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Ten Neuroscience Strategies That Work

  • 13 Nov 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom

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Ten Neuroscience Strategies That Work

Friday, November 13, 2020 at 11:30 AM MT

Presenter: Dr. Irena O'Brien, PhD, ACMC

Program Details

As a neuroscientist, I've spent over 20 years studying psychology and neuroscience. And I've put together the top 10 neuroscience strategies I use to make my brain work for me. These strategies are immediately actionable and, on this live webinar, you'll learn how you can use these 10 neuroscience strategies too, to make your brain work for you and your clients.

Objectives
  • Why trying to increase your motivation by working on your mindset is a big lie, and what works instead

  • How your diet, exercise and sleep affect your mood, focus and energy

  • Why positive affirmations don’t work to increase your self esteem, and what works instead

  • How to create neuroplastic change

  • … and more


 About Our Speaker


Dr. Irena O’Brien is a cognitive neuroscientist and has been studying psychology and neuroscience for over 20 years. After working as a chartered accountant for 15 years, she went back to university and obtained her PhD in Psychology from the Université du Québec à Montréal. While there, she conducted brain imaging and electrophysiological studies and went on to do a postdoctoral fellowship at the Centre for Language, Mind and Brain at McGill University.

Dr. Irena is passionate about neuroscience. She reads and writes about the latest research in neuroscience and psychology, which offer us practical tools and strategies that we can use to better our own lives and the lives of our our clients. She is a testament to that, continuing to use what she learns from neuroscience in her own life and that of her family.

Which is why she founded The Neuroscience School, a neuroscience training and information programme for coaches and health and wellness professionals, where she un-complicates neuroscience and teaches practical evidence-based tools and strategies her students can use in their practice. One of her pet peeves is the misinformation about neuroscience that floods the media and her goal is to right that wrong. Dr. Irena is particularly interested in how our lifestyle choices impact brain structure and function, affecting mood and cognitive functioning into old age. She is a firm believer that having a healthy brain and mind requires a healthy body.

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