Rewire Your Brain: Think Your Way to a Better Life
Not long ago, it was thought that the brain you were born with was the brain you would die with, and that the brain cells you had at birth were the most you would ever possess. Your brain was thought to be “hardwired” to function in predetermined ways. It turns out that's not true. Your brain is not hardwired, it's "softwired" by experience. This book shows you how you can rewire parts of the brain to feel more positive about your life, remain calm during stressful times, and improve your social relationships. Written by a leader in the field of Brain-Based Therapy, it teaches you how to activate the parts of your brain that have been underactivated and calm down those areas that have been hyperactivated so that you feel positive about your life and remain calm during stressful times. You will also learn to improve your memory, boost your mood, have better relationships, and get a good night sleep.
- Reveals how cutting-edge developments in neuroscience, and evidence-based practices can be used to improve your everyday life
- Other titles by Dr. Arden include: Brain-Based Therapy-Adult, Brain-Based Therapy-Child, Improving Your Memory For Dummies and Heal Your Anxiety Workbook
- Dr. Arden is a leader in integrating the new developments in neuroscience with psychotherapy and Director of Training in Mental Health for Kaiser Permanente for the Northern California Region
Explaining exciting new developments in neuroscience and their applications to daily living, Rewire Your Brain will guide you through the process of changing your brain so you can change your life and be free of self-imposed limitations.
1 Firing the Right Cells Together.
2 Taming Your Amygdala.
3 Shifting Left.
4 Cultivating Memory.
5 Fueling Your Brain.
6 Healthy Habits: Exercise and Sleep.
7 Social Medicine.
8 Resiliency and Wisdom.
9 The Mindful Attitude.
—Jane Stephenson, JSA Seminars Dublin, Ireland
"Dr. Arden paved the way for brain-based therapy and what the brain can do. It’s refreshing, practical and innovative.”
—Kit S. Ng, PhD, Director, Asia Institute of Professional Psychology, Singapore
"In Rewire Your Brain Dr. John Arden goes on an exciting
quest for your mind. If you would like to learn more about Mindful
Attitudes and Brain-based therapies, you definitely need to read
—George Dinchev, Owner of http://psychology-bg.com – the psychology in Bulgaria and SEE Region
"Concomitantly with growing professional recognition of the
importance of integrating advancements in neuroscience into
clinical practice, books such as Rewire Your Brain make this
innovative information accessible to the general public, thereby
providing readers with practical guidelines to enhancing their
wellbeing. It is a valuable contribution indeed.”
—Avigail Moor Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Tel Hai College, Israel
“Once I started to read Rewire Your Brain, it was
hard to stop. John Arden has a gift for making complicated and
advanced scientific findings interesting and easy to understand. I
have not been reading much about brain structures, processes, and
neurotransmitters since studying first year psychology almost 30
years ago, a time when the knowledge in this field was quite
rudimentary. Rewire Your Brain presents ‘old’
knowledge and concepts together with results of new research in at
way that gives you an updated insight in ‘how we are
wired.’ Even more important, it gives hope and practical
advice for both therapists and their patients, but also for healthy
individuals who want to improve their memory, mood, or bad
— Per A Straumsheim, Special Advisor, Norwegian Psychological Association
“Dr. Arden tells us all about the brain in an accessible
way, he even animates it in some way, in contrast to brain
researchers who investigate the brain like an lifeless mechanism.
In order to maintain an active and flexible brain, the author shows
practical ways of neuropsychologically-competent mastery of brain.
Therefore the book is free of theoretical abstractions,
scientific dryness, and haughtiness.”
—Gayane Shaverdian, Ph.D. Chair and Professor of the Department of Applied Psychology, Yerevan State University, Armenia
“This book speaks of a universal language that breaks
cultural borders . People from the West will have a better
understanding of early Asian therapies and why it is effective;
while those from the East will appreciate the contribution of
modern Western health perspectives . It gives a scientific
explanation of how therapies like meditation, chi-gong, exercise,
hypnosis and other non-traditional healing interventions can affect
health and longevity. It will certainly rewire the mindsets of many
—Isabel Echanis-Melgar, PhD., Chair, Committee on Clinical Psychology, Psychological Association of the Philippines
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