Mental health – anxiety

#236 ‒ Neurodegenerative disease: pathology, screening, and prevention | Kellyann Niotis, M.D.

When you think of brain health, it’s not just the cognitive piece, but it’s the movement piece too.” ‒ Kellyann Niotis

benefits of fear

How horror may reduce anxiety and improve mental well-being

Could watching scary movies actually be good for your health? 

#195 – Freedom, PTSD, war, and life through an evolutionary lens | Sebastian Junger

“If you experience that [equality of all people], you do not want to give it up. And that’s one of the things that soldiers experience in combat with each other in a platoon.” – Sebastian Junger

#191 – Revolutionizing our understanding of mental illness with optogenetics | Karl Deisseroth M.D., Ph.D.

“It turns out that behavioral states that mammals have, they can be cleanly broken apart into these features, and we could show that with optogenetics.” —Karl Deisseroth

#190 – Paul Conti, M.D.: How to heal from trauma and break the cycle of shame

“Trauma changes the instrument that we use to understand our trauma. It’s changing our brain.” —Paul Conti

#146 – Guy Winch, Ph.D.: Emotional first aid and how to treat psychological injuries

“We have a choice in the stories we tell ourselves. We don’t have choice about the facts, we have choice about our organization, our perspective, and the narrative we create around them.” —Guy Winch

#135 – BJ Miller, M.D.: How understanding death leads to a better life

People die much more miserable than they need to because they haven’t dared to look at this thing called death before it’s too late.” —BJ Miller

#105 – Paul Conti, M.D.: The psychological toll of a pandemic, and the societal problems it has highlighted

“The virus isn’t plotting against us. It doesn’t have intelligence. It’s invisible. In order to unite, we have to recognize our shared humanity.” — Paul Conti

#101 – Ryan Holiday: Finding stillness amidst chaos

“One of the things that hobbies do . . . and a little bit of order and structure in our lives do, is they kind of just protect us from just reacting and reacting and reacting all the time.” — Ryan Holiday

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