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  • Minding the Brain

    Dr. Daniel Siegel’s, author of 'Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation' explains the Hand Model of the Brain.

  • How You Can Change Your Brain

    Watch Dr. Dan Siegel explain how you can change your own brain.

  • Music Therapy: The Healing Power of Song

    The brain loves music. It heightens our intelligence. It makes neurons fire and neurotransmitters light up.

  • What is Mindsight?

    In the following interview, Dr. Dan Siegel discusses and defines the fundamental theory of Mindsight as a way to focus the mind on the nature of the internal world.

A common question we ask ourselves is, “can people really change?” The simple answer to this question is yes. People can develop themselves throughout their lifetime. Mindfulness practices have been scientifically linked to real, positive changes in people’s emotional and physical selves. Studies in neuroscience have even shown us that by adopting mindfulness practices, people can physically change the structure of their brains, building connections, changing neuropathways and growing new synapses. Neuroscience describes the study of the structure or function of the nervous system and brain. This section will shed light on the mind-body connection as well as our ability to develop and grow by cultivating mindfulness. Here we explore the many ways mindfulness can positively influence our brains, our relationships, our daily experiences and our overall lives.

How to Stop Worrying

“That the birds of worry and care fly over your head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.” – Chinese Proverb For many of us, worry can feel like an uncontrollable force ...

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The Healing Power of Gratitude

“You were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight.” ~Elizabeth Gilbert There is perhaps no better tool to live in the present and find ...

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The Secret to Happiness and Well-Being

Like love, happiness is often treated like a physical object we must find and snatch up. Yet, also like love, happiness is something we are more likely to cultivate within ourselves than stumble upon in our wanderings. As the Dalai ...

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What Parents Need to Know About the Teenage Brain

Adolescence is a challenging time for both the kids going through it and their parents. It is a period of exploration and growth, opportunity and vulnerability. Dr. Daniel Siegel in his new book, Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain,says that ...

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Understanding and Assessing Violence

A CE Webinar with Lisa Firestone, Ph.D. –  The prodigious rates of violence in our country establish a need for an understanding and accurate assessment of violence risk. This Webinar will address these concerns by providing participants with a developmental understanding ...

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