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Stress

Season 2 - Episode 3 Stress

  • 26 mins
  • Aired September 23, 2020

We investigate the science of stress and how to reduce it, especially in the age of COVID. We explore the research behind meditation and mindfulness and offer ways to implement healing practices.

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Meditation & Mindfullness

7 mins

Dr. Abby Lott works with the cast of Small Mouth Sounds at the Alliance Theater on meditation and mindfulness and the important roll it can play.

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Laughter and the Brain

2 mins

Emory neuroscientists have discovered a path in the brain that when electrically stimulated, causes immediate laughter followed by a sense of calm and happiness.

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Intergenerational Trauma

8 mins

Dr. Brian Dias discusses epigenetics as it relates to intergenerational trauma being passed down from one generation to another.

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The Benefits of Surfing

3 mins

Surfers in California are interviewed on how surfing keeps them happy, stable and centered. Science also shows surfing can benefit the brain, leading to feelings of calmness.

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Stress and Sleep

4 mins

When you need definitive answers about why you can’t sleep, spending a night in a sleep center and being monitored is one way to get those answers.