This article approaches the four universal biological motivations and challenges that every (mammal) adolescent on our planet must face on the journey to adulthood: how to be safe, how to navigate hierarchy, how to court potential mates, and how to leave the nest.
Negativity bias, Losada ratio and why negative emotions scream, while positive emotions whisper
I invite you today to look at the negativity bias: this is a very important concept, and I bet you are probably familiar with it already.
We say that negative emotions scream while positive emotions whisper.
5 steps to help you recover from an amygdala hijack
In the book “Search Inside Yourself”, Chade-Meng Tan describes 5 steps that can prove useful to recover from an amygdala hijack and regulate our emotions.
The breathing practice that calms anxiety and increases resilience
Many of the resilience-building exercises and practices can take a lot of time to work. The good thing about the breathing practice I am presenting to you today is that you can do it ‘on the spot’, without needing to physically disengage from the stressful/anxiety-inducing situation.
The Science of Gratitude
Today I want to share with you some things I’ve learnt during the NeuroMindfulness Coach Certification with regard to the science of gratitude. I’m sure you’ve heard many times about how gratitude can really help us in many ways, but you’ve probably wondered if there’s any study to back this up. Well, yes, there are …
Emotional Regulation: The (Simple) Neuroscience Behind the ‘Name it to Tame it’ Technique
You’ve might have heard the phrase ‘name it to tame it’ when talking about getting your emotions under control. Let’s see the (simple) neuroscience behind the reason why this really works!