About Kevin Brough

President VisionLogic Executive Director of Symbiosis Health Systems Program Director at Symbiosis Retreats Subconscious Behaviorist, Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Addictionologist, Certified HypnoTherapist, NLP Master Practitioner - Trainer, Strategic Interventionist, Motivational Interviewing, New DreamWork Method Coach, Emotional Freedom Technique, Yoga/Meditation, Reiki Master

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Emotional Intelligence

Unresolved, unacknowledged feelings can lead us into anxiety, arguments and worse. Some educators believe it’s time to give our kids emotional instruction along with their ABCs. Who taught you how to identify and manage your emotions, how to recognize them when they arose and navigate your way through them? For many adults, the answer is:…

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Self Regulation — Balance Your Health

Self-Regulation Also called Self-Control is easier said than done. Ability of self to alter its own responses, states Areas of study: –Controlling thoughts (Thinking) Words (Self Talk and Hearing Words) – The Imagery and meaning those words Provoke! That cause Feelings. –Controlling emotions (Feelings) Not just the emotions but the physiology shifts that take us […]

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SLEEP

Balance Your Health

Sleep is a behavior

◦Yes it is also a change in consciousness but there is still a change in behavior

Measuring sleep patterns can be done in multiple ways.

◦Electroencephalogram (EEG) –Brain waves

◦Electromyogram (EMG) –Muscle activity

◦Electro-oculogram (EOG) Eye movements

◦Other devices Autonomic measures (heart rate, respiration, skin response)

Brain Waves

◦Awake – state of relaxation       (Alpha)

◦Alert and attentive     (Beta)

–Desynchrony (multiple neural circuits actively processing information)

◦Entering stage 1     (Theta)     –Firing of neurons more synchronized

transition between sleep and wakefulness

◦Stage 3 sleep     (Delta)      High amplitude

Slow-wave sleep

Non-REM sleep

◦Synchronized EEG activity during deep stages of sleep

REM sleep

Dreaming, rapid eye movement

Importance of Sleep

Slow-wave sleep

◦Permits the brain and body to rest

Slow-wave and REM promote DIFFERENT TYPES of learning

REM sleep

◦Promotes brain development

Sleep does more than allow the brain to rest

It Aids in the consolidation of long-term memories! (take…

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