Playlist · by Taryn Brooke Flack
10 episodes, 6 hours 1 min
The Nervous System Circuitry of Safety, Sound and Gratitude – Stephen Porges
We welcome scientist Dr. Stephen Porges back to the show who is known for his deep and profound understanding of the human nervous system and its application to real-life clinical settings.
Intuition is Not a Feeling - Joy Martina
Psychic psychologist, Joy Martina, demystifies the myths surrounding intuition and explains how anyone can develop their psychic skills and fundamentally alter their life experience.
The Fascinating Things That Make You Human & Natural Remedies – Which Ones Really Work?
If you want to be more persuasive, there is one little sentence to tack on to the end of any request that is more likely to get people to do what you want. Listen as I begin this episode by revealing that one simple sentence. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10510974.2012.727941?journalCode=rcst20 What makes you human? What is it about us that separates usfrom other earthly creatures? It’s a fascinating question that has been tackled by Michael Tomasello, professor of psychology and neuroscience at Duke University and author of a new book called Becoming Human (https://amzn.to/2I0HHdn). What is so interesting is how we wouldn’t be so human without our interaction with other humans. While we may like to think of ourselves as superior to other animals – it may be more about how we different rather than how we are better. Do you use mouthwash on a regular basis? Did you know the American Dental Association doesn’t recommend that? I’ll explain why killing those bad breat...
Negotiation Strategies for Regular People & Brain Hacks to Get Things Done That You Hate To Do
Decision making is easy when you have to choose one of two options. However, when you add that third option (or more), it is amazing how the decision making process can fall apart – even for really smart people. This episode begins with an explanation as to why that is. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3469751/Why-clever-people-make-baddecisions-Having-options-creates-noise-brain-leads-irrational-choices.html Even though many people say they don’t like to negotiate, the fact is we all do it every single day. We are constantly negotiating with co-workers, the boss, kids, friends, customer service and even the occasional car salesman. Since we all have to do it, you might as well discover how to do it better.Listen to hear some great advice and insight from G. Richard Shell, professor at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, academic director of Wharton’s executive training programs on negotiation influence and persuasion and author of the ...
How to Actually Make Yourself Smarter & How Too Much Efficiency Makes You Less Efficient
Everyone has heard about antioxidants. In fact, a lot of people take antioxidant supplements. But is more better? We begin this episode with a look at antioxidants, what they do and when too much of them could be a bad thing. https://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2013/03/09/do-you-really-need-antioxidants Just how smart are you? Well, actually it depends. It is clear that your brain works better when you do certain lifestyle things and avoid other things. For example, how much you sleep you get and much alcohol you drink can have a real impact on how you think. David Bardsley, author of the book Smarter Next Year: The Revolutionary Science for a Smarter, Happier You (https://amzn.to/2tUXcK8) joins me to reveal simple lifestyle changes that can make you smarter and improve the way your brain functions at any age. What makes a woman beautiful? That may seem like a complicated question but in one significant way, the answer is quite simple. Listen as I explain....
82: Workouts That Boost Your Brainpower with Shawn Stevenson
So many of us work on our physical health—whether that means going to the gym or for a run—without being aware of the brain health benefits we’re receiving. I’m excited to welcome back today’s guest Shawn Stevenson—founder of the Model Health Show Podcast and health expert—to tell us how we can boost our brain potential through quick and simple physical exercises. Physical training is a powerful way to boost your brainpower and creativity. Simple exercises like push-ups, squats, daily walk, and sprints can help you improve so many aspects of your overall wellbeing and brain function, from sleep to creativity and brain cell production. There’s a lot of confusion out there about strength training, but the truth is that after years of evolution our body needs and expects us to work hard and lift heavy things—and it doesn’t have to mean complicated hours of workouts at the gym! Regardless of our age and ability, we can train to prevent our physical and mental muscles from atro...
89: 10X Your Mental Performance with Salim Ismail
Your life is a reflection of your thinking. So how do you become an exponential thinker? Our guest today, Salim Ismail, is an expert exponential thinker, and he’s here with us to talk about how to 10X your mental performance at work and life. Salim is the founding executive director of Singularity University, and its current global ambassador. He travels around the world sharing a global perspective on the impact of breakthrough technologies and how organizations can leverage these disruptions to grow 10x faster than their peers. Join us in today’s conversation as we explore ways to become an exponential thinker. ** Do you want to stay up to date with every new episode and get my brand new Kwik Brain Accelerator Program? Go to www.KwikBrain.com/podcast to get instant access. **
91: Sleep, Eat, Move & Think Better with Dr. Greg Wells Part 2
In this episode, we’re continuing our conversation with Dr. Greg Wells from the last segment about how to sleep, eat, move, and think better. He’s sharing more tips on how to create micro wins throughout your day to start healthy habits for your brain. Sleep better, and you’ll eat better. Eat better, and you’ll move more. And if you move more, you’ll sleep better and ultimately think and feel better. This is the ripple effect of good health and high performance. And it’s also why you don’t have to make major changes or sacrifices in your life: with an improvement of just 1% in your sleeping, eating, exercising, or thinking habits, you’ll see dramatic results. With Greg’s easy-to-follow strategies and tips, you can harness the power of the ripple effect and start living better—not just for a few weeks or months, but for life. ** Do you want to stay up to date with every new episode and get my brand new Kwik Brain Accelerator Program? Go to www.KwikBrain.com/podcast to get i...
90: Sleep, Eat, Move & Think Better with Dr. Greg Wells Part 1
How do you create a ripple effect of learning and living better? We’re excited to have Dr. Greg Wells with us today. He’s the author of a new book called, Ripple Effect, how to optimize our lives for high performance. Sleep better, and you’ll eat better. Eat better, and you’ll move more. And if you move more, you’ll sleep better and ultimately think and feel better. This is the ripple effect of good health and high performance. And it’s also why you don’t have to make major changes or sacrifices in your life: with an improvement of just 1% in your sleeping, eating, exercising, or thinking habits, you’ll see dramatic results. With Greg’s easy-to-follow strategies and tips, you can harness the power of the ripple effect and start living better—not just for a few weeks or months, but for life. Join us in this part 1 of 2-part episode series as we cover simple tricks you can do today to create micro wins throughout your day to start healthy habits for your brain. ** Do you wan...
92: Applying Exponential Thinking to Organizations with Salim Ismail
Today’s business climate has been marked by the rise of organizations built on the principles of exponential thinking—think Github, Airbnb, and Uber. Companies stuck in old linear thinking patterns, like Kodak, have gone out of business. We can no longer rely on repetitiveness and old ideas to get us through—to achieve success in such a competitive climate, we need to be thinking bigger, and constantly changing and developing. In this episode,we welcome back special guest Salim Ismail! If you haven’t already listened to my first conversation with Salim, I recommend you listen to episode #89. Imagine if you could improve the performance of your organization by 10x — what would it look like? How can we raise the collective intelligence and wisdom of our organizational teams? Today’s guest Salim Ismail is here to tell us how to transform the way your company does business. As the founder of Singularity University, a board member at XPRIZE, and an internationally bestselling autho...
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