Dr. Jud Brewer is a thought leader in the field of habit change and the science of self-mastery. He is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and associate professor in psychiatry at the School of Medicine at Brown University.
In this episode, Eric and Dr. Jud talk about his book, Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind and they explore something called the Habit Loop, using it to understand and heal difficult emotions like anxiety.
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In This Interview, Dr. Jud Brewer and I discuss Habits for Healing Anxiety and…
- His book, Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind
- Reward-Based Learning
- Trigger, Behavior, Result
- The Habit Loop
- Addiction defined as continued use despite adverse consequences
- Habits: Set and Forget
- How if we don’t pay attention to how rewarding the habit is right now, we can’t change the behavior
- How to heal anxiety as well as emotional eating using the Habit Loop
- The role of curiosity in healing anxiety
- Learning to be with difficult emotions and learning to allow them to pass
- How to remember to be mindful throughout the day
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