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by Dr. Caroline Leaf
CLEANING UP THE MENTAL MESS with Dr. Caroline Leaf

Podcast 310: How to create a personalized & powerful mental health insurance policy with your thoughts + What it means to be “wired for love”

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SHOW DESCRIPTION: Recalling happy memories is good for your health in general. As I discuss in this podcast, thinking about good times is like a physical insurance policy in the brain, which, when times get tough, helps support your mental and physical health.

Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/good-memories-as-an-insurance-policy


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PODCAST HIGHLIGHTS:

1:31 What it means to have a mental “insurance policy” for challenging times

3:30 The relationship between thoughts & experiences

4:20 How toxic memories can affect us

6:45, 11:00 How good memories are a mental “insurance policy”

7:10 What it means to be “wired for love”

8:10 How healthy, happy memories can increase our cognitive resilience

9:00, 21:00 The healing power of gratitude

13:20, 17:00 How happy memories can improve our relationships & mental health

14:00 The relationship between recalling good memories & making wise decisions

24:50 Why we all need a possibilities mindset “insurance policy”


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-Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf

-Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf

-Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/drcarolineleaf

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Episode 310

by Dr. Caroline Leaf