How NeuroWisdom101 by Mark Waldman helps you


Neuroscience a tool for Stress relief?

The biggest impediment to productivity is stress. Ironically, striving for more productivity actually causes more stress, and more stress hinders your productivity, leaving you in a vicious cycle. Stress can be really destructive and is the cause of various physical and mental problems. Most people prescribe medicines for stress, and yet others describe therapies. However, these two are on two opposite ends, and one is too effective (side-effects), and the other isn't effective at all. You need something in the middle, which can eliminate stress while not causing additional side-effects.
Another option would be to spend a 6-week vacation on a beautiful island and leave all stress behind. For one, most of us do not have the option to take a break like that and secondly, the stress would catch up with you again shortly after you go back to your regular life.

How Negativity causes more Stress

Negative thoughts are one of the causes of stress, and you need to eliminate negativity in your life in order to eliminate stress. But thinking of doing it is one thing, and actually eliminating negativity is a whole other ballgame. Negativity isn't something you eliminate in an instant. It takes some time to bring the factors into place that help remove this negativity.
Often, we are not even aware that we are thinking negative thoughts. "I will not fail again" is a very negative thought giving your brain all of the wrong signals.

Positive thinking can be (re-)learned.

Once again, you need a cure for negativity, which in turn would cure your stress. While yes, there are measures that help you reduce your stress, they are all temporary. They don't eliminate the stress, but they reduce the effects of it. For example, think of stress as a tree. You can keep cutting the branches of the tree, but over time, these branches will grow back.
If you attack the root, however, the tree does not grow back. Similarly, stress has effects, and you can reduce these effects, but they will keep coming back. But if you eliminate the root problems themselves, stress is eliminated. You feel fresher. More positive. More productive.And all this can be done by a little brain training. Basically, you need a way to help your brain cope with problems. A way to eliminate negative thoughts. A way towards a more positive lifestyle that empowers you, and more importantly, a lifestyle without stress.

What NeuroWisdom101 brings to the table

Here is why I recommend Mark Waldman´s NeuroWisdom101: With in-depth neuroscience researcher Mark Robert Waldman at its helm, and it using various brain techniques and exercises over a period of 8 weeks, you can really eliminate the root causes of your stress.
Indeed, these techniques are scientific in nature and have been derived from years of research, and thousands of satisfied customers are a testament to the effectiveness of Neuroscience 101. Without stress, you can lead a better life, physically, mentally and socially. You see, stress doesn't just strain you mentally, but its effects pass down physically, and guess what happens when you are physically and mentally drained? Your social and work life is affected. Stress creeps into every part of your life Indeed, instead of spending thousands of dollars on a treatment that is just temporary, why not spend money on a treatment that is more permanent and more effective, and more importantly, doesn't have any side-effects? Forget medicines. Forget therapies. Forget everything else. You do not need it.
Train your brain using Neuroscience 101. It is backed up by a money-back-guarantee and Mark Waldman explicitly asks for you to return it if it is not the best neuro scientific program you have ever discovered.
You have nothing to lose - but a lot to gain.

Where to get NeuroWisdom101

A free e-book is available for you (look on the side of this blog).
Or go directly to the program: HEREMark Waldman´s TEDx speech:

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The Neuroscience of Weight Loss

When the Soul makes you Fat

Neuroscientists discovered that obesity starts in your brain. Stress and anxiety are two of the major causes. Another important factor is your feeling of self-worth. Cognitive Neuroscience - When the Soul makes you Fat In this post, we will look at a few facts, go to the root of the problem and find solutions. As you all know I am originally from Germany. I am still learning medical terminology - but I am positive that even though the post might not be perfect grammar-wise you will still be able to understand the meaning.

1.4 Billion grown ups are overweight worldwide

2.8 Million people die from conditions related to being overweight. The list of possible diseases is large:
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes type 2
  • Alzheimers
  • Infertility
  • Joint pain
  • Breast cancer
  • Colon cancer
Not to mention depression and other psychological conditions.
For the first time in the history, the number of overweight people is as high as the number of underweight people. Sadly, because fewer people are starving.
In some countries, including the United States, overweight people are in the majority.
More and more children and teenagers become overweight at a young age.
Winning the Game of Weight Loss Cognitive Neuroscience
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What are the reasons for this epidemy?

Until recently high calory food and lack of workout have been seen as the reason for weight gain. That would make it a side effect of our affluent society.
It turns out that it is not that easy.
In the last years, doctors and neuroscientists came to a different conclusion. Becoming overweight is not so much a physical problem but has psychosocial reasons.
The process is like this most of the time:
People have a hereditary predisposition. Their environment adds to that.
  • Stress
  • Poverty
  • Loneliness
  • Traumata
  • Existential fear
  • Angst
  • Environmental conditioning
  • Feeling of being overtaxed (burn-out)
  • Stressful job - lack of sleep
When I ask them most of my clients know which "weight" they carry (as in what is their reason for being overweight).Leading scientists, doctors and neuroscientists agree that the role of the brain in getting overweight or obese has been underestimated until now.

How does the brain influence the control circuit of hunger and feeling full?

Until a few years ago scientists were of the opinion that food intake is a simple process: If the stomach is empty agents send a signal to your brain that then makes sure you feel hungry and fill your stomach. If the blood sugar levels go down or the fat depots get empty, it is being reported back to the brain that takes care of starting the process of making you feel hungry again. But this is only half of the truth. There is hunger, and there are cravings. Everyone knows the phenomena of being full and fed but still having cravings that make you eat more. Also your stomach stretches out when you overeat. So the more you overeat, the more food you will need to even satisfy your hunger. Then come the cravings. Maybe someone is frustrated, at a fun social event or indulges just because it tastes so good. Your brain tells you that you want more even though you do not need more food. Especially highly addictive sugar can make you feel like you "need" it. The food industry adds to the damage with MSGs and other artificial additives. The whole "diet" stuff only makes us eat more, and the correlation between the number of new diet products and more obese people is not a coincidence.

Cravings are regulated by the strongest lust and frustration center

That part of our brain region is active when you are climaxing, feel drunk of love or on a heroin kick. This region of your brain also plays a key role in depression, chronic stress, and burnout. I will try to translate 3 German expressions and hope they make sense in English:
  • Frustessen (frustration eating)
  • Kummerspeck (grief bacon)
  • Stressessen (stress eating)
Obviously the people knew before the scientists. It is pretty obvious why diets fail. Isn´t it?
Even the strongest will could fight the neuronal power of the emotional centers.
You might have read in some of my other posts that this is why it is not your fault when your diet fails. The approach is wrong. The people who told you that you just have to develop willpower or work out a little bit have been lying to your face. Or let´s say: They were poorly educated on the matter or wanted to sell you some "wonder diet". Legal diet pills could never trick your brain in the long run. A change in nutrition will make a difference and is the way to go. But you will have to remove the original cause of overeating first - or you will not be able to see it through. Obesity is an addiction more than anything else.

So are obese people addicts?

Yes. Sugar AddictionA PET-scanner (uses a radioactive substance to scan for disease and shows how tissue and organs are working)  shows that some regions of the brains of obese people have changed - the reward center that is activated by drugs, sex, or a tasty meal. The reward center releases dopamine, a happiness hormone, which motivates us to repeat something. The points of connection for dopamine shrink in the brains of obese people. To feel the same level of happiness, they need to eat more than a thin person. These changes in the dopamine metabolism are similar to those visible in the brains of cocaine addicts. The other brain region that shows changes known from other forms of addiction is the part that handles planning and trained behavior. Scientists of the German Max-Planck University for cognitive neuroscience conveyed a psychological experiment: They separated obese women and women with normal weight into two groups. Then they put in front of them two decks of playing cards. The goal of the game was to make as much profit as possible. The first deck contained cards that brought high winnings at first but losses in the long run. The second deck was sorted just opposite. Losses first, high profits in the long run. The astonishing result of the study was that while the thin Ladies after a while ignored the first deck of cards the obese Ladies kept taking cards from it. Similar to cocaine or alcohol addicts it was problematic for them to follow a long-term strategy. Luckily, those changes are reversible. Let´s do it.

Diet needs to start in the brain

If you are one of the many people who felt like a failure for not being able to shed those extra pounds I hope you feel better now. Now you understand that no diet or powder or whatsoever you tried and people sold you could do the job. Most people that are trying to lose weight have gone through uncountable expensive and useless diets, powders, pills, workout and recipe programs. And all the "before/after" pics. Yawn. The only picture I would take as proof for a good diet is a before and after the brain scan. Luckily, the solution to the dilemma is way more easy and inexpensive than you might think. You will likely save money after you successfully implemented the changes needed.

The good news: Retraining your brain is possible

It is not even that hard.
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