Activate the Science of Happiness with Hiroko Demichelis
Born in Italy, Hiroko is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and neurofeedback and biofeedback expert who is the founder of Canada’s only accredited meditation course. Her passion for meal wealth and supporting psychological function and healing lead her away from a career in fashion (hello, Prada) to two Masters degrees in both Clinical and Positive Psychology. You’ll want to take notes – we’re talking happiness, David Beckham, how to achieve resiliency and more in this weeks ep. Press play!
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This 12-week program designed to transform your relationship with food and your body. Based on four pillars — nourishment, movement, mindset and self love — the Reset takes you back to the fundamentals of wellness for your unique body, teaching you to eat intuitively, create healthy habits, and build an empowering mindset that will support long-term holistic health. This program was reviewed and approved by Dr. Lianne McBride and Registered Dietician, Ali Eberhardt.
RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Visit Hiroko’s website – vancouverbrainlab.com
Breathe: The Wim Hof method
Sign up – The Raw Beauty Reset
SHORT ON TIME? Here are some key topics we covered…
1:12 – From Prada to…Psychologist!
4:00 – David Beckham, mental game and privilege
6:30 – What is a ‘normal’ amount of happy? (especially in 2020)
12:00 – Reminder: resiliency is a work in progress
15:15 – Hiro guides us through a soft (scientific) moment of resiliency
19:40 – Fight/Flight or Rest/Digest?
23:45 – What’s really going on in our bodies when we’re feeling happiness + joy (hint: it’s all about the vagus nerve)
26:39 – Everything is impermanent (including dopamine) – how to let it ebb and flow
34:30 – Hiro’s top 3 tips for building resiliency + mindfulness
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