The Brain Warrior's Way Podcast

With Dr. Daniel & Tana Amen

Podcast hosts Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are changing the way we look at the brain and its direct connection to all things wellness. From weight loss to love and happiness to overcoming mental conditions like anxiety, depression and ADD. They deliver practical, everyday tips for building the best brain and best life possible. Click on one of the episodes below to listen today! You can also find The Brain Warrior’s Way on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or Google Play.

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Here’s What You Can Do If You’ve Had Head Trauma

September 27, 2018

If you’ve had a brain injury, you need to put your brain in a healing environment as soon as possible. In the fourth and final episode of “Brain Trauma Awareness Week,” Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen use the BRIGHT MINDS context to discuss a recovery plan for those who have experienced a  traumatic brain injury.

Irlen Syndrome: What is it?

September 26, 2018

In the third episode of a series on brain injuries, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss Irlen Syndrome, a condition often caused by brain trauma. Daniel and Tana describe the symptoms of Irlen Syndrome, as well as discuss how treatment options can help you get your life back. 

In What Ways Can a Brain Injury Affect Your Life?

September 25, 2018

The fallout from having a brain injury can be far more significant than you might expect. Headaches, fatigue, and brain fog are only the lesser conditions, but did you know those who have suffered brain injuries have higher rates of depression, suicide, and addiction? In the second episode of “ Brain Trauma Awareness Week”, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss the ways a brain injury may affect your life.

Could You Have a Traumatic Brain Injury and Not Even Know it?

September 24, 2018

Most people associate the term “traumatic brain injury” with the type of severe damage that could only be caused by something as drastic a fracture of the skull. However, the truth is that you could have a significant brain injury dramatically affecting your life without you even knowing it. In the first episode in a series on brain injuries, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen describe the different forms of brain trauma.

What Are The Spiritual Causes of Suicide?

September 24, 2018

No matter what religion or philosophy you subscribe to, spirituality can give your life a deeper sense of meaning and purpose. In the fourth and final episode of “Suicide Awareness Week,” Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss the spiritual factors that play a role in depression and suicide, and how believing in something larger than yourself can help to get you through troubled times.

What Are The Social Causes of Suicide?

September 19, 2018

People who commit suicide often do so as an act of anger, and with a specific target to cause hurt and pain in mind. Therefore, it’s hard to truly evaluate depression and suicidal thoughts without taking social circumstances into consideration. In part three of “Suicide Awareness Week,” Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss the relationship factors that can drive people to commit suicide.

What Are the Psychological Causes of Suicide?

September 18, 2018

Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary feeling, but what are the causes of those feelings of hopelessness? In the second episode of “Suicide Awareness Week,” Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss the psychological causes that can lead to suicide or suicidal thoughts, as well as what can be done to treat these causes.

Suicide: What Is The Biological Cause?

September 17, 2018

If suicide goes against everything our bodies are wired for, then why do so many people opt to take this way out? In the first episode of “Suicide Awareness Week,” Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss the surprising biological causes that can contribute to feelings of depression and hopelessness, as well as how to fight and prevent these causes.

How a Pastor Faced His Fears and Confronted Racism – Pt. 5 with Miles McPherson

September 13, 2018

When pastor Miles McPherson made the decision to write The Third Option, his new book on racism, he was racked with the fear that the final product would divide his church. In the fifth and final episode of the “Racism and the Brain” series, Miles reveals the surprising effect his book is having on his congregation.

What Can You Do to Fight Racism? – Pt. 4 with Miles McPherson

September 13, 2018

The conversation surrounding racism in this country has seen an escalation towards new levels of awareness amongst people of all races. But for some, it may feel that they are perceived as being racist even when they’re not trying to be. What’s a person to do? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen, Tana Amen, and pastor Miles McPherson talk about what one person can do to help effect a positive change.
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