Dr. Sylva Dvorak is a holistic counselor, social entrepreneur, and NY Times best-selling author who maintains a private counseling practice while serving as Executive Director & Chief Inspiration Officer of the I AM Foundation. Sylva received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and her PhD from Beurin University in Los Angeles, California. The book she coauthored with Janet Attwood and Chris Attwood Your Hidden Riches – Unleashing the Power of Ritual to Create a Life of Meaning and Purpose stirred The Brain Broad’s desire for conversation.
Today Lynette and Sylva share neuro-knowledge and conversation surrounding habits versus rituals. Rituals are remarkable. They can be used to prevent damage and cue comfort. They can also be used to heal the brain of confusion and chaos.
The Brain Broad applies these theories to Generalized Anxiety Disorder while Dr. Dvorak shares a story healing from of brain trauma.
Dr. Dvorak also shares her seven, very tangible, very usable, steps, to health and healing.
These are steps anyone can follow, and benefit from.
The Brain Broad shares some Brain Wave Based Neurofeedback advice related to generalized anxiety that can be used as a starting point for neurotherapists when they first encounter their patient.
Todays ‘Brain Broad, Google Gods’ Search Engine Brain Lesson reinforces the understand that habits can contribute to ill health and be reinforced, or reduced, by attitudes and intentional self-searching.
Today’s question “Does ritual heal?”
Today’s answer: “It can certainly help!”