Thought Management: Navigating Stress and Gaining Dominion Over Your Mind

Original Air Date Wednesday, August 11, 2021 

Neuroplasticity offers us the ability to change our brains and transcend stress, fear, and anxiety. By rewiring neural pathways in the mind and learning thought management, we can transform the emotional strain past traumas hold over our subconscious minds. Thought management is just one of many successful methods to overcome patterns and behaviors that serve as blocks to our happiness. To ascertain the secrets to making monumental shifts toward contentment, Positive Psychology Podcast Host Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with two neuroscience experts who reveal their strategies for rewiring the mind via thought management. Dr. Mike Dow has a mission to help people heal their brains by replacing negative experiences in their subconscious minds with emotionally charged positive ones as a method of stress control. And, Don Goewey works within corporate America about how to circumvent stress and increase life satisfaction.

Dr. Mike Dow — Gaining Dominion Over Your Mind:

  • Dr. Mike explains the conscious and the subconscious brain and how they work for us. [2:06]
  • Is it possible to delete a negative experience and install optimism in its place? [7:48]
  • Ancient rituals and practices were our ancestors’ way of activating the subconscious. [12:00]
  • Subconscious Visualization Technique (SVT) is the first technique that integrates cognitive-behavioral tools with hypnosis, bilateral stimulation, and visualization. [17:00]
  • SVT can assist people with PTSD and sleep hygiene issues by accessing the amygdala and reducing emotionally charged memories. [26:20]
Dr. Mike Dow is a psychotherapist, best-selling author, and brain-health expert. Dr. Mike holds a master of science degree in marriage and family therapy and a doctorate in psychology.

Book: Your Subconscious Brain Can Change Your Life: Overcome Obstacles, Heal Your Body, and Reach Any Goal with a Revolutionary Technique



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Don Goewey — Navigating Stress:

  • Is it possible to put an end to stress? [31:27]
  • Don describes how our mind controls our physical health. [38:33]
  • How stress and trauma cause long-term mental torture. [42:16]
  • Can we wish away bad circumstances? [44:14]
  • Don works within corporations to help employees reduce stress. [51:04]
Don Joseph Goewey is managing partner of ProAttitude, a human performance firm with the mission of elevating the experience of work in corporate America.

Book: The End of Stress: Four Steps to Rewire Your Brain



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