 28, 2020
Do You Actually Need MORE Cholesterol in Your Diet? with Dr. Jonny Bowden
14:30

Although it tends to be demonized in western medicine, cholesterol is vitally important for your body. Without it, your body wouldn’t be able to create the hormones and nutrients needed for survival. So why does it seem that so many doctors tell us it needs to be as low as possible? In the second episode in a series with “The Great Cholesterol Myth” author Dr. Jonny Bowden, he and the Amens discuss why our current health system tends to steer away from the truth about cholesterol, and why this may be a mistake.  

For more info on Dr. Jonny Bowden, visit https://jonnybowden.com/

 

Oct 27, 2020
The One Big Myth About Cholesterol, with Dr. Jonny Bowden
13:49

Most of us have been told that your cholesterol levels predict your risk of heart disease. Often it’s our own doctors than take a look at lab tests and scare us into reducing our cholesterol as much as possible. However, as “The Nutrition Myth Buster” Dr. Jonny Bowden tells us, this is all a big myth. In the first episode in a series with Jonny, he and the Amens dish the details on all things cholesterol, such as the importance of HDL and LDL, and why too little cholesterol can also be a bad thing.

For more info on Dr. Jonny Bowden, visit https://jonnybowden.com/

 

Oct 26, 2020
How to Determine the Hours of Sleep You Need Each Night, with Dr. Michael Breus
17:25

One of the common questions we get asked is about the optimal hours of sleep needed each night. Unfortunately, there’s no right or wrong answer, as the amount varies from person to person. So how many hours do YOU need? In this fourth and final episode in a series with sleep doctor Michael Breus, he and the Amens give you a strategy to determine your nightly sleep target, as well as additional sleep tips to help you get the most out of your nights.

For more information on Dr. Michael Breus, visit https://thesleepdoctor.com/

 

Oct 22, 2020
The Connection Between REM Sleep and the Brain, with Dr. Michael Breus
20:11

Whether you’re an early bird, night owl, or somewhere in between, at some point during our sleep all of us experience the phenomenon of REM (rapid eye movement) sleep. Most of us are aware that our dream state is associated with REM sleep, but what exactly is the brain doing at this time? In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are once again joined by Dr. Michael Breus for a discussion on the effects of REM sleep on the brain.

For more information on Dr. Michael Breus, visit https://thesleepdoctor.com/

 

Oct 21, 2020
Add These Steps to Your Sleep Routine for a Major Health Boost, with Dr. Michael Breus
22:36

Of all the ways to improve your overall health, making adjustments to your sleep routine is one of the easiest methods that can also have the most significant results. In the second episode in a series with “The Sleep Doctor” Michael Breus, he and the Amens dive into some simple steps you can add to your sleep routine in order to make a dramatic difference in the way you feel each day.

For more information on Dr. Michael Breus, visit https://thesleepdoctor.com/

Links to more information on the connection between sleep and menopause:

https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/02/20/natural-supplements-menopause-sleep/

https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/02/13/sleep-supplements/

https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/02/06/hormone-replacement-therapy/

https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/01/30/managing-sleep-health-menopause/

https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/01/23/sleep-and-menopause/

https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/01/09/symptoms-of-menopause/

https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/01/05/menopause-affects-sleep/

Oct 20, 2020
The Most Common Sleep Problems (and How to Fix Them) with Dr. Michael Breus
19:23

When you have problems with your sleep, it can affect your entire life, and often in ways you least expect. Stress, anxiety, and depression can be made so much worse when our sleeping habits are part of the problem, rather than a part of the solution. In this week’s 4-part podcast series, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are joined by sleep expert Dr. Michael Breus for a discussion on the most common sleep problems, and how you can fix them quickly to feel better immediately.

For more information on Dr. Michael Breus, visit https://thesleepdoctor.com/

 

Oct 19, 2020
Can’t Stop Eating at Night? Here’s What We Recommend
12:29

You have questions? Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen have answers! In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Pocast, the Amens answer some of the questions that have recently come in from our listeners. This episodes features tips and information on such topics as nighttime eating, the meaning behind overactive brains, and dealing with personal relationships when an infidelity is involved. 

Oct 15, 2020
Can COVID-19 Have Physical Effects on the Brain?
09:40

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss some of the recent news items centered around our favorite organ, the brain. This week’s episode features content on such topics as COVID-19 and encephalopathy, statin drugs and their effects on cholesterol, HDL vs LDL cholesterol, and the effects protein, fiber, and sugar have on the body and brain. 

Oct 14, 2020
Dr. Amen’s Strategies to Deal with Long-Term Stress
14:44

Long-term stress can cause havoc on your brain, immune system, and overall sense of well-being. When the weight of your stresses don’t seem to be going away, it’s vital to take action to get your brain under control. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen give you some practical strategies brain warriors can use to heal the brain and body and reduce the effects of long-term stress. 

Oct 13, 2020
What Long-Term Stress Does to Your Brain
12:36

Depression in the United States has now tripled due to the impact of the coronavirus. The social isolation, chronic negative news, and worries over job losses and finances have brought long-term stress to millions of people. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss how long-term stress affects both the brain and the body, highlighting the importance of focusing on your health.

Oct 12, 2020
The Science Behind Omega 3 Fatty Acids, with Dr. Parris Kidd
16:17

In the fourth and final episode in a series with BrainMD Chief Science Officer Dr. Parris Kidd, he and Dr. Daniel Amen give you a comprehensive guide to Omega 3 fatty acids, including what they do in the body, the difference between the DPA and EHA types, whether algae-based mixtures are sufficient, why 98% of the population is deficient, and most importantly, why it’s so important to be part of that other 2%. 

For more information on Omega 3 Power Squeeze from BrainMD, visit https://brainmd.com/omega-3-power-squeeze

Oct 08, 2020
What Role Does Vitamin C Play in Your Health? With Dr. Parris Kidd
12:56

Because of the coronavirus, immunity is at the top of everyone’s mind these days. Most of us know that vitamin C plays a role in the function of your immune system, but how exactly does it work? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen is joined by supplement scientist Dr. Parris Kidd for a deep dive on why vitamin C is so crucial to your health.

For more information on Neuro-C from BrainMD, visit https://brainmd.com/neuro-c

 

Oct 07, 2020
The Supplement Scientist’s Guide to Mushrooms, with Dr. Parris Kidd
13:46

There’s been a recent surge in scientific studies showing the health benefits of eating mushrooms. But with so many different types out there, how do you know which ones are the most helpful for you? In the second episode in a series with supplement scientist Dr. Parris Kidd, he and Dr. Amen do a roll call on the different types of mushrooms you can add to your nutritional regiment to give your health a major boost. 

For more information on BrainMD, visit https://brainmd.com/

 

Oct 06, 2020
A Scientist Tells You the Best Vegetables to Eat, with Dr. Parris Kidd
15:14

A recent survey found that 93% of the population doesn’t consume the minimum suggested amount of fruits and vegetables needed to stay healthy. What if there was a way to conveniently knock out all your daily veggies in one shot? Fortunately, this is exactly what Neurogreens can accomplish. In the first episode of a series on the latest in nutritional supplements with BrainMD Chief Science Officer Dr. Parris Kidd, he and Dr. Daniel Amen discuss an easy new way to get your daily intake of healthy veggies.

For more information on Neurogreens from BrainMD, visit https://brainmd.com/neuro-greens-superfood

 

Oct 05, 2020
What You Need To Know About Dairy Products
15:29

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen wrap up their content from The End of Mental Illness 6-Week Live Class and Challenge. This final episode features the Amens answering some of the most pressing questions from the challenge, hitting on topics such as hyperbaric oxygen treatment, the truth about dairy products, and food allergies. 

Oct 01, 2020
How Tana Healed Her Relationship with Her Father
11:46

It’s a simple but often overlooked fact that when people behave badly, it’s often due to physical problems with their brain. It’s easy to label someone as bad, but it’s much harder to ask “why?” In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen offer more content from the last week of their End of Mental Illness Live Class. This episode focuses on the physical (not moral) reasons people behave the way they do. 

Sep 30, 2020
Their Therapist Told Them to Get Divorced. Here’s Why They Didn’t
17:30

In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen share more content from the sixth and final week of The End of Mental Illness Live Class. This episode features the story of Dave and Bonnie, a married couple who always seemed to be fighting. After finally failing marital therapy, they went to Amen Clinics as a last resort. What they discovered in one session saved their marriage and changed everything in their lives. 

Sep 29, 2020
How Can Hormones and Concussions Affect Your Brain?
18:39

In this week of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, we are wrapping up our content from The End of Mental Illness 6-Week Live Class and Challenge. In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen answer some important questions about concussions, hormones, and leaky gut, and then tell the story of how a disturbing event at their church led to a health revolution across the country. 

Sep 28, 2020
Are Energy Drinks Bad? Even if Sugar-Free? With Darin Olien
16:58

In the final episode in a series with Darin Olien, the host of the new Netflix show Down to Earth, he and the Amens tackle some of the most talked-about current issues in brain health and wellness. Some of the topics covered are the health factor of energy drinks, whether or not carbs are bad for you, the optimal times of day you should be eating, and where to get started on a new wellness journey.

For more info on Darin's new book "SuperLife: 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make Your Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome", visit https://www.amazon.com/SuperLife-Simple-Healthy-Eternally-Awesome/dp/0062297198

For more on Darin's new Netflix series "Down to Earth with Zac Efron", visit https://www.netflix.com/title/80230601

Sep 24, 2020
How To Turn Your Food into Fuel Right Now, with Darin Olien
12:23

SuperLife author Darin Olien has travelled the globe researching the science behind how different types of food are processed in the body. One of his biggest takeaways from this journey is that there’s no reason to buy into the everchanging cycle of fads and diets out there. In the third episode in a series with Darin, he and the Amens discuss some simple fixes you can integrate into your food strategy to help optimize the way your body processes nutrients, and help it to fight off toxins. 

For more info on Darin's new book "SuperLife: 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make Your Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome", visit https://www.amazon.com/SuperLife-Simple-Healthy-Eternally-Awesome/dp/0062297198

For more on Darin's new Netflix series "Down to Earth with Zac Efron", visit https://www.netflix.com/title/80230601

Sep 23, 2020
Are Your Store-Bought Foods Missing Something? With Darin Olien
15:02

In his new book SuperLife, author Darin Olien describes how the alchemy of foods and spices have the ability to turn on or off certain genes. But what if the stuff you buy at the store doesn’t actually contain what it advertises? Surprisingly, this is often the case. In the second episode of a series with Darin, he and the Amens discuss some of the surprising discoveries Darin made during his extensive research for his book, and why it’s so important to be aware of how your food is sourced. 

For more info on Darin's new book "SuperLife: 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make Your Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome", visit https://www.amazon.com/SuperLife-Simple-Healthy-Eternally-Awesome/dp/0062297198

For more on Darin's new Netflix series "Down to Earth with Zac Efron", visit https://www.netflix.com/title/80230601

Sep 22, 2020
Beginning a Journey Towards Health and Wellness, with Darin Olien
12:46

When it comes to paths to wellness, it’s often our health struggles from early on in life that subconsciously point us in the right direction. This was certainly true for Darin Olien, who along with Zac Efron hosts the new Netflix series Down to Earth. In this episode of the podcast, Darin and the Amens discuss our bodies’ natural tendency towards healing, and how it’s so often sabotaged by the obstacles we tend to place in nature’s way. 

For more info on Darin's new book "SuperLife: 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make Your Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome", visit https://www.amazon.com/SuperLife-Simple-Healthy-Eternally-Awesome/dp/0062297198

For more on Darin's new Netflix series "Down to Earth with Zac Efron", visit https://www.netflix.com/title/80230601

 

 

 

Sep 21, 2020
Can Cats Increase Your Happiness?
08:22

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss some of the cutting edge, brain-centric news items and studies. Some of the topics explored in this episode are the brain effects that come with being a cat owner, what exercise can do to proteins in the brain, and the harmful effects of certain fungi in your gut and what to do to eradicate them. 

Sep 17, 2020
How to Control Your Inner Anxiety In a Natural Way
07:58

If you’ve been suffering from anxiety lately, you’re not alone. The societal changes under the pandemic have left many people disoriented and unsure about what the future holds. These, of course, are strong triggers for anxiety. So what can you do if you find yourself unable to control your own anxious thoughts? It starts with your brain. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen give you some practical tips you can start today to calm your anxiety to start feeling better. 

Sep 16, 2020
Is it Depression, Anxiety, OCD, or All of the Above?
13:10

One of the biggest takeaways from brain SPECT imaging is that without looking at the brain, a surprising number of patients are completely misdiagnosed. Often times these patients are prescribed medication that makes them worse instead of better. So what are some of the most common misdiagnoses? In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen describe why certain symptoms of depression, anxiety, and OCD can appear similar on the surface, and how to know if you should be looking for a second opinion if you’re not getting better. 

Sep 15, 2020
Pandemic Schooling: How To Help Your Kids Thrive
13:17

The lack of time or ability to plan can be harmful to your mental state, especially for those with more rigid brain types. With the back to school process seeming to be happening on the fly in many cases, the situation can be difficult for students and their parents alike. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the current education climate, why the transition has been so difficult for families, and how you can work with your kids to help them adjust to unfamiliar situations. 

Sep 14, 2020
Moving Meditation: How it Trains Your Mind, with Jay Shetty
16:45

Former monk-turned author Jay Shetty says that meditation is not about emptying your mind. Rather it’s on directing your mind to enable you to stay present and focused. And this practice of training your mind doesn’t necessarily have to take place while seating in a quiet spot with no distractions. In this last episode of a series with Jay, he and the Amens discuss some of the ways you can train your mind to see beauty and complete experiences while in motion, whether it’s through yoga, martial arts, or just taking a walk. 

For more info on Jay Shetty's new book "Think Like a Monk", visit https://www.amazon.com/Think-Like-Monk-Train-Purpose/dp/1982134488

Sep 10, 2020
How to Designate and Energize Your Living Spaces, with Jay Shetty
14:50

You may have heard that in Feng Shui philosophy, locations can have energy and memory. This energy may also exist in your mind, as certain areas trigger emotions or action inside you. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, “Think Like a Monk” author Jay Shetty and the Amens tell you how you can use these concepts to your advantage to supercharge your environment and keep your head clear, present, and focused in order to stay productive and purposeful. 

For more info on Jay Shetty's new book "Think Like a Monk", visit https://www.amazon.com/Think-Like-Monk-Train-Purpose/dp/1982134488

Sep 09, 2020
How to Make Every Day Count, with Jay Shetty
11:02

Getting from where you are to where you want to be involves putting your armor on each day and putting in the work, chiseling away to get to the masterpiece beneath the unformed stone. In this second episode in a series with On Purpose host Jay Shetty, Jay and the Amens discuss the philosophies of some everyday practices you can use to lead a happier, more productive life. 

For more info on Jay Shetty's new book "Think Like a Monk", visit https://www.amazon.com/Think-Like-Monk-Train-Purpose/dp/1982134488

Sep 08, 2020
What Thinking Like a Monk Does to Your Brain, with Jay Shetty
12:33

This week on The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast,Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen have a very special guest. Jay Shetty is an author, motivational speaker, and host of the largest health and wellness podcast of all time, “On Purpose”. That’s quite a resume for someone who used to be a monk! In this first episode with Jay, he reveals his unusual journey that led to him learning the most important lesson of his life. 

For more info on Jay Shetty's new book "Think Like a Monk", visit https://www.amazon.com/Think-Like-Monk-Train-Purpose/dp/1982134488

Sep 07, 2020
What Happens in Your Brain When You Pray or Meditate?
17:19

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen wrap up week 5 of the End of Mental Illness Live Class and Challenge with a Q&A session. Topics explored in this episode include the effect of prayer and mediation on your brain waves, sleep patterns, and the incredible story a mom who went through a horrific tragedy and managed to pull herself from the depths of depression to come out the other side.

To take The End of Mental Illness 6 Week Class and Challenge, visit https://endofmentalillness.com/brainhealthchallenge/

Sep 03, 2020
How to Overcome Your Genetic Biases
14:10

Dr. Daniel Amen often says that when it comes to positivity training, positive thinking isn’t necessarily the goal. What is most helpful is ACCURATE thinking, or thinking objectively without bias. But what if you seem to have a never-ending stream of negativity and stress in your thoughts? Surprisingly, this may be due to your genes. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen continue the discussion from the End of Mental Illness Live Class by discussing how to overcome your genetic biases.

To take The End of Mental Illness 6 Week Class and Challenge, visit https://endofmentalillness.com/brainhealthchallenge/

Sep 02, 2020
Are Your Own Thoughts Sabotaging You?
18:28

This episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast continues the content from the End of Mental Illness 6-Week Live Class and Challenge. This episode focuses on the self-sabotaging thoughts people can have, and why these thoughts can be so destructive to a person’s life. Fortunately, with a little work you can train your mind to reject these thoughts and think more objectively. Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen describe how a technique taught by Byron Katie can completely transform your way of thinking.

 

To take The End of Mental Illness 6 Week Class and Challenge, visit https://endofmentalillness.com/brainhealthchallenge/

Sep 01, 2020
How to Shift Your Way of Thinking to Change Your Mood
17:39

This week’s series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast features more content from the popular End of Mental Illness Live Class, in which Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen help you to begin your brain health journey. In this episode, the Amens discuss how you can change the way you feel by becoming conscious of where you bring your attention, and what you can do if you feel stuck in a rut of negative thinking.

To take The End of Mental Illness 6 Week Class and Challenge, visit https://endofmentalillness.com/brainhealthchallenge/

Aug 31, 2020
Are Decisions Exhausting For You? This Could Be Why
13:09

With all the uncertainties in the world today, it’s nice to get some answers from time to time. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen answer some of your questions, shedding some light on pressing brain health matters. This episode features content on decision fatigue, havening, positivity bias training, traumatic brain injuries, and more. 

Aug 27, 2020
The Connection Between Suicidal Thoughts & COVID-19
11:42

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss some of the hot button topics surrounding COVID-19 and brain health in general. One of the most alarming of these topics is the climbing rate of suicide and suicidal thoughts during this pandemic. The Amens explain some of the connections between social isolation, stress, helplessness, and depression, and why it’s so important to employ basic wellness strategies to keep sane and healthy. 

Aug 26, 2020
Quarantine Fatigue: Use These Strategies to Fight the COVID Blues
14:07

Quarantine fatigue, family stress, and political/social division are leading to skyrocketing rates of depression in the United States. And with all the stress in our lives it can be all too easy to ignore the warning signs and leave your depression unchecked. Fortunately, there are simple things you can do to counteract those COVID blues. In this episode, the Amens give you strategies for getting your mood back on the right track to feel and function better now. 

Aug 25, 2020
Do You Have COVID-19 Depression?
11:53

Dr. Daniel Amen has often said that in this pandemic, mental hygiene is as important as washing your hands, and the recent spike in brain health issues certainly supports this. But what if your suffering is going under the radar? In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen go over some of the telltale signs that you may be experiencing COVID depression, even though the symptoms may not at first seem obvious.

Aug 24, 2020
Mental Health & COVID-19 Questions Answered
11:30

In the fourth and final episode of this week’s series on pandemic pandemonium, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen answer some of your most pressing questions about regarding COVID-19 and brain health in general. This episode features such topics as how to boost serotonin, managing OCD disorder during a pandemic, COVID and brain damage, autism/ADHD, and supplements to help boost activity in the frontal lobes. 

Aug 20, 2020
Does COVID-19 Leave Lingering Effects in the Brain?
10:20

For this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, it’s Brain in the News time! Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen take a look at some of the cutting edge brain health topics in order to help keep you informed of the latest in brain science and research. This week’s episode features topics such as COVID’s impact on the nervous system, virus-induced microclotting, connections between unemployment and addictions, and a breakthrough new nasal spray for treating patients with suicidal thoughts. 

Aug 19, 2020
How to Make the Most of Quarantine
13:49

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed our society as a whole, but it has also drastically changed how people are spending their time. Generally, people are eating more unhealthy food, spending more time on the couch, and becoming more burdened with brain health issues like ADD, anxiety, and depression. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen give you some ideas to make your daily life more productive, more satisfying, and healthier. 

Aug 18, 2020
Schools Reopening & Anxiety: What To Do
11:42

Anxiety levels in the US had been experiencing a dramatic rise even before the pandemic hit, but once coronavirus came into the picture they skyrocketed. Some have been able to keep their thoughts under control over the summer, but now that the school year is approaching, things are definitely getting interesting. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss how September is likely to change people’s anxiety levels, as well as some practical tips they can use to keep calm and collected.  

Aug 17, 2020
The Anti-Alzheimer’s Diet, with Dr. Dale Bredesen
15:20

One of the best ways to keep Alzheimer’s disease (or any type of cognitive decline) at bay is to take charge of what you put in your body. Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen both have always said that “food is medicine or it’s poison”, and this notion is especially true when it comes to preventing cognitive decline. In this fourth and final episode with “The End of Alzheimer’s Program” author Dr. Dale Bredesen, he and the Amens break down exactly what you should be eating to decimate your risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia. 

Aug 13, 2020
The 5 Different Types of Alzheimer’s Disease, with Dr. Dale Bredesen
13:54

Like most brain health diagnoses, Alzheimer’s disease is not just one thing. In fact, this week’s guest Dr. Dale Bredesen has identified 5 major subtypes for Alzheimer’s disease, and they all have different causes and different treatment recommendations. In the third episode of a series with Dr. Bredesen, he defines the characteristics of each of these subtypes and identifies how and why they manifest in the brain. 

Aug 12, 2020
Inflammation & Alzheimer’s: What’s The Connection with Dr. Dale Bredesen
12:40

A recent shift in treating patients with cognitive decline diagnoses such as Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease has been to focus more on the underlying factors that increase your risk and less on its symptoms. Perhaps the most common of these underlying factors is inflammation. In the second episode of a series with Dr. Dale Bredesen, he and the Amens explore the connection between inflammation and your brain, and why you should be checking and tracking your inflammatory markers. 

Aug 11, 2020
Why Traditional Alzheimer’s Treatment Got it All Wrong , with Dr. Dale Bredesen
16:09

When it comes to treating patients for cognitive decline, the traditional model has for many years been focused on the removal of beta amyloid plaques, which has done nothing to address symptoms of cognitive decline. Dr. Dale Bredesen believes that the plaques are actually the brain’s protective response to injury. In this first episode in a series with “The End of Alzheimer’s Program” author, he and the Amens discuss how a revolutionary shift in treating patients with cognitive decline has radically changed lives.

Aug 10, 2020
The Future of Stem Cell Therapy, with Dr. Todd Ovokaitys
12:19

Stopping inflammation, anti-aging, and reversing menopause (!?) These are some of the potentials being explored and realized in the world of stem cell therapy, and because Brain Warriors stay informed on the cutting edge of science, this information gives us clues as to what’s possible now and what will be in the future. This episode, the last in a series with Dr. Todd Ovokaitys, illustrates many of the implications regarding the use of stem cells for achieving human potential. 

For more on Dr. Todd Ovokaitys, visit his page at:

http://drtoddo.com/

Aug 06, 2020
Stem Cells: Separating Fact from Fiction, with Dr. Todd Ovokaitys
16:04

The conversation surrounding stem cell research and treatment can get muddled and confusing. Some say it’s a miracle cure while others say it’s not viable or practical as a treatment method. So what’s real and what’s just hype? In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are again joined by stem cell research scientist Dr. Todd Ovokaitys to shed some light on the truth about stem cells, how they are implemented to repair the body, and how they really work to rejuvenate ailing body systems. 

For more on Dr. Todd Ovokaitys, visit his page at:

http://drtoddo.com/

Aug 05, 2020
How do Stem Cells Repair the Body? With Dr. Todd Ovokaitys
14:59

Many of us have heard of stem cell therapy and are aware of its implications for human potential, but do you know how stem cell therapy actually works? In the second episode of a series with stem cell researcher Dr. Todd Ovokaitys, he and the Amens discuss the role stem cells play in human body function and repair, and why they’re so important to the future of healing processes. 

For more on Dr. Todd Ovokaitys, visit his page at:

http://drtoddo.com/

Aug 04, 2020
The Surprising Breakthrough in Stem Cell Therapy, with Dr. Todd Ovokaitys
14:36

Many of the cutting edge innovations in biological research involve the use of stem cells. However, one of the biggest challenges with this type of therapy is getting the new cells to thrive once implanted. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are joined by stem cell authority Dr. Todd Ovokaitys to discuss the theory that led to his revolutionary “a-ha” moment and a breakthrough for stem cell technology. 

For more on Dr. Todd Ovokaitys, visit his page at:

http://drtoddo.com/

Aug 03, 2020
Is Your Sugar Addiction Stressing You Out? With Dr. Uma Naidoo
10:46

The last thing we need in our lives right now is more stress. The world has become full of uncertainties, and how we respond will play a big role in dictating our emotional health. But what if the stress is coming from within? In the fourth and final episode in a series with “This is Your Brain on Food” author Dr. Uma Naidoo, she and the Amens discuss how certain foods (especially sugar) are affecting your brain and leaving you feeling stressed out.

For more info on Dr. Naidoo’s new book “This is Your Brain on Food”, visit https://www.amazon.com/This-Your-Brain-Food-Indispensable/dp/0316536822

Jul 30, 2020
The Connection Between ADHD and the Foods You Eat, with Dr. Uma Naidoo
14:29

Food is medicine for your mind. What you put in your body BECOMES your body, so if you’re stuggling with brain health-related issues, the best place to start is on your plate. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are once again joined by Harvard health blog writer Dr. Uma Naidoo for a discussion on which foods can help you increase your focus and attention.

For more info on Dr. Naidoo’s new book “This is Your Brain on Food”, visit https://www.amazon.com/This-Your-Brain-Food-Indispensable/dp/0316536822

Jul 29, 2020
How to Calm Your Anxiety Through Your Diet, with Dr. Uma Naidoo
12:46

Due to the pandemic, anxiety prescriptions have more than doubled. Although people are more anxious than ever, the choice to start taking anxiety meds is a big decision and comes with its own set of side effects. Luckily, there are some natural ways to treat your anxiety, and it all starts in the kitchen. In the second episode of a series with “This is Your Brain on Food” author Dr. Uma Naidoo, she and the Amens discuss which foods will help you feel better and relax, and which ones will cause your anxiety to skyrocket.

For more info on Dr. Naidoo’s new book “This is Your Brain on Food”, visit https://www.amazon.com/This-Your-Brain-Food-Indispensable/dp/0316536822

Jul 28, 2020
This is Your Brain on Food, with Dr. Uma Naidoo
14:44

As the director of nutritional and lifestyle psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, writer for the Harvard Health blog, and author of the new book “This is Your Brain on Food”, Dr. Uma Naidoo is on the cutting scientific edge of how your food affects your brain. In this first episode of a series with Dr. Naidoo, she and the Amens discuss holistic guidelines for keeping your brain in top shape.

For more info on Dr. Naidoo’s new book “This is Your Brain on Food”, visit https://www.amazon.com/This-Your-Brain-Food-Indispensable/dp/0316536822

Jul 27, 2020
How to Improve Your Brain the Natural Way
19:18

Psychiatrists often jump straight to meds as a first-line defense against brain health issues. However, Dr. Daniel Amen believes that while medication can be effective for many people, there are safer, more natural methods that should be explored first. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Daniel and Tana Amen share another segment from The End of Mental Illness live class featuring content on supplements and strategies you can use which can be specifically tailored to your brain.

For more info on The End of Mental Illness live class and challenge, visit https://endofmentalillness.com/brainhealthchallenge/

Jul 23, 2020
Sugar & Inflammation: Just How Bad is it?
19:15

We all know that sugar is flat-out unhealthy for us. But what exactly does it do to your body and brain? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen share another popular segment from their End of Mental Illness live class and challenge. In this episode, you will learn all about the effects sugar has on your biological system, and why you should take steps to limit your sugar intake.

For more info on The End of Mental Illness live class and challenge, visit https://endofmentalillness.com/brainhealthchallenge/

Jul 22, 2020
The Simple Food Rules to Radically Improve Your Diet Today
16:22

Most of us have heard many times that in order to get your brain right, you first need to get your food right. But what exactly does it mean to “get your food right”? Where do you start? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen share another segment from The End of Mental Illness live class. This session focuses on the simple food rules you can begin incorporating into your life today to dramatically transform your brain and body.

For more info on The End of Mental Illness live class and challenge, visit https://endofmentalillness.com/brainhealthchallenge/

 

Jul 21, 2020
Why Medication Could Possibly NOT be Your First Option
12:58

Hippocrates’ famous phrase “First do no harm” is one of the earliest mantras for doctors when it comes to their method treating patients. Yet so many modern psychiatrists’ approach throws this rule out the window and instead jumps straight to prescribing medications which are often unhelpful, addictive, and even potentially dangerous. Why is this meds-first approach so common? In this episode, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss the importance of always starting with the least toxic, most effective treatments when it comes to treating brain and mental health issues.

For more info on The End of Mental Illness live class and challenge, visit https://endofmentalillness.com/brainhealthchallenge/

Jul 20, 2020
The Art of Self- Accountability, with Joan Lunden
17:34

In this fourth and final episode in series with “Why Did I Come Into This Room?” author Joan Lunden, she and the Amens discuss some practical tips to keep your brain and body strong as you get older. Tactics such as scheduling appointments for yourself and reframing the actions in your life that are important to you can get amazing results and totally change the way you think and feel.

For more info on Joan's new book "Why Did I Come Into this Room?' visit https://www.amazon.com/Why-Come-into-This-Room/dp/1948677296

Jul 16, 2020
How to Keep Your Memory Strong as You Age, with Joan Lunden
14:07

Have you ever walked into a room and immediately forgotten why you came in? You’re not alone. In fact, that’s the title of former Good Morning America host Joan Lunden’s new book. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are once again joined by Joan for a discussion on how to keep your mind and memory strong, even as the aging slowly process begins to work against you.

For more info on Joan's new book "Why Did I Come Into this Room?' visit https://www.amazon.com/Why-Come-into-This-Room/dp/1948677296

Jul 15, 2020
Which “Natural Aging” Processes Can You Slow or Stop? with Joan Lunden
16:10

As you get older, your body responds to changing circumstances with changing chemical processes. Some of these changes, such as the ones that affect our hormones or our waistline, are not exactly welcome. So what can we do to counter these effects of aging? In this episode, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are once again joined by author Joan Lunden for an in-depth discussion on how to counteract aging processes.

For more info on Joan's new book "Why Did I Come Into this Room?' visit https://www.amazon.com/Why-Come-into-This-Room/dp/1948677296

Jul 14, 2020
What Can You Do to Age Successfully? with Joan Lunden
13:44

The isolation of coronavirus quarantine life has many of us pondering our future and shifting our focus to the things that matter most in our lives. What is it that determines success? How do we know if we’re living a “good” life? In the first episode in a series with author and former Good Morning America host Joan Lunden, she and the Amens discuss what it means to age successfully, and how to effectively use your hard-earned wisdom gained from experiences.

For more info on Joan's new book "Why Did I Come Into this Room?' visit https://www.amazon.com/Why-Come-into-This-Room/dp/1948677296

Jul 13, 2020
Why Bad Sleep is a Risk Factor for Mental Illness
17:03

This week’s series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast has featured powerful lessons from Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen’s End of Mental Illness live class and challenge. The subject of this episode is how poor sleep habits can negatively impact the brain. Many people are unaware that sleep is a major risk factor for cognitive issues such as dementia, and therefore it’s crucial that we take steps to better our circadian rhythms to stay healthy and energetic throughout the day and keep mental illness at bay.

To take The End of Mental Illness Brain Health Revolution 6 Week Class and Challenge, visit https://endofmentalillness.com/brainhealthchallenge/

Jul 09, 2020
When Your Weight Goes Up, Your Brain Does This
19:01

One of the biggest risk factors for brain illness is a phenomenon called diabesity, which is when your weight and blood sugar levels get out of control. So what exactly does diabesity do to an otherwise healthy brain? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen tackle this and another major contributor to brain health issues, neurohormone deficiencies. This episode features content from The End of Mental Illness live class event from earlier this year.

To take The End of Mental Illness Brain Health Revolution 6 Week Class and Challenge, visit https://endofmentalillness.com/brainhealthchallenge/

Jul 08, 2020
Here is How Lyme Disease Can Damage Your Brain
18:25

In continuation of our coverage of The End of Mental Illness Live Class from January, this episode of the podcast features more content on how to prevent or treat the 11 major risk factors that steal your mind. Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss the phenomenon of “mindstorms” and how they pushed a sweet 9 year-old boy to the brink of suicide. The Amens then discuss how certain infections can sneak into your biological system and secretly create havoc in your brain and body.

To take The End of Mental Illness Brain Health Revolution 6 Week Class and Challenge, visit https://endofmentalillness.com/brainhealthchallenge/

Jul 07, 2020
How Nutraceuticals Can Help End Mental Illness
11:31

Due to popular request, this week’s series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast will include more content from The End of Mental Illness Live Class from earlier this year. This week’s content focuses on how to attack some of the main risk factors for mental illness. In this episode, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss nutraceuticals, can how you and pair them with a proper diet, meditation, and hypnosis to maximize your treatment of brain health issues.

To take The End of Mental Illness Brain Health Revolution 6 Week Class and Challenge, visit https://endofmentalillness.com/brainhealthchallenge/

Jul 06, 2020
How You Can Improve the Function of Your Cerebellum Right Now, with Mary Schlesinger
11:10

Through the use of interactive metronome therapy, Mary Schlesinger has seen terrific outcomes with all kinds of brains, ranging from autism and ADHD. In the final episode of a series with Mary, she and the Amens discuss how you can utilize this type of therapy to improve the health and functioning of your cerebellum, leading to better coordination and faster thinking.

For more information on interactive metronome training, visit https://www.amenclinics.com/services/interactive-metronome-training/

Jul 02, 2020
How Interactive Metronome Therapy Can Help Your ADD, with Mary Schlesinger
14:13

The attention issues people with ADD have are often due to problems in the cerebellum that keep them from focusing effectively. This seems simple enough, but so often doctors don’t look to the root of the problem (the brain) when treating their patients. In the third episode of a series with Mary Schlesinger, she and the Amens discuss how interactive metronome therapy can help kids and adults with ADD rewire their brains to focus more attentively for longer periods of time.

For more information on interactive metronome training, visit https://www.amenclinics.com/services/interactive-metronome-training/

Jul 01, 2020
You Can Reset Your Brain’s Rhythm – Here’s How, with Mary Schlesinger
13:52

When the neurons in your brain fire out of sync while processing stimuli, it can have a major negative effect in your coordination and cognitive ability. Fortunately, thanks to an innovative therapy technique, you can condition your brain into a more coherent rhythm. In the second episode of a series with interactive metronome expert Mary Schlesinger, she and the Amens discuss how this effective technique works to change peoples’ brains.

For more information on interactive metronome training, visit https://www.amenclinics.com/services/interactive-metronome-training/

Jun 30, 2020
What You Need to Know About Your Cerebellum, with Mary Schlesinger
13:06

Dr. Daniel Amen says that the brain is like the Rodney Dangerfield of the brain – it gets no respect. In fact, despite being 10% of the brain’s mass, it uses half of the brain’s neurons. So why is the cerebellum such an important part of the brain, and what happens when it has trouble? In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are joined by interactive metronome expert Mary Schlesinger for a discussion on how the cerebellum affects your coordination and processing.

For more information on interactive metronome training, visit https://www.amenclinics.com/services/interactive-metronome-training/

Jun 29, 2020
How to Get Better Sleep as You Age, with Dr. Shane Creado
13:45

Recent studies have found that your hormone levels play a major role in regulating your melatonin levels, thus helping you get a good night’s sleep. So how can improve your sleep health as you age? In the final episode of a series with sleep specialist Dr. Shane Creado, he and the Amens give you some helpful tips to help you stabilize your circadian rhythms to sleep soundly through the night, no matter your age.

For more on Dr. Creado's new book, "Peak Sleep Performance for Athletes" visit: https://www.amazon.com/Peak-Sleep-Performance-Athletes-Cutting-edge-ebook/dp/B085YFP9YW

For more on Dr. Creado's online course, "Overcoming Insomnia", visit: https://brainmd.com/overcoming-insomnia-course

Jun 25, 2020
The Link Between Sleep & Daytime Performance, with Dr. Shane Creado
15:39

Most of us are aware of the effect a bad night’s sleep can have on our day. But is there a way to hack your sleep patterns to optimize your work and athletic performance during the day? The short answer is yes. In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are once again joined by Dr. Shane Creado for a discussion on how to optimize performance through sleeping habits.

For more on Dr. Creado's new book, "Peak Sleep Performance for Athletes" visit: https://www.amazon.com/Peak-Sleep-Performance-Athletes-Cutting-edge-ebook/dp/B085YFP9YW

For more on Dr. Creado's online course, "Overcoming Insomnia", visit: https://brainmd.com/overcoming-insomnia-course

Jun 24, 2020
Manage Your Pain to Sleep Better, with Dr. Shane Creado
15:24

With all the anxiety from the pandemic, getting a good night’s sleep can be hard enough. But throw chronic pain into the mix, and things can get really frustrating. Luckily, there are some strategies you can use to manage your pain to get better sleep at night. In this second episode of a series with Dr. Shane Creado, he and the Amen discuss practical tips to keep that pain from keeping you up all night.

For more on Dr. Creado's new book, "Peak Sleep Performance for Athletes" visit: https://www.amazon.com/Peak-Sleep-Performance-Athletes-Cutting-edge-ebook/dp/B085YFP9YW

For more on Dr. Creado's online course, "Overcoming Insomnia", visit: https://brainmd.com/overcoming-insomnia-course

Jun 23, 2020
How to Break the Cycle of Sleep Deprivation, with Dr. Shane Creado
16:40

It’s clear that the pandemic has been devastating to many peoples’ sleep health, because we had a huge response to the recent series on sleep issues with Dr. Shane Creado. So we invited Dr. Creado back to address some more sleep topics that we didn’t get to last time. This episode discusses the cycle of sleep deprivation, and why it’s so important to break it.

For more on Dr. Creado's new book, "Peak Sleep Performance for Athletes" visit: https://www.amazon.com/Peak-Sleep-Performance-Athletes-Cutting-edge-ebook/dp/B085YFP9YW

For more on Dr. Creado's online course, "Overcoming Insomnia", visit: https://brainmd.com/overcoming-insomnia-course

Jun 22, 2020
How to Assess Your Brain to Determine Problem Areas
19:21

In the final episode of week 2 of The Brain Health Revolution 6-Week Challenge, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you more of the major risk factors for cognitive decline, as well as how to assess your brain to see which risk factors are the most important for you to address. By doing so, you’ll be putting your brain in a healing environment so you can feel better.

Jun 18, 2020
Can You Really Keep Your Brain from Aging?
19:07

People often underestimate the importance of exercising your brain to keep cognitive decline at bay. So what can you do to keep your brain healthy and functioning at its best? In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen continue their live class by explaining the concept of brain retirement and aging, and how to work out your brain properly.

Jun 17, 2020
It’s Not Your Brain Cells that Age, It’s Your Blood Vessels
18:16

Conventional wisdom has typically expressed that the aging process in brain cells is what eventually leads to cognitive decline in adults. However, we have since learned that this isn’t necessarily true. Rather, it’s the aging and degradation of your blood vessels that restrict blood flow to the brain that’s the real problem. In this episode, Daniel and Tana continue their lesson from the 6-week live class by discussing ways to keep your blood vessels healthy.

Jun 16, 2020
Functional Medicine Made Simple
12:51

This week of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast continues our limited series from The Brain Health Revolution 6-Week Live Class. In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss how you can use an integrative approach to brain health to get the best results. In short, you must take a full body approach and treat all of the risk factors for cognitive decline to keep your brain and body strong.

Jun 15, 2020
Heal Yourself from the Inside Out, with Dr. Martin Katz
14:19

When it comes to the healthcare system in this country, Dr. Martin Katz recalls an interesting analogy, “When people are sick, it’s like an overflowing sink, and people keep looking for ways to mop the water up, rather than finding a way to unplug the sink.” In this final episode of a 4-part series with Katz, he and the Amens discuss the importance of a paradigm shift when it comes to chronic health care.

Jun 11, 2020
The Science of Oxidative Stress, with Dr. Martin Katz
14:17

If we look beyond the symptom-focused approach of western medicine, we quickly see that the real focus should be on how the systems in our bodies are functioning. As Dr. Martin Katz states, “The absence of disease is not health.” In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Katz and the Amens discuss how oxidative stress triggers an unhealthy response in your body, and how certain molecules such as sulforaphane can counterattack that process.

Jun 10, 2020
Broccoli’s Hidden Medicinal Benefits, with Dr. Martin Katz
13:35

As a society, our first instinct in treating illness is usually to go straight to medication. However, as longtime listeners of the show know, the food we eat is just as, or even more important to our health than taking a medication. In the second episode of a series with Dr. Martin Katz, he and the Amens discuss some of the most beneficial micro-ingredients found in vegetables, specifically a certain molecule found in broccoli.

Jun 09, 2020
Why Chronic Illnesses Require a Different Approach, with Dr. Martin Katz
15:31

In a way, our bodies are like automobiles driving down the freeway. Despite what a car looks like on the outside, if there are problems under the hood there’s going to be trouble going up hills. This week’s podcast series features Dr. Martin Katz, a double board certified physician, for a full discussion on ways to get under the hood to the root of the chronic illnesses we face so we can treat the source of our problems, rather than just the symptoms.

Jun 08, 2020
Tips to Psychoanalyze Your Own Dreams, with Dr. Shane Creado
10:04

Dreams, and the inherent meaning behind them, have always been one of life’s most intriguing mysteries. What do our dreams reveal about us? Do they show us a truer side of ourselves? Do they predict the future? In the fourth and final episode of a series with author and sleep expert Dr. Shane Creado, he and the Amens discuss where our dreams may come from, and what the connection is between our dreams and our brains.

Jun 04, 2020
Practical Tips to Get Better Sleep at Night, with Dr. Shane Creado
12:50

The coronavirus quarantine and working from home has caused many people to make shifts in their sleep schedules. Some are getting more sleep, and some less. In the third episode of a series with author and sleep expert Dr. Shane Creado, he and the Amens discuss some of Dr. Creado’s most effective strategies for planning and sticking to a healthy sleep schedule.

Jun 03, 2020
How Do You Know if You Have a Sleeping Problem? With Dr. Shane Creado
12:37

Self-diagnosing issues with your sleep can be tricky. Observing your sleep patterns can be difficult because, well, you’re asleep! In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are again joined by “Peak Sleep Performance for Athletes” author Dr. Shane Creado for a discussion on how to track your sleep patterns and make adjustments to get a better night’s sleep.

Jun 02, 2020
The Surprising Reasons You Can’t Get to Sleep, with Dr. Shane Creado
13:30

The amount of sleep we get every night plays a huge role in our overall health and mood. Just getting a couple hours less sleep than needed can cause major problems in the long run. What’s worse is many people have no idea why they have trouble sleeping in the first place. In this episode, sleep expert Dr. Shane Creado helps us identify the biggest sleep stealers that rob us of a good night’s sleep.

Jun 01, 2020
How to Become Limitless Right Now, with Jim Kwik
13:33

In the final episode of a series with Jim Kwik, he and the Amens discuss some of the biggest tips from Jim’s new book “Limitless”. Jim discusses a surprising reason your memory is bad, why knowledge isn’t really power, and how the 3 S’s will give you what you need to accomplish any goal.

May 28, 2020
Jim Kwik’s Formula for Sustained Motivation, with Jim Kwik
13:07

In Jim Kwik’s new book ‘Limitless’ he details his model to unlock new potential. But it’s not just about the methods, because Jim knows you need the motivation to follow through on your intentions. In the third episode of a series with Jim, he and the Amens discuss the formula that leads to limitless motivation.

May 27, 2020
The 5 Things to Focus on While in a Quarantine Cocoon, with Jim Kwik
12:19

An interesting side effect of the coronavirus quarantine is that people are ‘cocooning’, preparing themselves to come out stronger, smarter, and better when this is all over. How can you maximize this process? In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are again joined by Jim Kwik, who gives you the 5 main things to focus on while transforming into a brand new you.

May 26, 2020
How the 4 Digital Supervillains Steal Your Powers, with Jim Kwik
14:36

Technology has fundamentally changed our society in a way that makes things easier and more attainable, but with the good comes the bad. In this episode, the Amens are joined by ‘Limitless’ author Jim Kwik, who discusses how to be aware and vigilant of the negative effects of technology so you can defeat the 4 “digital supervillains” that try to steal your powers.

May 25, 2020
The 5-Step Process to Managing Trauma, with Dr. Caroline Leaf
21:32

The COVID-19 Pandemic has brought with it a great deal of trauma for many people. Some people haven’t developed the proper coping mechanisms to help them get through these tough times, which can make things even worse. In this final episode of a series with Dr. Caroline Leaf, she illustrates her 5-step process to properly deal with emotional trauma, so you can make it through the difficult times with a healthy perspective.

May 21, 2020
Do Your Thoughts Have an Impact on Your Physical Health? With Dr. Caroline Leaf
13:26

You may be aware that stress can have a negative impact on your overall health, but what exactly is the connection between what you think and how you feel? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are joined by author Dr. Caroline Leaf for an extensive discussion on how your emotional state influences your body to promote either health or illness.

May 20, 2020
How to Feel Comfortable with Uncertainty, with Dr. Caroline Leaf
15:06

Even without a global pandemic, the world is filled with uncertainties. The inability to properly deal with these uncertainties is one of the primary causes of trauma. In this episode, the Amens are once again joined by Dr. Caroline Leaf for a discussion of how thoughts, memories, and emotions interconnect to prepare you for whatever life throws your way.

May 19, 2020
How to Use Intention to Rewire Your Brain, with Dr. Caroline Leaf
12:44

Brain health issues have been skyrocketing during the pandemic, so it’s more important than ever that people take control to keep themselves safe. In this first episode of a series with “Switch on Your Brain” author Dr. Caroline Leaf, she and the Amens discuss how neuroplasticity allows you to make changes to way you feel and act through the process of intention.

May 18, 2020
Now is the Time to Improve Your Family Life
11:29

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused illness, stress, and economic disruption, there are silver linings hidden for those willing to look for them. In this last episode of a series on parenting in a pandemic, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss their top strategies for tightening up the family unit for a stronger, happier, and more loving home, and why now is definitely the time to do it.

May 14, 2020
What a Penguin can Teach You About Being a Better Parent
15:56
When Dr. Amen took his son to Sea Life Park, the last thing he was expecting to get out of it was a lesson in parenting. But that’s exactly what he got, and he got it from a penguin! In the third episode in a series about parenting during a pandemic, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss some of the many parenting lessons they’ve learned to be most effective.
May 13, 2020
Why You Should Create Family Rules Now More Than Ever
11:52

Life gets hectic, and even in less stressful times it can be difficult to maintain structure and stability in your family. Therefore, creating your own set of family rules can be instrumental in bringing both order and happiness to family life. In this episode, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss why you should create a system of rules for your family to abide by and the best practices for doing so.

May 12, 2020
How to Successfully Parent in a Global Pandemic
12:54

With families finding themselves in close quarters for such an extended period of time, stress levels are on the rise. In fact, during this quarantine incidences of child abuse have seen a significant rise. Simply put, many parents and children alike don’t know what to do in this unfamiliar situation. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you some important strategies and techniques to bring some sanity into the household.

May 11, 2020
Best Strategies to Enhance Your Immune System at Home, with Dr. Parris Kidd
13:21

In the fourth and final episode of a series with BrainMD chief science officer Dr. Parris Kidd, Kidd and the Amens discuss further strategies to build up your immune system to stay strong and healthy. Dr. Kidd gives the details on such effective supplements as elderberry, Echinacea, and mushrooms.

May 07, 2020
The Surprising Vitamins for Fighting Off Illness, with Dr. Parris Kidd
13:58

In this age of pandemic, the last thing anyone wants is a compromised immune system. After all, our immune systems fight off infections and keep us healthy. So what role do vitamins and supplements play in all this? In the third episode of a series with scientist Dr. Parris Kidd, he and the Amens reveal some of the surprising and lesser-known vitamins that are vital to the health of the immune system.

May 06, 2020
How Does Vitamin C Boost Your Immune System? With Dr. Parris Kidd
11:24

You may have heard that taking vitamin C can help you feel better if you take it when you start getting sick. But did you know how vitamin C works in your body? In the second episode of a series with nutrition scientist Dr. Parris Kidd, supplement class is in session. Dr. Kidd, along with Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen, describe the role vitamin C plays in our immune system, and why it’s so important for us to ensure our body has the proper levels of vitamin C to fight off illness and infection.

May 05, 2020
How the Immune System Really Works, with Dr. Parris Kidd
17:25

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began, people are trying to find ways to strengthen their immune system to have a better chance against the virus. Yet not many people understand how the immune system really works, and therefore don’t know how to best support it. In the first episode of a series with nutritional scientist Dr. Parris Kidd, he and the Amens discuss the makeup of your immune system, and how you can support it to help you rather than harm you.

May 04, 2020
How to Prepare Your Children for the Internet, with Dr. Lisa Strohman
11:51

Kids’ brains are still undeveloped when they get access to the internet, so they lack the frontal lobe function to make safe, intelligent decisions on their own. Yet most parents don’t teach them about the internet first, so they don’t know what to expect when going online. In the fourth and final episode of a series with Dr. Lisa Strohman, she and the Amens help you to prepare your kids to navigate the internet responsibly and help them understand the importance of maintaining privacy.

Apr 30, 2020
Should Parents Monitor their Kids’ Cell Phones? With Dr. Lisa Strohman
16:11

Many children’s main source of social interaction happens virtually, whether through texts, apps, or even gaming platforms. Unfortunately, this often leaves them vulnerable for exposure to a variety of online predators. So what can parents do to avoid this? In the third episode in a series with Dr. Lisa Strohman, she and the Amens discuss how a parent can monitor their children’s online activities, thus protecting them from both addictions and from dangerous people.

Apr 29, 2020
The Hidden Psychology of Technology, with Dr. Lisa Strohman
15:19

Tech companies have a long history of using neuroscience to hook children at a young age, such as giving them access to Google suite accounts in the classroom. However, as Dr. Lisa Strohman illustrates, you can’t choose between technology and psychology, you must learn how to use both responsibly. In this second episode with Strohman, the founder of Digital Citizen Academy, she and the Amens discuss how you can help your kids avoid attention hijack.

Apr 28, 2020
Is Quarantine Causing Online Addiction in Children? With Dr. Lisa Strohman
09:30

With schools and organized activities shutting down during the coronavirus quarantine, kids are stuck at home with limited options to occupy their time. As a result, many are turning to online activities, such as binge watching and video game marathons. What can parents do to keep them from becoming addicted to this behavior? In this episode, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen welcome back Dr. Lisa Strohman for a discussion on how to monitor kids while at home.

Apr 27, 2020
How the Hierarchy of Needs Shift During a Pandemic, with Dr. Derwin Gray
12:08

When people’s lives are upended, it has a tendency to shift their focus of priorities. It turns out that there’s one crucial thing that can bring fulfillment despite one’s circumstances. In the final episode of a series with NFL player, pastor, and author Dr. Derwin Gray, he and the Amens discuss where to bring your attention in a time of crisis.

Apr 23, 2020
How to Love and Respect Yourself, with Dr. Derwin Gray
13:29

Most of us are aware that the best use of our gifts in life is to help others. But what if we have trouble defining what are unique gifts are? Usually the problem is one of self-respect. In the third episode of a series with NFL player-turned author and pastor Dr. Derwin Gray, he and the Amens discuss how to find your intrinsic value and use it to the advantage of not only yourself, but of those around you.

Apr 22, 2020
How You Can Use Your Pain To Your Advantage, with Dr. Derwin Gray
15:52

With so many people's lives thrown into sudden disarray, some are examining what it is that makes life good in the first place. For author/pastor Dr. Derwin Gray, the concepts of happiness and purpose are intimately connected. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Gray and the Amen’s touch on why the good life is not about good things happening to you, but about finding your purpose to bring your own good into the world.

Apr 21, 2020
From the Gridiron to the Pulpit: Finding Purpose, with Dr. Derwin Gray
17:53

In difficult times, an uplifting story of transformation can get us thinking about how we can change our own lives for the better. The story of Dr. Derwin Gray, a former NFL player-turned author and pastor, proves that we have the ability to move forward beyond any circumstance. In the first episode of a series with Dr. Gray, he chronicles the details in his life that led to a new focus on spreading a positive message.

Apr 20, 2020
How to Create Energy to Help Transform Your Life, with Julianne Hough
13:29

Many people have learned the hard way that if you want to change something in your life, such as losing weight, you must first find the energy inside you to put towards changing a routine. In this final episode in a series with Dancing with the Stars’ Julianne Hough, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss how you can find and raise that energy to fuel your transformation.

Apr 16, 2020
How to Use Music, Meditation, and Intention to Enhance Your Day, with Julianne Hough
12:23

While the coronavirus has us living isolated lives inside our homes, many of us are longing for nature. Yet, as Julianne Hough illustrates, there are ways we can bring nature to us by drawing it out from the inside. In this episode of The Brain Warriors Way Podcast, Julianne and the Amens describe the ways we can use this method to create each day, so you can live life on your own terms.

Apr 15, 2020
COVID-19: Get Off Your Couch and Do This to Feel Better, with Julianne Hough
16:26

Before she danced with the stars, Julianne Hough experienced the anxiety and depression that comes with leaving home at 10 to pursue a passion. However, she soon discovered that through the therapy of dance she was able to transform her brain and her thoughts to a more optimistic baseline. In this second episode in a series with Julianne, she illustrates why dancing is the universal language, and why we should all learn to speak it.

Apr 14, 2020
Can Dancing Improve Your Brain Function? With Julianne Hough
12:53

Right now we’re experiencing an unprecedented period in history. With so many of us stuck at home, the temptation is high to put on Netflix and binge eat. But what if this period is really an opportunity for transformation? In the first episode of a series with dancer/actress Julianne Hough, she and the Amens discuss how expressing the body through movement such as dance can rewire your brain.

Apr 13, 2020
Tips for Getting Over Fear of Rejection, with Lisa Sasevich
11:09

Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky is often quoted for having said “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” Clearly this is true outside the hockey rink as well. Unfortunately, all too often fear is what keeps us from taking our shots in life. So how can you get past that fear? In the fourth and final episode with “Meant for More” author Lisa Sasevich, she and the Amens discuss how you can shift your inner paradigm to think past the fear and start taking those shots.

Apr 09, 2020
How to Use Your Unique Value to Bring Money and Success, with Lisa Sasevich
13:53

When people struggle with finding their way to move up in the world, in most cases it’s because they’re using the wrong ladders. The key to finding success, according to author and coach Lisa Sasevich, is to first discover your unique value, and then to own it. In this episode of the podcast, Lisa and the Amens discuss why finding your unique niche is such a crucial step in getting ahead, and how you can take steps to find yours.

Apr 08, 2020
How to Discover Your Purpose, with Lisa Sasevich
14:25

Scientific studies have shown us that people who have purpose in their lives tend to live longer than those who don’t. Do you have meaning in your life? Or are you just floating through? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are once again joined by “Meant for More” author Lisa Sasevich, who gives her methods for discovering and living one’s own unique purpose.

Apr 07, 2020
Are You Meant for More? With Lisa Sasevich
13:47

Author and coach Lisa Sasevich had her life turned upside down when her mother passed away after a brief bout with lung cancer. At the funeral, she kept hearing whispers about how her mom had enormous potential hidden just below the surface. Lisa made the decision then and there that the same thing wouldn’t happen to her. In the first episode of a series with Lisa, she and the Amens discuss why it can be so hard to find meaning in our own lives.

Apr 06, 2020
COVID-19 Outbreak: Quick Tips for a Cleaner Household Today, with Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks
14:00

In the fourth and final episode of a series with Earth Friendly Products CEO Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss some of the quick and easy ways you can clean your home and body for a healthier environment and a healthier life. Learn what types of products and techniques you should use, and which you should avoid at all costs.

Apr 02, 2020
Should You be Washing Your Food? With Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks
11:29

Because of COVID-19, we are all trying to live more cleanly in order to avoid contracting the virus. One of the most commonly overlooked aspects of this is the cleanliness of our food. On this third episode in a series with Earth Friendly Products CEO Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, the discussion is on how to prepare your food to make sure it’s safe to eat.

Apr 01, 2020
COVID-19: How to Effectively Clean and Sanitize Your Home, with Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks
12:58

During this time of pandemic, it’s more important than ever to keep your living area clean and safe. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation going around about how to accomplish this. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are again joined by Earth Friendly Products CEO Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks for a discussion on how to clean and disinfect your home properly.

Mar 31, 2020
Why You Should be Using Healthy Cleaning Products, with Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks
12:20

To help protect yourself from the coronavirus, the CDC recommends cleaning and disinfecting your home. The problem is that most cleaning products on the market are actually filled with toxins that could damage your health. In the first episode of a series with Earth Friendly Products CEO Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, she and the Amens discuss the importance of using clean products while cleaning.

Mar 30, 2020
Top Strategies to Start the Path to a Healthy Brain
17:39

It’s the end of the first week of the Brain Health Revolution Challenge, and in this episode, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you your marching orders to complete the first week’s tasks. Whether you want to take the challenge for yourself, or just want some quick, easy ways to get healthy, taking on the tasks outlined in this episode will set you firmly on the path toward a much healthier brain and healthier life.

Mar 26, 2020
What If Mental Health is Really Brain Health?
15:02

For Dr. Daniel Amen, using imaging to actually look at people’s brains completely changed the discussion around mental health. What he found was that mental health is actually brain health, and when you get your brain right, your mind will follow. This episode of the podcast continues the discussion from The End of Mental Illness 6-Week Live Class and Challenge.

Mar 25, 2020
How Mental Illness Treatment has Changed Throughout History
19:43

This episode of the podcast continues our special edition series from the Brain Health Revolution Challenge. Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the hidden “evil ruler” in our society that pushes unhealthy habits on us, the historical evolution of psychiatric treatment, where it’s going in the future, and why eliminating the stigma of mental illness is so vital to our society right now.

Mar 24, 2020
A Limited Series: Take The Brain Health Challenge
10:56

In this new limited series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you lessons from their acclaimed live class and brain health challenge. Each week, Daniel and Tana will discuss how you can get your brain right, no matter where it’s at right now. This first episode highlights how a simple revolution in brain health is changing everything.

Mar 23, 2020
Can You Heal Mental Illnesses with Medication Alone?
16:40

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen answer more of your listener questions. This episode tackles such diverse topics as treating mental illness with medication, the role of routines in treating illnesses, exercise and bipolar disorder, acquired borderline personality disorder, and chronic mental illnesses.

Mar 19, 2020
Are Extramarital Affairs Caused by Anxiety?
16:29

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen turn once again to some “Brain in the News” topics to weigh in from a neuroscience perspective. This episode features such newsworthy topics as Bill Clinton’s affair and anxiety, Bebe Rexha opening up on being bipolar, problems with the safety claims of BPA-free products, the mental health of a potential mass shooter, and a study on the positive effects of saffron.

Mar 18, 2020
Practical Tips For Coronavirus Prevention
13:04

With the increase of global panic over the spread of the coronavirus, many are left with uncertainty as to what they can do. One crucial measure to take is to shore up your immune system. In the second episode of a series on the reaction to pandemic, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you practical tips to strengthen your immune system today.

Mar 17, 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: How To Avoid Getting Sick
13:09

At this moment it certainly seems like the people with OCD who are constantly washing their hands are the smart ones, but in times of emergency it’s important to keep the proper perspective. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen weigh in on the public reaction to the coronavirus outbreak, and why it’s important to keep stress levels low to ease the burden on your immune system.

Mar 16, 2020
How to Address the Hidden Traumas in Your Life, with Mark Wolynn
10:49

Whether we are consciously aware or not, we all carry some form of trauma in our lives. Sometimes the reason for the trauma is obvious, but sometimes trauma can be hidden. In the fourth and final episode of a series with “It Didn’t Start with You” author Mark Wolynn, he and Daniel and Tana Amen give you tips for identifying the various traumas you carry with you, so you can treat them and feel happier and healthier.

Mar 12, 2020
How to Find the Origin of Your Trauma, with Mark Wolynn
14:50

Recent studies show that traumatic stress disorders can be inherited genetically. Often the trauma will live in the body for a while until it eventually becomes triggered and elicits a response. In the third episode of a series with “It Didn’t Start with You” author Mark Wolynn, Mark and the Amens discuss how you can find these traumas within your body in order to begin treating it and healing from generations-long stressors

Mar 11, 2020
How to Overcome Your Family Trauma, with Mark Wolynn
15:54

Fascinating new studies have shown that the PTSD of your parents, and even your grandparents, may be passed down from generation to generation. So what can you do to break the chain? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are again joined by author Mark Wolynn for a discussion on overcoming generational trauma.

Mar 10, 2020
Is Your PTSD Inherited? With Mark Wolynn
13:20

Have you ever felt totally stressed out in a situation that didn’t seem to warrant the feeling? Have you ever felt anxious for no obvious reason? There’s an answer for this that just might blow your mind. In the first episode of a series with “It Didn’t Start with You” author Mark Wolynn, he and the Amens discuss how the experiences of your ancestors may be causing you to react in unfamiliar and surprising ways.

Mar 09, 2020
The Surprising Way to Exercise for Your Brain Health, with Max Lugavere
12:47

When it comes to fitness and exercise for maximum health benefits, the discussion is usually centered around cardio. But is cardio exercise really the BEST way to get your brain and body in shape? In the last episode of a series with “The Genius Life” author Max Lugavere, he and the Amens discuss another type of approach to the gym that can have a bigger impact on your overall health.

Mar 05, 2020
A Better Lifestyle for a Longer Lifespan, with Max Lugavere
14:53

In his new book, “The Genius Life,” author Max Lugavere gives his tips for a lifestyle that will give you not only a healthier life, but a longer life, too. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Max discusses his top lifestyle tips with Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen, from how to portion protein correctly to strategies for supplements that provide the greatest benefit.

Mar 04, 2020
Eat This Salad Every Day for a Younger and Healthier Brain, with Max Lugavere
13:57

More and more research is coming out about the health benefits of a Mediterranean-style diet. Dark, leafy greens and colorful veggies are like medicine for your brain and body, so incorporating them into your diet can be a game changer. In the second episode of a series with “Genius Foods” author Max Lugavere, he reveals the salad you can eat every day for a brain that looks 11 years younger.

Mar 03, 2020
How Do Foods Affect Your Health? With Max Lugavere
12:58

When his mother became ill, “Genius Foods” author Max Lugavere learned the hard way that dementia can begin to take hold in your brain decades before you start seeing symptoms. This experience became his motivation to educate people on the importance of nutrition for the brain. In the first episode of a series with Lugavere, he and the Amens discuss the ways a poor diet can disrupt your health.

Mar 02, 2020
Why You Need to Read Food Labels, with Dr. Mark Hyman
11:52

In this fourth and final episode of a series with “Food Fix” author Dr. Mark Hyman, he and the Amens discuss the ways that you can become more aware and educated about how what you eat affects you and the world at large. In order to be part of the solution and not the problem, you must avoid the ingredients that are causing harm (such as ingredients that are hard to pronounce) and take small or large steps towards a global shift of health and wellness.

Feb 27, 2020
Can a Bad Diet Encourage Violent Behavior? With Dr. Mark Hyman
10:51

The science is pretty clear: bad food creates a bad brain, which causes bad thinking, and leads to a bad life. But is it possible that a poor diet can actually promote violent or anti-social behavior? The answer is shocking. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are again joined by Dr. Mark Hyman for a discussion on how poor nutrition can affect the brain and behavior.

Feb 26, 2020
What You Should Be Eating in 2020, with Dr. Mark Hyman
15:21

It may come as a surprise to some, but one of the biggest historical culprits of environmental deterioration has been the food industry. Many of its practices, whether motivated by green or ignorance, has essentially put the world at risk for various hazards and disasters. In the second episode of a series with “Food Fix” author Dr. Mark Hyman, he and the Amens discuss what we can do to live healthier lives for ourselves and those who will be here when we’re long gone.

Feb 25, 2020
How Public Awareness is Changing the Food Industry, with Dr. Mark Hyman
12:13

In his new book “Food Fix,” Dr. Mark Hyman illustrates the link between the food industry and a multitude of global crises, ranging from from social issues to climate change. The more of this information that comes to light, the louder the voice of public outcry becomes. But is it really making any difference? In the first episode of a series with Dr. Hyman, he reveals the surprising answer.

Feb 24, 2020
Top Tips to Strengthen the Immune System, with Dr. Josh Axe
13:11

There is so much misinformation out there concerning what helps and what damages the immune system that it’s often difficult to know where to start. In this final episode with “Eat Dirt” author Dr. Josh Axe, he and Dr. Daniel Amen discuss the best practical tips you can utilize today to build up your immune system to be strong and healthy.

Feb 20, 2020
Why Collagen is Crucial to Your Health, with Dr. Josh Axe
11:41

It’s true that there are no miracle supplements, but if your body is lacking in a certain vitamin or amino acid, then supplementing it CAN have a miraculous effect. One of the most helpful supplements to take also happens to be one most people lack: collagen. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Josh Axe and Dr. Daniel Amen explain how collagen is used in the body, and how taking a collagen supplement can be a game changer.

Feb 19, 2020
Is the Ketogenic Diet Right for You? with Dr. Josh Axe
13:55

One of the least talked about characteristics of the ketogenic diet is that it’s not for everyone. In fact, some people might feel worse on a keto diet. But for others, the keto diet is an absolute life-changer. In the second episode of a series with author Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Axe and Dr. Amen discuss not only who can benefit from the keto diet, but how it should be used, and how long people should be on it for.

Feb 18, 2020
How Dr. Josh Axe’s Mother Beat Cancer Holistically, with Dr. Josh Axe
12:06

Before Josh Axe became a successful doctor, author, and public figure, his life was turned upside-down after his mother was diagnosed with cancer. The silver lining, however, was that he realized the holistic treatment methods his mother was using were getting dramatic results and needed to be shared with others. In this first episode of a series with Dr. Josh Axe, he recounts to Dr. Daniel Amen how his mother’s experience (now cancer-free) helped bring purpose to his life.

Feb 17, 2020
The Surprising Places Hidden Toxins Lie, with Dr. David and Daniel Root & Anne-Marie Principe
11:42

Toxic exposure is everywhere in our lives, and most of us have no idea. However, by both being aware of the toxins enough to avoid them, and by taking the time to periodically detoxify your body, you can make a drastic improvement in your health and longevity. In this last episode of a series with Dr. David and Daniel Root & Anne-Marie Principe, they and the Amens discuss which toxins you should be on the lookout for.

Feb 13, 2020
How Do You Know if You Need a Detox? with Dr. David and Daniel Root & Anne-Marie Principe
12:04

If you think detox is only for recovering addicts, you may be off the mark. In fact, practically every day we are all being bombarded by toxins in the food we eat and in the air we breathe. So would a detox have any effect on your own health? In this third episode of a series with Dr. David and Daniel Root and 9-11 survivor Anne-Principe, they discuss all things detox, and who can benefit the most from it.

Feb 12, 2020
This Detoxification Could Change Your Life, with Dr. David and Daniel Root & Anne-Marie Principe
13:50

Dr. David and Daniel Root became fascinated with the process of body detoxification when they saw significant results with their patients. But in Daniel’s case, it was the health struggles of a loved one that opened his eyes. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, the Roots give their unique and efficient method of clearing toxins from the body. Hint: It involves saunas…

Feb 11, 2020
How Can Airborne Toxins Impact Your Life? with Dr. David and Daniel Root & Anne-Marie Principe
16:49

Anne-Marie Principe was at ground zero when the 9-11 attacks happened, and the amount of dust she took into her lungs caused a severe illness. Luckily, she eventually found help in an unexpected place. In this episode of the Brain Warrior’s Way  Podcast, hear how Anne-Marie’s experience at an unusual detox clinic allowed her to breathe in a brand new life.

Feb 10, 2020
What Happens to Your Brain After a Concussion? With Dr. Kabran Chapek
14:43

When you suffer a brain injury, even something as minor as a concussion, your brain won’t just heal on its own. You must be active in your recovery to avoid experiencing the various side effects that often accompany these injuries. In the last episode of a series with “Concussion Rescue” author Dr. Kabran Chapek, he and the Amens discuss the impact that a brain injury can have on your life, and why it’s crucial to put your brain in a healing environment.

Feb 06, 2020
Concussion Rescue: What to Do to Heal Your Brain, with Dr. Kabran Chapek
14:09

If you’ve suffered a head injury, or even if you’ve developed some bad habits over the years, your brain will need to heal in order to function at max capacity once again. So what can you do to heal your brain? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are again joined by Dr. Kabran Chapek to discuss the risk factors for brain health issues and how to address them.

Feb 05, 2020
Rehabilitate Your Brain by Taking These Nutrients, with Dr. Kabran Chapek
14:47

The standard concussion protocol has evolved over the years and greatly improved outcomes for people who suffer head injuries. Sadly, however, many of the long-term effects of such injuries are never addressed, and many of these brains eventually regress. In the second episode of a series with “Concussion Rescue” author Dr. Kabran Chapek, he and the Amens reveal the nutrients and supplements that will keep your brain in a healing state for the long term.

Feb 04, 2020
Could You Have a Brain Injury and Not Know It? with Dr. Kabran Chapek
12:24

With a growing database of over 150,000 brain scans, one of the biggest lessons Dr. Daniel Amen has learned in his work is that mild traumatic brain injuries can destroy lives, and people don’t even recognize it. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Amen and his wife Tana are joined by “Concussion Rescue” author Kabran Chapek of a discussion on how these brain injuries can occur, and why people tend to overlook them.

Feb 03, 2020
What to Eat: How to Stop Eating Poorly, with Dr. David Perlmutter

We all know that eating the right foods plays a HUGE role in how we feel, but we often forget that our bad eating habits make it much more likely for us to continue to make poor decisions, thus enabling us to choose to eat more bad food. In the fourth and final episode of a series with “Brain Wash” author Dr. David Perlmutter, the Amens and Dr. Perlmutter give you tips for breaking out of the cycle of bad habits.

Jan 30, 2020
What to Eat: How to Stop Eating Poorly, with Dr. David Perlmutter
12:13

We all know that eating the right foods plays a HUGE role in how we feel, but we often forget that our bad eating habits make it much more likely for us to continue to make poor decisions, thus enabling us to choose to eat more bad food. In the fourth and final episode of a series with “Brain Wash” author Dr. David Perlmutter, the Amens and Dr. Perlmutter give you tips for breaking out of the cycle of bad habits.

Jan 30, 2020
What Current Health Trends Can You Trust? with Dr. David Perlmutter
14:26

Current health trends often focus on cleanses you can do to clear toxins out of your body. But, as Dr. David Perlmutter states, we must also clear toxins from our mind. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen, Tana Amen, and Dr. Perlmutter describe how ‘digital rabbit holes’ manipulate us to feel inadequate, and how we can train our brains to avoid them.

Jan 29, 2020
Brain Wash: How to Clean & Rewire Your Brain, with Dr. David Perlmutter
11:55

The recent explosion of technology into human life has brought with it an unexpected side effect: Our brains have been rewired in such a way that our physiology is not yet able to process the stimuli effectively. In the second episode of a series with “Brain Wash” author Dr. David Perlmutter, the discussion is on how we can revert our brains to a purer state, allowing us more control over our lives.

Jan 28, 2020
Is a Bad Diet to Blame? With Dr. David Perlmutter
16:27

In this week’s series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, we are honored to have friend of the show Dr. David Perlmutter return for a discussion centered around his new book “Brain Wash.” Dr. Perlmutter and the Amens explain the fascinating reason why the poor decision-making and ‘us vs. them’ mentality in our society could be attributed to the changing function in certain areas of the brain as a result of our highly inflammatory diet.

Jan 27, 2020
How an Actor Overcame his Addictions, with Chris Browning
22:09

Character actor Chris Browning was watching his life slowly turn into a cautionary tale due to his struggles with substance abuse when he finally found his path to redemption. He learned that “humility isn’t thinking less or yourself, but rather thinking of yourself less.” In this final episode of a series with Chris, he and Tana discuss how finding the purpose to help others led to the triumphant conclusion of his comeback story.

Jan 23, 2020
What to Do When Your Self-Talk Works Against You, with Chris Browning
15:22

When actor Chris Browning became addicted to heroin, one of his biggest takeaways was that heroin addiction is the only disease that tells you that you don’t have it. His ego and distorted view of self constantly got in the way of his getting help and making a change. But, as he describes to Tana in the episode, it was the miracle that took place during a prison riot knife fight that finally convinced him to start looking for the other side.

Jan 22, 2020
Signs of Different Substance Addictions, with Chris Browning
13:12

Sons of Anarchy and Westworld actor Chris Browning went from living in a house in Malibu to living in a tent under the 405 freeway. The progression of his downward spiral was reflected by the different drugs he was using at the time, from cocaine to meth and ultimately to heroin. In the second episode of a series on Chris’ downfall and redemption story, he and Tana Amen discuss what it’s like to find yourself at rock bottom.

Jan 21, 2020
Are You A High-Functioning Alcoholic? with Chris Browning
19:18

Character actor Chris Browning’s career was just beginning to take off when his personal demons began to emerge. Although he had been a high-functioning alcoholic since the age of 15, his social anxiety, genetic predisposition, and turbulent family life ultimately turned him towards more dangerous habits. In this first episode of a series with the actor, Chris tells Tana how his earlier years in the acting world both helped and hindered him in his struggle for sobriety.

Jan 20, 2020
Easiest Ways to Boost Your Gut Today, with Dr. Steven Masley
12:19

In the last episode of a series with “The Better Brain Solution” author Dr. Steven Masley, he and the Amens discuss how to improve the health of your microbiome to boost your heart and brain. Dr. Masley gives his practical tips on what your stomach loves (and what it hates) so you can change your body’s chemistry to stay healthy and happy.

Jan 16, 2020
What Diet Should You Be Eating: Tips on the Mediterranean Method, with Dr. Steven Masley
14:01

Dr. Steven Masley has found that the most efficient path to greater overall health is to focus on the diet. His new book “The Mediterranean Method” is filled with tips and recipes for using the Mediterranean cuisine to dramatically change your body and brain. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Masley gives some of the highlights from his book.

Jan 15, 2020
What the Heart/Brain Connection Means to Your Health, with Dr. Steven Masley
14:05

Dr. Daniel Amen has often said that what is good for your heart is good for your brain. Why is this connection so important? In the second episode of a series with “30 Days to a Younger Heart” creator Dr. Steven Masley, the discussion is on the crucial link between the heart and the brain, including the steps you can take to improve the health of both of these vital organs today.

Jan 14, 2020
Eat Your Way to a Healthier Heart, with Dr. Steven Masley
14:31

After years of studying how your diet affects your overall health, Dr. Steven Masley decided to make it his mission to write more recipes than prescriptions. In this first episode of a series with the author of “The Mediterranean Method”, Dr. Masley tells the Amens his story of how going through a chef school transformed his approach from treating symptoms to preventing disease.

Jan 13, 2020
Police Tips from Survivors of a Shooting, with Troy and Shannon Zeeman
17:50

From his time working as a police officer in south central Los Angeles, Troy Zeeman has seen more than his share of carnage, but the lessons he’s learned on the job just may have saved his life when he found himself in the middle of a mass shooting. In this final episode of a series with Troy and his wife Shannon, they give their top tips to ensure safety in any situation.

Jan 09, 2020
What is the Process of Recovery from a Mass Shooting? With Troy and Shannon Zeeman
18:45

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are once again joined by Route 91 shooting survivors Troy and Shannon Zeeman. In this segment, the Zeemans detail their process of recovery in the aftermath of tragedy, outlining relevant steps anyone can take in order to heal from trauma.

Jan 08, 2020
How a Couple Used their Brains to Escape an Active Shooter at Route 91, with Troy & Shannon Zeeman
14:10

Police Officer Troy Zeeman was not on duty when he and his wife Shannon began dodging bullets during the Las Vegas Route 91 shooting, but that didn’t keep him from using both his training and his instincts to guide his wife, along with many others, to safety. In this episode, the Zeemans conclude their tale of escape from the shooting, giving practical tips on how they were able to keep cool heads amidst the chaos.

Jan 07, 2020
Active Shooter: Surviving the Route 91 Massacre, with Troy & Shannon Zeeman
15:49

Newport Beach police officer Troy Zeeman and his wife Shannon decided to celebrate the end of Shannon’s chemotherapy treatment by attending a 3-day music festival in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, this festival was ultimately the site of one of the worst mass shootings in history. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, the Zeemans share their harrowing tale with Daniel and Tana Amen, and also illustrate how they used the experience to change lives.

Jan 06, 2020
Proven Tips to Keep Your Brain & Body Young, with Dave Asprey
12:46

In the fourth and final episode of a series with author and biohacking pioneer Dave Asprey, he and the Amens give you practical tips using proven science to slow down or even reverse the aging process. Use these tips to transform your mind and body to achieve the superhuman version of you.

Jan 02, 2020
What Does the Future of Anti-Aging Look Like? With Dave Asprey
12:23

There have been major breakthroughs in the science of anti-aging in the last few years, and this week’s guest, author and Bulletproof 360 founder Dave Asprey, has been testing and using these methods to hack his own biology in order to share the results. In this episode, Dave and the Amens discuss some of the latest science that can keep your eyes from going bad, or even keep yourself from going bald.

Jan 01, 2020
How to Assess & Fix Your Hormone Levels, with Dave Asprey
13:33

Recent history has seen a dramatic overall shift towards insufficient hormone production in our population. Unknown to most people, these deficiencies can have major negative implications in other areas of our health, as well. In the second episode with Bulletproof Coffee founder Dave Asprey, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss what happens in our bodies when our hormone levels are low, and how we can raise those levels to keep us healthy.

Dec 31, 2019
What Causes Aging? (And How Can You Reverse It?) With Dave Asprey
14:29

In this week’s series of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are joined by author and Bulletproof Coffee founder Dave Asprey to talk about biohacking. This first episode features a discussion on the specific causes of aging in the body. Arming yourself with this information will give you the tools to slow down, and perhaps even reverse the aging process in your own body.

Dec 30, 2019
Practical Tips for Kids’ Use of Technology, with Dr. Lisa Strohman
13:03

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are once again joined by psychologist and author Dr. Lisa Strohman for a final discussion on kids and technology. In this episode, Strohman and the Amens give you practical tips to make your family’s technology habits happier, healthier, and safer.

Dec 26, 2019
Violent Video Games On The Brain: What It Looks Like, with Dr. Lisa Strohman
14:14

It’s clear that technology and gadgets have changed radically over the last 30 years. In fact, the evolution happens so quickly that it’s difficult to determine the safety of new tech before it goes to market. In the second episode of a series with psychologist and author Dr. Lisa Strohman, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss what the scientific research says about how certain gadgets and video games affect our children.

Dec 24, 2019
Can Technology Encourage Mass Shootings? With Dr. Lisa Strohman
13:34

This week’s guest on The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Lisa Strohman, was working with the profiling unit of the FBI when one of the most horrific events in our nation’s history occurred. This event sparked her passion to educate parents and children on the dangers of technology. In this episode, Dr. Strohman shares some of her most surprising revelations from her life’s journey with Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen.

Dec 23, 2019
Our Tips to Strengthen Relationships, with Dr. Sharon May
14:36

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are joined by Dr. Sharon May for one last episode on building and maintaining healthy relationships. In this episode, Dr. May gives her top tips to strengthen your own relationships, such as finding and breaking argument cycles, paradigm-shifting thought patterns, and dating boosts.

Dec 19, 2019
Why the Absence of Arguments Can Lead to Divorce, with Dr. Sharon May
15:56

There are two main types of trust in relationships, and building these forms of trust are key to maintaining long-lasting emotional bonds. So how can you build trust in your relationships? In this third episode of a series with therapist and author Dr. Sharon May, Daniel and Tana Amen describe the worst habits couples tend to fall into, and how to change those habits to set your relationships on the right path.

Dec 18, 2019
How to Battle Your “Relationship Dragons”, with Dr. Sharon May
13:05

When we argue with our loved ones, whether it be a spouse, significant other, or child, it’s often something under the surface that’s the real issue. According to Dr. Sharon May, we all have our dragons, and sooner or later they will emerge in all our relationships. In this second episode in a series with Dr. May, she and the Amens discuss what you can do to confront those dragons, regardless of whether they are a loved one’s or your own.

Dec 17, 2019
Attachment Theory: How it Manifests in Relationships, with Dr. Sharon May
13:23

We spend a great deal of our time searching for someone with whom we can share our lives without threat of abandonment. But even after we find that person, we may still have feelings of insecurity. In the first episode of a series with couples therapist and author Dr. Sharon May, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss how to find safe haven in your relationship.

Dec 16, 2019
What Effects Does Childhood Trauma Have on an Adult? with Dr. James Gordon
11:54

When children grow up with trauma in their lives, it can often have a major impact on the way they live their lives as adults. However, some of these children find ways to turn their post-traumatic stress into post-traumatic growth. In the fourth and final episode of a series with Dr. James Gordon, Dr. Daniel Amen, Tana Amen, and Gordon talk about some of the ways past trauma can be overcome, or even transformed into a powerful tool for success.

Dec 12, 2019
How to Heal Yourself From Past Trauma, with Dr. James Gordon
13:45

People who have experienced trauma in their past are often affected in their present. Many of them think that their only options for treatment is to spend long hours on a psychiatrist’s couch. But what if you could conduct your own treatment, on your own time, in order to process your trauma? In the third episode with “The Transformation” author Dr. James Gordon, Dr. Daniel Amen, Tana Amen, and Gordon give you some practical tips to take control of your care and your life.

Dec 11, 2019
Can You Treat Mental Illness Without a Doctor? with Dr. James Gordon
12:32

If you suffer from a mental health condition and decide to seek treatment from a psychiatrist, you may have an underwhelming experience. The truth is that most psychiatrists don’t give their patients the proper time and attention needed to discover the best methods of treatment for a particular patient. Luckily, there are some things you can do to diagnose and treat these issues on your own. In the second episode of a series with Dr. James Gordon, the Amens and Dr. Gordon tell you how.

Dec 10, 2019
How to Make Yourself Sick, with Dr. James Gordon
12:35

Longtime followers of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast will know that Dr. Daniel Amen believes the traditional psychiatric model for care is dysfunctional and in need of a revolution. Psychiatrists who do 15-minute checks and then prescribe potentially harmful medication are often hurting more than helping. In this first episode with “The Transformation” author Dr. James Gordon, the Amens and Gordon discuss how you can take your health matters into your own hands.

Dec 09, 2019
Which Animal-Based Food Products Cause Inflammation?
12:17

You have questions? The Amens have answers. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen answer some of your questions. This episode features information and tips on brain waves during a state of fear, family brain history in the adoption process, and the accuracy of claims made about animal-based food products in the new Netflix documentary, “Game Changer.” If you’d like your question answered by the Amens, visit brainwarriorswaypodcast.com for information on how to submit.

Dec 05, 2019
What is Crocus Sativus and How Does it Help Treat Depression?
11:31

It’s time for another special “Brain in the News” episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast! In this episode, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give their take on some of the most interesting news items revolving around brain health. This episode features information on crocus sativus and depression, binge-drinking and education, contaminated Juul pods, and using cannabinoids to treat mental health disorders.

Dec 04, 2019
Stress + Holidays: How to Deal
13:03

Many of us tend to think of the holidays as a happy time. After all, we connect and spend time with family and loved ones and give thanks for what we have in our lives. In reality, however, there’s more depression during the holidays than any other time of the year. So what can you do to keep the holiday stressors at bay? In this episode of the podcast, Daniel and Tana Amen discuss some of the biggest holiday stress culprits, and how to manage them to keep a level head going into the new year.

Dec 03, 2019
Healthy Holiday Gifts: Thinking Outside the Gift Box
13:27

When holiday season rolls around, most of us are tasked with the time-honored tradition of picking out gifts for our loved ones. Yet much of the time, the gifts we choose don’t promote the health of the recipient. In fact, usually the opposite is true. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you some tips to think outside the box when it comes to your holiday shopping so you can give the gift of health and wellness.

Dec 02, 2019
Violent Video Games: What are the Effects?
13:33

In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen answer some of your questions. This week’s installment covers such topics as video game violence, hypothyroidism, histamine intolerance, and the differences between samE and serotonin mood support. If you’d like your question answered on the Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, you can submit your questions at brainwarriorswaypodcast.com

Nov 28, 2019
This Man’s Stomach Brewed its Own Alcohol
12:58

For this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen take a look at some of the current news items and weigh in from a brain health perspective. This week’s pieces range from the surprising, such as how Omega 3 can help children with mood disorders, to the bizarre, like the man who was arrested for drunk driving with a high BAC level, even though he never took a sip of alcohol.

Nov 27, 2019
Brain Healthy Dishes to Try During Thanksgiving
11:56

We live in a culture where we celebrate with food. It’s ironic that most of the food we choose to celebrate is actually hurting us, and is therefore nothing to celebrate. So what are our options? In this episode, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you some suggestions for healthy (and delicious!) dishes you can bring to the next family gathering to help set an example of wellness for your loved ones.

Nov 26, 2019
How Can I Maintain My Weight and Keep My Brain Strong During the Holidays
14:39

Over the years, the focus of the Thanksgiving holiday has gone from gratitude to gluttony, which makes it exceptionally difficult for people to both celebrate the holiday and maintain their healthy lifestyle. So what can Brain Warriors do? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you tips for avoiding those weapons of mass destruction while saving face with the relatives.

Nov 25, 2019
Is Happiness a Moral Obligation? With Justin Wren
12:40

In the fourth and final episode of a series with MMA fighter and author Justin Wren, Dr. Daniel Amen and Justin discuss the impact emotional trauma can have on a person, and what happens when you hold on to the hurt. They also touch on the benefits of EMDR therapy, self-care, and why happiness should not be seen as merely an option.

Nov 21, 2019
The True Meaning of Victory, with Justin Wren
11:37

MMA fighter-turned author Justin Wren was at a crossroads in his life when he made the decision to venture into the Congo. The impact he made on the pygmy culture he found there would change their lives for the better, forever. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Justin discuss how purpose can transform your life, and how the concept of victory can exist on many different levels.

Nov 20, 2019
From the Cage to the Congo: Answering the Call for Help, with MMA Fighter Justin Wren
12:46

Things had been on a downward swing for MMA fighter Justin Wren, but then his desperation and faith provided him with the most unexpected of visions. Where that vision would ultimately lead him, no one could have predicted. In the second episode of a series with “Fight for the Forgotten” author Justin Wren, Dr. Daniel Amen and Wren discuss the remarkable circumstances that answered an entire culture’s prayers.

Nov 19, 2019
A Bullied Kid’s Incredible Comeback Story, with Justin Wren
13:36

When MMA fighter-turned social activist Justin Wren was bullied by his classmates, he struggled to find a reason for living. He eventually found that wrestling and mixed martial arts gave him an outlet for his frustrations, but something was still missing. In the first episode of a series with the “Fight for the Forgotten” author, Justin describes what happened when he made the shift from fighting people to fighting FOR people.

Nov 18, 2019
Why You Shouldn’t Solve All Your Problems, with Dr. John Townsend
13:12

According to Dr. John Townsend, the key to growth, whether it be for large companies or for a single individual, is the need to need. What this means is that we need to have others that we rely upon, that we need in order to achieve success. In the final episode with Dr. Townsend, he shares with Daniel and Tana Amen some of the ways that needing other people (certain types of other people!) can bring us closer to our goals.

Nov 14, 2019
Setbacks: The Best Way to Respond, with Dr. John Townsend
14:57

Setbacks are a normal part of life. No one goes through life without having some setbacks to respond to from time to time. But it’s how we respond to these moments that make us who we are. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are once again joined by Dr. John Townsend for a discussion on how you can utilize the help of others to get back up when you fall, and how to appropriately take responsibility for your contributions, in both good times and bad.

Nov 13, 2019
Engaging Your Tribe: How to Recruit Mentors, Coaches, and Friends, with Dr. John Townsend
13:53

Studies have shown that people who lack in good friends and mentors in their life tend to struggle more both emotionally and physically. But if you don’t have anyone on your side, how can you bring people in? In the second episode of a series on “relational nutrients,” Dr. John Townsend discusses a recruitment process you can use to filter the types of people that are going to be most beneficial in your life to help you move forward.

Nov 12, 2019
How to Connect With People to Fuel Your Life, with Dr. John Townsend
16:37

In some ways, people are like the foods you eat. Some of them are rich in nutrients, while others simply drain you of your health. In this first episode of a series with “People Fuel” author Dr. John Townsend, he and the Amens discuss how the people around you affect your life, and how you can use Dr. Townsend’s “relational nutrients” grid to define the deficiencies in your “people fuel diet” and then find ways to supplement.

Nov 11, 2019
What’s a Mental Matrix? With Jim Karol
10:43

Jim Karol, author of “Ultimate Memory Magic,” has developed the ultimate tool to help you remember huge lists and other large numbers of items. It’s called the mental matrix, and it just might blow your mind. In the final episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast series with Jim, he describes what the mental matrix is, and how you can use his (or your own!) to turn your brain into a well-oiled memory machine.

Nov 07, 2019
How to Use Stories to Help You Remember Anything, with Jim Karol
12:57

Did you know that by improving your memory, you also improve your overall health? So if your memory is bad now, it’s important to get it functioning at optimum levels. Fortunately, there are some easy tools you can use to start improving your memory right now. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are again joined by memory master Jim Karol to discuss some of Jim’s most effective tricks to radically improve your memory today.

Nov 06, 2019
Natural Ways to Improve Your Memory, with Jim Karol
13:41

“Ultimate Memory Magic” author Jim Karol has spent years refining his technique to help him achieve near-superhuman memory. But you don’t need to have a superbrain to drastically improve your own memory. In the second episode of a series with Jim, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss the practical tips you can introduce into your life today to help you begin to remember things more clearly and easily.

Nov 05, 2019
How to Strengthen Your Memory Right Now, with Jim Karol
16:02

When Jim Karol got laid off from his job at a steel mill in Allentown, PA, his prospects looked grim. When his doctor told him he also had a dangerously enlarged heart, Jim knew it was time to turn his life around. However, nobody could have predicted what happened next. In the first episode of a podcast series with author and memory expert Jim Karol, Dr. Daniel Amen, Tana Amen, and Jim recount the fascinating story of Jim’s redemption.

Nov 04, 2019
Q&A: Which Personal Products are the Least Toxic?
15:51

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen address some listener questions and dole out helpful advice. This week’s topics include clean products for personal and household use, sedation vs. general anesthesia during surgery, workout tips, intermittent fasting to lose weight, and eating clean while away from home. If you’d like your question answered on the Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, you can submit your questions at brainwarriorswaypodcast.com

Oct 31, 2019
Brain in the News: Avoid These Two Medications at All Costs
14:42

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen weigh in on brain-related current events. This week’s “Brain in the News” items feature a link between the supplement ashwagandha and improved sleep and stress, two types of medication that are linked to dementia, a 9 year-old arsonist charged with first degree murder, a startling childhood obesity prediction, and a correlation of ADD/ADHD in teen moms.

Oct 30, 2019
Can Antidepressants Change Your Personality?
12:45

When Tana Amen was suffering from depression, she had no idea it was caused by her thyroid medication. She started taking antidepressant medication, and the effect it had on her was completely unexpected. In the second episode of a series on antidepressants, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana describe how some antidepressant medications can give your entire personality an overhaul, and how it may not always be a positive change.

Oct 29, 2019
Taking Antidepressants: The Pros & Cons
14:12

For some people, the choice to take antidepressants leads to a happier, healthier quality of life. For others, it only makes things worse. Therefore it’s crucial to understand the benefits and drawbacks of choosing this route of treatment. In the first episode of a series on antidepressants, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen arm you with the information you need to decide if antidepressants are the right choice for you or your loved one.

Oct 28, 2019
Can You Teach Your Children to Have More Empathy? With Dr. Judith Orloff

In this final episode of a series with ‘Thriving as an Empath’ author Dr. Judith Orloff, she and the Amens discuss the phenomenon of the mirror neuron system, and how it can create either empathy or narcissism in individuals. Orloff then explains how knowledge of this system can help parents guide their children to experiencing more empathy for others, and how that can lead to happier relationships in their future.

Oct 24, 2019
Can You Teach Your Children to Have More Empathy? With Dr. Judith Orloff
13:16

In this final episode of a series with ‘Thriving as an Empath’ author Dr. Judith Orloff, she and the Amens discuss the phenomenon of the mirror neuron system, and how it can create either empathy or narcissism in individuals. Orloff then explains how knowledge of this system can help parents guide their children to experiencing more empathy for others, and how that can lead to happier relationships in their future.

Oct 24, 2019
Empath & Empathy: The Surprising Difference with Dr. Judith Orloff
12:18

Have you ever felt like you have an uncanny ability to make judgements about people that turn out to be correct? There may be more than simple guessing involved. In the third episode of a series on empaths, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are again joined by bestselling author Dr. Judith Orloff for a detailed discussion on the crucial differences between someone who is an empath, and someone who merely feels empathy for others.

Oct 23, 2019
How to Thrive as a Sensitive Person with Dr. Judith Orloff
13:11

When a person is described as “sensitive”, the label usually carries with it negative connotations. But as Dr. Judith Orloff suggests, there are plenty of advantages to a sensitive nature, and this disposition should be encouraged and nurtured rather than suppressed. In the second episode of a series with the ‘Thriving as an Empath’ author, she and the Amens discuss tips for people to use their sensitive nature as an advantage.

Oct 22, 2019
Are You an Empath? With Dr. Judith Orloff
15:42

A small contingent of our population claims to be able to physically experience the emotional energy of other people. Sound crazy? Well there may be an actual science behind this. In the first episode of a series with Dr. Judith Orloff, the bestselling author of ‘Thriving as an Empath’, Dr. Daniel Amen, Tana Amen, and Orloff shed some light on this mysterious ability.

Oct 21, 2019
Q&A: The Truth About Coffee and Your Health
13:53

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are here to answer your questions. This week’s installment includes information on the ApoE4 gene and Alzheimer’s risk, combining supplements and medication, and the health ramifications of coffee. If you’d like your question answered on the Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, you can submit your questions at brainwarriorswaypodcast.com.

Oct 17, 2019
Brain in the News: Are Our Skulls Out-Evolving Us?
13:59

It’s time for “Brain in the News,” our weekly brain health news roundup, where Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen go over all the latest news in brain health from the Amen angle. This week’s stories include recent findings of cancer risk in tap water, a spike in suicides in the military, usage of St. John’s Wort to help treat symptoms of menopause, and a fascinating scientific claim that human skulls are evolving in a way that could ultimately be detrimental to our health.

Oct 16, 2019
What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment (HBOT) and How Does it Work?
09:00

In the second episode of a series on healing with oxygen, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen take you under the hood to see exactly how hyperbaric oxygen treatment works, and why it can be effective when other treatment types have been less successful. Daniel and Tana also break down the many circumstances in which hyperbaric oxygen can be efficiently used, ranging from reducing simple inflammation to saving someone’s life.

Oct 15, 2019
Can Hyperbaric Oxygen Heal My Brain?
12:10

When Dr. Daniel Amen was working on the largest ever NFL study on the brains of active and retired players, one of the biggest takeaways was how the subjects’ brains reacted to hyperbaric oxygen treatment. In short, they got much better. In this first episode of a series on healing with oxygen, the Amens discuss the benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and Tana shares her recent first-hand account of how it helped her recover from a surgery.

Oct 14, 2019
Q&A: Should You be Consuming Dairy?
14:04

Q&A time! This episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast features Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen answering some of your questions. Topics covered in this episode include the health benefits and risks of drinking milk, and what you can do to avoid a midday crash. If you’d like your own question answered on the show, please visit brainwarriorswaypodcast.com for instructions on how to submit.

Oct 10, 2019
Brain in the News: Which Country Consumes the Most Antidepressants?
14:33

It’s time for more Brain in the News! In this episode, the Amens contribute to the discussion of the brain health topics in the recent news cycle. This episode features a study on the world’s biggest consumers of antidepressants, a study on ashwagandha and schizophrenia, QEEG for concussions in junior hockey players, a teen who went blind from a bad diet, and a study on how eating fish can make you live longer.

Oct 09, 2019
10 Ways Toxic Products Are Poisoning You
13:46

In this second episode of a series on toxic products, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you tips to give the personal product supply in your bathroom a makeover. Learn the 10 ways that toxic products disrupt your health, as well as the most effective and easy way to make the gradual shift towards a healthier bathroom, and a healthier life.

Oct 08, 2019
Top Toxic Products You Should Stop Buying
11:15

An oft overlooked fact about personal products (makeup, hair & skin care, etc.) is that what you put on your skin goes into your body and affects it. Therefore, you could be poisoning yourself every day and not even know it. In the first episode of a series on toxic products, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen describe how easy it is to be tricked by product marketing, as well as the simple way to see exactly how healthy the products you use are to you, so you can throw them out!

Oct 07, 2019
Q&A: Automatic Negative Thoughts, Vaping & Marijuana
14:51

It’s time for another Q&A! In this episode, the Amens dip into the mailbag to answer some of your questions. This episode features information and tips on automatic negative thoughts, brain injuries, Omega 3 benefits, and dealing with impulse control. If you’d like your own question answered on the podcast, visit brainwarriorswaypodcast.com and follow the instructions on how to submit.

Oct 03, 2019
Brain in the News: What Can Parents Do About Cyberbullying?
15:11

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen look at some of the current news stories involving the brain. This installment includes an in-depth look at cyberbullying. Dr. Amen and Tana give you some of the characteristics to look for in your own child’s life, as well as tips for effective ways to approach the subject to make them feel safe and supported.

Oct 02, 2019
How Can You Quit E-Cigarettes?
14:08

The recent epidemic of deaths and illnesses from e-cigarettes has made it clear that vaping poses a very real health hazard for teens and adults alike. But how can you quit this unhealthy habit? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss some of the brain-based strategies you can use to get yourself off of e-cigarettes for good.

Oct 01, 2019