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New York Times bestselling authors, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are your personal Brain Warrior Guides to help you win the war for your health and defeat anxiety, depression, memory loss, ADHD, addictions, disease, and obesity. Learn how you can take control of your brain and body for the rest of your life.

The Brain Warrior's Way Podcast Dr Daniel & Tana Amen

    • Mental Health

New York Times bestselling authors, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are your personal Brain Warrior Guides to help you win the war for your health and defeat anxiety, depression, memory loss, ADHD, addictions, disease, and obesity. Learn how you can take control of your brain and body for the rest of your life.

    What is Pseudo-Dementia, and What Causes It?

    What is Pseudo-Dementia, and What Causes It?

    Just as Tana Amen was just beginning her new relationship with Daniel, an unexpected phone call upended her life. Her estranged father, with whom Tana’s relationship had been strained, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. However, when Daniel scanned his brain, what they found not only surprised everyone, but it also left the door open for reconciliation. This episode of the podcast chronicles the turbulent, but ultimately uplifting story of Tana and her father. 
    For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentlesscourage.com
    For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanamen.com/event
     

    • 12 min
    EMDR: Getting Over Past Trauma for Good

    EMDR: Getting Over Past Trauma for Good

    When Daniel and Tana Amen first began their relationship, Tana was carrying plenty of baggage from her past experiences. Daniel suggested a unique treatment method for getting over trauma, but Tana wasn’t convinced. Yet when she finally gave in and decided to give it a try, it changed everything. In this episode of the podcast, the Amens explain what EMDR is, and how it can help you to finally leave your traumas where they belong - in the past. 
    For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentlesscourage.com
    For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanamen.com/event
     

    • 13 min
    Why You Should Give Your Mind It’s Own Name

    Why You Should Give Your Mind It’s Own Name

    Though it usually happens on a subconscious level, we talk to ourselves all the time. Sometimes our self-talk is helpful, as it allows us to examine our issues in fine detail before acting, or to build up the confidence necessary to grow. Yet other times our minds betray us, reinforcing feelings of inadequacy, instability, and chaos. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss the phenomenon of self-talk, and how one simple act can change the way you feel and react to your unconscious self-sabotage. 
    For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentlesscourage.com
    For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanamen.com/event
     

    • 13 min
    When Dr. Amen Met Tana

    When Dr. Amen Met Tana

    A brain health love story for the ages, the fateful encounter between Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen sparked the beginning of an exciting new chapter in the brain health revolution. In this week of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen examine some of the lessons and anecdotes from Tana’s highly anticipated new book “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child”. This episode reveals how the two met, and how bumpy beginnings eventually led to happily ever after. 
    For more information on Tana's new book, "The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child", visit relentlesscourage.com
    For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanamen.com/event
     

    • 14 min
    What Happened when Tana Found Out She had Cancer

    What Happened when Tana Found Out She had Cancer

    After a chance encounter with a photographer for a major magazine, life seemed to be on the upswing for Tana Amen. Then disaster struck. This episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast chronicles a dark chapter in Tana Amen’s life, as she tells her story of how she had gotten cancer, not just once, but numerous times. These inspiring snippets are featured at length in Tana’s upcoming memoir, “The Reluctant Courage of a Scared Child”. 
    For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanamen.com/event
     

    • 9 min
    Health Diagnoses: Always Take a First Opinion with a Grain of Salt

    Health Diagnoses: Always Take a First Opinion with a Grain of Salt

    In this week’s series of the podcast, we are sharing more of the stories featured in Tana Amen’s upcoming memoir, “The Reluctant Courage of a Scared Child”. In the previous episode, Tana reflected on what it felt like to shut everything in her life down when she was diagnosed with cancer. In this episode, she and Dr. Amen discuss the depression that followed that awful diagnosis, and why one of the most important lessons she learned during that time was that doctors can make mistakes, and if you don’t do your own research, the effects can be devastating. 
    For info on Tana Amen's upcoming free live virtual event, visit tanamen.com/event
     

    • 12 min

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