Brain Blogging, Eleventh Edition

Brain_Blogging_Carnival2.jpgWelcome to the eleventh 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 a proud member 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!

This is a very special edition. Not only did we review twenty-one amazing entries, but also we are “Today’s Featured Carnival” (once again) at Blog Carnival. Enjoy your readings…


Talia Mana presents Sleep Disorder Misdiagnosed as mental illness, fibromyalgia, alien abductions! posted at Centre for Emotional Well-Being, saying, “The story about how my sleeping disorder got misdiagnosed for almost 20 years.”

Vahid Chaychi presents Types of Childhood Brain Tumors, Symptoms and Treatment posted at

Romeo Vitelli presents Imaginary Children- Part 1 posted at Providentia, saying, “When giving birth isn’t a blessed event”

Memory & Cognition

Vahid Chaychi presents What Boosts Memory in Children and Adults posted at

Madeleine Begun Kane presents School Daze posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

FitBuff presents How I Lifted 50 Pounds with My Mind posted at’s Total Mind and Body Fitness Blog, saying, “Fascinating story of a firsthand experience of ‘mind over matter’ — 50 x 25 = 1,250 pounds of it, to be exact!”

Ririan presents 15 Extra Ways to Keep Your Brain In Shape posted at Ririan Project.

Personal Stories

mercurial scribe presents Appropriately, it’s “Mental Health Month” posted at Mercurial Scribe.

Damien presents How I discovered I was Bipolar posted at A Bipolar Professional’s Blog, saying, “The day I found out something was wrong with my brain was quite a ride.”

FitBuff presents I Can’t Sleep! – 4 Common Causes of Insomnia posted at’s Total Mind and Body Fitness Blog, saying, “Almost everyone, including myself, has had or is having trouble sleeping. Remember what it felt like to wake up feeling completely refreshed and eager to start the day?”

Self Awareness

FitBuff presents 5 Simple and Effective Steps to Relax Your Body and Calm Your Nerves posted at’s Total Mind and Body Fitness Blog, saying, “Great article on a quick and easy meditation technique. This is for those who don’t want to get all “zen” and spend hours searching for inner peace. Just a simple step by step to reset yourself and clear your mind in only a few minutes.”

John Hill presents Are You Getting Enough Sleep? posted at Universe Of Success.

Uni presents The LOA and Weight Loss: Can you think yourself thin? posted at You Deserve More.


Avant News presents Study Suggests Soul Sale Obesity Panacea posted at Avant News.

Tracee Sioux presents 10 reasons to try Yoga posted at Blog Fabulous, saying, “Formerly I couldn’t focus, too stressed out, insomniac, unfocused, forgetful, mentally exhausted. Yoga is the kindest thing I do for my brain and mental health.”

State of Mind

James Bishop presents What on Earth is Ecotherapy? posted at Finding Optimism.

Andrew Michaels presents Your Body On Life, And Your Mind On Your Body posted at Lifecrafting, saying, “A properly maintained body is critical to the wellness of the mind, and your success in the physical world.”

Phil B. presents The Secret to Happiness posted at Phil for Humanity, saying, “Enthusiasm and good health are the two most important factors in finding happiness.”

Lorraine Roach presents Anxiety Help: Inner Power posted at Coping With Anxiety,, saying, “To discover how to finally end anxiety attacks in your life please visit.”


Christian Bachmann presents More sleepy, more risky posted at Med Journal Watch, saying, “More about how sleepiness can put you in danger, from an interesting gambling experiment with young healthy volunteers.”


Talia Mana presents Lessons from Panic posted at Centre for Emotional Well-Being, saying, “Lessons from panic and dealing with PTSD. How Virginia recovered from trauma and alcoholism as well as a video interview with her son, a military officer with PTSD and alcohol on the path to recovery.”

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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