Rewire Your Brain: Think Your Way to a Better Life (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 9, 2010 - Self-Help - 256 pages
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How to rewire your brain to improve virtually every aspect ofyour life-based on the latest research in neuroscience andpsychology on neuroplasticity and evidence-based practices

Not long ago, it was thought that the brain you were born withwas the brain you would die with, and that the brain cells you hadat birth were the most you would ever possess. Your brain wasthought to be “hardwired” to function in predeterminedways. It turns out that's not true. Your brain is not hardwired,it's "softwired" by experience. This book shows you how you canrewire parts of the brain to feel more positive about your life,remain calm during stressful times, and improve your socialrelationships. Written by a leader in the field of Brain-BasedTherapy, it teaches you how to activate the parts of your brainthat have been underactivated and calm down those areas that havebeen hyperactivated so that you feel positive about your life andremain calm during stressful times. You will also learn to improveyour memory, boost your mood, have better relationships, and get agood night sleep.

  • Reveals how cutting-edge developments in neuroscience, andevidence-based practices can be used to improve your everydaylife
  • Other titles by Dr. Arden include: Brain-Based Therapy-Adult,Brain-Based Therapy-Child, Improving Your Memory For Dummiesand Heal Your Anxiety Workbook
  • Dr. Arden is a leader in integrating the new developments inneuroscience with psychotherapy and Director of Training in MentalHealth for Kaiser Permanente for the Northern CaliforniaRegion

Explaining exciting new developments in neuroscience and theirapplications to daily living, Rewire Your Brain will guideyou through the process of changing your brain so you can changeyour life and be free of self-imposed limitations.

  

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Contents

Think Your Way to a Better Life Chapter 1 Firing the Right Cells Together
1
Think Your Way to a Better Life Chapter 2 Taming Your Amygdala
25
Think Your Way to a Better Life Chapter 3 Shifting Left
45
Think Your Way to a Better Life Chapter 4 Cultivating Memory
69
Think Your Way to a Better Life Chapter 5 Fueling Your Brain
89
Think Your Way to a Better Life Chapter 6 Healthy Habits Exercise and Sleep
117
Think Your Way to a Better Life Chapter 7 Social Medicine
141
Think Your Way to a Better Life Chapter 8 Resiliency and Wisdom
165
Think Your Way to a Better Life Chapter 9 The Mindful Attitude
187
Think Your Way to a Better Life References
207
Think Your Way to a Better Life Index
231
Think Your Way to a Better Life About the Author
243
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JOHN B. ARDEN, Ph.D., is the author or coauthor of eleven other books, including Brain-Based Therapy with Adults and Brain-Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents (with Lloyd Linford), Improving Your Memory For Dummies, Conquering Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (with Victoria Beckner), Consciousness, Dreams, and Self: A Transdisciplinary Approach, and The Heal Your Anxiety Workbook. He is Director of Training in Mental Health for Kaiser Permanente in Northern California where he oversees training in twenty-four medical centers, and where over a hundred postdoctoral residents and interns are trained each year.

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