Thursday, August 23, 2018, 2:00 PM Pacific Time: Dan Siegel, MD will join GAINS for a live discussion to introduce us to his newest book Aware: The science and practice of presence, which will be released August 21.

Preorder your copy NOW and receive some special bonus items from Dan. Dan, who you probably know as one of the pioneers of interpersonal neurobiology, and a member of GAINS Advisory Board, describes Aware as an in-depth look at the science that underlies meditation’s effectiveness. It teaches readers the power of the principle: “Where attention goes, neural firing flows, and … Read More

In August, we will rebroadcast Presence & the Quest for Safety: Searching for Connectedness Following Trauma with Stephen Porges and Bonnie Badenoch.

When our body senses an uninvited intrusion, especially to the organs below our diaphragm, our capacity to feel safe is functionally disrupted.  This may occur independent of intent and is experienced by both patients receiving life saving medical interventions as well as survivors of sexual abuse.  The work of Stephen Porges illuminates how our body system of surveillance, through the … Read More

May 22, 2018 Considering the Nature of Our Right and Left Hemisphere’s Engagement: a conversation between Iain McGilchrist and Allan Schore

Interaction with the world requires the right hemisphere’s broad attention, which is inclusive and opens up into possibility, coupled with the left hemisphere’s narrow attention, which collapses the world we experience into specificity. The world we live in today, many would argue, is biased toward the style of the left hemisphere. Such a bias precludes the possibility of knowledge that … Read More

May 22, 2018 Considering the Nature of Our Right and Left Hemisphere’s Engagement: a conversation between Iain McGilchrist and Allan Schore

Interaction with the world requires the right hemisphere’s broad attention, which is inclusive and opens up into possibility, coupled with the left hemisphere’s narrow attention, which collapses the world we experience into specificity. The world we live in today, many would argue, is biased toward the style of the left hemisphere. Such a bias precludes the possibility of knowledge that … Read More

How to post to the mindGAINS blog

Here is a screencast that should help you with posting to the mindGAINS blog. We are trying at every opportunity to enrich our content with emotional, relational, tactile and evocative images that ignite the senses, and inspire reading and engagement. Here are a few IMAGE resources to try:  unsplash.com, pixabay.com, morguefile.com Happy posting, and Mandy would love to help find images for a while … Read More

LIVING JOURNAL LIVE WEBINAR, Jan 24, 2017 2:30 PM Pacific Time, with Connie Henson PhD and Pieter Rossouw PhD in Conversation with Lynn Redenbach

BrainWise Leadership Come join authors Connie Henson and Pieter Rossouw in a conversation with Lynn Redenbach about their book, BrainWise Leadership: Practical neuroscience to survive and thrive at work. They will discuss their framework for effective leadership, which is underpinned by neuroscience.  Comprising three elements: individual brain fitness, cultivating healthy relationships and creating a high performance culture, BrainWise leadership provides … Read More

Living Journal Webinar with Tina Bryson, December 5, 2016, RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE IN THE LIVING JOURNAL

December 5, 2016 Living Journal Webinar Going Against the Grain When it Comes to Changing Problematic Behavior:  An IPNB approach to shifting the culture of parenting, education and clinical practice. This webinar will explore how to apply a No-Drama Discipline lens to problematic behaviors in kids, teens, and adults.  Tina will talk about how thinking beyond the assumptions and limits of our … Read More

Book Release – listen, by Patty Wipfler and Tosha Schore, M.A.

Listen: Five Simple Tools for Your Everyday Parenting Challenges introduces parents to five simple, practical skills even the most harried parent can use. These tools will help parents strengthen their connection with their child and help build their child’s intelligence, cooperation, and ability to learn as they grow. The book delivers detailed information accompanied by more than one hundred real-life … Read More