The difference between brain and mind is crucial. What Dr. Glassman, Coach MD does through his work and this blog is to show you how to recognize when you are acting or reacting from your primitive nature controlled by your automatic brain, what he calls the AB. Dr. Glassman is an expert in the fight or flight reaction and can show you how this primitive reaction may be controlling your life. This blog will help you identify and therefore control the AB instead of being controlled by it. When you do this, you can then begin to discover your divine nature with which you can easily connect via your mind. The result - getting to live your everyday extraordinary, tapping into your gifts, talents, and personal strengths so that you can attract and live the life that is perfectly right for you.
June 7th, 2018 12:00am
Anyone who has been in a long-term relationship knows that it can be challenging, with a lot of give and take, and plenty of just letting go. Good, lasting, and loving relationships often mimic the stock market—although there are ups and downs, the overall trend is up.
May 17th, 2018 5:50pm
Open Facebook, Twitter, or surf the net and you are bound to found hundreds of articles about narcissists—how to recognize them, how you have been a victim of one, or how to rid them from your life. The information abounds because this particular character trait is among the most toxic.
July 20th, 2017 11:18am
Unfortunately, many relationships never get off the ground, because one or both parties have always had one foot out the door—never able to really commit and hoping (and looking) for something better to come around. And then there are relationships on the brink, with just a little help and enhanced communication, can actually be saved, rehabilitated, and actually set up to thrive.
May 15th, 2017 12:44pm
Most of my writing is to help understand the working of what I call the automatic brain, or AB for short. Most in medicine refer to this as the autonomic system. This is a primitive brain—primitive in the sense that it has not changed in tens of thousands of years.
April 30th, 2017 1:53pm
Whether you know it or not, the fight or flight reaction controls much of your behavior and reactions. Yes, the same fight or flight reaction that makes your heart beat fast when you see the flashing lights of a police car in your rearview mirror and the same reaction that caused your prehistoric relatives to deal with the threat of a saber-toothed tiger.
April 27th, 2017 7:02pm
To me, Einstein not only was able to predict that enormous energy existed beyond our level of awareness, but he was also able to summarize the human condition in a few words. Here are 15 quotes that have greatly influenced my life.
November 14th, 2016 11:13am
As I learn more about the death of Steve Jobs from a form of pancreatic cancer and the attempts he made to treat it, I think about how we all go about making decisions. Most of us, including this author, tend to fight or flee what we perceive as dangerous, threatening, or making us more vulnerable—however unfounded that perception might be. We create definitions of ourselves, place ourselves in limiting boxes of thoughts and beliefs, and then react by fighting or fleeing anything that questions those belief systems. One of my favorite quotations, by an anonymous author, is “Follow those who seek the truth;
June 9th, 2016 7:58am
No, I’m not a psychiatrist or psychologist. So, what makes me qualified from commenting on how our brain motivates human behavior? Even though I’ve been a medical doctor for more than twenty five years, still doesn’t make me more qualified than you, or a psychologist, to do the same.
February 26th, 2016 3:17am
You certainly recall the phrase, ‘sticks and stones can break your bones, but words can never hurt you'. Well, my life experience, and no doubt yours, has proven this wrong. Sound is as likely to cause us to fight or flee as much as placing our hand upon a hot stove.
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