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Monthly Archives: March 2014

EMDR Relieves Stress and Disempowerment for Santa Monica Residents

Do you have experiences that are causing you problems in your present life?  Do you have emotions, beliefs, or body sensations that are pushing you in the wrong direction?  Do you have experiences from your recent or long-ago past that made you feel worthless and useless that affected your ability to have a fulfilling and successful life?  Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective to relieve [...]

Neurofeedback Therapy Helps Stress of Cancer Treatment

Tig Notaro’s recent diagnosis of cancer has shown how a well-known celebrity deals with cancer: she talks about it.  She has opened up and received support from friends and the world at large.  Not all of us have the ability to receive such widespread support, however, there are equally healthy ways that all people afflicted with cancer can cope and maybe even thrive. Physical symptoms of cancer treatment, usually chemotherapy and radiation therapy are:  fatigue, pain, [...]

Superior Autobiographical Memory: Marilu Henner and Other Amazing Brains

Sixty Minutes did a story this week (December 19, 2010) on something known by neurobiologists, like Dr. James McGaugh, professor of neurobiology at the University of California at Irvine, as “superior autobiographical memory.”  Lesley Stahl interviewed five individuals, including Taxi actress, Marilu Henner, who are among the only known people to possess this rare ability:  the ability to remember what happened on every day of one’s life in detail. This amazing gift might seem like a [...]

Nagging Could be Key to A Healthy Relationship & Life: Six tips for nagging with love.

Nobody likes to be nagged, but there could be benefits to it, found a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The study showed that cancer patients who are nagged by a partner may fare better. In fact, research revealed that married people are 53 percent more likely to get the recommended or appropriate treatment for their cancer. Spouses often push patients to be treated aggressively rather than take a “watch-and-wait” approach. With this [...]

2014-04-03T00:27:04+00:00March 26th, 2014|Relationships|0 Comments

Five Relationship Patterns That Rule Your Dating Life

What are the pervasive relationship patterns that we repeat over and over? It’s important to know that often the relationship patterns we are entrenched in are largely unconscious to us.  Suddenly, we find ourselves entangled in something and not sure how we got there, or how we didn’t recognize it sooner.  We are unaware that these patterns exist, so we can’t extricate ourselves from them.  We have been observing other people in our lives doing them [...]

2014-04-21T01:31:44+00:00March 26th, 2014|Relationships|0 Comments

Los Angeles Neurofeedback Therapist, Mindy Fox, Extends Practice to Beverly Hills

International market demand for neurofeedback therapy drives practice growth Beverly Hills, Calif. (November 12, 2010) – Mindy Fox, a highly regarded neurofeedback therapist in California, announced today the expansion of her services in the Los Angeles area to include the neighborhoods of Beverly Hills, Malibu and the Pacific Palisades. The growth is an indicator of market demand for alternative, natural and safe treatment for anxiety related conditions. “Our practice has expanded at a speed much greater [...]

How Cannabis Use Damages Your Brain

Marijuana has a serious effect on marriage and relationships.  In order to have a close, connected relationship, your spouse will most likely want you to be tuned in to their feelings, and to be able to discuss important matters affecting your life together.  Having a family pulls adults in several directions at once, so you need to focus and be able to juggle the many demands of life.  Since using marijuana daily negatively affects attention, learning, [...]

2014-04-03T00:26:46+00:00March 26th, 2014|Relationships|0 Comments

The Social Network and Neurofeedback Treatment

Asperger's Syndrome and Success Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, is the main character in David Fincher’s latest film about the birth of the world’s youngest billionaire.  The first scene of the movie, where Zuckerberg, a computer genius, is on a date with his girlfriend, immediately shows his glaring flaw, he has no social graces.  She dumps him after commenting that talking to him is so difficult, it's work.  She goes on to tell him that [...]

Dating & Career: Not As Different as You Might Think

Think of what you did to get where you are in your career.  You spent years perfecting the basics of learning during your primary education.  Then you went to college, which today not only eats up 4-10 years in the prime of your physical life, but can cost upwards of five hundred thousand dollars!  Then, you got your first position and started from the ground up learning the actual work that you trained and spent your [...]

2014-04-03T00:26:14+00:00March 26th, 2014|Relationships|0 Comments