Sep 9, 2018
The habit of revisiting the same stories in our mind, whether they are real or imagined scenarios, leaves a big impact on the brain. Unlike a record that stays the same each time the needle passes, our brains change every time we rehearse the same story. Here are a few tips on how to change our memories so that they are not continuing to inflict damage every time we remember them. The most important takeaway ; whatever you think about the most grows!
Today's topics include: Why you argue with yourself in the shower (Maybe!), what happens when your brain can't tell the difference between real or imagined scenarios, the way in which your brain changes each time you revisit/rehearse a story, 2 techniques to bring healing to memories
Action step: Think of a great memory and practice changing it using the techniques mentioned in the podcast.
Resource: "Switch on Your Brain: The Key to Peak Happiness, Thinking, and Health" by Dr. Caroline Leaf
"Live Free" The Inner Journey to Healing" by Gayle Belanger