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Happy Brain

By Heather Parady
Most conversations around mental health can seem kind of heavy. Is there a way to promote our mental and emotional well-being in a fun and entertaining way? Join Heather Parady each week as she explores the FUN side of mental health by digging into simple hacks and fun tips to make your mental health journey more enjoyable and your brain a little happier.
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Solve Tough Problems with this Meditation Afterglow
Did you know there is a MOMENT after meditating that might be SUPER valuable to solving problems? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://impacttheory.com/blog/dont-just-meditate-thinkitate/ https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Learning-About-Cold-Showers-er59up https://ryanhartley.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/weareABTY
10:56
September 26, 2021
Power Posing, Confidence, & The Root Problem
Does the way you stand MATTER for building confidence? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_posing Tiny Leaps Big Changes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tiny-leaps-big-changes/id1071032154
10:56
September 23, 2021
How to Preserve Energy Around a Bunch of People
Around a bunch of people? Even if you like them- we all sometimes need a break. Here is an open conversation about how to preserve time to make your brain happy... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/feeling-it/201602/burned-out-why-energy-management-is-the-key-resilience Leadership Locker: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-leadership-locker/id1478567809 Tiny Leaps Big Changes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tiny-leaps-big-changes/id1071032154
10:46
September 21, 2021
Heal & Balance Your Brain with Stimulation (Dr. Robert Melillo)
Did you know that stimulating your brain in a certain way can balance it? And balancing your brain...just might...make it happy? Heather’s email: heather@tlbc.co Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.drrobertmelillo.com/
18:22
September 19, 2021
Mental Health, Aliens & the Supernatural
Today we are asking the question if believing in the supernatural can be good for your mental health and why Gregg believes in aliens. Heather’s email: heather@tlbc.co Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://news.stanford.edu/2020/11/13/deep-faith-beneficial-health/ https://www.apa.org/monitor/2010/12/believe
15:40
September 16, 2021
What is the Opportunity IN Anxiety?
Is there a hidden opportunity in anxiety? Will finding it...make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.instagram.com/inwellth/
13:16
September 14, 2021
Social Connection Lessons from Hyenas
Can we learn anything about social connection and mental health from hyenas? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: WHAT NATURE’S VILLAIN CAN TEACH US ABOUT BEING BETTER HUMANS: https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/what-people-can-learn-from-hyenas https://natureecoevocommunity.nature.com/posts/of-hyenas-and-humans-the-importance-of-social-experiences http://msuh
11:55
September 12, 2021
Heather Gets Hypnotized (Part 1)
This is Part 1 of a mini-series documenting Heather going through Rapid Transformational Therapy and answering the question of "Can hypnotherapy make your brain happy?" Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: Previous Episode: Rapid Transformational Therapy (Hypnosis): https://tlbc.co/rapid-transformational-therapy-hypnosis/ Ian Inguanez: https://ianinguanez.com/ https://rtt.com/whatisrtt/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot-8GHJ4vH8
10:10
September 9, 2021
Mental Strength from Strong Circuits
How do we build mental strength? Today's guest says it's by building strong circuits... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.mentallystrong.com/
15:16
September 7, 2021
Why We Procrastinate (And How to Take FUN Action)
Why do we procrastinate? It might not be what you think... And the solution might be more interesting than what we have been taught... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: Sahar Yousef: https://www.becomingsuperhuman.science/ Julia Arndt: https://www.peakperformancemethod.com/
15:56
September 5, 2021
How to Pursue Happiness without “Toxic Positivity”
Where is the balance between pursuing happiness and choosing to be positive versus "toxic positivity"? What do YOU think? Find us on Instagram and send a DM! Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/toxic-positivity-during-the-pandemic#What-is-toxic-positivity Meliorism (How to Make Things Better): https://tlbc.co/meliorism-how-to-make-things-better/ Listen to Tiny Leaps Big Changes: https://tlbc.co/
12:25
September 2, 2021
Mental Cleansing with Salt Caves
Imagine sitting in a cave, full of pink salt. Would you find that relaxing? Some say...it will make your brain happy. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://ashevillesaltcave.com/
10:54
August 31, 2021
Happy Brain Theory (Evolving)
We are getting close to 100 episodes on the show, I wanted to check in with you to give you a few thoughts about what we have learned about mental health, and finding the PURPOSE and depth of having a "happy brain". Heather’s email: heather@tlbc.co Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: First Happy Brain Episode Mentioned: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Welcome-to-Happy-Brain-er33fi
08:22
August 29, 2021
Understanding Your Core Wound
Core wound? That sounds kinda heavy, doesn't it? But did you know understanding this information just might make your brain...happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: Stephanie: https://www.stepheniezamora.com/ Enneagram: https://www.enneagraminstitute.com/type-descriptions Listener Shoutout: https://www.instagram.com/Kraffertyy/
11:31
August 26, 2021
(Again) Are You Happy?
We are doing part TWO of one of our most popular episodes with the filmmaker behind the 'Are You Happy' series. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: Are Your Happy Episode: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Are-You-Happy-euu6vn Atdhe Trepca: https://www.instagram.com/Areyouhappyofficial/
10:15
August 24, 2021
Making Connection Less Scary
We know connection is good for our mental health...but how can we make it less scary? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.alegoriagame.com/ https://www.instagram.com/dreaspointofview/
18:39
August 22, 2021
Does Shakin' Your Booty Work? (Gregg & Heather)
Gregg and I get into a debate about the validity of research and if shaking your booty will make your brain happy... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: Shake Your Booty with Sarah Moore: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Shake-Your-Booty-Sarah-Moore-e150d2t Connect with Gregg: https://tlbc.co/ Listen to Tiny Leaps Big Changes: https://tlbc.co/tiny-leaps-big-changes
12:09
August 19, 2021
Bully Grief
Bully Grief? How in the world could this...make our brain...happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.jnicolejones.com/ https://www.jnicolejones.com/podcast https://www.instagram.com/i_am_jnicole/ Kübler-Ross model: https://www.healthline.com/health/stages-of-grief Dr. Tonkin’s Grief Model: https://whatsyourgrief.com/growing-around-grief/
12:03
August 17, 2021
Meliorism (How to Make Things Better)
There is an interesting philosophy about how to make things better called Meliorism. Yup. It just might...make your brain happy. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: Connect with Sara Soyeju: www.ediblepsych.com Sara.soyeju@ediblepsych.com Instagram & Facebook @ediblepsychology Work Mentioned: Pawelski, J. O. (2006, March). Mitigation and construction: Toward a balanced meliorism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy. San Antonio, TX. (Very Academic) Kahneman, D., & Tversky, A. (1979). Prospect theory: An analysis of decision under risk. Econometrica, 47, 263-291. (Lay person-ish) Kahneman, D. (2011). Thinking, fast and slow. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (PERMA) Seligman, Martin E. P. Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life. New York: Vintage Books, 2006
10:23
August 15, 2021
Does Talking to Minions Work? (Gregg & Heather)
We are returning with Gregg to question if talking to a stuffed Minion is good for your mental health... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: Minions Episode: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Minions-Who-Help-You-Relax-e13d6ns Connect with Gregg: https://tlbc.co/ Listen to Tiny Leaps Big Changes: https://tlbc.co/tiny-leaps-big-changes
13:22
August 12, 2021
How a DOG Can Make Your Brain Happy
Would getting a dog make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-right-balance/201804/how-dogs-drive-emotional-well-being https://planinspirecreate.com/ https://www.instagram.com/planinspirecreate/ https://www.youtube.com/planinspirecreate https://www.buzzfeed.com/fordgofurther/questions-to-ask-your-dog-on-your-next-road-trip
11:19
August 10, 2021
Anxiety Triad
What is an Anxiety Triad? Could it maybe...make your brain...happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: http://embraces.life/ http://instagram.com/coachraluca
14:22
August 8, 2021
Does Using an Alter Ego Work? (Gregg & Heather)
is3tovbIesy9sem8b8Bl We are revisiting the Alter Ego to discuss if it will really improve your mental health and make your brain happy... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alter_ego Connect with Gregg: https://tlbc.co/ Listen to Tiny Leaps Big Changes: https://tlbc.co/tiny-leaps-big-changes/
14:27
August 5, 2021
Shake Your Booty (Sarah Moore)
How is shakin' your booty good for your mental health? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES:   https://www.mooresoulsessions.com Pump Up Membership: https://www.mooresoulsessions.com/membership
11:24
August 3, 2021
Learned Optimism
Can we learn to be optimistic? Would that really make our brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: Connect with Sara Soyeju: www.ediblepsych.com Sara.soyeju@ediblepsych.com Instagram & Facebook @ediblepsychology Work Mentioned: (Learned Optimism and Explanatory style) Seligman, Martin E. P. Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life. New York: Vintage Books, 2006 Seligman, Martin E. P. 2013. Flourish. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. Seligman, Martin E. P.  (2018).  The hope circuit : a psychologist's journey from helplessness to optimism.  North Sydney, NSW :  Penguin Random House Australia
09:21
August 1, 2021
Law of Attraction: Real or Crap? (Gregg & Heather)
What do you think about the law of attraction? Is it a hoax? Or will it make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: Connect with Gregg: https://tlbc.co/ Listen to Tiny Leaps Big Changes: https://tlbc.co/tiny-leaps-big-changes/
14:28
July 30, 2021
Rapid Transformational Therapy (Hypnosis)
What is Rapid Transformational Therapy? Can it make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3kv59J8c8jURYHi1RpTxxw  https://ianinguanez.com
11:10
July 28, 2021
Brag on Yourself
Should you brag on yourself? How would it make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES:   https://www.mooresoulsessions.com Pump Up Membership: https://www.mooresoulsessions.com/membership
09:11
July 26, 2021
Mental Health Comedian (PT 3)
This is part THREE of our conversation with the "Mental Health Comedian". A Mental Health Comedian? Would listening to one make your brain happy? *Trigger warning: This episode contains content about suicidal ideation. If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide please see the hotlines provided below. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: Part 1: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Mental-Health-Comedian-PT-1-e14lkok Part 2: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Mental-Health-Comedian-PT-2-e14mu4o https://www.thementalhealthcomedian.com/ Suicide Hotlines: USA: 1-800-273-8255 USA Crisis Text: 741-741 Canada: 1-833-456-4566 United Kingdom: 116-123 Australia: 13-11-14 International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines
14:26
July 23, 2021
Mental Health Comedian (PT 2)
This is part TWO of our conversation with the "Mental Health Comedian".A Mental Health Comedian? Would listening to one make your brain happy? *Trigger warning: This episode contains content about suicidal ideation. If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide please see the hotlines provided below. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: Part 1: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Mental-Health-Comedian-PT-1-e14lkok https://www.thementalhealthcomedian.com/ Suicide Hotlines: USA: 1-800-273-8255 USA Crisis Text: 741-741 Canada: 1-833-456-4566 United Kingdom: 116-123 Australia: 13-11-14 International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines
12:09
July 21, 2021
Mental Health Comedian (PT 1)
A mental health comedian? Would listening to one make your brain happy? *Trigger warning: This episode contains content about suicidal ideation. If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide please see the hotlines provided below. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.thementalhealthcomedian.com/ Suicide Hotlines: USA: 1-800-273-8255 USA Crisis Text: 741-741 Canada: 1-833-456-4566 United Kingdom: 116-123 Australia: 13-11-14 International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines
14:26
July 19, 2021
Can Rejection Be Therapy?
Can intentional rejection be therapy? Will it make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vZXgApsPCQ https://www.rejectiontherapy.com/
07:05
July 16, 2021
Transcendental Meditation
Today we are exploring Transcendental Meditation and asking ourselves...will this make our brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fO3AnD2QbIg https://www.byrdie.com/transcendental-meditation-5112916 Jerry Seinfeld’s Productivity Chain Episode: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Jerry-Seinfelds-Productivity-Chain-et82fp/a-a510q00
05:23
July 14, 2021
Cool your Brain with Yawning
How do we keep our brains cool? Maybe yawning? Will this make our brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES:   https://www.newsweek.com/why-do-we-yawn-contagious-yawns-cool-down-brain-scientists-1443106 https://kids.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/frym.2017.00052  https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/yawns-help-the-brain-keep-its-cool
05:50
July 12, 2021
Morning Pages (Stream of Consciousness)
Today we are exploring morning pages and asking...can they make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES:   https://www.amazon.com/Listening-Path-Creative-Attention-Artists/dp/1250768586  https://www.amazon.com/Artists-Way-25th-Anniversary/dp/0143129252  https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/02/style/julia-cameron-the-artists-way.html  https://juliacameronlive.com/basic-tools/morning-pages/  Friend’s with Anxiety Episode: https://tlbc.co/be-friends-with-anxiety-using-this-trick/  Artist’s Date Episode: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Artist-Date-e10rn73/a-a5igem4
07:19
July 9, 2021
Slow Carb Diet
What is the slow carb diet? Will it make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES:  https://tlbc.co/  https://www.amazon.com/Uncommon-Fat-Loss-Incredible-Becoming-Superhuman/dp/0091939526 https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/slow-carb-diet#TOC_TITLE_HDR_2  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24571926/  https://tim.blog/2007/04/06/how-to-lose-20-lbs-of-fat-in-30-days-without-doing-any-exercise/  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0qGIYkCiIM  Eat Only Fruit Until Noon Episode: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Eat-Only-Fruit-Until-Noon-evp8dn/a-a5cp5em
06:22
July 7, 2021
Talk to Your Angels
Can you talk to angels? How would that make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://devonduerr.com/
12:54
July 5, 2021
Be Friends with Anxiety Using This Trick
Can you be friends with anxiety? Maybe. Does it have a name? Maybe. This new relationship just might...make your brain happy. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/how-to-make-friends-with-anxiety-a-simple-technique-to-gain-perspective#takeaway
06:57
July 2, 2021
Juggling for Mental Health
Did you know that juggling might be good for your mental health and make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://helth.co/benefits-of-juggling-for-mental-and-physical-health/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NT9dqIu0W
05:53
June 30, 2021
Love On these Plants for Mental Health
Did you know there are CERTAIN plants you can use for your mental health needs? Yup. They just might make your brain happy. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES:  https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/plants-self-care#Find-out-which-plant-is-calling-to-you-based-on-your-personalit
06:59
June 28, 2021
Minions Who Help You Relax
Minions help you relax? Talking to them just might...make your brain happy.  Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: http://www.imaginethatintl.com/ Fun frequency Challenge: https://www.facebook.com/groups/262161110479877
15:56
June 25, 2021
Cyclical Living
Did you know that there is "power in the period" (even if you don't have one). Honoring these cycles, many claim, will make your brain happy... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.brandiroe.com https://www.instagram.com/adventuresinbrandiland
09:41
June 23, 2021
Beekeeping for Mental Heath
Keep a bee? A few bees? Lots of bees? How is this good for your mental health!? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/beekeeping-may-reduce-stress-and-depression/5091899.html https://superjunaid.com/ https://www.hacksandhobbies.com/
08:48
June 21, 2021
Reignite Imagination & Finding Time for Play
How do we make TIME for play? We know it's good for our mental health but... Who has the time?  Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: http://www.imaginethatintl.com/ Fun frequency Challenge: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2621611104798771
12:39
June 18, 2021
Moving Past What People Think: The Square Squad
How do we move past the fear of what others think? Maybe creating a square squad will help. It just might make your brain happy... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://better.net/chicago/life/daring-greatly-author-brene-browns-advice-on-living-courageously/ https://brenebrown.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Square-Squad-Secondary-8-1-19.pdf https://www.amazon.com/Daring-Greatly-Courage-Vulnerable-Transforms/dp/1592408419
07:31
June 16, 2021
Drink Coffee at 10:30 for More Energy
Does it MATTER what time you drink your coffee? How can you use this information to optimize your energy (and make that brain happy...)? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/best-time-to-drink-coffee https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/benefits-of-lemon-water#takeaway
07:51
June 14, 2021
Throw Your Hand in the Air
Throw your hand in the air and proclaim how you want to feel. It just might make your brain happy... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.josephpearlman.com/
08:10
June 11, 2021
Power Pose with Lindsey Stirling
Will standing like Superwoman make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.dailydot.com/irl/lindsey-stirling-depression-anorexia/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_posing https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Laughter-Yoga-esjkco
07:17
June 9, 2021
Sound Healing
Can certain sounds make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: http://jenildholakiayoga.com/ https://www.instagram.com/jenildholakia.yoga/
13:21
June 7, 2021
Forest Bathing
What is forest bathing? How can it make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nature_therapy https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/authors/2175282/dr-qing-li/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12CCjoixpkA https://vegamour.com/blogs/blog/forest-bathing
07:26
June 4, 2021
Watch What You Wear (Enclothed Cognition)
Did you know that what you WEAR might influence your performance, mental health, and even make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enclothed_cognition  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0022103112000200  https://positivepsychologynews.com/news/emily-vansonnenberg/2012052122126  Alter Ego Episode: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Pretending-to-be-Someone-Else-eruj7e
07:40
June 2, 2021
Practical Breathwork
We are returning to breathwork! But this time seeing how PRACTICAL breathwork can make your brain happy... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breathwork  https://www.jessecoomer.com/  https://www.jessecoomer.com/online-courses  https://www.jessecoomer.com/youtube  Previous Breath Episode: https://anchor.fm/dashboard/episode/et8293
15:10
May 31, 2021
Tap into Your Subconscious
Can tapping into your subconscious make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: Dr. Ash’s FB: https://www.facebook.com/atw22 http://drashleighmoreland.com/ Coloring Book Episode: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain/episodes/Grownup-Coloring-Books-esqfl0
15:48
May 28, 2021
Heart Math
Doing math will help you stay mentally healthy? Well, heart math might... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://yourexpandition.com/
09:29
May 26, 2021
Network Spinal
What is network spinal? How does it make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.shiozawawellness.com/
13:16
May 24, 2021
Tapping on Your Body
Can tapping on your body make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meridian_(Chinese_medicine) https://www.instagram.com/mindsetforwomen/
10:43
May 21, 2021
Feel Pain
Can feeling pain or negative emotions make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://positivepsychology.com/act-acceptance-and-commitment-therapy The Happiness Trap https://amzn.to/3oqr24s
12:16
May 19, 2021
Stand Next to a Horse
Can simply standing next to a horse make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.facebook.com/HamiltonHorsemanship
12:45
May 17, 2021
Artist Date
Today we ask if taking your "inner artist" on a date will make your brain happy. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julia_Cameron https://juliacameronlive.com/2012/01/04/33437/ https://www.theadventurechallenge.com/ http://www.mcstarbuck.com/todays-adventure/ https://twitter.com/seanwes
12:14
May 14, 2021
Sing in The Shower
Can singing in the shower REALLY make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://ideas.time.com/2013/08/16/singing-changes-your-brain/ https://howtosingbetter101.com/singing-in-the-shower-benefits/ https://www.mic.com/articles/109012/science-proves-you-actually-do-sound-better-when-you-sing-in-the-shower https://thesingerscorner.com/singing-in-the-shower/
08:20
May 12, 2021
Runners High without Running
How can you experience a runner's high without running? This might make your brain happy... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEHzYriIjjU https://www.elitedaily.com/p/how-to-get-a-runners-high-without-actually-having-to-pound-the-pavement-2900654
10:20
May 10, 2021
Tidying for Mental Health
Can tidying up make your brain happy? I found a guy on Instagram who swears by it... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://thetidydad.com https://www.instagram.com/tidydad/
16:52
May 7, 2021
Mental Health Jokes
Today I share with you a few bad jokes. Why? I hope they make your brain happy... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.healthcentral.com/article/15humorous-mental-health-quotes
10:32
May 5, 2021
Eat an Orange in the Shower
Will eating a COLD orange in a hot shower make your brain happy? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.reddit.com/r/ShowerOrange/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1S6jHfA20PY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwkNPx7p18E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGT4luAur2o https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/03/03/518323093/do-showers-make-oranges-taste-better-npr-investigates
09:13
May 3, 2021
Goat Yoga (Part 2)
We are revisiting goat yoga. Why? Well, we are sharing a story from Las Vegas that will make your brain happy... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES:  https://www.goatyogalv.com/  https://www.instagram.com/goatyogalasvegas/
13:58
April 30, 2021
Eat Only Fruit Until Noon
Today we explore if eating ONLY fruit before noon will make your brain happy. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/05/why-multi-millionaire-jesse-itzler-eats-only-fruit-until-noon.html
08:41
April 28, 2021
Dream a Hero Ring
Today we explore if dreaming a hero ring will make your brain happy. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://delane.ca/ https://www.instagram.com/delanecooper/
13:24
April 26, 2021
Goat Yoga (Part 1)
Today we explore why a goat standing on your back while you do yoga might make your brain happy. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2018/09/03/643470824/goat-yoga-is-preposterous-says-goat-yoga-teacher-it-s-also-terrific https://goatyoga.net/ https://www.cnn.com/2017/01/12/health/goat-yoga-oregon-trnd/index.html https://www.wholelifechallenge.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-baby-goat-yoga/
10:12
April 23, 2021
Tree Camping
Can camping in the trees make your brain happy? Today we talk to a tree doctor... Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://treeclimbingplanet.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arborist
15:39
April 21, 2021
Don't Work Out
Today we look at why NOT working out might make your brain happy.  Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm  Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/  Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.daveflorence.com/
15:37
April 19, 2021
Are You Happy?
If you asked 200 strangers if they were happy- what would they say? Today we talk with someone who did just that...and hear what he believes will make our brain happy. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://www.instagram.com/Areyouhappyofficial/
11:04
April 16, 2021
Clear Your Mind by Standing on One Leg
Today we examine if standing on one leg will make your brain happier.  Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain RESOURCES: https://gracemarshall.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pXxq4oMlCU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bEOt9U7vME https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0geotVUoFNo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvyCauqAkTE
08:42
April 14, 2021
Hanging Upside Down
In this episode, we look at the effects of hanging upside down! Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://anchor.fm/todaysadventure https://www.healthline.com/health/hanging-upside-down#sleeping
09:06
April 12, 2021
Walking Barefoot
In this episode, we look at the benefits of walking barefoot!  Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://www.instagram.com/blindbiohacker https://www.myneuroplasticadventure.com/ https://www.healthline.com/health/grounding https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44ddtR0XDVU https://www.earthing.com/
13:15
April 9, 2021
Zen Swing!?
What the heck is Zen Swing? Can it make your brain happier? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://www.daveflorence.com/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCilDHtv_AOybaTzN-kF18Gw
12:04
April 7, 2021
Play with Playdough
How can playing with playdough make your brain happier? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://www.today.com/parents/mom-performs-c-section-using-play-doh-viral-video-t200998 https://www.instagram.com/thebreakfasteur/?hl=en https://www.adweek.com/brand-marketing/play-doh-for-adults-may-be-the-most-2020-product-innovation-yet/ https://www.etsy.com/listing/819755117/therapy-playdough-for-adults-anxiety https://www.happyhandshappyheart.com.au/ https://www.theplayfulwarrior.com/ https://www.instagram.com/theplayfulwarrior/
13:32
April 5, 2021
Getting Lost On Purpose
Can getting LOST on purpose make your brain happy?  Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources:  https://www.eurekacamping.com/blog/article/why-you-should-get-lost-purpose  https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/metacognition-and-the-mind/201806/getting-lost-and-the-benefits-finding-yourself https://whereohwhere.com/journal/outdoors/how-to-get-lost-on-purpose
13:00
April 2, 2021
How Justin Bieber Found Happiness
In this episode, we take a look at havening and the strategy Justin Bieber uses to manage his mental health. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWcI-BeQqls  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqHN4B4AGEU  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Havening
12:28
March 31, 2021
Jerry Seinfeld's Productivity Chain
In this episode, we take a look at Seinfeld's strategy for productivity Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://jamesclear.com/stop-procrastinating-seinfeld-strategy
09:32
March 29, 2021
Intentional Adversity
In this episode, we explore intentional adversity. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://rorygardiner.com/  https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/turning-adversity-into-creative-growth/  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eustress
10:13
March 26, 2021
Holding Your Breath
In this episode, we explore holding your breath on purpose. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wim_Hof  https://www.wimhofmethod.com/breathing-exercises  https://www.thebreathingclass.com/media-index/sonima-are-you-subconsciously-holding-your-breath  https://www.wimhofmethod.com/benefits#dynamic-page-section10 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5605164/
12:40
March 24, 2021
Climbing Trees
In this episode, we look at the true value of climbing trees. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://treeclimbing.jp/ https://treeclimbing.com/about-ushttps://treeclimbingplanet.com/ http://benefitshub.ca/entry/comparison-of-the-physiological-and-psychological-benefits-of-tree-and-towe/ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-04-07/ask-citylab-how-can-i-climb-urban-trees-safely-and-legally https://treeclimbingplanet.com/
12:44
March 22, 2021
Gratitude Jars
In this episode, we take a explore the concept of gratitude jars. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-6823/10-Benefits-of-Gratitude.html https://www.oprah.com/gift/oprahs-favorite-things-2017-full-list-gratitude-glass-jar?editors_pick_id=71355 https://hopetorecharge.com/
14:42
March 19, 2021
Grownup Coloring Books
In this episode, we take a look at the growing trend of adult coloring books. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39kpKh3E6aM https://newrepublic.com/article/126580/radical-history-1960s-adult-coloring-books https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coloring_book#Adult_coloring_books https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandala https://www.creativindie.com/color-and-grow-rich-a-coloring-book-based-on-napoleon-hill/
16:35
March 17, 2021
Laughter Yoga
In this episode, we take a deep dive into laughter yoga and laughter clubs. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laughter_yoga https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4p4dZ0afivk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lauX4dWaJ2Q https://laughteryoga.org https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrMMWAEtaVM&t=1s&fbclid=IwAR3I0sNBAzN6GU0YyCed8vMMw5q8XuCqBQ_1H4Tfgu0L61kJD8eW5b2PqE8
15:09
March 15, 2021
Pretending to be Someone Else
In this episode, we look at how pretending to be someone else can make your brain happier.  Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://daringtolivefully.com/alter-ego  https://alteregoeffect.com/  https://www.backstage.com/uk/magazine/article/what-happens-to-an-actors-brain-when-acting-67811/
14:10
March 12, 2021
How BJ Novak Gets in a Good Mood
In this episode, we look at what BJ Novak (Ryan from The Office) does to get in a good mood.  Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://officeladies.com/ https://thriveglobal.com/stories/b-j-novak-doesn-t-rush-in-the-morning/  https://tim.blog/2015/11/25/bj-novak/  https://www.webmd.com/balance/news/20101217/good-mood-may-be-secret-creativity
11:45
March 10, 2021
Play Time (for Grown-ups)
In this episode, we look at why play time is an incredibly important part of being a health grown-up. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Heather's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ Website: http://tlbc.co/happy-brain Resources: https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2014/08/06/336360521/play-doesnt-end-with-childhood-why-adults-need-recess-too https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/adults-need-recess-too-here-s-why-you-should-make-ncna887396 https://www.inc.com/christina-desmarais/24-rejuvenating-ways-to-spend-your-lunch-break.html
15:03
March 8, 2021
Learning About Cold Showers
In this episode, we learn about cold showers and how they can help you have a happier morning.  Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Website: http://happybrain.fm Resources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wim_Hof https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsSBBPeNNDY
13:22
March 5, 2021
The 6 Second Kiss
In this episode, we explore the power of kissing someone for 6 seconds.  Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Website: http://happybrain.fm Resources: https://www.gottman.com/blog/weekend-homework-assignment-six-seconds-to-happy-couplehood/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysYYxkUVLJc
08:35
March 3, 2021
Don't Like Meditating? Try This!
In this episode, we look at how to make meditation more fun. Because who the heck wants to sit there and do nothing?? Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Website: http://happybrain.fm Resources: https://tinybuddha.com/blog/8-ways-to-make-meditation-easy-and-fun/ https://www.artofliving.org/us-en/meditation/meditation-for-you/ways-to-make-meditation-more-fun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71AzaxkWW84&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PZiooS2hUU
15:40
March 2, 2021
Welcome to Happy Brain
Most conversations around mental health can seem kind of heavy. Is there a way to promote our mental and emotional well being in a fun and entertaining way? Join Heather Parady each week as she explores the FUN side to mental health by digging into simple hacks and fun tips to make your mental health journey more enjoyable and your brain a little happier. Instagram: http://instagram.com/happybrainfm Website: http://happybrain.fm
06:07
February 25, 2021