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March 1, 2024
Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

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In this episode, we explore the fascinating realm of neuroplasticity and its profound implications for mental health and personal growth. Through a deeply personal narrative, our guest shares her transformative journey of grappling with learning disabilities that once cast a shadow over her life. However, her story takes a remarkable turn as she discovers the incredible power of neuroplasticity - the brain's remarkable ability to rewire and adapt itself.

As we dive into this enlightening conversation, we invite you to join us on a journey of self-discovery and resilience. We explore how understanding and harnessing neuroplasticity can unlock new pathways to mental wellbeing, offering hope and inspiration to those facing challenges or seeking personal growth.

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

An innovator and author in the field of neuroeducation, Barbara Arrowsmith-Young’s work utilizing the principles of neuroplasticity is used worldwide to enhance cognitive functioning.  Her vision is to put the Brain in the Education Equation.

Her work begun in 1978 is recognized as one of the first examples of the practical application of neuroplasticity to address learning difficulties and its application has expanded to address those dealing with traumatic brain injury, addiction, cognitive decline with aging and those who want to enhance performance.

Her journey and work is documented in her bestselling book, The Woman Who Changed Her Brain, and in her TEDx talk. As the Director of the Arrowsmith Program, Barbara continues to engage in research to understand how we can drive neuroplastic change in the brain to benefit learners of all ages.

Barbara's Resources

The Jōrni Resources

https://thejorniblog.com for more holistic healing and mental health resources

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adhd, autism, learning disabilities, mental health, neuroplasticity

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