30 episodes

A podcast dedicated to make your daily living a little bit better. Come and join in a neuroscientist's adventure to bring relatable neuroscience to improve the daily lives of people. We are learning how to train the brain, what I like to call midge to get fit and healthy. The show is all about MIGFIT. What we are doing everyday for our brain health and wellness. Dr Bartlett is the host and became a neuroscientist when her sister had a mental health problem. Dr Bartlett has dedicated the last 25 years to studying the brain. The series of episodes was created to deliver practical tips that drive a stronger mind, body and spirit on a daily basis. She is a Professor of Neuroscience and has been travelling the world and running research labs that takes the brain down to its smallest pieces and then buiids it back up to help real people. The bottom line after searching for mental health solutions- neuroplasticity, brain imaging and digital technology are going to disrupt the mental health space and everyone will be talking about their brain health in the same way they think about their body with physical trainers and gyms. Become the boss of the brain and train its weaknesses rather than its strengths and make the brain stronger and resilient. It is the tiniest steps everyday that add up to something fantastic with time and practice. Please join us in the fun and biggest adventure of our lives. You can teach an old dog new tricks!

SHINING MIND PODCAST Dr Selena Bartlett, Neuroscientist and Founder of MIGFIT

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A podcast dedicated to make your daily living a little bit better. Come and join in a neuroscientist's adventure to bring relatable neuroscience to improve the daily lives of people. We are learning how to train the brain, what I like to call midge to get fit and healthy. The show is all about MIGFIT. What we are doing everyday for our brain health and wellness. Dr Bartlett is the host and became a neuroscientist when her sister had a mental health problem. Dr Bartlett has dedicated the last 25 years to studying the brain. The series of episodes was created to deliver practical tips that drive a stronger mind, body and spirit on a daily basis. She is a Professor of Neuroscience and has been travelling the world and running research labs that takes the brain down to its smallest pieces and then buiids it back up to help real people. The bottom line after searching for mental health solutions- neuroplasticity, brain imaging and digital technology are going to disrupt the mental health space and everyone will be talking about their brain health in the same way they think about their body with physical trainers and gyms. Become the boss of the brain and train its weaknesses rather than its strengths and make the brain stronger and resilient. It is the tiniest steps everyday that add up to something fantastic with time and practice. Please join us in the fun and biggest adventure of our lives. You can teach an old dog new tricks!

    Episode #49: Pivotal moment to drive a preventative mental health strategy. Thinking about how to make a "slip slop slap"like campaign to assist Australians with mental health.

    Episode #49: Pivotal moment to drive a preventative mental health strategy. Thinking about how to make a "slip slop slap"like campaign to assist Australians with mental health.

    We have an opportunity to change the way we view mental health. It would be great to have a focus on prevention rather than treatment. Covid-19 has affected everyone in some way. The importance of brain health and fitness has never been so acute. We...

    • 6 min
    Episode #48. Navigate the brain's future to support people in the workplace through change. A conversation with Professor Martin Betts.

    Episode #48. Navigate the brain's future to support people in the workplace through change. A conversation with Professor Martin Betts.

     The brain is such an important part of navigating fear, uncertainty, especially during a crisis. The brain has enormous capacity to change with training and effort. Many people discuss physical fitness with family and friends. But mental health is...

    • 9 min
    Episode #47. How much are we able to change? Rewiring old habits, neuroplasticity in action.

    Episode #47. How much are we able to change? Rewiring old habits, neuroplasticity in action.

    I became a neuroscientist the day my sister sat comatose in a lock up ward of a mental health hospital at the age of 21. As I sat in the hot and steamy room, with my sister stiff as cardboard, staring into space and the doctors saying they were not...

    • 13 min
    Episode #46. Leading through crisis, a conversation with Professor Martin Betts.

    Episode #46. Leading through crisis, a conversation with Professor Martin Betts.

    It is so important to maintain brain health and fitness as we navigate the new world. Professor Martin Betts has thirty years experience leading teams and change. We discuss brain health and fitness and its importance at this time in the covid-19...

    • 23 min
    Episode #45. Can't get motivated during Covid-19. Why and what to do about it. Plus a poem I wrote about simple moments.

    Episode #45. Can't get motivated during Covid-19. Why and what to do about it. Plus a poem I wrote about simple moments.

    Hello,Brain frozen like the antartic. Wonder why. Notice that the past is coming flowing into the present- when you thought it had been dealt with. Recognizing how powerful the covid-19 stress is impacting the brain health and welfare of our country...

    • 7 min
    Episode #44. Just swear if you need to. Meet Alejandra Canizalez, we discuss El Salvador lockdown versus Australia. How to be kind and gentle in the crisis.

    Episode #44. Just swear if you need to. Meet Alejandra Canizalez, we discuss El Salvador lockdown versus Australia. How to be kind and gentle in the crisis.

    Alejandra Canizalez came to Australia seven years ago from El Salvador. She just did her PhD confirmation. We talk about how lucky Australia is and how the mental health crisis unfolding around the world is real and may lead to a much greater crisis...

    • 35 min

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Season 1 is great for high school health class students Cant get enough of her!!

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