How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

2018-12-05T16:00:27-07:00By |

The New Year always seems to inspire a renewed sense of purpose, determination, and hope. It’s a time when you put the past behind you, look excitedly to the future, and embark on new adventures. The New Year encourages you to reexamine your life and make new, positive changes.

To mark this transition, you typically create […]

How To Survive Family Holidays

2018-12-03T07:40:52-07:00By |

It’s that time of year again! The weather is frightful, Christmas music is everywhere, and you’re stuck with your family like socks in a dryer without Cling Free.

Many of us spend more time with family during the last five weeks of the year than we do the other forty-seven weeks combined. For some, this is […]

Top Ten Secrets to Building Resilience

2018-12-01T11:21:46-07:00By |

Why do some people bounce back from adversity and misfortune while others seem to emotionally fall apart?  How can some individuals recovery from trauma, loss, and abuse while others remain ensconced in anger and despair? Psychologists know there is a wide range of individual differences in the way people respond to adversity and stress. Some […]

A Trip to the Beach Actually Changes your Brain

2018-11-28T09:41:33-07:00By |

Everyone knows that spending quality time outdoors is great for your mind, body, and well-being. However, neuroscientists recently have revealed that spending time at the beach, in particular, has significant and long-lasting benefits you just can’t get in other nature activities.

Most people experience incredible feelings of relaxation, tranquility, and peace at the beach. This is […]

15 Things We Regret in Old Age

2018-08-17T12:29:39-06:00By |

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” – Mark Twain

Close your eyes for a moment and imagine you are at […]

Understanding Brainwaves and ADHD

2018-08-15T15:24:54-06:00By |

Millions of Americans struggle with difficulties of attention and concentration. Whether you are a college student struggling to maintain focus in the classroom, a CEO working to master organizational skills in the boardroom, or a mom juggling multiple demands of home and work, it’s clear that ADHD symptoms can impair your ability to function in […]

Sex and the Summer: Why Summer Romances are Hot, Hot, Hot

2018-08-10T09:44:17-06:00By |

“Summer lovin’ had me a blast…Summer lovin’ happened so fast
I met a girl crazy for me…I met a boy cute as can be
Summer days driftin’ away….Ah, oh, those summer nights”
“Summer Nights” from Grease

This hit from the musical, Grease reminds us that summer has always been the perfect time to fall in love. Summer […]

12 simple techniques to improve your sleep

2019-12-02T11:44:11-07:00By |

Every human being requires sleep in order to grow, mature, and even survive.  Sleep affects how we look, feel and perform on a daily basis.  When we sleep well, we wake up feeling refreshed and alert. When we suffer from lack of sleep, it adversely affects our concentration, alertness, and our ability to […]

Suicide: How do I discuss it with my children?

2018-06-25T19:25:09-06:00By |

What to Tell Your Child about Celebrity Suicides

On June 5, 2018, American fashion designer, Kate Spade, hung herself with a scarf in her NYC home. Three days later, Anthony Bourdain, celebrity chef and host of CNN’s Parts Unknown, hung himself with his bathrobe belt in his room at a luxury hotel in France. News stories about […]

Dr. Spicer, why did you create these audios?

2018-05-11T15:46:03-06:00By |

It is completely possible to live a joyful and enriched life, full of purpose and meaning. It is within your power to have the relationship of your dreams, a rewarding career, financial stability, and to live a life full of happiness and prosperity. Despite the current circumstances of your life, despite any regrets you may […]

If you gave up on meditating – this is for YOU

2018-07-13T14:08:18-06:00By |

Have you embarked on a program of traditional meditation only to find your mind wandering, your thoughts drifting, and your body becoming restless? Have you made a resolution to meditate daily only to become bored or anxious, wonder if you were doing it “right” and eventually quit? If so, this program is for you!

Traditional meditation […]

How Brain Synchronization can boost productivity

2018-05-11T15:49:54-06:00By |

A balanced brain is a happy and productive brain!

Your brain has two hemispheres, right and left, and they both process the same information although they do so in different manners.

The Right Hemisphere processes information in an intuitive, abstract and creative manner. The right hemisphere is responsible for understanding the “gist” of a situation and for […]

Don’t let anxiety run your life!

2018-07-13T13:58:13-06:00By |

Anxiety can make day to day living feel like a tremendous struggle. Situations that others find to be easy and effortless, may cause you intense worry, agitation, and even emotional paralysis. It may be that you are genetically predisposed to anxiety, having inherited a biological tendency to worry from your parents or grandparents. It may […]

Can we ever fully heal from trauma?

2018-05-11T15:54:21-06:00By |

Psychological trauma occurs as the result of an extraordinarily stressful event that diminishes or destroys your sense of security and involves a threat to life or safety. Traumatic experiences exceed your ability to cope, and your ability to integrate emotions involved with the experience. Psychological trauma can cause you to feel helpless and leave you […]

How can Brainwave Therapy help me?

2018-08-07T14:35:00-06:00By |

Brainwave Therapy and How Can it Help You

Brainwave Therapy involves the use of binaural beat technology to enhance many different areas of your life and achieve desired states such as increased focus, mental clarity, peak performance, relaxation, meditation, or sleep. Brainwave Therapy is a method of stimulating the brain to enter into a specific state […]

Increase memory & concentration at any age

2018-05-02T20:49:42-06:00By |

Neuroscience researchers have discovered that individuals who regularly meditate may improve their mental focus, attention, and cognitive performance by altering their brain function. These individuals exhibit increased concentration and memory compared to non-meditators and are better equipped to quiet the brain activity associated with mind-wandering.

Italian neuroscientist, Giuseppe Pagnoni found that meditation changes brainwave patterns and […]

5 Easy Ways to Practice Gratitude Every Day

2018-05-02T20:52:52-06:00By |

“A flower does not think of comparing itself to the flower next to it. It just blooms.”

– As quoted by the Zen Shin practice of meditation

Throughout our day, we make conscious decisions to take care of ourselves. We exercise our bodies to stay strong, choose healthy foods to stay nourished, and […]

How can I find more joy in my life?

2018-05-02T20:54:40-06:00By |

“Happiness is not something readily made. It comes from your own actions.” —Dali Lama

Many of us are on a search for joy and happiness on a continual basis. Some individuals seek joy and happiness through friendships, family, and community. Others seek these feelings through professional success, wealth, and accomplishments. Although our means of finding happiness […]

Brainwave Therapy for acting out teenagers

2018-05-02T20:57:13-06:00By |

Teenage rebellion is considered to be a hallmark of growing up. Countless parents have heard the words, “Every teenager goes through this” or “It’s just a phase!” The good news is that there is no guaranteed model of behavior for teens, and there are effective techniques parents can utilize to calm the stormy waters of […]

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