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Cutting New Grooves Over Bad Vibes on our Plastic Brain


JP Moreland shares with Mike Keas how twice he was incapacitated for months by panic attacks and anxiety. His new book, Finding Quiet, seeks to make the most of his suffering, condensing the crucial lessons learned from his research. In this episode, JP outlines some practices that can heal and retrain the brain.

Show Notes

  • 01:00 | “Cutting new grooves” with new habits
  • 02:45 | Neuroplasticity and changing the chemistry and structure of the brain
  • 04:30 | “Neurons that fire together, wire together”
  • 05:00 | Using anti-depressants in conjunction with spiritual formation
  • 06:30 | The brain as an engine, serotonin and dopamine as oil
  • 07:30 | Tip: If counseling and spiritual practices aren’t helping, investigate medication for biological issues
  • 10:00 | EMDR and addressing the brain impacts of childhood trauma
  • 11:30 | The Four Step Solution as a means of transforming the brain
  • 13:30 | Catastrophism, one of the ten thought disorders
  • 14:30 | Refocusing, turning from habitual bad thoughts

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Cutting New Grooves Over Bad Vibes on our Plastic Brain