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Below is an older and new blog post about the 8th domain of integration (the brain making sense of time, uncertainty, and mortality) and a link to a related video, just posted on my neuroscience YouTube blog. This post is inviting you to think about what painful experiences in your life have caused you to grow and the tools you learned from those experiences, then how those resources can help you now during the Coronavirus. The terminology of an “initiation” […]

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Fantastic webinar contemplating the wider and deeper aspects of COVID19, useful and unique links at the bottom of the page, including how to have difficult conversations related to ventilator use: https://tns.commonweal.org/audio/resources-from-weller-webinar/ Updating this post with newest resources that I like, below has daily compassion group to check-in important for those who live alone: https://www.mindandlife.org/covid-19/ Some ideas if you are bored & stuck at home: https://healinghonestly.com/self-care/ways-we-can-soothe-ourselves-our-homes The above mentions some instagram animal channels: https://www.instagram.com/babyanimalstagram/ https://www.instagram.com/animalsdoingthings/ —— FREE home schooling resources (this […]

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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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