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New York Times bestselling authors, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are your personal Brain Warrior Guides to help you win the war for your health and defeat anxiety, depression, memory loss, ADHD, addictions, disease, and obesity. Learn how you can take control of your brain and body for the rest of…

Dr Daniel & Tana Amen


    • Jul 9, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 885 EPISODES

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    How Improving Brain Health Can Change The Way You Look, Feel, and Thrive with Dr Andrew Newberg and Dr Daniel Monti

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 45:16

     Dr Daniel Amen sits down with colleagues and friends Dr Andrew Newberg and Dr Daniel Monti to talk about their upcoming collaborative book Brain Weaver: Creating the Fabric for a Healthy Mind through Integrative Medicine.

    Why Fresh Fish Are Some of The Best Brain Food with Jeff Tedmori

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 12:21

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen chat with Jeff Tedmori about the different kinds of fish and how they can each contribute to brain health.

    Saving Fisherman's Livelihoods Amid a Pandemic with Jeff Tedmori

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 11:47

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen ask Jeff Tedmori about the difficulties of trying to launch a business in 2020 and how he had to radically adapt in order to save fisherman's jobs.

    How E-Fish Is Making Waves In The Fishing Business with Founder Jeff Tedmori

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 14:54

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen talk with Jeff Tedmori about how his company E-Fish thoroughly researches fishing sources and seasons to deliver the highest quality fresh fish directly to customer's front door.

    Changing The Way We Think About Fish with Jeff Tedmori

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 11:53

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen sit down with founder of E-Fish, Jeff Tedmori to discuss the correlations between a healthy brain and a healthy fish-filled diet.

    Killing The ANTs and Little Lies with Orlando Vargas

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 11:49

    Dr Daniel Amen talks with special guest Orlando Vargas about how the little lies we tell ourselves can justify actions that will damage brain and body health.

    What Lifestyle Changes Can Combat Cravings For Bad Food and Substances with Orlando Vargas

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 12:33

    Dr Daniel Amen and Director of Research Development at House of Freedom, Orlando Vargas, cover more steps in the new 12 step program and discuss how bad habits are contagious.

    How The New 12 Step Model Can Help Substance Abusers with Orlando Vargas

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 10:35

    Dr Daniel and Orlando Vargas discuss the middle steps in the new 12 steps program and share inspiring stories from members of the House of Freedom.

    How to Overcome Addiction with Brain Health with Orlando Vargas

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 16:35

    Dr Daniel Amen talks with Director of House of Freedom, Orlando Vargas. They discuss the origins of the organization and how it helps addicts overcome their obstacles by improving their brain health.

    What Is Red Dye and Why It's Harmful to Brain Health

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 12:20

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen shine a light on a chemical that has been FDA approved, and yet harmful to the human body since the 1970s.

    The Top 6 Tips For Coping With Stress During a Pandemic

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 11:05

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen talk about methods to help domestic partnerships endure a trying time such as a disaster or pandemic.

    How To Overcome Covid Anxiety and Communicate With Your Partner

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 9:30

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen discuss their own personal struggles with isolation and trauma caused by losing a loved one to Covid-19.

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen Answer Brain Warrior's Burning Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 13:40

    Tackling every subject from antidepressants, effects of the vaccine, to how to deal with family issues; Dr Daniel and Tana Amen answer listeners' and viewers' questions in an exciting "Ask Me Anything" segment.

    Your Brain Is Always Listening Overview With Barry Goldstein

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 16:41

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen walkthrough the pieces on their latest collaboration album with producer Barry Goldstein. The Album is a companion piece for Dr Daniel Amen's latest book, Your Brain Is Always Listening.

    What Is Autobiographical Music? With Barry Goldstein

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 13:18

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen chat with award winning producer Barry Goldstein about how music can connect people generationally and how we create new memories with different melodies.

    Music Therapy and The Inner Symphony With Barry Goldstein

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 11:17

     Dr Daniel and Tana Amen talk with music producer Barry Goldstein about the healing power of music on the human brain and the calming effect it can have on animals as well. 

    Happiness, Music, and The Brain With Barry Goldstein

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 13:22

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen sit down with Grammy Award Winning Producer Barry Goldstein to talk about entrainment and how music can affect one's mental state.

    Knowing the Difference Between Pleasure and Happiness

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 11:46

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen chat about how too much of a good thing can lead to serious issues with misplaced satisfaction.

    Brain In The News: The Neuroscience of Depression

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 11:09

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen share experiences with depression and give tips on what you can do to combat it.

    Relationships + Value – What Should You Measure?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 13:41

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen talk about how relationships naturally change over time and how balancing brain chemistry can help significantly.

    How Are Living Your Purpose and Happiness Connected?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 13:03

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen discuss how important it is to live your life with clearly defined values, purpose, and goals.

    How Your Relationships Deeply Affect Happiness

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 8:45

    Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen reveal tips on how they have maintained their loving relationship and offer knowledge on how to grow closer in a crisis, instead of drift apart.

    Coping With ADHD and Trying to Notice What You Like More Than Dislike

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 12:48

    Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give advice on helping maintain focus and happiness in individuals with ADHD.

    How Is Your Past Affecting Your Present?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 12:51

    Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen talk about how the past can affect the present. They share personal tips and strategies on how to be "curious not furious". 

    What Is the Number One Secret to Happiness?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 11:10

    Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen take a more in-depth look at the concept of happiness and how traumatic events can shape a person's satisfaction throughout their life.

    What Defines "Happiness" and Other Important Mental Health Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 10:24

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen answer questions concerning happiness, joy, and the steps you can take to make them last.

    Brain in the News: Millennials, Happiness and Brain Health

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 11:23

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen talk about the latest statistics of brain health concerning millennials and the continued mental effects of Covid-19.

    The Seven Secrets of Happiness

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 12:27

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen continue sharing their wisdom, with questions to ask yourself and advice that can help lead to a happier life.

    Americans Are The Unhappiest They’ve Ever Been. Here’s Why

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 13:12

    Research has shown Americans are the least happy they have been in decades. Dr Daniel and Tana Amen are starting a happiness challenge to help out, and ask you to join them on the adventure.

    The Brain Healthy Habits You Need To Do with Jay Shetty

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 6:13

    New York Times bestselling author Jay Shetty asks Dr Daniel and Tana Amen, what is the one thing everyone can do today to prepare their brain for the future.

    Why Seeking Help & Being Authentic Is Crucial with Jay Shetty

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 7:24

    Tana Amen shares personal stories and experiences that helped shape her life's purpose, with New York Times bestselling author Jay Shetty. 

    Dealing with Pandemic Stress, Anxiety and Depression with Jay Shetty

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 10:21

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen discuss strategies on avoiding depression, by focusing on the Four Circles of Wellness with New York Times bestselling author Jay Shetty.

    How Redefining Responsibility Can Change Your Life With Jay Shetty

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 7:49

    Dr Daniel and Tana Amen chat with Author and New York Times bestselling author Jay Shetty. They discuss personal struggles and how redefining "responsibility" can change the way you see helping others.

    Life After Brain Trauma, Recovery and Hope With Jerri Sher

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2021 11:59

    Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen chat with Filmmaker Jerri Sher about where the characters of her latest movie "Quiet Explosions: Healing The Brain" are now and how they are giving back to the community.

    Healing Traumatic Brain Injuries of Firefighters and Football Players With Jerri Sher

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 16:46

    Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen talk with director Jerri Sher about the various methods used to treat traumatic brain injury, including transcranial magnetic stimulation and hyperbaric oxygen.

    The Harmful Effects of Not Treating Brain Injuries With Jerri Sher

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 14:27

    Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen continue their discussion with Filmmaker Jerri Sher about the many different harmful side effects of letting a brain injury go untreated and how a movie can illustrate this subject that doesn't often garner enough attention.

    What You Don’t Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries with Jerri Sher

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 12:25

    Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen sit down with Emmy Award winning director Jerri Sher to talk about the creative process for her latest film, "Quiet Explosions: Healing The Brain".

    Are You Struggling with Brain Fog? This Could Be Why

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2021 14:37

    Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen answer listener's questions about pandemic weight gain, how to lose it, and how to maintain healthy habits going forward. 

    Brain in the News: How Covid Can Affect Existing Mental Health Conditions

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 11:14

    Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen go over the latest health statistics and Covid research. They discuss healthy anxiety and the different messaging about social distancing. 

    How Children Are Made or Broken By Family Issues or Trauma

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 14:10

    Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen talk about the Fine balance between love and logic. They give tips on how to be a good listener and elevate confidence in children.

    When Is It Okay to “Let Go”?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 11:38

    Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen share personal parenting experience and discuss when is the right time to allow teenagers to make more adult decisions.

    Amens Answer Your Questions: Triggers, Heartbreak, and Mental Focus

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2021 12:43

    Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana answer listener questions about topics ranging from how to handle living in a trauma filled environment, to advise on how to deal with a broken heart. 

    How Does Walking Improve Mood & Brain Health?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 10:38

    Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana chat about how exercise and High Intensity Training shape thinking and can lengthen life span. Dr. Amen also reminds listeners about the correlation between certain bacteria and mental illnesses.

    COVID-19 Long Haul, Fatigue & Fighting Negative Thoughts in a Pandemic

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 12:38

    Death toll statistics can have a negative impact on brain health and make way for harmful thoughts. Dr. Amen and Tana Amen sit down to elaborate on how to change one's focus to practicing mental discipline and how the benefits of these exercises help maintain a healthy body weight during a pandemic. 

    How Substances Affect the Brain During A Pandemic Isolation

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 13:36

    Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen review studies on drugs' influences on the brain during the pandemic. They discuss how marijuana and other drugs can affect mental health by worsening bad habits, and how discipline can help maintain a healthy lifestyle in isolation.

    Perseverance Is Key To Surpassing Mental Health Threshold With Dr. Dale Bredesen

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 14:26

    Experiencing pushback from the academic community, Dr Bredesen Discusses the cyclical nature of the ever changing field of mental health, and how the next generations will continue creating positive change. His new book “The First Survivors of Alzheimer's: How Patients Recovered Life and Hope in Their Own Words” is a collection of stories written by people that not only survived Alzheimer’s disease, but are thriving. For more information on Dr. Bredesen's new book, The End of Alzheimer's Program, visit https://www.amazon.com/End-Alzheimers-Program-Protocol-Cognition-ebook/dp/B081Y3QF4C

    How Does Social Isolation Affect Mental Health? With Dr. Dale Bredesen

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 11:40

    Dr Bredesen touches on the topic of isolation and how it affects mental decline, especially in nursing homes where stimulation is key. He reviews some practices that people can use to keep their brain healthier for longer, by continuing ancestral traditions our bodies inherited through evolution. For more information on Dr. Bredesen's new book, The End of Alzheimer's Program, visit https://www.amazon.com/End-Alzheimers-Program-Protocol-Cognition-ebook/dp/B081Y3QF4C

    What Can You Do To Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? With Dr. Dale Bredesen

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 13:31

    Dr Bredesen chats about how modern gadgets are helping people track their mental health by monitoring critical information for people to know about themselves. He elaborates on how the current state of detecting Alzheimer’s disease is getting easier, but at the same time the age of the individuals affected is becoming  younger and younger.

    Is It Possible to Stop Cognitive Decline? With Dr. Dale Bredesen

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 11:29

    Dr Dale Bredesen sits down with Dr Daniel and Tana Amen to discuss the serious threat Alzheimer's disease still represents to the world’s population. Bredesen shares how difficult getting a simple trial approved by the Institutional Review Board can be and how some groundbreaking work is being overshadowed, thanks to corporate interest.

    So, How Much Sleep Do You REALLY Need?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 11:26

    Today’s episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast brings a feature back by popular demand: Brain in the News! In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen take a brain-centric look into some of the latest hot news topics associated with the brain and mental health. This episode features such topics as how much sleep you need, the rise in mental health issues for teenagers and young adults, how stress ages the brain, and how many alcoholic drinks a week is ok for your brain. 

    Try This Technique to Radically Transform the Way You Think

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 10:44

    It’s spring cleaning week at The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, and Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are here to help you clean not only your environment, but your mind and your life, too. In this episode, the Amens introduce a powerful technique that’s an absolute game-changer in terms of how you think about yourself. It’s a surefire way to help you psychologically distance yourself from the daily whirlwind in your head. 

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