Minding Brains: What Good Leaders Know by Debra Pearce-McCall

In an exponential explosion of interest, the brain is everywhere! (And yes, the mind is everywhere, too.) Leaders and coaches are learning juicy bits of brain information through all kinds of articles, books, and programs. And interpersonal neurobiology (IPNB) gives leaders (and those who help them) a powerful, meaningful, adaptable, and science-based path to make neuroscience applicable and relevant to … Read More

Gathering the Self: A Necessary Act That is Fractured by Trauma

By Sarah Peyton, author of Your Resonant Self As I prepared myself to present a weekend workshop in Vancouver, British Columbia called Healing Addiction: Acknowledging the Impact of Trauma, I thought about the beauty of the words, “gathering oneself together.” There’s the in-breath that comes with the contracted diaphragm, a counterintuitive shortening of muscle that leads to the expansion of … Read More

In Honor of SEEKING, by Debra Pearce-McCall and Rich Armington

SEEKING is the name given to a primary neural circuit that can ignite us with desire and curiosity, and is one of seven affective systems identified by esteemed neuroscientist and GAINS Advisory Board member Jaak Panksepp, PhD, who passed away earlier this year. His life was one of seeking, questioning, exploring, and living fully, and he encouraged many to ask … Read More

Celebrate the birth of GAINS newest form of publication!

We invite all GAINS members to contribute to The mindGAINS Blog, a place for sharing articles, information, and art relevant to the application and expansion of the framework of interpersonal neurobiology (IPNB). Here at The mindGAINS Blog we share information about the field of IPNB; updates on advisory board and member educational offerings and other events of interest; posts diving … Read More

A Review of GAINS Resources: Many ways for mindGAINS

Did you know that GAINS publications go all the way back to 2006? In honor of the newest form, The mindGAINS Blog, we are sharing a brief history of GAINS publications, all of which are archived and available for members through mindgains.org. Connections and Reflections. From 2006 – 2011, GAINS published several issues a year of magazine-style collections of articles, … Read More