A 12 Step Mindfulness Meditation Guide
The 12 Steps of the Mindfulness Meditation Practice As you know, mindfulness meditation is sweeping the nation, and for good reasons. Research over the last 20 years has confirmed many of the health benefits to the body and mind. But not many people understand how to get started in this up-and-coming meditation practice. And if […]
Amygdala PFC Connection
New research builds upon our understanding of the Amygdala to Pre-Frontal Cortex connection. How can we more easily self-regulate? Self-regulation is the foundation of stress control and optimal performance. Biofeedback proves to be a viable tool for training this key function built into the human brain’s ability to adapt and survive. “If you know what […]
Blowing up a balloon like new mindfulness meditation?
How Balloons can calm an autistic boy’s mind. Mindfulness Meditation techniques by a Special Education Teacher before it was a trend. Now, Biofeedback tools help make this technique easy to learn for schools and homes across the world.
Is Mindfulness Like Gravity
Is Mindfulness like gravity? If we treat mindfulness like gravity it falls into place. When we adopt mindfulness, it becomes like gravity, making us grounded and stuck to our earthly awareness and that which is timeless and omnipresent. Steve Hickman, Psy.D., Executive Director of the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness joins William Mobley, MD, […]
Better Decision Making from A New Perspective
If a Naval Admiral can learn from his ‘brain fog’, what can you apply to make better decisions every day?
Self-Discovery Einstein, Feynman and Ape
You can make a Key Self-Discovery, a life-changing breakthrough.
Find out how 7 minutes created a new way of thinking in this story about an Ape, Einstein and a Nobel Prize physicist.
Leonard Mlodinow tells this story about first encountering the Nobel Prize winning physicist Richard Feynman.
Feynman had asked what the new physicist had been working on. “I’ve been reading about the process of discovery”, Mlodinow said in response to Feynman.
The young Cal Tech physicist, challenged by his hero, began to explain.
Willpower Ted Talk Summary
The Brain Train Coach quick notes on Willpower Ted Talk by Kelly McGonigal The Science of Willpower The Stanford researcher and professor, Mcgonigal, teaches a class on the Science of Willpower. Here she relates a brief research history on the addictive centers of the brain with a view towards how we use willpower to battle […]
Seven Ways Teachers Can Use Mindfulness
Seven Ways Mindfulness Can Help Teachers, a Quick Summary (for the full article, see the Greater Good link at the bottom of the page) Author Patricia Jennings has 40 years of experience in the education system, her book, Mindfulness for Teachers, outlines several mindfulness practices—such as focused breathing, open awareness, and loving-kindness for the teacher […]
Biofeedback Books for Professionals
Top Biofeedback Books for Professionals Here are the top 3 on the reading list of Biofeedback books for Professional Therapists, Coaches and Counselors. Simply, they offer the best information in three different frameworks. These books are also recommended by the most influential practitioners and researchers in the Biofeedback Community: they are the ‘gold standard’. 1. […]