Dr. Bruce Lipton: How To Reprogram Your Subconscious Mind

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Dr. Bruce Lipton Explains How To Reprogram Your Subconscious Mind

Dr. Bruce Lipton: Take Care of Your Mind EVERY DAY

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Dr. Bruce Lipton: Take Care of Your Mind EVERY DAY

How our Brain works - Bruce Lipton

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A description of how our brain works concerning our conscious viewpoint of the world and how our subconscious has an effect on how we perceive our environment.

How stress affects your brain - Madhumita Murgia

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Stress isn't always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you're playing a competitive sport or have to speak in public. But when it's continuous, it actually begins to change your brain. Madhumita Murgia shows how chronic stress can affect brain size, its structure, and how it functions, right down to the level of your genes. [Directed by Andrew Zimbelman, narrated by Addison Anderson, music by Josh Smoak].

Dr Gabor Mate on the lasting affects of childhood trauma

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Dr Gabor Mate, physician, bestselling author and expert in childhood trauma, addiction and stress - speaks to STV’s Rona Dougall on Scotland Tonight. Rona asks Dr Mate about childhood trauma, addiction, the mind body link, early development, attachment, and the importance of human connection.

The Polyvagal Theory: The New Science of Safety and Trauma -Steven Porges

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What is trauma exactly? Or the ever-elusive concept known as the “flow state”? And why do some people just flat-out creep us out? It can all be explained by the autonomic nervous system — our body’s autopilot that keeps our heart beating, our lungs breathing, and our gut digesting; without us even thinking about it. The Polyvagal Theory is a new understanding of how our nervous system works, and explains everything from trauma, to the very essence of social behavior; while shedding light on possible treatments for autism and trauma. You’ll never think of your body and brain the same way again.

The Impact of Childhood Trauma - Nadine Burke Harris

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We are only just now beginning to understand the depth of changes and damage caused by childhood trauma. People who are exposed to intense levels of trauma are triple the risk for lung cancer and heart disease, along with a 20 year difference in lifespan, but these are symptoms of a bigger issue. These childhood traumas change how translation and transcription occurs in our DNA. Nadine Burke Harris, a pediatrician working in California, reaches out to underserved neighborhoods in San Francisco, working with children to treat not just the superficial ailments but to heal the root of the problem.

How stress affects your body - Sharon Horesh Bergquist

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Our hard-wired stress response is designed to give us the quick burst of heightened alertness and energy needed to perform our best. But stress isn’t all good. When activated too long or too often, stress can damage virtually every part of our body. Sharon Horesh Bergquist gives us a look at what goes on inside our body when we are chronically stressed.

Amygdala hijack fight or flight response | how to stop anxiety

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This anxiety switch controls what is called the fight or flight response. In a persons day to day life, your amygdala, is set in 'off' mode. This "switch" should only activate during moments of danger or threat. This is perfectly normal for these type of situations. However, when this 'switch'is repeatedly triggered in times of stress, sadness, grief or anger, it can get 'stuck' in the on' mode. When this happens, a person can start to develop acute phobias , anxiety disorders and also trigger panic attacks .

What we learn before we're born

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When does learning begin? Answer: Before we are born. Science writer Annie Murphy Paul talks through new research that shows how much we learn in the womb -- from the lilt of our native language to our soon-to-be-favorite foods.