Misguided Immune responses?
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-brain-has-a-special-kind-of-memory-for-past-infections/# I often describe the LP as “training the brain to respond appropriately rather than historically”. In a recent Scientific American article on the brain’s role in peripheral immune function – “The BRAIN had retained some sort of memory of the infection & was prepared to reinitiate the fight”. “Many intestinal disorders are triggered by […]Continue Reading
Neuro Nugget Video – Stress, relationships & the Brain
This “Neuro Nugget Video” is on Stress Hormones and the Brain and how they are both intimately linked to our relationships and our health. Flourishing health often requires a re-assessment of relationships (past & present) but there is one relationship that is often forgotten. What’s your RELATIONSHIP with your symptoms? Your body? Your thoughts? Your […]Continue Reading
Neuro Nugget – The Brain Myth
Another in my Neuro Nugget Video Series. If you are interested in a brain based approach to health, it will help to remove the biggest myth about the brain. Enjoy.Continue Reading
Top Tip for Recovery Neuro Nugget Series
Welcome to the first of my Neuro Nugget Series.Continue Reading
Talking all things Pain & Fatigue
I sat down with Adam Stanecki for his Digging Deep Podcast recently and chatting all things pain, fatigue and fear. New directions in Pain research Understanding Pain & Fatigue & Anxiety Some great first steps & obstacles to change Enjoy.Continue Reading
Post Cancer fatigue
I recently wrote an article on the nature of fatigue and the idea that fatigue / tiredness is not a lack of biological energy, but rather a form of protective response to a perceived threat. With the brain being plastic and changeable with experience, a past threat can seemingly alter brain function to maintain the protective […]Continue Reading
What Choice Do you Have?
Summing up the Lightning Process A while back I emailed many of hundreds of graduates who had taken one of my trainings over the last 13 years. I gave them this challenge. Sum up the Lightning Process in one word. I knew it was a big ask, as we cover so many things over the […]Continue Reading
Is Fatigue a lack of Energy?
There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep to recharge the body’s batteries – except that’s not how it works. Some people think that going to sleep is like plugging in your phone to the charger at night. Give it 8 hours and you wake with full batteries and you’re good to go all day. If you […]Continue Reading
Fire & Your Brain
FIRE & your BRAIN As fire season starts I’m reminded of my work on fire crews when I was younger. Little did I know that my work testing moisture in leaf litter or plugging in wind speeds would give profound insight into the brain and pain & fatigue. Question? Who is better protected from catastrophe – a […]Continue Reading
If your brain can change – so can YOU!
#This is my fifth email in a Lightning Process info series. If you would like to receive all emails in the series, subscribe to newsletter in the side box. Your last email in this Lightning Process Info Series focused on NEUROPLASTICITY – the brain’s ability to alter its structure and function through repeated experience. If you […]Continue Reading