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The secret ingredient to better mental health + how kindness changes your brain, and the power of mirror neurons

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CLEANING UP THE MENTAL MESS with Dr. Caroline Leaf
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Get my new book Cleaning up Your Mental Mess here: https://www.cleaningupyourmentalmess.com
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SHOW DESCRIPTION: In this podcast I talk about the neuroscience of kindness, the impact kindness
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Get my new book Cleaning up Your Mental Mess here: https://www.cleaningupyourmentalmess.com
Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips. Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747

SHOW DESCRIPTION: In this podcast I talk about the neuroscience of kindness, the impact kindness has on our mind, brain and body and how to use mind management to be more kind to improve your mental AND physical health!
Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/the-secret-ingredient-to-better-mental-health-how-kindness-changes-your-brain-the-power-of-mirror-neurons

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PODCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
4:00 Why kindness is essential in my life and business
4:23 Kindness and compassion are superhuman tools that can change our brain and biology for the better!
5:47 Why we need to be kind to others AND ourselves!
8:20 Why you need to train yourself to be more kind
9:00 The negative effects of being unkind
9:11 How kindness teaches us to be a responder, not a reactor
10:10 What kindness is and what it is not
15:15 How kindness impacts the mind and brain
21:00 Why our brains and bodies love it when we are kind!
22:00 The incredible science behind kindness
23:40 How being unkind can lead to “stuck” thinking
29:30 How to manage your mind to train yourself to be more kind
40:11 Tips on how to be more kind to yourself and others

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
-Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources Follow me on social media for daily mental health tips & strategies:
-Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/-
-Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf
-Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf
-Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/drcarolineleaf
If you enjoyed this episode please leave a 5 review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media!

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