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The Brain Warrior's Way Podcast

Dr Daniel & Tana Amen

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The Brain Warrior's Way Podcast

The Brain Warrior's Way Podcast

Dr Daniel & Tana Amen

150
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2.0K
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New York Times bestselling authors, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are your personal Brain Warrior Guides to help you win the war for your health and defeat anxiety, depression, memory loss, ADHD, addictions, disease, and obesity. Learn how you can take control of your brain and body for the rest of your life.

Latest Episodes

Are Energy Drinks Bad? Even if Sugar-Free? With Darin Olien

In the final episode in a series with Darin Olien, the host of the new Netflix show Down to Earth, he and the Amens tackle some of the most talked-about current issues in brain health and wellness. Some of the topics covered are the health factor of energy drinks, whether or not carbs are bad for you, the optimal times of day you should be eating, and where to get started on a new wellness journey. For more info on Darin's new book "SuperLife: 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make Your Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome", visit https://www.amazon.com/SuperLife-Simple-Healthy-Eternally-Awesome/dp/0062297198 For more on Darin's new Netflix series "Down to Earth with Zac Efron", visit https://www.netflix.com/title/80230601

16 min11 h ago
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Are Energy Drinks Bad? Even if Sugar-Free? With Darin Olien

How To Turn Your Food into Fuel Right Now, with Darin Olien

SuperLife author Darin Olien has travelled the globe researching the science behind how different types of food are processed in the body. One of his biggest takeaways from this journey is that there’s no reason to buy into the everchanging cycle of fads and diets out there. In the third episode in a series with Darin, he and the Amens discuss some simple fixes you can integrate into your food strategy to help optimize the way your body processes nutrients, and help it to fight off toxins. For more info on Darin's new book "SuperLife: 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make Your Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome", visit https://www.amazon.com/SuperLife-Simple-Healthy-Eternally-Awesome/dp/0062297198 For more on Darin's new Netflix series "Down to Earth with Zac Efron", visit https://www.netflix.com/title/80230601

12 min1 d ago
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How To Turn Your Food into Fuel Right Now, with Darin Olien

Are Your Store-Bought Foods Missing Something? With Darin Olien

In his new book SuperLife, author Darin Olien describes how the alchemy of foods and spices have the ability to turn on or off certain genes. But what if the stuff you buy at the store doesn’t actually contain what it advertises? Surprisingly, this is often the case. In the second episode of a series with Darin, he and the Amens discuss some of the surprising discoveries Darin made during his extensive research for his book, and why it’s so important to be aware of how your food is sourced. For more info on Darin's new book "SuperLife: 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make Your Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome", visit https://www.amazon.com/SuperLife-Simple-Healthy-Eternally-Awesome/dp/0062297198 For more on Darin's new Netflix series "Down to Earth with Zac Efron", visit https://www.netflix.com/title/80230601

15 min2 d ago
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Are Your Store-Bought Foods Missing Something? With Darin Olien

Beginning a Journey Towards Health and Wellness, with Darin Olien

When it comes to paths to wellness, it’s often our health struggles from early on in life that subconsciously point us in the right direction.This was certainly true for Darin Olien, who along with Zac Efron hosts the new Netflix series Down to Earth. In this episode of the podcast, Darin and the Amens discuss our bodies’ natural tendency towards healing, and how it’s so often sabotaged by the obstacles we tend to place in nature’s way. For more info on Darin's new book "SuperLife: 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make Your Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome", visit https://www.amazon.com/SuperLife-Simple-Healthy-Eternally-Awesome/dp/0062297198 For more on Darin's new Netflix series "Down to Earth with Zac Efron", visit https://www.netflix.com/title/80230601

12 min3 d ago
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Beginning a Journey Towards Health and Wellness, with Darin Olien

Can Cats Increase Your Happiness?

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss some of the cutting edge, brain-centric news items and studies. Some of the topics explored in this episode are the brain effects that come with being a cat owner, what exercise can do to proteins in the brain, and the harmful effects of certain fungi in your gut and what to do to eradicate them.

8 min1 w ago
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Can Cats Increase Your Happiness?

How to Control Your Inner Anxiety In a Natural Way

If you’ve been suffering from anxiety lately, you’re not alone. The societal changes under the pandemic have left many people disoriented and unsure about what the future holds. These, of course, are strong triggers for anxiety. So what can you do if you find yourself unable to control your own anxious thoughts? It starts with your brain. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen give you some practical tips you can start today to calm your anxiety to start feeling better.

7 min1 w ago
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How to Control Your Inner Anxiety In a Natural Way

Is it Depression, Anxiety, OCD, or All of the Above?

One of the biggest takeaways from brain SPECT imaging is that without looking at the brain, a surprising number of patients are completely misdiagnosed. Often times these patients are prescribed medication that makes them worse instead of better. So what are some of the most common misdiagnoses? In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen describe why certain symptoms of depression, anxiety, and OCD can appear similar on the surface, and how to know if you should be looking for a second opinion if you’re not getting better.

13 min1 w ago
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Is it Depression, Anxiety, OCD, or All of the Above?

Pandemic Schooling: How To Help Your Kids Thrive

The lack of time or ability to plan can be harmful to your mental state, especially for those with more rigid brain types. With the back to school process seeming to be happening on the fly in many cases, the situation can be difficult for students and their parents alike. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the current education climate, why the transition has been so difficult for families, and how you can work with your kids to help them adjust to unfamiliar situations.

13 min1 w ago
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Pandemic Schooling: How To Help Your Kids Thrive

Moving Meditation: How it Trains Your Mind, with Jay Shetty

Former monk-turned author Jay Shetty says that meditation is not about emptying your mind. Rather it’s on directing your mind to enable you to stay present and focused. And this practice of training your mind doesn’t necessarily have to take place while seating in a quiet spot with no distractions. In this last episode of a series with Jay, he and the Amens discuss some of the ways you can train your mind to see beauty and complete experiences while in motion, whether it’s through yoga, martial arts, or just taking a walk. For more info on Jay Shetty's new book "Think Like a Monk", visit https://www.amazon.com/Think-Like-Monk-Train-Purpose/dp/1982134488

16 min2 w ago
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Moving Meditation: How it Trains Your Mind, with Jay Shetty

How to Designate and Energize Your Living Spaces, with Jay Shetty

You may have heard that inFeng Shui philosophy, locations can have energy and memory. This energy may also exist in your mind, as certain areas trigger emotions or action inside you. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, “Think Like a Monk” author Jay Shetty and the Amens tell you how you can use these concepts to your advantage to supercharge your environment and keep your head clear, present, and focused in order to stay productive and purposeful. For more info on Jay Shetty's new book "Think Like a Monk", visit https://www.amazon.com/Think-Like-Monk-Train-Purpose/dp/1982134488

14 min2 w ago
Comments
How to Designate and Energize Your Living Spaces, with Jay Shetty

Latest Episodes

Are Energy Drinks Bad? Even if Sugar-Free? With Darin Olien

In the final episode in a series with Darin Olien, the host of the new Netflix show Down to Earth, he and the Amens tackle some of the most talked-about current issues in brain health and wellness. Some of the topics covered are the health factor of energy drinks, whether or not carbs are bad for you, the optimal times of day you should be eating, and where to get started on a new wellness journey. For more info on Darin's new book "SuperLife: 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make Your Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome", visit https://www.amazon.com/SuperLife-Simple-Healthy-Eternally-Awesome/dp/0062297198 For more on Darin's new Netflix series "Down to Earth with Zac Efron", visit https://www.netflix.com/title/80230601

16 min11 h ago
Comments
Are Energy Drinks Bad? Even if Sugar-Free? With Darin Olien

How To Turn Your Food into Fuel Right Now, with Darin Olien

SuperLife author Darin Olien has travelled the globe researching the science behind how different types of food are processed in the body. One of his biggest takeaways from this journey is that there’s no reason to buy into the everchanging cycle of fads and diets out there. In the third episode in a series with Darin, he and the Amens discuss some simple fixes you can integrate into your food strategy to help optimize the way your body processes nutrients, and help it to fight off toxins. For more info on Darin's new book "SuperLife: 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make Your Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome", visit https://www.amazon.com/SuperLife-Simple-Healthy-Eternally-Awesome/dp/0062297198 For more on Darin's new Netflix series "Down to Earth with Zac Efron", visit https://www.netflix.com/title/80230601

12 min1 d ago
Comments
How To Turn Your Food into Fuel Right Now, with Darin Olien

Are Your Store-Bought Foods Missing Something? With Darin Olien

In his new book SuperLife, author Darin Olien describes how the alchemy of foods and spices have the ability to turn on or off certain genes. But what if the stuff you buy at the store doesn’t actually contain what it advertises? Surprisingly, this is often the case. In the second episode of a series with Darin, he and the Amens discuss some of the surprising discoveries Darin made during his extensive research for his book, and why it’s so important to be aware of how your food is sourced. For more info on Darin's new book "SuperLife: 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make Your Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome", visit https://www.amazon.com/SuperLife-Simple-Healthy-Eternally-Awesome/dp/0062297198 For more on Darin's new Netflix series "Down to Earth with Zac Efron", visit https://www.netflix.com/title/80230601

15 min2 d ago
Comments
Are Your Store-Bought Foods Missing Something? With Darin Olien

Beginning a Journey Towards Health and Wellness, with Darin Olien

When it comes to paths to wellness, it’s often our health struggles from early on in life that subconsciously point us in the right direction.This was certainly true for Darin Olien, who along with Zac Efron hosts the new Netflix series Down to Earth. In this episode of the podcast, Darin and the Amens discuss our bodies’ natural tendency towards healing, and how it’s so often sabotaged by the obstacles we tend to place in nature’s way. For more info on Darin's new book "SuperLife: 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make Your Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome", visit https://www.amazon.com/SuperLife-Simple-Healthy-Eternally-Awesome/dp/0062297198 For more on Darin's new Netflix series "Down to Earth with Zac Efron", visit https://www.netflix.com/title/80230601

12 min3 d ago
Comments
Beginning a Journey Towards Health and Wellness, with Darin Olien

Can Cats Increase Your Happiness?

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss some of the cutting edge, brain-centric news items and studies. Some of the topics explored in this episode are the brain effects that come with being a cat owner, what exercise can do to proteins in the brain, and the harmful effects of certain fungi in your gut and what to do to eradicate them.

8 min1 w ago
Comments
Can Cats Increase Your Happiness?

How to Control Your Inner Anxiety In a Natural Way

If you’ve been suffering from anxiety lately, you’re not alone. The societal changes under the pandemic have left many people disoriented and unsure about what the future holds. These, of course, are strong triggers for anxiety. So what can you do if you find yourself unable to control your own anxious thoughts? It starts with your brain. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen give you some practical tips you can start today to calm your anxiety to start feeling better.

7 min1 w ago
Comments
How to Control Your Inner Anxiety In a Natural Way

Is it Depression, Anxiety, OCD, or All of the Above?

One of the biggest takeaways from brain SPECT imaging is that without looking at the brain, a surprising number of patients are completely misdiagnosed. Often times these patients are prescribed medication that makes them worse instead of better. So what are some of the most common misdiagnoses? In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen describe why certain symptoms of depression, anxiety, and OCD can appear similar on the surface, and how to know if you should be looking for a second opinion if you’re not getting better.

13 min1 w ago
Comments
Is it Depression, Anxiety, OCD, or All of the Above?

Pandemic Schooling: How To Help Your Kids Thrive

The lack of time or ability to plan can be harmful to your mental state, especially for those with more rigid brain types. With the back to school process seeming to be happening on the fly in many cases, the situation can be difficult for students and their parents alike. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the current education climate, why the transition has been so difficult for families, and how you can work with your kids to help them adjust to unfamiliar situations.

13 min1 w ago
Comments
Pandemic Schooling: How To Help Your Kids Thrive

Moving Meditation: How it Trains Your Mind, with Jay Shetty

Former monk-turned author Jay Shetty says that meditation is not about emptying your mind. Rather it’s on directing your mind to enable you to stay present and focused. And this practice of training your mind doesn’t necessarily have to take place while seating in a quiet spot with no distractions. In this last episode of a series with Jay, he and the Amens discuss some of the ways you can train your mind to see beauty and complete experiences while in motion, whether it’s through yoga, martial arts, or just taking a walk. For more info on Jay Shetty's new book "Think Like a Monk", visit https://www.amazon.com/Think-Like-Monk-Train-Purpose/dp/1982134488

16 min2 w ago
Comments
Moving Meditation: How it Trains Your Mind, with Jay Shetty

How to Designate and Energize Your Living Spaces, with Jay Shetty

You may have heard that inFeng Shui philosophy, locations can have energy and memory. This energy may also exist in your mind, as certain areas trigger emotions or action inside you. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, “Think Like a Monk” author Jay Shetty and the Amens tell you how you can use these concepts to your advantage to supercharge your environment and keep your head clear, present, and focused in order to stay productive and purposeful. For more info on Jay Shetty's new book "Think Like a Monk", visit https://www.amazon.com/Think-Like-Monk-Train-Purpose/dp/1982134488

14 min2 w ago
Comments
How to Designate and Energize Your Living Spaces, with Jay Shetty

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