Dr. Caroline Leaf on Building Resilience and Cleaning Your Mental Mess
Dr. Caroline Leaf is a neurobiologist specializing in the mind-brain-body connection. From a young age, she had a passion for the mind and brain, initially aiming to become a neurosurgeon. Dr. Leaf has conducted groundbreaking neuroplasticity research in the late 80s and early 90s, demonstrating that by managing the mind, individuals can alter the functioning of the brain and body, leading to significant changes in life. She is a bestselling author of multiple books, including Clean Up Your Mental Mess and a new release, How to Help Your Child Clean Up Their Mental Mess, which is available today wherever books are sold.
Dr. Leaf joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to delve into the fascinating world of mind management, neuroplasticity, and the complex relationship between the mind, brain, and body. The insights from Dr. Caroline Leaf will challenge your preconceptions, inspire personal growth, and equip you with the tools to elevate your own mental health.
00:04:01 How mind-directed neuroplasticity changes the brain dynamically.
00:09:16 Dr. Leaf’s research, books, questions about mind and life.
00:11:51 How the mind, brain, and body process life experiences.
00:16:01 The importance of recognizing and accepting diversity.
00:20:56 Social media’s impacts on mental health.
00:25:23 Why stress is necessary, and how to manage it.
00:37:32 Addressing child misbehavior at the root cause.