Ep. 267 – Insights on Successful Aging: Interview With Larry, a Lifelong Learner

Happy Monday Train Your Brain Podcast listeners! Dr. Trayford is here with a special guest Larry Harden to discuss lifelong learning and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Developing Neuro-plasticity will truly enrich your years.

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Albert Einstein said “If your stop learning, you start dying.” It is so important to continually learn new things throughout life regardless of age. This promotes self-motivation and keeps your mind young.

The tip for today, tip number 267 is to never stop learning new things!

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Ep. 260 – Interview With Kevin Jameson: Founder of The Dementia Society of America

Happy Monday Train Your Brain Podcast listeners! We are bringing you another fantastic guest interview today. Dr. Trayford is talking with Kevin Jameson founder of the Dementia Society about this great cause. Kevin shares how Dementia impacted his life personally. It is a story that will hit close to home for many of us of have seen a loved one suffer from Dementia or head trauma.

Kevin has organized a campaign to proceed from Mother’s Day until Father’s Day every year to spread awareness and centralize support and resources. If you want to get involved visit Steps2Raise. If you have any concerns you can reach a helpful volunteer at the Dementia Hotline: 1-844-Dementia.

The tip for today, tip number 260 is to join a board. Sitting on a board gives you a unique opportunity to develop socially, remain sharp mentally and give service all at the same time. Find a way to share your skills and your time and your brain will see the benefit!

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Thanks for listening and join us! For your own free copy of Dr. Trayford’s E-book visit Apex Brain Centers.com.

If you have any concerns regarding the information and applications discussed in this podcast, please consult your physician and a doctor who is experienced in functional neurology. Michael Trayford DC, DACNB is available for consultation by calling (828) 708-5274. Thanks for listening. Continue reading

Ep. 246 – Concussion Success Story: Dr. Patricia DeJoy

Good morning listeners! You are definitely in for a treat today as Dr. Trayford brings you a special interview with his guest Dr. Patricia DeJoy who shares her brain training success story after multiple concussions. Listen to her experience and you’ll hear about the confident, productive individual she was before her accidents and her journey to find that identity again. She had completely lost the ability to retain information that she had read. Even her handwriting was very indicative that something was not right. Dr. Trayford and his staff at APEX Brain Centers treated her concussions and she feels brand new again.

The tip for today, tip number 246 is to practice a figure 8 exercise with the arms and palms. Listen in and give it a try!

Thanks for listening and join us! For your own free copy of Dr. Trayford’s E-book visit Apex Brain Centers.com.

If you have any concerns regarding the information and applications discussed in this podcast, please consult your physician and a doctor who is experienced in functional neurology. Michael Trayford DC, DACNB is available for consultation by calling (828) 708-5274. Thanks for listening. Continue reading

Ep. 148 – An Interview With Ariel Garten, Creator of Muse

Good morning and welcome to Episode 148 of the Train Your Brain Podcast with Dr. Michael Trayford. It’s Monday again, so this is our weekly, 30-minute episode. (Tuesday through Sunday we produce five-minute episodes with daily tips.) Every episode of the Train Your Brain Podcast provides advice for helping you to improve the function of your brain.

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In Episode 148, Dr. Trayford has arranged for us to hear from an incredible guest Ariel Garten who is the Creator of Muse. Ariel believes in the power that comes from truly knowing oneself and she has developed a mindfulness tool to help others achieve that goal. Ariel is offering a $50 discount to Train Your Brain Podcast listeners. It is simply remarkable to be able to track the state of your brain through stress, focus and relaxation. Usually we are far too distracted by our world to even notice how we feel in our own mind let alone coach ourselves in improving our mental state. You’ll love hearing about what this device can do for you.

The 148th brain training tip is to practice mindful meditation. Meditation will absolutely change your life and it will change your brain. You’ll be a more centered person who is more in control of themselves and more at ease. Your brain will literally age better if you practice meditation. Thanks for listening. Continue reading

Ep. 120 – Interview With Danny Dreyer – The Man Behind ChiRunning

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Good morning and welcome to Episode 120 of the Train Your Brain Podcast with Dr. Michael Trayford. It’s Monday again, so this is our weekly, 30-minute episode. (Tuesday through Sunday we produce five-minute episodes with daily tips.) Every episode of the Train Your Brain Podcast provides advice for helping you to improve the function of your brain.

In Episode 120, Dr. Trayford welcomes guest Danny Dreyer of ChiRunningwho has come on the show to discuss his experience as an athlete and a trainer. We know that running is a highly physical exercise activity, but Danny has discovered a mind body connection with running that can change your life. Tip number 120 is to be completely mindful about each action movement that you do before you do it. What an enlightening tip! Thanks for listening. Continue reading

Ep. 113 – Success Story: Brain Training for Business Performance Featuring Guest Tom Ryan

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Good morning and welcome to Episode 113 of the Train Your Brain Podcast with Dr. Michael Trayford. It’s Monday again, so this is our weekly, 30-minute episode. (Tuesday through Sunday we produce five-minute episodes with daily tips.) Every episode of the Train Your Brain Podcast provides advice for helping you to improve the function of your brain.

In Episode 113, Dr. Trayford welcomes guest Tom Ryan from Success in Business Podcast who has come on the show to discuss his experience as an entrepreneur and peak performer undergoing brain training. If you have ever wondered how brain training would be able improve your life, especially in business, then this episode will give you a clear idea about how the brain training is conducted and how it will improve your processing. Continue reading

Ep. 085 — Success Story: Athlete and Entrepreneur With Concussion and TBI

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Good morning and welcome to Episode 085 of the Train Your Brain Podcast with Dr. Michael Trayford. It’s Monday again, so this is our weekly, 30-minute episode. (Tuesday through Sunday we produce five-minute episodes with daily tips.) Every episode of the Train Your Brain Podcast provides advice for helping you to improve the function of your brain.

In Episode 085, Dr. Trayford brings Liz on the show to share her incredible brain training recovery! Liz had experienced several traumatic brain injuries in her childhood and twenties. She was a competitive athlete and ambitious entrepreneur who gradually, by the time she was in her twenties, had become virtually disabled due to mysterious health conditions. Prescription drugs weren’t helping her with her chronic pain, her sleep disorder, her depression or her balance problems. And why? Because Liz was suffering from the aftermath of many concussions. She has literally gotten her life back through brain training therapy. Listen in to hear what finally cured her and what she has been able to achieve since! Continue reading