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The Brain Science Behind Fear Mar 22, 2020

As you know, cases of COVID-19 are beginning to rise in the U.S. and in many other parts of the world, and naturally, many people are experiencing some fear. Will I get sick? Will my family get sick? How bad will our case be if we do get sick? These are all scary questions to contemplate...

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The Neuroscience of Mindfulness and Meditation Nov 06, 2019


Let's be honest for just one moment. Meditation can be hard and frustrating. We've all heard that meditation has incredible benefits, but it can be incredibly difficult to sit still and focus for that long, and it's so frustrating when thoughts continue to intrude.

Plus, how do you even...

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How to Develop the Courage Habit Aug 14, 2019


The notion of being “fearless” is one that is so highly celebrated in our culture. 

But here’s the thing…there’s no such thing as being fearless. Fear, as a response, is primal and adaptive. It is natural and ingrained in us to fear the unknown, and...

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3 Ways to Overcome Your Fears with April Seifert, Ph.D. Aug 05, 2019


NOTE: This is a legacy episode from the Women Inspired podcast, before it transitioned to be the Building Psychological Strength podcast. While you will hear some mention of the Women Inspired brand during this episode, the content is highly relevant to the goals of Peak Mind, which is why we...

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