Anxiety: What turns it on. What turns it off.
Publisher: Inner Mammal Institute
ISBN 10: 1941959105
ISBN 13: 978-1941959107
You can replace the siren blast of cortisol with the great feeling of serotonin, dopamine, and oxytocin. Here's how to build a new safety circuit to divert your electricity in a moment of anxiety. Nothing is wrong with you! Your brain is doing the job it evolved for: promoting your survival. It defines survival in a quirky way, alas, but you have the power to rewire it. Here’s how.ContentsIntroduction: Your natural threat detector and your natural sense of safetyPart 1: Why Your Anxiety Turns On1. The Alarm System We All Share2. Your Unique Individual Alarm SystemPart 2: How to Turn Off Your Anxiety3. How to Build New Circuits in Your Brain4. Design the Perfect New Circuits for YouEpilogue: Three Circuits I Rewired
About the Author
Loretta Graziano Breuning, PhD is founder of the Inner Mammal Institute and author of Habits of a Happy Brain: Retrain your brain to boost your serotonin, dopamine, oxytocin and endorphin levels. Her work has been featured on Forbes, NPR, Psychology Today, and a wide range of podcasts. The Inner Mammal Institute offers free resources that help you build power over your mammalian brain chemicals. Dr. Breuning’s many books, videos, blogs, and digital resources have helped thousands of people make peace with their inner mammal.