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I recommend TWO TYPES OF MEDITATION OR BRAIN FITNESS….the first brings you to a state of inner peace, the other is learning to strengthen your “mindsight muscle” (mindsight is like eyesight, but learning to see inside your mind and others minds). Clients often hear that I teach on the power of “thinking about thinking” and growing your middle prefrontal cortex, including how there are 9 functions and 8 of the 9 can be improved with meditation (called MAPs, Mindful Awareness […]

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See the below videos–to get updated on new videos hit the red “subscribe” button on my channel, by clicking here. Please click on my YouTube blog HERE as the below post is not being kept up to date! ​ 2 Minute introduction to the video series: I’ve been using neurobiology principles in my psychotherapy practice for years. In my personal life I have been interested in the intersection of science and consciousness. Finally, my fascination with these two are coming […]

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GROK cards and books are a GREAT way to learn peaceful communication skills, (nonviolent communication,) to grow your higher brain functions, and to easily make conversations more meaningful CLICK Here To Order GROK NVC Products. I give the Kids Grok as gifts to family and recommend regular Grok set for adults. The yellow Fundamentals book is excellent for understanding “jackal” (limbic brain) vs “giraffe” (prefrontal cortex) language. There is also a NVC center in Berkeley with helpful resources: https://baynvc.org/events/ I […]

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Heidi explains about your window of tolerance and how trauma (extreme overwhelm) interferes with integration and what you can do about it:

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I recommend doing diaphragmatic breathing for 5 or 10 minutes first before doing the exercise described in the following video, especially the last two minutes of the video. There is a description of this exercise in Dr. Peter Levine’s book, “Freedom from Pain,” (but in the CD that comes with that book, the following exercise is not included in that CD). Crockett describes what Levine calls “pendulation” in the above video. Pendulation is done through a process called titration. Imagine […]

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Are you having chronic pain or autoimmune issues?   I’m creating a post about about LDN (low dose naltrexone) since many people have asked me about it. Naltrexone was originally developed as a medication to block opioids if an overdose occurs. More recently, it has been discovered as helping autoimmune and pain issues in a very low dose (traditionally at 4.5mg at night). I recommend checking out the two largest facebook groups, search “Low Dose Naltrexone” and those two largest […]

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