Brain Blogging, Eight Edition

Brain_Blogging_Carnival2.jpgWelcome to the eight edition of Brain Blogging – a semi-monthly blog carnival that aims to review posts “related to the brain and mind that go beyond the basic sciences into a more human and multidimensional perspective.”

This carnival is part of the Blog Carnival network. Please remember to submit your blog entries using the online submission form. We will do our best to review and include your entry! Enjoy your readings…


Lorraine Roach presents Anxiety Ending Strategy And Tips posted at Coping With Anxiety,, saying, “How did we manage the stress in the 1800’s.”

Scott Davis presents What to do If You Have Been Diagnosed With Depression posted at Finding Your Marbles.

Memory & Cognition

Alvaro Fernandez presents Brain Fitness Workshop — Training for Trainers posted at SharpBrains, saying, “The Lifelong Learning Institutes at UC Berkeley and SFCU have partnered with us to offer a training workshop for Instructors interested in teaching an Exercising Our Brains class.”

Alvaro Fernandez presents Brain Exercise for the Frontal lobes: McKinsey posted at SharpBrains, saying, “Can your job be a brain gym for your frontal lobes?”

Dr. Mary Guarino presents Don’t Lose Any Sleep posted at Becoming Your StellarSelf: Body, Mind and Spirit, saying, “My interest is in balance — body, mind and spirit — and I believe that sleep is an essential part of that balance.”

Self Awareness

ananga presents How to Stop Shallow Breathing When You Feel Anxious posted at Ananga Sivyer’s Living by Design Blog.

ananga presents The Power of One: Mono Tasking posted at Ananga Sivyer’s Living by Design Blog.

Stephanie West Allen presents Self-leadership lessons from Leonardo DiCaprio posted at idealawg.


Bill Urell presents 7 Tips For Spirituality, Making A Connection posted at Addiction Recovery Basics, saying, “Here are some practical action steps for improving your spiritual connection.”

State of Mind

Roy presents Because It Feels Good posted at Shrink Rap, saying, “The psychology of altruism. Is it really in the posterior superior temporal sulcus?”

Anmol Mehta presents Ajna Chakra Meditation Technique (3rd Eye) – Guided Meditation posted at Mastery of Meditation, Enlightenment & Kundalini Yoga, saying, “This meditation technique awakens those aspects of the brain and mind which allows for the flow of intuition and insight.”

Phil B. presents Reducing Stress posted at Phil for Humanity, saying, “Handling stress must be a lifestyle change that minimizes everyday stress.”


Raymond David Salas presents The Powerful Benefits of Walking posted at Power Tools Blog, saying, “Among the many benefits, walking exercises the brain by increasing the blood circulation, oxygen, and glucose to it.”

Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MEd, MS, FAAN

Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MEd, MS, FAAN, is a board-certified neurologist and pain specialist, medical educator, and scientist. He is the executive director of the Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF). He is a published scholar in biomarkers, biotechnology, education technology, and neurology. He serves on the editorial board of several scholarly publications and has been honored by the U.S. President and Congress.
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