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Developing Our Natural Resilience - Linda Graham - ND3536

New Dimensions

It’s possible to rewire our neural networks and build resilience so that positive emotions become a default reaction. Graham explains how habits such as mindfulness, self-compassion, and body awareness can help us learn to naturally respond with grace and skill when we are under pressure. She offers practicable suggestions to consciously develop our natural resilience. Linda Graham, MFT is a licensed psychotherapist and meditation teacher in full-time practice in the San Francisco Bay area. She integrates her passion for neuroscience, mindfulness, and relational psychology through trainings, workshops, and conferences. She publishes a monthly e-newsletter entitled Healing and Awakening Into Aliveness and Wholeness, and weekly e-quotes on resources for recovering resilience, archived on her website. She’s the author of Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain For Maximum Resilience And Well-Being (New World Library 2013)Interview Date: 3/20/2015    Tags: Linda Graham, resilience, prefrontal cortex, positive emotions, mindfulness, self-compassion, negativity bias, body memory, implicit memory, posturing, default network, equilibrium, left brain, right brain, neuroscience, brain science, Personal Transformation, Science, Health & Healing, Self Help


23 Jun 2021

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Rewiring Our Brain For Resilience with Linda Graham C0332

The New Dimensions Café

Linda Graham, MFT is a licensed psychotherapist and meditation teacher in full-time practice in the San Francisco Bay area. She integrates her passion for neuroscience, mindfulness, and relational psychology through trainings, workshops, and conferences. She publishes a monthly e-newsletter entitled Healing and Awakening Into Aliveness and Wholeness, and weekly e-quotes on resources for recovering resilience, archived on her website. She is the author of Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain For Maximum Resilience And Well-Being (New World Library 2013)Interview Date: 3/20/2015     Tags: Linda Graham, resilience, neuroplasticity, brain, neural pathways, rewire brain, rewiring our brains, survival responses, Barbara Fredrickson, prefrontal cortex, tunnel vision, Darwin, most adaptive survives, mindfulness, compassion, self-compassion, window of tolerance, Psychology, Personal Transformation, Science, Health & Healing, Self Help


23 Jun 2021

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The Fullness of Midlife - Linda Graham - 2021

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Dr Barb speaks with professional dancer and retired dance professor, Linda Graham about our relationship with our body as we age. 


8 Mar 2021

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Linda Graham - psychotherapist, author, and resilience expert

Veteran’s PATH

Welcome to the Veteran's PATH podcast. Veterans PATH is a nonprofit introducing veterans to the life changing and life saving practices of meditation and mindfulness. I'm your host, Jon Macaskill - a Navy SEAL Commander turned mindfulness teacher. Check out https://www.veteranspath.org or at any of the social media links below to find out more! Today I’m honored to have as my guest, Linda Graham. Linda is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice in the San Francisco Bay Area. She integrates modern neuroscience, mindfulness practices, and relational psychology into her nationwide trainings. She’s the author of Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even Disaster AND Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum Resilience and Well-Being. BOTH are topics of critical importance and very relevant to the times in which we find ourselves. We’re going to learn a lot more about Linda here on today’s episode of the Veteran’s PATH podcast! Find out more about Linda and see all the resources she references here: https://lindagraham-mft.net Follow Veteran’s PATH here: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPvJnrurdnXxdlaE7v3uoMA Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/veteranspath/ Facebook: https://facebook.com/veteranspath LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/veteran's-path Twitter: https://twitter.com/veteranspath


27 May 2020

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Ep. 106 – Strengthening Resilience with Linda Graham

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Psychotherapist Linda Graham joins the Indie Spiritualist for a discussion around the importance of strengthening our resilience, and creating new patterns of response to trauma.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


21 Apr 2020

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Ep. 106: Linda Graham – Bouncing Back Like a Skilled Ninja

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Nothing about the COVID-19 pandemic is business as usual. In fact, the social and economic stressors are taking a toll on every single person’s sense of well-being. Those taking care of children and those in frail health have the added burden of creating a safe home environment while providing critical support with patience, compassion, and positivity; in spite of feeling the opposite. The good news is that decades of research has shown that while being in home confinement and socially distancing, those who will successfully figure out ways and forge a path towards anchored sanity are likely to bounce back like a skilled ninja.On this episode, guest Dr. Linda Graham, an experienced psychotherapist and Mindful Self-Compassion teacher, shares her expertise about how the mind, body, emotions, heart, and spirit react to threats, losses, and rejections. She discusses how individuals, families, and communities can work together while building protective factors to react to the world of challenge with abundant resilience.About Linda Graham, MFTLinda Graham, MFT is an experienced psychotherapist and Mindful Self-Compassion teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area.  She is the author of Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even Disaster, and Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum Resilience and Well-Being. Her weekly Resources for Recovering Resilience are archived at www.lindagraham-mft.net.Websites:www.lindagraham-mft.netBooks:Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even DisasterBouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum Resilience and Well-BeingHelpful Books:Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest ChallengesSelf-Compassion: the Proven Power of Being Kind to YourselfThe Body Keeps the ScoreSupport the show (https://mailchi.mp/7c848462e96f/full-prefrontal-sign-up)


10 Apr 2020

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203: Resilience in Turbulent Times with Linda Graham

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As much as we hate to admit it, difficult times are part of life. Sometimes, they come in the form of trying seasons in our personal lives; other times, the whole world goes through challenges together, facing disasters like famine, tornadoes and disease. But just like difficulty is part of human history, so is resilience. Each of us has the ability to not only cope with what life throws our way, but to become stronger and thrive as a result.  It was such a gift to interview Linda Graham, a marriage and family therapist who specializes in helping people cope with life’s challenges and develop a healthy sense of self through them. As I write these notes in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world, I feel it is so important to explore this topic, and I know Linda’s perspective will be so encouraging to many. In this episode, we’re talking all about resilience, including how it relates to our nervous systems, how we can find peace and balance in the middle of pain, how we can bounce back from trauma and how we can reverse the impact of stress in our lives. We are all called to cultivate this skill through various life experiences, and while it might not be the most fun lesson to learn, the beautiful thing is that practicing resilience cultivates a mindset that empowers us to cope with anything. Listen to this episode to discover: How resilience develops and how to get unstuck from trauma The source of anxiety and depression and how they are connected to the nervous system How to live with realistic optimism, which means facing what’s happening and making wise decisions about what to do next The art of skillful distraction and how to cope with pain in healthy ways Teaching resilience to our kids Navigating grief and practicing gratitude and compassion to build resilience And SO much more!! Linda also shares a number of practical body-based tools that can help us adjust our nervous systems, keep a clear mind and an open heart and face what life throws our way. I know you will be encouraged by Linda’s reminder that you always have a choice, and you will find hope in the fact that nothing is permanent and we can bounce back stronger than ever. “We go through disappointments and difficulties in our life. We’re called upon to face disaster. A resilience practice gives us tools and a mindset where we can cope with anything at all.” - Linda Graham “The most important thing is to shift from focusing on the stressor to focusing on our own internal response because that is what we can do something about.” - Linda Graham Resources Linda Graham Website https://lindagraham-mft.net/ Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum Resilience by Linda Graham https://www.amazon.com/Bouncing-Back-Rewiring-Resilience-Well-Being/dp/1608681297 Resilience: Powerful Practices to Bounce Back from Disappointment, Difficulty and Even Disaster by Linda Graham https://lindagraham-mft.net/resilience/ The New Adolescence by Christine Carter https://www.amazon.com/New-Adolescence-Raising-Successful-Distraction/dp/1948836548 The Coddling of the American Mind by Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff https://www.amazon.com/Coddling-American-Mind-Intentions-Generation/dp/0735224897 Care/Of  - 50% off your first order https://takecareof.com/ Promo code: adult50 The Adult Chair https://theadultchair.com The Adult Chair Coaching Certification https://theadultchair.com/certification-program/ The Adult Chair Membership https://theadultchair.com/membership/ The Adult Chair Workshop - Nashville https://theadultchair.com/events/ Stay Connected Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/michelle.chalfant Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MichelleChalfantFanPage/ The Adult Chair Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/theadultchair/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Michellechalfant *** EPISODE CREDITS: If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Danny Ozment. He helps thought leaders, influencers, executives, HR professionals, recruiters, lawyers, realtors, bloggers, coaches, and authors create, launch, and produce podcasts that grow their business and impact the world. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com 


26 Mar 2020

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Episode 2: Linda Graham MFT


Linda Graham is a celebrated psychotherapist with two best selling books under her belt. She talks to Jane about how to develop resilience through the 5 C’s of Coping: Calm Compassion ClarityConnectionCompetenceCheck out her website at : https://lindagraham-mft.net/kindness-and-connection/or find her books here:https://www.amazon.com/Bouncing-Back-Rewiring-Resilience-Well-Being/dp/1608681297/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1579IE9IG3ZA&keywords=linda+graham+resilience&qid=1583298739&s=books&sprefix=linda+graham%2Cstripbooks%2C295&sr=1-2 If your enjoyed this episode don't forget to support No-Brainer on Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/user?u=28950749&fan_landing=true


5 Mar 2020

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314: Linda Graham on Strengthening Our Resilience

The One You Feed

Linda Graham is a licensed marriage and family therapist and her work focuses on helping people strengthen capacities to cope with the challenges and crises of their lives. She also helps people recover an authentic sense of self, deepen into healthy relationships and engage with the world through meaningful, purposeful work. Her book is Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even Disaster. In this episode, she and Eric talk about the neuroscience of resilience and specific ways to strengthen our resilience, no matter our starting point. When life gets difficult, this episode will teach you how to cultivate your resilience, bounce back and grow stronger. Need help with completing your goals in 2020? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Linda Graham and I Discuss Strengthening our Resilience and…Her book, Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even DisasterThe neuroscience of resilienceAll emotions are signals to pay attention and take wise actionHow emotions run through our nervous system in about 20 seconds, unless we feed them with stories and with habitual patterns of responseIf we can allow difficult emotions and have compassion for ourselves for feeling them, we can shift the patterns in our brain away from that contracted state and into a more open state – the outcome is resilienceWhat resilience is Response flexibilityHow you respond to the issue, IS the issueThe severity of the stressor and the strength of our external resourcesOur own internal resourcesDifferentiating between our perception and our responseHow our attitude is a filter that our perception goes throughCultivating a resilience mindsetThe factors that influence our brain’s response flexibility. as well as how we can re-wire our brain’s response flexibilityHow to create new patterns of responding to difficultyThe default mode networkPractices that people can use to strengthen their resilienceA practice that will calm a panic attack in under 1 minuteThe things that accelerate brain changeChanging every “should” to a “could” That “should” creates contraction in the brain whereas “could” creates openness and possibility in the brainPausing to remember that we can be resilient and asking yourself “What story am I believing now?”How triggers become trailheadsLinda Graham Links:lindagraham-mft.netTwitterFacebookCalm App: The #1 rated app for meditation. They have meditations, sleep stories, soothing music, and Calm masterclasses with many One You Feed Guests. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolf Daily Harvest: Delivers absolutely delicious organic, carefully sourced, chef-created fruit and veggie smoothies, soups, overnight oats, bowls and more. To get $25 off your first box go to www.dailyharvest.com and enter promo code FEEDIf you enjoyed this conversation with Linda Graham on Strengthening our Resilience, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Elissa EpelRick Hanson


7 Jan 2020

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HOW TO REWIRE YOUR MIND FOR MAXIMUM RESILIENCE!!! Brain Science Self-Help Tips from Linda Graham

Inspire Nation Show with Michael Sandler

If you’ve ever wanted to overcome challenges, and bounce back faster, then do we have the Resilience show for you! Today I’ll be talking with Linda Graham, a licensed marriage and family therapy, mindful self-compassion teacher, and the author of a beautiful new book Resilience.  And that’s just what I want to talk with her about today, rewiring your mind for maximum resilience through powerful practices for bouncing back from disappointment, difficulty, and even disaster. Key Points Discussed: What is resilience? How do we learn to bounce back? What does it mean that shift happens? What does it mean that how you respond to the issue is the issue? What’s the shift from the “poor me” to an empowered, active “I” How do we nurture flexibility of the mind? How does flexibility get derailed? What is conditioning? How can we change the relationship with what just happened? How do we accelerate brain change? What’s the importance of little and often? Why do we need “safety” in order to rewire the mind? How do positive emotions shift brain functions? How can the breath help change the mind? What’s an instant state change through the breath? How can the hand on our heart health us? What’s the power of hugs? What can we do in times of serious crisis or when things are just “too much”? What’s the importance of understanding the power of emotional memories to trigger reactivity in the present? What’s the negativity bias and how can we overcome it? How can we rewire a negative emotion through movement? What’s the importance of a dialogue between your wiser-self and your inner child? How do we deepen the trust with ourselves? What is the Gratitude Goulash by Doug Von Koss? What is forest bathing? What is a digital vacation? Additional Resources: Lindagraham-mft.net ……. For free meditations, weekly tips, stories, and similar shows visit: www.InspireNationShow.com To support the show and get even more great tools, tips, and behind-the-scenes access, visit: www.Patreon.com/InspireNation And to follow Inspire Nation (and the lives of Michael and Jessica) on Instagram, go to www.instagram.com/inspirenationlive

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26 Nov 2019