Mindstories Podcast – My conversation with Sonja Wieck about mental health among extreme athletes

Mindstories Podcast – My conversation with Sonja Wieck about mental health among extreme athletes

It was an honor to speak with triathlete Sonja Wieck on today’s episode of her podcast “Tales of Toughness”. She is a Mom, 18 time Ironman, and recently competed in Amazon’s World’s Toughest Race hosted by Bear Grylls . We talk about mental health issues athletes can...
Mindstories Podcast – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety | Dr. Trevor Schraufnagel, PhD

Mindstories Podcast – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety | Dr. Trevor Schraufnagel, PhD

Dr. Trevor Schraufnagel earned his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Washington. He is an expert in the delivery of CBT and DBT. He maintains a private practice - Balance CBT -  in Beverly Hills, CA and his primary focus is on treating anxiety and...
Is social isolation physically changing our brains?

Is social isolation physically changing our brains?

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists are even more motivated to see what social isolation does to the human brain. While direct causality cannot be assumed just yet, researchers suggest that social isolation can lead to cognitive decline and even a shrinkage...