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BrainTools

27 episodes - English - Latest episode: 20 days ago -

Practical brain science for everyday people. Learn how your brain works when it comes to sleep, stress, communication and more. Plus, each episode you get 6 practical BrainTools you can start using as soon as you take those earbuds out of your ears. Welcome to BrainTools.

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Episodes

Taming your negative emotions with brain science | BrainTools

November 04, 2020 11:46 - 49 minutes - 49.1 MB

You have bad days. And you have worse days - where the anxiety, doubt or anger take over. Can you do anything about it? In episode 2 of BrainTools volume 2 we dig down (deep down) into the difficult emotions in your brain, where they come from and of course, share with you 6 BrainTools for helping you regain control when your brain starts veering off the road.    If you're loving the show, follow our Instagram for more brain bites, or join our newsletter where we'll let you know when new e...

6 BrainTools for (more) Happiness | BrainTools (shortcuts)

November 04, 2020 11:38 - 31 minutes - 29.6 MB

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 25-minute snackable episode where you get just the 6 practical BrainTools, no fluff. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the tools join newsletter https://linktr.ee/braintoolspod..   PS: If our podcasts tickle your brain, please show us some love and leave a quick review. It makes our brains go 'bing'. 

The practical brain-science of positive emotions | [BrainTools]

October 19, 2020 12:01 - 1 hour - 65.8 MB

We love to feel good - happiness, joy, euphoria. But where do positive emotions come from? Why do we have them? And how in tarnation do you get more of them? In episode 1 of BrainTools volume 2 we dig down (deep down) into positive emotions in the brain, where they come from and of course, share with you 6 BrainTools for having more of them, more often. Happiness BrainTools, free of charge, paid in listening.   If you're loving the show, follow our Instagram for more brain bites, or join o...

SPECIAL EP: Ask us Anything - 10 BrainTools Questions

October 05, 2020 15:19 - 38 minutes - 34.6 MB

A different kind of BrainTools - we had many questions every episode from all of you. So we wanted to take the time and answer the best BrainTools related question for each episode. 10 questions where we dive a little deeper to answer some everyday situations with practical brain science (with a side of very average banter, thanks). Hear us answer your questions on sleep, stress, fear, habits, addictions, love/tinder, love/relationships, aging, attention & memory. Plus get some off the reco...

6 BrainTools for mastering memory and stopping forgetting | BrainTools (shortcuts)

September 16, 2020 16:03 - 23 minutes - 21.8 MB

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 25-minute snackable episode where you get just the 6 practical BrainTools, no fluff. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the tools, listen to the full episode, or join our free growing community at "braintools.mn.co". PS: If our podcasts tickle your brain, please show us some love and leave a quick review. It makes our brains go 'bing'. 

Your memory, your brain and Neuroscience | BrainTools

September 15, 2020 11:03 - 44 minutes - 41.7 MB

Most of us think we are forgetful, or get jealous of friends who have 'super' memories. But here's the cold-hard brain truth - there is no such thing as a super memory. And you can train your memory to be like a supercomputer. Or at least so you don't lose your keys so often. In this episode of BrainTools, we talk about memory breakdown during lockdown, how memory works, why you forget things and, of course, we share 6 practical BrainTools for mastering your memory (and remembering your keys...

Can you protect your brain from aging? | BrainTools

September 12, 2020 05:00 - 50 minutes - 47.8 MB

We all age, we all get older. But can you protect your brain as you age? Can you keep your cognitive function? In this episode of BrainTools we uncover the mechanisms of aging, what happens in the brain when we get older and how to protect your brain as you get older. PLUS you'll walk away with 6 BRAND spankin' new BrainTools to help keep you refocus when you can't focus. Check out the rest of our stuff here https://linktr.ee/braintoolspod PS: If you like the podcast, show us some love and ...

6 BrainTools for protecting your brain as you age | BrainTools (shortcuts)

September 12, 2020 04:58 - 24 minutes - 22.9 MB

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 25-minute snackable episode where you get just the 6 practical BrainTools, no fluff. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the tools, listen to the full episode, or join our free growing community at "braintools.mn.co". PS: If our podcasts tickle your brain, please show us some love and leave a quick review. It makes our brains go 'bing'. 

6 BrainTools for getting back your focus | BrainTools (shortcuts)

September 12, 2020 04:55 - 21 minutes - 16.6 MB

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 25-minute snackable episode where you get just the 6 practical BrainTools, no fluff. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the tools, listen to the full episode, or join our free growing community at "braintools.mn.co". PS: If our podcasts tickle your brain, please show us some love and leave a quick review. It makes our brains go 'bing'.

How do you refocus attention right now with Neuroscience? | BrainTools

September 02, 2020 05:45 - 50 minutes - 38.6 MB

Are you struggling to focus during covid? You're not alone. Working remotely is hard, and we're all distracted. It's not your fault, it's your brain. In this episode of BrainTools we uncover why it's so hard to pay attention, to stay focused, including the neuroscience of how our attention is being hijacked by stress (and our environment). PLUS you'll walk away with 6 BRAND spankin' new BrainTools to help keep you refocus when you can't focus. Loving the show? For more tools and resources, j...

6 BrainTools for relationships right now | BrainTools (shortcuts)

August 26, 2020 21:36 - 24 minutes - 19.8 MB

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 25-minute snackable episode where you get just the 6 practical BrainTools, no fluff. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the tools, listen to the full episode, or join our free growing community at "braintools.mn.co". PS: If our podcasts tickle your brain, please show us some love and leave a quick review. It makes our brains go 'bing'. 

Remote relationships, communication and Neuroscience | BrainTools

August 24, 2020 12:27 - 49 minutes - 40.4 MB

Relationships have gone remote, and communication during COVID is different. In this episode of BrainTools we uncover the neuroscience of why it's harder to connect right now, relationships on the brain and the COVID induced communication challenges all relationships are feeling. PLUS you'll walk away with 6 BRAND spankin' new BrainTools to help keep your relationships healthy during this time of uncertainty.Loving the show? For more tools and resources, join the growing community at brainto...

6 BrainTools for Dating Apps | BrainTools (shortcuts)

August 13, 2020 06:24 - 25 minutes - 23.9 MB

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 25-minute snackable episode where you get just the 6 practical BrainTools, no fluff. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the tools, listen to the full episode, or join our free growing community at "braintools.mn.co". PS: If our podcasts tickle your brain, please show us some love and leave a quick review. It makes our brains go 'bing'. 

Love, tinder and Neuroscience | BrainTools

August 11, 2020 06:03 - 1 hour - 58.6 MB

Does love happen in the heart, or in the brain? Why are dating apps so addictive? Is there a perfect tinder profile? In this episode of the BrainTools podcast you're going to learn about the neuroscience of love and how modern appified dating impacts the way we date. PLUS you'll walk away with 6 BRAND spankin' new BrainTools to help you make sense of tinder, love and your brain. Loving the show? For more tools and resources, join the growing community at braintools.mn.co. It's completely fre...

6 BrainTools for breaking everyday Addictions | BrainTools (Shortcut)

August 05, 2020 23:14 - 27 minutes - 24.8 MB

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 25-minute snackable episode where you get just the 6 practical BrainTools, no fluff. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the tools, listen to the full episode, or join our free growing community at "braintools.mn.co". PS: If our podcasts tickle your brain, please show us some love and leave a quick review. It makes our brains go 'bing'. 

Your Everyday Addictions and Neuroscience | BrainTools

August 03, 2020 13:35 - 1 hour - 56 MB

Your phone. Social media apps. Binge-watching netflix (guilty). Chocolate and sugar. These are all everyday addictive things that hijack the brains reward system and make as CRAVE more. In this episode of the BrainTools podcast you're going to learn about the neuroscience of Addictive things, everyday addictions, the problems they come with, PLUS you'll walk away with 6 BRAND spankin' new BrainTools to help you make habits stick. Loving the show? For more tools and resources, join the growin...

6 BrainTools for Making Habits Stick | BrainTools (Shortcuts)

July 29, 2020 10:53 - 28 minutes - 26.2 MB

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 25-minute snackable episode where you get just the 6 practical BrainTools, no fluff. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the tools, listen to the full episode, or join our free growing community at "braintools.mn.co". PS: If our podcasts tickle your brain, please show us some love and leave a quick review. It makes our brains go 'bing'. 

Form Habits that stick with Neuroscience | BrainTools

July 27, 2020 13:00 - 55 minutes - 52 MB

Most of us abandon new years resolutions before February. Because we don't make the habits sticks. In this episode of the BrainTools podcast you're going to learn about habits in the brain, the problems and neuroscience of habits, plus you'll walk away with 6 BRAND spankin' new BrainTools to help you make habits stick. Loving the show? For more tools and resources, join the growing community at braintools.mn.co. It's completely free and loaded with tons of useful resources which we add to ev...

6 BrainTools for Overcoming Fear | BrainTools (Shortcuts)

July 22, 2020 23:20 - 28 minutes - 21.3 MB

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 25-minute snackable episode where you get just the 6 practical BrainTools, no fluff. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the tools, listen to the full episode, or join our free growing community at "braintools.mn.co". PS: If our podcasts tickle your brain, please show us some love and leave a quick review. It makes our brains go 'bing'. 

Mastering Fear with Neuroscience | BrainTools

July 22, 2020 23:20 - 53 minutes - 37.1 MB

Fear is human, yet it holds us back. It gives us anxiety and prevents us from achieving our goals. In this episode of the BrainTools podcast you're going to learn about fear in the brain, the problems and neuroscience of fear plus you'll walk away with 6 BRAND spankin' new BrainTools to help you better control your fear. Loving the show? For more tools and resources, join the growing community at braintools.mn.co. It's completely free and loaded with tons of useful resources which we add to ...

6 BrainTools for better Wellbeing | BrainTools (Shortcut)

July 22, 2020 23:17 - 26 minutes - 16.8 MB

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 25-minute snackable episode where you get just the 6 practical BrainTools, no fluff. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the tools, listen to the full episode, or join our free growing community at "braintools.mn.co". PS: If our podcasts tickle your brain, please show us some love and leave a quick review. It makes our brains go 'bing'. 

Fight Fear with Neuroscience | BrainTools

July 20, 2020 10:19 - 53 minutes - 37.1 MB

Fear is human. Yet it holds us back. Gives us anxiety. And prevents us from achieving our goals. In this episode of the Brain Tools podcast you're going to learn about fear in the brain, the problems and neuroscience of fear plus you'll walk away with 6 BRAND spankin' new Brain Tools to help you better control your fear. Loving the show? For more tools and resources, join the growing community at braintools.mn.co. It's completely free and loaded with tons of useful resources which we add to ...

TOOLS Short - Wellbeing

July 20, 2020 10:15 - 26 minutes - 16.8 MB

This is the 'Tools' cut off our Brain Tools podcast, a 25-minute snackable episode where you get just the 6 practical Brain Tools, no fluff. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the tools, listen to the full episode, or join our free growing community at "braintools.mn.co". PS: If our podcasts tickle your brain, please show us some love and leave a quick review. It makes our brains go 'bing'. 

Destress your Wellbeing with Neuroscience | BrainTools

July 16, 2020 10:37 - 54 minutes - 34.6 MB

Stressed to the gills? Worried about wellbeing? In this episode of the BrainTools podcast you're going to learn about how stress works in the brain, the problems and benefits of stress, the neuroscience of wellbeing plus you'll walk away with 6 BRAND spankin' new BrainTools to help you fight the stress monsters. For more tools and resources, join the growing community at braintools.mn.co. It's completely free and loaded with tons of useful resources which we add to every single week. PS: If ...

TOOLS Short - Sleep

July 15, 2020 11:31 - 24 minutes - 16.4 MB

This is the 'Tools' cut of our Brain Tools Podcast, a 25-minute snackable episode where you get our 6 practical Brain Tools for this topic, 0 fluff. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the Brain Tools, listen to the full episode, or join our free, growing community at "braintools.mn.co". PS: If our podcast tickles your brain, please show us some love and leave a quick review. It makes our brains go 'bing'. 

6 BrainTools for Deep Sleep | BrainTools (Shortcut)

July 15, 2020 11:31 - 24 minutes - 16.4 MB

This is the 'Tools' short cut version of our BrainTools Podcast, a 25-minute snackable episode where you get our 6 practical BrainTools for this topic, 0 fluff. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the BrainTools, listen to the full episode, or join our free, growing community at "braintools.mn.co". PS: If our podcast tickles your brain, please show us some love and leave a quick review. It makes our brains go 'bing'. 

Sleep deep with Neuroscience | BrainTools

July 15, 2020 11:29 - 1 hour - 39.8 MB

Restless nights? Walking around like a sleepless zombie? Welcome to the BrainTools podcast, practical Brain science for everyday people. In this episode of the BrainTools Podcast you're going to learn the neuroscience of sleep: why we sleep, the sleep-deprived brain and how sleep is your new superpower. Plus you'll walk away with 6 BRAND spankin' new BrainTools to help you sleep like a baby tonight. For more tools and resources, join our growing community at "braintools.mn.co". It's complete...