It's time to get happy, Secret Squad! Dr. Daniel Amen- 12-Time Bestselling Author, Psychiatrist, and Founder of Amen Clinics- is here to teach us the 7 brain-health secrets to becoming a truly happier person. Dr. Amen discusses how much genetics and situation play a role in happiness, but how we have MUCH more control than you might instinctively think. Dr. Amen dives into "lies of happiness," and talks about how having a little bit of anxiety is actually GOOD for you, and might help you live longer. Robin and Dr. Amen discuss foods that contribute to your mood- you won't believe which "vegetable" might be making you depressed- and how to supplement your diet with the correct powders and vitamins. Dr. Amen shares invaluable at-home tips to adopting a more positive demeanor, and the two discuss how much of a difference it can make on your relationships with others. This episode is 100% guaranteed to make you HAPPY!
Dr. Daniel Amen: 12-Time Best-Selling Author, Psychiatrist, Physician
Dr. Amen has helped millions of people change their brains and lives through Amen Clinics, his best-selling books, and public television programs. Dr. Amen is one of America’s leading psychiatrists and brain health experts. He has authored or coauthored 9 professional book chapters, 85 scientific articles, and more than 40 books, including New York Times mega-bestseller Change Your Brain, Change Your Life. He has appeared on numerous television shows including Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Today Show, Good Morning America and The View.
His breakthrough public television programs on brain and mental health have aired more than 130,000 times across North America and have made him well loved by millions of viewers seeking guidance on memory, attention, mood, nutrition, and more. The Washington Post has called Dr. Amen “the most popular psychiatrist in America” because of his books, media appearances and clinics which have over 8,500 patient visits a month. Amen Clinics also have the world’s largest database of functional brain scans relating to behavior, totaling nearly 180,000 scans on patients from 155 countries.
Dr. Amen has appeared in movies, including Quiet Explosions, After the Last Round and The Crash Reel and was a consultant for the movie Concussion, starring Will Smith. He has also appeared on the Emmy-winning show The Truth About Drinking.
His work has been featured in Newsweek, Time, Huffington Post, ABC World News, 20/20, BBC, London Telegraph, Parade Magazine, New York Times, New York Times Magazine, Washington Post, LA Times, Men’s Health, Bottom Line and Cosmopolitan.