Life Transformation and Energy Activation with Sarah Peyton & Melanie Dean

Original Air Date Wednesday, September 29, 2021 

Traumas we experience in the early part of our life can become fear and anxiety we carry with us into our adult lives. But, patterns and behaviors that once served as successful coping strategies can sabotage our intimate relationships with others and more importantly with ourselves. To explore the mechanisms of change afforded to us by neuroplasticity and intuition, Positive Psychology Podcast Host Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with two authors who share the knowledge that life transformations are possible through energy activation. Sarah Peyton is a neuroscience educator who teaches about the impact of childhood trauma on our brains and how we can transform self-sabotaging patterns that carry on into our adult lives and experience a life transformation. She shares examples from her book, Your Resonant Self Workbook, about how every person can tame their inner critic and change their life. Melanie Dean is a psychologist and educator who describes the quantum physics of healing and how people can get what they want by becoming in tune with their power. She describes the process of energy activation and key learnings from her book, The Hidden Power of Emotions: How to Activate Your Energy Field and Transform Your Life.

Sarah Peyton — Life Transformation:

  • Relational neuroscience allows us to explore childhood trauma and the outcome in our adult selves. [3:05]
  • How warm, positive interactions impact our brains. [5:25]
  • Giving advice often invokes a different reaction than supportive language does. [11:41]
  • In her book Your Resonant Self, Sarah explores the contracts we make with ourselves and how we can warm ourselves through self-care. [17:45]
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Sarah Peyton

Sarah Peyton teaches and speaks internationally about the ways that relationship and language transform the brain, and how they prevent and heal trauma. By applying complex neuroscience concepts to real life, with stories, role plays of research, meditations, and engaging dialogues, audience members leave Sarah’s presentations with more wisdom and self-compassion, often making sense to themselves for the first time.

Book: Your Resonant Self Workbook: From Self-sabotage to Self-care


Sarah Peyton
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@sarahpeytonauthor on Instagram

Melanie Dean — Energy Activation:

  • The power to manifest what we want through energy waves is within each of us. [30:55]
  • The two biggest ways people give away their power and how to regain it. [35:07]
  • Why some people have difficulty tuning into their positive energy waves. [38:37]
  • The process of getting in tune with your power. [42:43]
  • Practice makes perfect when it comes to recognizing intuitive signals. [46:07]
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Melanie Dean

Melanie Dean has a Ph.D. in psychology and a background in science and business. In addition to her education and research in science and psychology, Dr. Dean has been dedicated to the study of spirituality and has learned directly from the Dalai Lama.

Book: The Hidden Power of Emotions: How to Activate Your Energy Field and Transform Your Life



Melanie Dean
Powerful Life Wisdom on Facebook
@dr.melaniedean on Instagram

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