The Everyday Neuro podcast series with Dr Janine Cooper provides knowledge and inspiration to everyone and anyone interested in the fascinating fields of neuros...
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Everyday Neuro 021 How Actions Speak Louder than Words: It's Time to Boost Your Wellbeing
In this episode I talk about Behavioural Activation Therapy and how actions can boost your mental health. I also discuss social prescribing and the approach that promotes activities alongside traditional healthcare. I am joined by guest Nicole R. Smith who provides wonderful insight into the benefits of volunteering and how this can can boost your mental and physical health.For more information about Nicole, please go to nicolersmith.net or @nicolersmith.net on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.You can support Everyday Neuro and get ad-free and exclusive episodes at patreon.com/everydayneuro Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Everyday Neuro 020: The Well Intentioned Myths of Sleep and How to Treat Insomnia
In this episode I talk about sleep and the beneficial effects it has on the brain. We are joined by an expert in the field, the amazing Dr Michelle Ni Raghallaigh from The Sleep Sphere (https://thesleepsphere.com), a NHS-trained insomnia specialist and cognitive neuroscientist who helps us to uncover some of the myths about sleep, understand more about the most common sleep disorder insomnia, and how Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia or (CBTI) is the ‘gold standard’ treatment. A bonus exclusive episode is also available that provides top tips for maintaining healthy sleep habits and how they benefit our mood and performance, available to members of Everyday Neuro Acast+ and Patreon. See the website for more details at everydayneuro.com.au/podcasts. Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Everyday Neuro 019: How to Recognise and Support Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
In this episode, I discuss what PTSD is and what some of the symptoms are. I talk about ways to minimise stress when facing a traumatic incident including a lived experience. I also provide information about self-care from the viewpoint of someone who might be supporting a person living with PTSD. Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Everyday Neuro 018 Part 1: Nature and the brain - How our living environment can enhance mental and physical health
In Part 1 of this episode, I discuss the topic of nature and how it can enhance our wellbeing, feelings of safety and security and ultimately our health and productivity. In Part 1, I am joined by interior designer Tara Cantwell of Cantwell Interiors (https://www.cantwellinteriors.com), who provides rich insight into how we can bring nature into our homes and workspaces. Part 2 is a bonus exclusive episode that further explores how taking a walk in nature can relax our fight and flight system, lowering stress and promoting productivity thanks to a reduction in activity in the region of the brain called the amygdala. Part 2 is available to members of Everyday Neuro Acast+ and Patreon. See the website for more details at everydayneuro.com.au/podcasts. Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Everyday Neuro 017: The Art of Relaxation - Learn Effective Ways to Reduce Tension and Anxiety
In Episode 17, I discuss the topic of relaxation and how we can engage in breath work to help reduce tension and anxiety. I talk with Tessa Hughes, an experienced mindfulness practitioner about the benefits that mindfulness and meditation can bring to our thinking and wellbeing. Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
About Everyday Neuro: Psychology and Neuroscience Podcast
The Everyday Neuro podcast series with Dr Janine Cooper provides knowledge and inspiration to everyone and anyone interested in the fascinating fields of neuroscience, neuropsychology and the human brain. Developed to incorporate information and interviews with experts in the field, the episodes cover a diverse range of topics from memory and cognition to mental health, wellbeing, trauma, and brain injury. Janine will guide you through the current research and help you to develop greater understanding of the human brain and its functions. Whether you already have experience, or want to start on your journey into understanding the human brain and how it affects our thinking, emotions and behaviour, then the Everyday Neuro podcast series has something to offer you. Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.