Change Your Brain Change Your Mind ~ Yes Literally
4th August, 20090 Comments
Brain scans have show that each part of the brain is allocated a job and Neuroplasticity, or brain plasticity is a relatively new science which proves that we can train the brain to develop in ways we wish it too by actually doing something more or even just thinking about it.
Experiments have shown that the neural pathways ( or brain maps) built up during thought are just a powerful as those built up during actual activity.
So if you imagine you can’t do something then your brain will believe that you can’t and you won’t be able to. However with practise or using hypnosis, NLP or visualisation new neural pathways can be built up which are more productive for the individual. What messages and therefore beliefs are you giving your brain?
Further reading: The Mind and the Brain: Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force."
Related articles from our experts
Katie Evans BA(hons), Dip., MBACP RegisteredNovember 21st, 2016
Amanda Perl MSc Psychotherapist Counsellor MBPsS BACP (Accred) CBT PractitionerNovember 19th, 2016
Kate Megase MBACPNovember 29th, 2016
Andrea Harrn Psychotherapist and Author of The Mood CardsMay 13th, 2011
Imi Lo: Psychotherapist, Art Therapist, Supervisor (MMH,UKCP,HCPC,MBPsS)March 29th, 2015
Keeley Townsend BA (Hons), Ad.Dip.CP with Distinction, MNCS (Acc)December 14th, 2009
Counselling Directory is not responsible for the articles published by members. The views expressed are those of the member who wrote the article.