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CLEANING UP THE MENTAL MESS with Dr. Caroline Leaf

Dr. Caroline Leaf

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CLEANING UP THE MENTAL MESS with Dr. Caroline Leaf

CLEANING UP THE MENTAL MESS with Dr. Caroline Leaf

Dr. Caroline Leaf

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Dr. Caroline Leaf is a cognitive neuroscientist, bestselling author, mental health and mind expert. Whether you are struggling in your personal life or simply want to learn how to understand and use your mind to live your best life, this podcast will provide you with practical tips and tools to help you take back control over your mental, emotional, and physical healthFollow me on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter for more mental health tips & strategies: @drcarolineleafWebsite: drleaf.com Download my brain detox app: theswitch.app

Latest Episodes

How Lyme disease can affect your mental health + tips on how to find peace while living with the uncertainty & pain of a chronic health issue (with Jordan Younger)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit: https://www.drleafconference.com Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips. Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed SHOW DESCRIPTION: When we are in pain, it can be hard to do anything. It is hard to concentrate or focus on anything, and even harder to be happy or feel hope. But what happens when you have to live with a chronic illness? What happens if you are suffering in silence, or when no one believes that you are struggling? In this podcast I speak with Jordan Younger, top podcast host, blogger and health and wellness influencer, about Lyme disease and mental health, how to manage your mental health when dealing with a chronic health issue, how to help someone who has chronic health issues & what not to say, how to find peace while living with uncertainty, ...

60 min16 h ago
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How Lyme disease can affect your mental health + tips on how to find peace while living with the uncertainty & pain of a chronic health issue (with Jordan Younger)

How These Mushrooms & Adaptogens Can Help Grow Brain Cells, Reduce Anxiety, and Fight off Depression (with Four Sigmatic Founder Tero Isokauppila)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit: https://www.drleafconference.com Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips. Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed SHOW DESCRIPTION: When many of us think of mushrooms, we either think of the ones we cook with, the ones people use to get “high” or the ones that are very dangerous. But did you know that certain mushrooms are superfoods that can boost your mental and physical health? In this podcast I speak with Tero, a health and wellness expert and founder and CEO of Four Sigmatic (a company that creates everyday health products to upgrade your daily routine), about why mushrooms are good for our moods, minds, and mental health, what adaptogens are and how to use them, how superfoods like mushrooms can improve our physical health and help us deal with stress, common myths about mushrooms, simple ways to upgrade your daily health routine and more! For more info on Tero & Four Sigmatic: https://us.foursigmatic.com/ Read the show blog: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/how-these-mushrooms-adaptogens-can-help-grow-brain-cells-reduce-anxiety-and-fight-off-depression-with-four-sigmatic-founder-tero-isokauppila **Special offer's from our sponsors: -Ritual(My favorite multivitamin—simple, clean, and backed by science!):To get 10% off your first three months of Ritualmultivitamins see:ritual/drleaf -Organifi (A company that creates superfood products that taste amazing and are good for you!):Get 15% off your order of Organifi Red Juice today with code DRLEAF. Just visitorganifi.com/drleafand use code DRLEAF at checkout. Podcast Highlights 5:15How do foods like cacao and medicinal mushrooms improve our mental health? 13:53How our digestive health impacts our mood 15:00Why a healthy skincare routine is so important for our mental andphysicalwellbeing 20:00Simple ways to upgrade your daily health routine and reduce anxiety and stress 24:10How certain mushrooms can help with brain growth, depression, anxiety and stress 40:56Common myths about mushrooms 41:47What are adaptogens and why are they good for our mental health? 45:33How to handle stress and anxiety while running your own business 52:00Why we need to be careful of the wellness industry -Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! -Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

57 min3 d ago
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How These Mushrooms & Adaptogens Can Help Grow Brain Cells, Reduce Anxiety, and Fight off Depression (with Four Sigmatic Founder Tero Isokauppila)

How to train your mind to fight off anxiety, depression & viruses! (Interview with the legendary Wim Hof)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed EPISODE DESCRIPTION: If anything, this year and the global COVID-19 pandemic has shown us that so much is out of control. Yet there is still reason to hope! Even though we cannot always control what happens to or around us, we can control how we choose to react to the circumstances of life. In this podcast I speak with the incredible “Iceman” Wim Hofabout his new book The Wim Hof Method, the power of mind management, how cold exposure and deep breathing can improve our mental and physical health, ways to protect your body against viruses, training the brain to overcome any obstacle, and more! To get Wim's amazing book visit: ww...

77 min5 d ago
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How to train your mind to fight off anxiety, depression & viruses! (Interview with the legendary Wim Hof)

Why we need to change how we move, eat, sleep, and connect based on each season for optimal mental, brain, and physical health (Interview with Whole30 co-founder Dallas Hartwig)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed EPISODE DESCRIPTION: We love celebrating the different seasons, whether it’s the coziness of fall and the anticipation of those winter holidays, or the excitement of summertime and backyard get togethers with loved ones. But did you know that your mental and physical wellbeing is also seasonal? In this podcast I speak with Whole30 co-founder and N.Y. Times bestselling author Dallas Hartwig about the importance of living seasonally, tips to exercise, sleep and eat better, the importance of listening to your body, why having a purpose is so important for your mental and physical health, and more! For more info on Dallas and to get his book visit: https://dallashartwig.com Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/why-we-need-to-change-how-we-move-eat-sleep-and-connect-based-on-each-season-for-optimal-mental-brain-and-physical-health-interview-with-whole-30-co-founder-dallas-hartwig **Special offers from this episode's sponsors: -Thryve Gut Health (An amazing company that tests your unique microbiome and formulates custom probiotics that keep your gut and mind healthy!):Get 10% off your at-home test kit with the code DRLEAF at checkout. See thelinkfor more information -BiOptimizers (The best digestive enzymes, which help keep my brain and gut happy and healthy!):Use code DRLEAF10 for 10% off any order, and save up to 48% off select packages: www.bioptimizers.com/drleaf Podcast Highlights 3:29 How seasonal living can improve our mental and physical health 9:44 Why too much artificial light negatively affects our wellbeing 15:40 How to learn how to listen to your body’s needs 17:11 The 4 keys of seasonal living 32:00 The difference between cravings and longing 33:02 How has modern life disrupted our biology? 37:00 How the seasons affect our hormones 41:29 Tips to live more seasonally and improve your health 48:50 Seasonal depression, mental illness and the modern world 54:00 The importance of rest for your mental health Additional Resources: -Get my new brain detox app SWITCH on sale now! Get 50% off a 3 month subscription. Just look for Switch on Your Brain in the App Store or Google Play or visit: https://theswitch.app -Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! -Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/ -Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf -Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf -Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/drcarolineleaf If you enjoyed this episode please leave a 5 review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media!

60 min1 w ago
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Why we need to change how we move, eat, sleep, and connect based on each season for optimal mental, brain, and physical health (Interview with Whole30 co-founder Dallas Hartwig)

Healing body dysmorphia & ending self-blame + trauma recovery strategies with Dr. Ebony Butler

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 SHOW DESCRIPTION: Whether we are talking about our relationship with ourselves or our relationship with food, it is important that we feel empowered to take charge of our life. In this podcast I speak with psychologist and food relationship strategist Dr. Ebony about toxic diet culture, learning how to improve your relationship with food and yourself, how to overcome power differentials in the therapy room, racial trauma and mental health, dealing with identity issues, healing from PTSD and complex trauma, and more! For more info on Dr. Ebony: Website - drebony.com Instagram - instagram.com/drebonyonline Get her Therapy Cards - mytherapycards.com Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/healing-body-dysmorphia-ending-self-blame-trauma-recovery-strat...

62 min1 w ago
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Healing body dysmorphia & ending self-blame + trauma recovery strategies with Dr. Ebony Butler

Debunking the "normal" brain myth, how to make neurodiversity (ADD, dyslexia, ADHD, dysgraphia) your most valuable asset in school, work, and life + tips for parents with special needs children

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 EPISODE DESCRIPTION: In this podcast I speak with award-winning journalist and founder of Rebel Talent, Denise Brody, about how to navigate life with dyslexia, sensory differences, ADHD, or any other type of neurodiversity, how to talk to your boss and colleagues about mental health issues, why faking it till you make it is a bad idea, how to raise a kid with special needs, and more! Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/neurodiversity For more info on Denise click here **Special offers from this episode's sponsors -Feals CBD(the best CBD out there!):To get 50% off yourFeals CBDorder and free shipping seefeals/drleaf. Have questions about CBD? Feals has a free hotline and text message supportto help guide your personal experience! -International Justice Mission: For just $45, you can provide trauma-informed therapy that will change a child's life. Head to https://IJM.org/DrLeaf, and help vulnerable children heal by giving the gift of therapy today. Podcast Highlights 7:10 The myth of the normal brain, and why embracing our neurodiversity is the key to success at work and in life 16:16; 32:16 How to talk to your boss about mental health issues, and the importance of mental health first aid in the office 25:45 How to raise a child with special needs 45:27 Why faking it till you make it is a bad idea, leading to burnout and other mental health issues Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed - Get my new brain detox app SWITCH on sale now: https://theswitch.app Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

55 min1 w ago
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Debunking the "normal" brain myth, how to make neurodiversity (ADD, dyslexia, ADHD, dysgraphia) your most valuable asset in school, work, and life + tips for parents with special needs children

Inside the mind of a psychopath + solving the nature vs. nurture debate when it comes to mental illness (Interview with Professor James Fallon)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com **Early bird tickets end October 15 Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies, exclusive offers and more! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 (*Only available for U.S numbers at this time) EPISODE DESCRIPTION: Psychopaths: just the word conjures up images of scary, elusive figure intent on doing harm. But is being diagnosed as a psychopath a life sentence? Can they ever change? In this podcast I speak with Dr. James Fallon, neuroscientist, researcher, professor and diagnosed psychopath, about the role of nature versus nurture, getting inside the mind of a psychopath, how early childhood trauma can impact our development, the different kinds of empathy, the power of self-awareness and self-regulation, how to turn your weakness into your greatest strength, and more! For more info on James and to get his book visit: https://www.amazon.com/Psyc...

68 min2 w ago
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Inside the mind of a psychopath + solving the nature vs. nurture debate when it comes to mental illness (Interview with Professor James Fallon)

The Mental Health Benefits of a Good Argument + Dispelling Common Myths That Could be Sabotaging Your Relationships (with Relationship Expert Monica Berg)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com **Early bird tickets end October 15 Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies, exclusive offers and more! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 (*Only available for U.S numbers at this time) EPISODE DESCRIPTION: Relationships can be tough, especially during a global pandemic! Many of us are spending more time than ever before with our partner, while COVID-19 has made it harder to connect with others if we are single and looking for a relationship. Thankfully, whether we are single, in a relationship or somewhere in between, there are things we can do now to attract the kind of love we want in our lives, as I discuss in this podcast interview with bestselling author, speaker and couple’s counselor Monica Berg. We talk about everything you need to know about healthy relationships, including why we need to rethink love, how to attract the kind of love you want, rekindling love in your life, building frameworks for lasting and fulfilling relationships, tips for single people, how to become more comfortable with change, why we need to argue more and how to argue better. For more info on Monica and to get her books visit: https://rethinklife.today/ Read the show blog here:https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/monica-berg **Special offers from this episode's sponsors** -Function of Beauty (the world’s first fully customizable, natural hair care brand that allows you to create hair products based on your individual hair type & goals):Go to functionofbeauty.com/drleaf for 20% off your first order! -BetterHelp (My favorite counseling app, making therapy affordable and accessible no matter where you are!): To get 10% off BetterHelp counseling during your first month see trybetterhelp.com/drleaf Podcast highlights: 3:00 How to overcome the fear of change 7:10 How to stop letting emotions rule your life 11:40 Why we need to rethink love, and why the most important relationship you have is with yourself 15:55 How to love yourself and overcome shame, fear and guilt 19:10 Tips for single people looking for a great relationship 20:49 Why you need to be your own personal “baggage claim”, and the danger of going into a relationship waiting for the other person to make you happy 23:00 The difference between unconditional and ego-based love, and how to have a successful relationship 29:00 How to argue better 36:14 The one thing you can do now for a better relationship 40:45 Are dating apps good for us? **Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed -Get my new brain detox app SWITCH on sale now! Get 50% off a 3 month subscription. Just visit: https://theswitch.app -Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources -Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/ -Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf -Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf If you enjoyed this episode please leave a 5 review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

45 min2 w ago
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The Mental Health Benefits of a Good Argument + Dispelling Common Myths That Could be Sabotaging Your Relationships (with Relationship Expert Monica Berg)

Schizophrenia: causes, cures, common myths + the true story of one family’s experience with 6 kids diagnosed with schizophrenia (with author Robert Kolker)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com **Early bird tickets end October 15 Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies, exclusive offers and more! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 (*Only available for U.S numbers at this time) SHOW DESCRIPTION: Little is known about schizophrenia, even today. There is so much misinformation about this kind of mental distress, it is no wonder many people find it confusing and even frightening. In this podcast I speak with NY Times best-selling author and journalist Bob Kolker about his new book, Hidden Valley Road, and the extraordinary story of the Galvin family and their six sons who were diagnosed with schizophrenia in the 1960s/1970s, why so little is known about this type of mental ill-health, past and current treatment options, how to change the narrative around schizophrenia and mental health, and more! To get Bob's amazing book visit: ht...

55 min2 w ago
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Schizophrenia: causes, cures, common myths + the true story of one family’s experience with 6 kids diagnosed with schizophrenia (with author Robert Kolker)

How sound therapy can reduce anxiety & heal chronic pain + the benefits of Ayurvedic medicine for mental & physical health (with Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com **Early bird tickets end October 15 Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies, exclusive offers and more! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 (*Only available for U.S numbers at this time) Show Description: In this podcast I speak with integrative neurologist Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary about why modern western medicine is failing to heal people, the difference between a health-based and diseased-based approach to medicine, how Ayurvedic medicine and sound therapy can reduce anxiety and heal chronic pain, and more. For more info on Dr. Kulreet visit: https://drkulreetchaudhary.com/ https://www.facebook.com/drkulreetchaudhary https://twitter.com/drkchaudhary Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/how-sound-therapy-can-reduce-anxiety-heal-chronic-pain-the-benefits-of-ayurvedic-medicine-for-mental-physical-health-with-dr-kulreet-chaudhary **Special offer's from our sponsors** -Blinkist (This is one of my favorite ways to pass the time while exercising and build my brain, which improves mental resilience!):To get your free week onBlinkist AND 25% off your subscription see:https://www.blinkist.com/nc/partners/cleaning-up-the-mental-mess -Liquid I.VElectrolytes (The quickest and easiest way to stay hydrated, which is an important part of any mental self-care regimen):Get 25% off with code DRLEAF at checkouthttps://liquid-iv.com Podcast Highlights 3:00, 19:05 Why our current medical system is failing us 5:28 What Ayurvedic medicine is and how it can help you 12:14 How sound therapy can improve your mental and physical wellbeing 22:04 How the “sound” of your thinking affects your health, right down to the cellular level 30:43 The difference between disease management and a health-based approach to medicine, why **Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed - Get my new brain detox app SWITCH on sale now! Get 50% off a 3 month subscription: https://theswitch.app Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources, tips, and tools. -Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/ -Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf -Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf -Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/drcarolineleaf If you enjoyed this episode please leave a 5 review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

61 min3 w ago
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How sound therapy can reduce anxiety & heal chronic pain + the benefits of Ayurvedic medicine for mental & physical health (with Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary)

Latest Episodes

How Lyme disease can affect your mental health + tips on how to find peace while living with the uncertainty & pain of a chronic health issue (with Jordan Younger)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit: https://www.drleafconference.com Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips. Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed SHOW DESCRIPTION: When we are in pain, it can be hard to do anything. It is hard to concentrate or focus on anything, and even harder to be happy or feel hope. But what happens when you have to live with a chronic illness? What happens if you are suffering in silence, or when no one believes that you are struggling? In this podcast I speak with Jordan Younger, top podcast host, blogger and health and wellness influencer, about Lyme disease and mental health, how to manage your mental health when dealing with a chronic health issue, how to help someone who has chronic health issues & what not to say, how to find peace while living with uncertainty, ...

60 min16 h ago
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How Lyme disease can affect your mental health + tips on how to find peace while living with the uncertainty & pain of a chronic health issue (with Jordan Younger)

How These Mushrooms & Adaptogens Can Help Grow Brain Cells, Reduce Anxiety, and Fight off Depression (with Four Sigmatic Founder Tero Isokauppila)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit: https://www.drleafconference.com Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips. Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed SHOW DESCRIPTION: When many of us think of mushrooms, we either think of the ones we cook with, the ones people use to get “high” or the ones that are very dangerous. But did you know that certain mushrooms are superfoods that can boost your mental and physical health? In this podcast I speak with Tero, a health and wellness expert and founder and CEO of Four Sigmatic (a company that creates everyday health products to upgrade your daily routine), about why mushrooms are good for our moods, minds, and mental health, what adaptogens are and how to use them, how superfoods like mushrooms can improve our physical health and help us deal with stress, common myths about mushrooms, simple ways to upgrade your daily health routine and more! For more info on Tero & Four Sigmatic: https://us.foursigmatic.com/ Read the show blog: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/how-these-mushrooms-adaptogens-can-help-grow-brain-cells-reduce-anxiety-and-fight-off-depression-with-four-sigmatic-founder-tero-isokauppila **Special offer's from our sponsors: -Ritual(My favorite multivitamin—simple, clean, and backed by science!):To get 10% off your first three months of Ritualmultivitamins see:ritual/drleaf -Organifi (A company that creates superfood products that taste amazing and are good for you!):Get 15% off your order of Organifi Red Juice today with code DRLEAF. Just visitorganifi.com/drleafand use code DRLEAF at checkout. Podcast Highlights 5:15How do foods like cacao and medicinal mushrooms improve our mental health? 13:53How our digestive health impacts our mood 15:00Why a healthy skincare routine is so important for our mental andphysicalwellbeing 20:00Simple ways to upgrade your daily health routine and reduce anxiety and stress 24:10How certain mushrooms can help with brain growth, depression, anxiety and stress 40:56Common myths about mushrooms 41:47What are adaptogens and why are they good for our mental health? 45:33How to handle stress and anxiety while running your own business 52:00Why we need to be careful of the wellness industry -Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! -Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

57 min3 d ago
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How These Mushrooms & Adaptogens Can Help Grow Brain Cells, Reduce Anxiety, and Fight off Depression (with Four Sigmatic Founder Tero Isokauppila)

How to train your mind to fight off anxiety, depression & viruses! (Interview with the legendary Wim Hof)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed EPISODE DESCRIPTION: If anything, this year and the global COVID-19 pandemic has shown us that so much is out of control. Yet there is still reason to hope! Even though we cannot always control what happens to or around us, we can control how we choose to react to the circumstances of life. In this podcast I speak with the incredible “Iceman” Wim Hofabout his new book The Wim Hof Method, the power of mind management, how cold exposure and deep breathing can improve our mental and physical health, ways to protect your body against viruses, training the brain to overcome any obstacle, and more! To get Wim's amazing book visit: ww...

77 min5 d ago
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How to train your mind to fight off anxiety, depression & viruses! (Interview with the legendary Wim Hof)

Why we need to change how we move, eat, sleep, and connect based on each season for optimal mental, brain, and physical health (Interview with Whole30 co-founder Dallas Hartwig)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed EPISODE DESCRIPTION: We love celebrating the different seasons, whether it’s the coziness of fall and the anticipation of those winter holidays, or the excitement of summertime and backyard get togethers with loved ones. But did you know that your mental and physical wellbeing is also seasonal? In this podcast I speak with Whole30 co-founder and N.Y. Times bestselling author Dallas Hartwig about the importance of living seasonally, tips to exercise, sleep and eat better, the importance of listening to your body, why having a purpose is so important for your mental and physical health, and more! For more info on Dallas and to get his book visit: https://dallashartwig.com Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/why-we-need-to-change-how-we-move-eat-sleep-and-connect-based-on-each-season-for-optimal-mental-brain-and-physical-health-interview-with-whole-30-co-founder-dallas-hartwig **Special offers from this episode's sponsors: -Thryve Gut Health (An amazing company that tests your unique microbiome and formulates custom probiotics that keep your gut and mind healthy!):Get 10% off your at-home test kit with the code DRLEAF at checkout. See thelinkfor more information -BiOptimizers (The best digestive enzymes, which help keep my brain and gut happy and healthy!):Use code DRLEAF10 for 10% off any order, and save up to 48% off select packages: www.bioptimizers.com/drleaf Podcast Highlights 3:29 How seasonal living can improve our mental and physical health 9:44 Why too much artificial light negatively affects our wellbeing 15:40 How to learn how to listen to your body’s needs 17:11 The 4 keys of seasonal living 32:00 The difference between cravings and longing 33:02 How has modern life disrupted our biology? 37:00 How the seasons affect our hormones 41:29 Tips to live more seasonally and improve your health 48:50 Seasonal depression, mental illness and the modern world 54:00 The importance of rest for your mental health Additional Resources: -Get my new brain detox app SWITCH on sale now! Get 50% off a 3 month subscription. Just look for Switch on Your Brain in the App Store or Google Play or visit: https://theswitch.app -Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! -Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/ -Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf -Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf -Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/drcarolineleaf If you enjoyed this episode please leave a 5 review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media!

60 min1 w ago
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Why we need to change how we move, eat, sleep, and connect based on each season for optimal mental, brain, and physical health (Interview with Whole30 co-founder Dallas Hartwig)

Healing body dysmorphia & ending self-blame + trauma recovery strategies with Dr. Ebony Butler

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 SHOW DESCRIPTION: Whether we are talking about our relationship with ourselves or our relationship with food, it is important that we feel empowered to take charge of our life. In this podcast I speak with psychologist and food relationship strategist Dr. Ebony about toxic diet culture, learning how to improve your relationship with food and yourself, how to overcome power differentials in the therapy room, racial trauma and mental health, dealing with identity issues, healing from PTSD and complex trauma, and more! For more info on Dr. Ebony: Website - drebony.com Instagram - instagram.com/drebonyonline Get her Therapy Cards - mytherapycards.com Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/healing-body-dysmorphia-ending-self-blame-trauma-recovery-strat...

62 min1 w ago
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Healing body dysmorphia & ending self-blame + trauma recovery strategies with Dr. Ebony Butler

Debunking the "normal" brain myth, how to make neurodiversity (ADD, dyslexia, ADHD, dysgraphia) your most valuable asset in school, work, and life + tips for parents with special needs children

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 EPISODE DESCRIPTION: In this podcast I speak with award-winning journalist and founder of Rebel Talent, Denise Brody, about how to navigate life with dyslexia, sensory differences, ADHD, or any other type of neurodiversity, how to talk to your boss and colleagues about mental health issues, why faking it till you make it is a bad idea, how to raise a kid with special needs, and more! Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/neurodiversity For more info on Denise click here **Special offers from this episode's sponsors -Feals CBD(the best CBD out there!):To get 50% off yourFeals CBDorder and free shipping seefeals/drleaf. Have questions about CBD? Feals has a free hotline and text message supportto help guide your personal experience! -International Justice Mission: For just $45, you can provide trauma-informed therapy that will change a child's life. Head to https://IJM.org/DrLeaf, and help vulnerable children heal by giving the gift of therapy today. Podcast Highlights 7:10 The myth of the normal brain, and why embracing our neurodiversity is the key to success at work and in life 16:16; 32:16 How to talk to your boss about mental health issues, and the importance of mental health first aid in the office 25:45 How to raise a child with special needs 45:27 Why faking it till you make it is a bad idea, leading to burnout and other mental health issues Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed - Get my new brain detox app SWITCH on sale now: https://theswitch.app Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

55 min1 w ago
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Debunking the "normal" brain myth, how to make neurodiversity (ADD, dyslexia, ADHD, dysgraphia) your most valuable asset in school, work, and life + tips for parents with special needs children

Inside the mind of a psychopath + solving the nature vs. nurture debate when it comes to mental illness (Interview with Professor James Fallon)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com **Early bird tickets end October 15 Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies, exclusive offers and more! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 (*Only available for U.S numbers at this time) EPISODE DESCRIPTION: Psychopaths: just the word conjures up images of scary, elusive figure intent on doing harm. But is being diagnosed as a psychopath a life sentence? Can they ever change? In this podcast I speak with Dr. James Fallon, neuroscientist, researcher, professor and diagnosed psychopath, about the role of nature versus nurture, getting inside the mind of a psychopath, how early childhood trauma can impact our development, the different kinds of empathy, the power of self-awareness and self-regulation, how to turn your weakness into your greatest strength, and more! For more info on James and to get his book visit: https://www.amazon.com/Psyc...

68 min2 w ago
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Inside the mind of a psychopath + solving the nature vs. nurture debate when it comes to mental illness (Interview with Professor James Fallon)

The Mental Health Benefits of a Good Argument + Dispelling Common Myths That Could be Sabotaging Your Relationships (with Relationship Expert Monica Berg)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com **Early bird tickets end October 15 Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies, exclusive offers and more! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 (*Only available for U.S numbers at this time) EPISODE DESCRIPTION: Relationships can be tough, especially during a global pandemic! Many of us are spending more time than ever before with our partner, while COVID-19 has made it harder to connect with others if we are single and looking for a relationship. Thankfully, whether we are single, in a relationship or somewhere in between, there are things we can do now to attract the kind of love we want in our lives, as I discuss in this podcast interview with bestselling author, speaker and couple’s counselor Monica Berg. We talk about everything you need to know about healthy relationships, including why we need to rethink love, how to attract the kind of love you want, rekindling love in your life, building frameworks for lasting and fulfilling relationships, tips for single people, how to become more comfortable with change, why we need to argue more and how to argue better. For more info on Monica and to get her books visit: https://rethinklife.today/ Read the show blog here:https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/monica-berg **Special offers from this episode's sponsors** -Function of Beauty (the world’s first fully customizable, natural hair care brand that allows you to create hair products based on your individual hair type & goals):Go to functionofbeauty.com/drleaf for 20% off your first order! -BetterHelp (My favorite counseling app, making therapy affordable and accessible no matter where you are!): To get 10% off BetterHelp counseling during your first month see trybetterhelp.com/drleaf Podcast highlights: 3:00 How to overcome the fear of change 7:10 How to stop letting emotions rule your life 11:40 Why we need to rethink love, and why the most important relationship you have is with yourself 15:55 How to love yourself and overcome shame, fear and guilt 19:10 Tips for single people looking for a great relationship 20:49 Why you need to be your own personal “baggage claim”, and the danger of going into a relationship waiting for the other person to make you happy 23:00 The difference between unconditional and ego-based love, and how to have a successful relationship 29:00 How to argue better 36:14 The one thing you can do now for a better relationship 40:45 Are dating apps good for us? **Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed -Get my new brain detox app SWITCH on sale now! Get 50% off a 3 month subscription. Just visit: https://theswitch.app -Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources -Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/ -Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf -Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf If you enjoyed this episode please leave a 5 review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

45 min2 w ago
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The Mental Health Benefits of a Good Argument + Dispelling Common Myths That Could be Sabotaging Your Relationships (with Relationship Expert Monica Berg)

Schizophrenia: causes, cures, common myths + the true story of one family’s experience with 6 kids diagnosed with schizophrenia (with author Robert Kolker)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com **Early bird tickets end October 15 Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies, exclusive offers and more! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 (*Only available for U.S numbers at this time) SHOW DESCRIPTION: Little is known about schizophrenia, even today. There is so much misinformation about this kind of mental distress, it is no wonder many people find it confusing and even frightening. In this podcast I speak with NY Times best-selling author and journalist Bob Kolker about his new book, Hidden Valley Road, and the extraordinary story of the Galvin family and their six sons who were diagnosed with schizophrenia in the 1960s/1970s, why so little is known about this type of mental ill-health, past and current treatment options, how to change the narrative around schizophrenia and mental health, and more! To get Bob's amazing book visit: ht...

55 min2 w ago
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Schizophrenia: causes, cures, common myths + the true story of one family’s experience with 6 kids diagnosed with schizophrenia (with author Robert Kolker)

How sound therapy can reduce anxiety & heal chronic pain + the benefits of Ayurvedic medicine for mental & physical health (with Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary)

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit here:https://www.drleafconference.com **Early bird tickets end October 15 Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips and strategies, exclusive offers and more! Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747 (*Only available for U.S numbers at this time) Show Description: In this podcast I speak with integrative neurologist Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary about why modern western medicine is failing to heal people, the difference between a health-based and diseased-based approach to medicine, how Ayurvedic medicine and sound therapy can reduce anxiety and heal chronic pain, and more. For more info on Dr. Kulreet visit: https://drkulreetchaudhary.com/ https://www.facebook.com/drkulreetchaudhary https://twitter.com/drkchaudhary Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/how-sound-therapy-can-reduce-anxiety-heal-chronic-pain-the-benefits-of-ayurvedic-medicine-for-mental-physical-health-with-dr-kulreet-chaudhary **Special offer's from our sponsors** -Blinkist (This is one of my favorite ways to pass the time while exercising and build my brain, which improves mental resilience!):To get your free week onBlinkist AND 25% off your subscription see:https://www.blinkist.com/nc/partners/cleaning-up-the-mental-mess -Liquid I.VElectrolytes (The quickest and easiest way to stay hydrated, which is an important part of any mental self-care regimen):Get 25% off with code DRLEAF at checkouthttps://liquid-iv.com Podcast Highlights 3:00, 19:05 Why our current medical system is failing us 5:28 What Ayurvedic medicine is and how it can help you 12:14 How sound therapy can improve your mental and physical wellbeing 22:04 How the “sound” of your thinking affects your health, right down to the cellular level 30:43 The difference between disease management and a health-based approach to medicine, why **Pre-order my new mental self-care tips book here for less 20%: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/101-ways-to-be-less-stressed - Get my new brain detox app SWITCH on sale now! Get 50% off a 3 month subscription: https://theswitch.app Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources, tips, and tools. -Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/ -Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf -Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf -Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/drcarolineleaf If you enjoyed this episode please leave a 5 review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

61 min3 w ago
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How sound therapy can reduce anxiety & heal chronic pain + the benefits of Ayurvedic medicine for mental & physical health (with Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary)
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