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New insights in the world of Neuroscience have led to the development of revolutionary techniques for moving into an intimate relationship with the neural pathways that define your personal experience of your world.
Are you ready for empowered change? It’s time to live your excellence. Read on to explore how these new advances create opportunities for harnessing the power of neuroplasticity, and create a space for inspiration to flow.
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Suicide Awareness & Prevention Month: Understanding a Brain in Crisis
In this psychoeducation video, Dr. Kate Truitt helps us to understand a brain in crisis and learn how to act if it happens to us or a loved one.
An Introduction to the Havening Touch
Dr. Kate Truitt introduces us to the havening touch in this psychoeducational video. We have the ability to actually shift the electrochemical experience of our brain. This simple touch doesn’t require a lot of executive function or attention while we do it. Our brain can be engaged in other cognitive exercises at the same time, which empowers the Havening Techniques.
Understanding the Impact of Stress & Trauma: The Window of Tolerance
In this psychoeducation video, Dr. Kate Truitt walks us through the window of tolerance and the impact of long-term stress and trauma on the mind and body. Our mind and body are a closed loop system, what impacts one impacts the other. The window of tolerance is the body in its optimal state, where it can access both reason and emotion.
Neuroscience of Traumatic Grief & Loss: Separation Anxiety & Suicidal Thoughts
Optimize your mental health with Dr. Kate Truitt as she delves into the neuroscience of grief and suicidal thoughts during Suicide Awareness Month. Learn why grief can profoundly alter your brain’s neurobiology, impacting serotonin and dopamine levels, as well as your emotional connection to the world.
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Within our brain, intricate processes and pathways are at play when it comes to suicidal thoughts. By understanding these processes, we can gain valuable insights into prevention and treatment strategies.Read More
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Is there a scientific explanation for a connection between deep emotional trauma and stress and physical pain and discomfort such as migraines, gastrointestinal disturbance, back pain, and more? The answer is there most definitely is.Read More
It is important for us to understand where the deeply painful emotional experiences of shame originate, because in the acknowledgement of their roots we find opportunities for recovery and healing.Read More
Did you know that the experience of anxiety is a part of daily life? Like all of our emotions, it exists to alert us concerns so that we may take action and create change. Generalized anxiety, on the other hand, is just there in the forefront.Read More
Did you know that your brain is hard-wired to look for negative, difficult, or painful things? This is called a “negativity bias,” which means that in your data-processing system, anything negative gets priority attention.Read More
Rejection is difficult for anyone to experience, but some people undergo it with much greater intensity than most others. If that is the case for you, it may be that you are experiencing what is known as rejection sensitive dysphoria (RSD).Read More
Waking up on the wrong side of the bed is a real thing. But we have the power of neuroplasticity on our side. Because of our brains are malleable, we have an opportunity to make changes to our neural connections that can help us experience a good night of restful sleep.Read More
Productive procrastination seems productive, so it can feel good, but if you are putting off tasks that need to be done to do other tasks, it could be building your stress level, and if that continues to build you could be heading for burnout.Read More
Finding our purpose significantly increases the ease with which we are able to create sustainable change. It helps us more readily link into new behaviors that align with our desire to live our purpose.Read More
Shame is awful to experience, whether we are being shamed by others or shaming ourselves, but as humans we are hard-wired to experience feelings of shame. Learn about the opportunities for self-healing in shame and self-judgment.Read More
Some people are not safer at home, and in fact, the home setting is a real place of danger for many who live with the threat of domestic violence. If you are one of those people, you may be in need of help and support. If you are not one of those people, but think you may know one...Read More
The experiences of physical pain and psychological trauma go hand-in-hand. In order to create empowered change and self-awareness around chronic pain, we need to explore the connection between the mind and body.Read More
Recognizing when your survival brain is throwing up warning signs from your past can empower you to find balance between what your fear brain would have you do, and what you would choose to do. In this article I want to show you some tools for resilience and explain how they work.Read More
In this article Dr. Kate Truitt helps you explore the survival mechanisms you employ in relationships, how much you value what you need in your relationships, and what you can do to help create boundaries that lead to the relationships you want.Read More
As humans, we are naturally moving in and out of different brainwave states every day, and much of that is driven by emotions. This is a sign of a healthily functioning brain. There is a good argument to be made for intentionally experiencing different emotions, whether you might consider them to be “good” or “bad.”Read More
This may sound counterintuitive, but the journey toward creating success and well-being requires leaning into the difficulties you are experiencing. I suggest that you bring a little bit of 2020 with you on your journey in 2021.Read More
Has 2020 been a challenging year for you? I will take a guess and say that it has. Are you looking forward to brighter days ahead? Have you started thinking about what your new year will look like?Read More
With everything that has befallen all of us in 2020, we must assume the holiday blues may be more widespread than usual this year. This means we must get creative when it comes to getting together, but we do need to stay connected.Read More
Why do we worry? So often my patients will tell me that worry is dumb, and that there is no need for it. Actually, we do need to worry, but we need to put it into an appropriate context. It is important to go back to the beginning of the worry process and notice the “Why” of it.Read More
The opportunity you have to heal your brain and keep moving forward is made possible by something called neuroplasticity—the key to building a resilient brain. We show you how to show you how to seize that opportunity in this in-depth article.Read More
We introduce Neurofeedback: a tool we teach that allows you to create your resilient brain, addressing stress and anxiety, compensating for past damage that has been done, enhancing learning capacity, and even healing through the difficulties brought on by our new challenges.Read More
Have you been feeling lately like you’re not living up to the expectations you have for yourself? Do you feel you are losing some of your former optimism? You may be on the road to burnout. In this article we help you ways to successfully managing the stress that can lead to burnout.Read More
Grief is an experience of mourning and deep honoring. One thing I have learned through my own journey is that the experience of grief and loss has a softening effect: it is so important for us to save space, be conscientious and kind toward our feelings and ourselves as we navigate these deeply painful times.Read More