Sometimes the most effective methods take no more than five minutes. Take this “treasure hunt” technique from a psychiatrist who specializes in neuroscience Daniel Amen, MDFor example: “Every night before I sleep, I say a prayer,” he explains. “I go on a treasure hunt, and I ask myself what went well today. I start at the beginning of the day, searching every hour for what happened that made me happy.” You can even Write your thoughts in a journalif that helps you track down.
Basically, it’s like bedtime practice gratitude This prepares your mind for positivity. “I actually set my dreams to be more positive, which also means I’ll be happier tomorrow,” Amen adds.
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Of course, there’s more advice for breaking the anxiety where that’s coming from as we continue to learn more about how to take care of our brains — and you can bet we’ll be discussing all of that on the capsule.