The stages of change are a model of the steps people go through when achieving transformation.
The man that is credited with creating this model and each stepping stone along the way is Dr James Prochaska. Watching the video below will give you a better idea as to where you might be in your own personal transformation.
From adversity can come victory. James Prochaska lost his father when he was a little boy. After that, he devoted his life to finding out the steps that people go through to make personal transformation a possibility. To become more familiar with his work you may want to check out his book, Changing for Good by Dr James Prochaska.
Every sensory experience triggers changes in the molecules of your neurons, reshaping the way they connect to one another. That means your brain is literally made of memories, and memories constantly remake your brain.
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“Well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello.” This is the conclusion that neuroscientist Richard Davidson at the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his colleagues have declared.
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This book is chopped up into three parts and the first two parts of it really are the foundation of it because it frames the importance and the value of the meditations that follow in part three.
If I were to sum up this first chapter in a few words it would be:
Thoughts + Feelings = test-tube results
Let’s unpack this …
There is a therapy created by Tad James called Time Line Therapy and the Basis of Personality It's about changing a clients perception of time. Part of that intervention is giving the client the imagined experience of floating above their time line to a time before...
Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, was one of the first scientists to take the anecdotal claims about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness and test them in brain scans. What she found surprised her — that...
Dr. Richard Davidson, a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and Dr. Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist based out of Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School gives an interview on his findings with meditation and its effects on the brain.
In a recent study of adults with early memory loss, a West Virginia University research team lead by Dr. Kim Innes found that practice of a simple meditation or music listening program may have multiple benefits for older adults with preclinical memory loss.