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Neural Retraining Programs Compared

♦  Many of the neural retraining programs available today have yielded dramatic and life-changing results for many people around the world.  

♦  Each of these programs has unique features and may emphasize slightly different strategies for rewiring the brain, and some individuals may naturally prefer one strategy (or one program) over another.

♦  What most neural retraining programs share in common is a deep appreciation of:

-- (1) the underlying principles of neuroplasticity and

-- (2) the applicability of neuroplasticity to the challenges associated with limbic system impairment.  

♦  The differences between these training programs appear to lie primarily in their respective approaches to the practical application and implementation of the science of neuroplasticity.

♦  When compared with the 2 landmark neural retraining programs currently available (The Gupta Programme and the Dynamic Neural Retraining System), the guidelines and strategies I recommend may appear to be, in some ways, similar and in other ways quite different.  

♦  However, it is important to note that my recommendations are based on:

-- the neuroplasticity principles and the neural retraining process that facilitated my extraordinarily rapid and dramatic 5-day recovery and

-- the vitally important premise that designing your own training, using activities you enjoy, and transforming troubling thoughts and emotions will yield the most powerful, profound and longest lasting neural changes.

♦  My goal in sharing these recommendations with you now is to support you in experiencing the full power and potential of your brain's innate neuroplasticity, regardless of what other formal neural retraining you may (or may not) have had.  

♦  Remember: The recommendations I'm offering may not work for everyone -- and it will be vitally important for you to create your own unique approach to neural retraining that will be the best and most natural fit for you.

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Distinctive Features of the Thrive Neural Retraining Program:

♦  Do NOT ignore or shut down your thoughts and emotions with a "Stop Stop Stop" command. --> Instead: Pay Attention to what you are thinking and feeling, notice what is happening, and learn how to transform your experience by surfacing, releasing and "rewiring" the energy associated with troubling thoughts and emotions.

♦  Do not objectify the limbic system by talking to it or treating it as something separate from who and what you are. --> Instead: Recognize the intrinsic link between your thoughts, your emotions and your body, and then trust and work with (not against) your limbic system.

♦  Do not become mired in rote, formulaic and uninspired practices. --> Instead: Focus on the fundamental principles of neuroplasticity and explore a wide variety of different activities you enjoy!

♦  Do not adopt the drudgery of a "boot camp" mentality. --> Instead: Amplify your neural rewiring process with energy, passion and enthusiasm, and learn how to use your creative imagination and strong positive emotions to reinforce and strengthen your new neural rewiring process.

♦  Focus on DIY design: Always customize your training to meet your own needs and interests.  Remember: Taking the initiative of designing your own neural retraining activities is a vitally important step in initiating and reinforcing the neural rewiring process!

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