65: Stress & The Resilient Brain with Melanie Greenberg PhD

Welcome to the podcast! Today I am delighted to be joined by Melanie Greenberg PhD, who is a practicing psychologist, author, speaker, and life/business coach, with more than 20 years of experience as a clinician, professor, and researcher.  A recognized expert on stress management, and health and relationship challenges, she draws on neuroscience, mindfulness, and positive psychology in her work, blending science with mindful wisdom and heart-based compassion practices. She is the author of The Stress-Proof Brain (New Harbinger) – an Amazon bestseller in Neuropsychology, Stress-Management, and Health. She also writes The Mindful Self-Express blog, which has over 8 million page views, for Psychology Today.   Melanie has delivered talks and workshops to national and international audiences, businesses, non-profits, and professional organizations such as the American Psychological Association and The Bay Club. She has been featured on CNN, Forbes, BBC radio, ABC News, Yahoo, Lifehacker, and the Huffington Post, as well as in Business Insider, Self, Redbook, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Fitness Magazine, Women’s Day, and Marie Claire.   She has also been interviewed on numerous radio shows and podcasts. With almost 50,000 followers, Melanie was named one of the 30 Most Prominent Psychologists to follow on Twitter by the British Psychological Association.  What you’ll hear in this episode  
  • How Melanie became drawn into the work of stress and the brain
  • The significance of the brain in responding to stress
  • Ways in which you can bring the prefrontal cortex online and slow things down
  • What is neuroplasticity in psychology?
Resources http://drmelaniegreenberg.com Writer of the Mindful Self-Express Blog Author of The Stress-Proof Brain  SaveSave