In this transformative episode of MindHack, we have the privilege of diving deep into the world of healing and personal transformation with the exceptional guest, Brian D. Mahan, SEP. A highly skilled professional specializing in stress physiology and trauma renegotiation, Brian brings a unique perspective to the table, going beyond the confines of self-help books and talk therapy. With a focus on resolving fixated physiological states associated with trauma responses, he empowers individuals through Somatic Experiencing , a body-based approach that delves into the true nature of shock traumas and the trauma of shame. Join us as we explore Brian's profound insights from his book "I Cried All the Way to Happy Hour," where he provides a roadmap to profound healing and personal growth. Discover the transformative potential of Somatic Experiencing and practical tools that you can implement immediately to navigate your own healing journey. Get ready for an eye-opening discussion that will inspire you to embrace lasting healing and rediscover a fuller sense of self.
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I Cried All The Way To Happy Hour: What To Do When Self-Help Or Talk Therapy Haven’t Really Helped - Your Roadmap To Profound Healing And Personal Transformation
00:24 About Brian D. Mahan
01:52 A Beginning of a Massive Personal Transformtion
05:46 Somatic Experiencing (SE), How is it Different?*
09:59 Flee, Flight, Fight, Feign and Fawn Responses
12:57 Understanding these responses deeper
18:53 How does Somatic Experiencing fit to all of this?
23:05 SE vs EMDR
27:28 does SE has the edge?
30:00 Cathartic Experience not allowed?
32:22 the Somatic Experiencing approach
34:50 workaholicism vs other malaptive behaviors, are they trauma based?
41:32 Healing a thousand paper cuts and changing our beliefs
45:53 A Call to Action, finding and fixing the root cause
47:09 Negative thoughts and their purpose
50:24 Accept, Embrace and Let go
54:02 Surrender and be like water
56:09 Healing may be uncomfortable but should not be painful
01:01:11 Experiencing the experience
01:04:44 You can't change your past, but you can change your relationship to it
01:09:27 what doesn't kill you makes you stronger and final thoughts