Interviews

The Mind Doctor® Sits Down With The Gumbo Radio Show

The Mind Doctor® sits down with the Gumbo Radio Show and explores how behaviors and patterns (positive and negative) are created and deleted! If you continue to repeat negative patterns, despite genuinely wanting to change… If you have found yourself promising you will never do something again, or promising to continue doing something going forward

Read More »
man in gray shirt looking at city buildings during daytime
The Mind

Understanding Your Subconscious Mind

Simplified, your mind is comprised of your conscious mind and subconscious mind. The conscious mind controls about 10-12% of your functions, while your subconscious mind operates at about 88-90% of your functions. Your conscious mind is the part of your mind that is responsible for logic and reasoning.  Suppose you are asked, “What time is

Read More »
woman in black shirt and gray pants sitting on brown wooden bench
The Mind

Understanding The Power Of Your Mind

Your Mind is the most powerful tool you have. If you have negative thoughts or are sometimes a pessimistic person, understand this can be why you often feel stuck. The reason you somehow sabotage good opportunities, or the reason you attract confusion and often spiral into dark places. It’s true. If you are like me,

Read More »
silhouette of woman raising her right hand
Trauma & Pain

The Healing for Your Pain is in Your Pain

Were you aware that everything you do is being recorded?  That’s right, recorded! Whatever you do, whatever you see, smell, taste, hear, feel, and experience is being recorded.  In essence, you are a human video recorder, storing everything, everywhere you go, all of your experiences. The experiences you are aware of, and even the experiences

Read More »
woman holding sunflower during daytime
The Mind

The Inner Child in You

The inner child in you is a collection and assortment of memories within your personality; it is a representation of difficult and challenging experiences or sadness that you experienced growing up as a child.  While you may not have heard about or know very little about “the inner child” and how “the inner child” is

Read More »
man wearing black long-sleeved shirt
Emotions

How Emotions Get Stuck in Your Body

As I watched my father beat my mother, she screamed for help. I remember also screaming for my father to stop hurting her.  So, what happens when you experience an adverse event at a highly emotionally charged time?  When you have a negative emotional experience (trauma), you are unable to release the energy that is

Read More »
black and blue abstract painting
Trauma & Pain

The Impact of Trauma On Your Mind

The triggering event itself does not cause traumatic symptoms (what you experience and what we see on the outside).  On the contrary, traumatic symptoms are a result of the frozen residue of energy that has not been resolved and discharged in the nervous system as documented by Peter Levine. I Don’t Have Any Trauma! The

Read More »
man in white t-shirt standing near tree during daytime
The Mind

The Impact of Your Childhood On Your Mind

“My childhood wasn’t that bad.” I guess I survived.” or “Growing up was hell for me.”  Whether you describe your childhood as “great,” “ok,” or “very bad,” everything you experienced growing up is stored inside of you and has shaped who you are today. The impact of childhood experiences (negative, positive, undesirable, bad, and indifferent)

Read More »
woman praying
Emotions

How To Stop Low Self-Esteem Dead In It’s Tracks

I have trouble accepting compliments and believing things like when I hear things like: “You are pretty/attractive/handsome; You are so talented; You are brilliant and intelligent; You look very nice today; You did a great job; etc… How come I’m uncomfortable whenever I’m given compliments? It actually feels sorta weird and awkward, and I often

Read More »
Scroll to Top