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Articles on Biofeedback, Neurofeedback & Biohacking

This collection of articles from explore themes relating to stress & anxiety management and optimal brain performance, including biofeedback, neurofeedback, biohacking, mindfulness and positive psychology coaching.

PART 1: General Articles

These articles form a coherent series.

What Is Positive Psychology & How Can It Help Stress & Anxiety?

Positive psychology is the science of wellbeing, happiness and optimal functioning. It studies the conditions needed for humans to flourish and thrive rather than simply avoid suffering. Positive psychology coaching helps identify personal goals and develops skills and resources.

Optimal Breathing Training With Biofeedback

Dysregulated breathing can be a cause of problems such as stress, anxiety, panic, irritability, fatigue and brain fog. Optimal breathing can be a platform for clear focus and emotional wellbeing. This article explains why breathing is so important in stress management.

HRV or Heart Coherence Biofeedback For Stress & Anxiety

Training heart coherence with HRV biofeedback can benefit physical health (e.g. IBS) emotional wellbeing and cognitive performance (e.g. focus, concentration). This article defines HRV heart coherence, and explains how HRV biofeedback can benefit stress, anxiety, focus, etc.

Capnometry or Capnography Biofeedback For Stress, Anxiety and Emotional Resilience

Capnometry measures carbon dioxide in exhaled air and is the best way to detect over-breathing or hyperventilation. Over-breathing significantly impairs brain performance. Training breathing with capnometry biofeedback can help develop emotional resilience, focus and clarity.

EMG or Muscle Tension Biofeedback For Stress, Anxiety & Mindfulness Support

EMG is a measure of muscle tension and EMG biofeedback can help stress and anxiety management. This article explains how.

What Is EEG Neurofeedback & How Can It Help Stress, Anxiety, Focus & Emotional Resilience?

This article explains what EEG neurofeedback is, what it can be used for, and how it creates benefits. I discuss differences between some of the main forms of EEG neurofeedback, and compare it to peripheral biofeedback.

What Is Neurotherapy & How Can It Help Improve Brain Function

Article describing various forms of neurotherapy including neurofeedback, tDCS, CES and AVE and how they work to help anxiety, stress, mood problems, attention and focus, and brain performance gernally

What Is HEG Neurofeedback & How Can It Help Improve Focus, Attention And Brain Fog?

Hemoencephalography or HEG is a form of neurofeedback based on detecting changes in metabolic activity in the front part of the brain, the prefrontal cortex, which is a key player in executive function (focus, concentration, self-organisation etc.) and emotional regulation. This article explains how HEG neurofeedback works.

EEG Assessment As The Basis For Neurofeedback For Stress, Anxiety, Brain Fog and Mood Problems

EEG can give a useful assessment of brain function and can suggest ways of improving brain performance, such as neurofeedback and brain stimulation techniques (AVS, tDCS). This article explains how.

How Biofeedback Can Support Mindfulness-Based Therapy For Stress & Anxiety

Describes how biofeedback can make mindfulness meditation practice more effective (so you spend less time in distraction) by supporting the preconditions for flow

PART 2: Blog Articles

What Is Mindfulness and How Can It Help Stress and Anxiety?

Mindfulness is a form of mind training that builds qualities such as stability of focus, tranquillity, clarity, openness and contentment. Benefits of mindfulness include improved emotional resilience, focus, working memory and mental flexibility, and it can help anxiety and depression. This article explains how.

Four Fundamental Constituents Of Well-being According To Professor Richie Davidson

Richie Davidson, a leading neuroscience, and has identified four key constituents of wellbeing that can be trained leading to his important conclusion: wellbeing is a skill

How To Rate Your Progress In Stress Management

A common goal in stress management is to reduce stressful emotions such as anxiety and anger, but you need to be able to discern even small changes. In this article I suggest different aspects of stressful emotions to be aware of.

How I Got Interested in Mindfulness and Biofeedback

The Nature of Effort in Mindfulness and Biofeedback

How To Stop Thinking in Mindfulness Meditation

Flow States and How to Access Them - Part 1

Flow States Part 2

Book Review - Dan Siegel - Mindsight

Making Use of EEG Assessment

PART 3: Other Articles in pdf format

Stress Resilience Blueprint - a one-page summary of what's needed for effective stress resilience and what my services aim to deliver.'

Electroencephalography (EEG) & Neurofeedback - an introduction to EEG, what it is and its significance in neurofeedback and therapy.

Hemoencephalography (HEG) - a New Form of Neurofeedback - an introduction to HEG, how it works and some of its applications.

Eight Keys to Weight Loss

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