In today’s society we are pushing ourselves, and our brains, harder and harder all the time. We are hustling more and relaxing less. The constancy of mental engagement can push the brain into a weakened state. This can occur as the brain ages or as a product of too much, too soon. Feeling foggy, burnt out, or overly anxious and stressed is a sign that something is not functioning properly within. Understanding the problem is fundamental to finding the solution!
The brain has been fully mapped and scientists now know what skills and abilities each brain area is responsible for performing. All of the brain areas must communicate with each other efficiently for optimal brain functioning. When the brain is performing well each brain area is strong enough to do its own job and the brain as a system is communicating effectively all over. If any area is weak and not able to do its job or if communication is suffering among areas, then skills and abilities decline and your optimal functioning begins to struggle.
Neurological Dysregulation Syndrome (NDS)
Scientists have proven that the brain has an optimal functioning pattern for any situation it is involved in throughout each day and the brain has the ability to shift in and out of the proper patterns with ease. When the brain is functioning optimally it is called Neurological Regulation.
When the brain is not able to use the proper pattern at the proper time, like using a stressed out, scattered pattern instead of a calm, engaged pattern during work or play, this is known as Neurological Dysregulation Syndrome (NDS).
Neurological Dysregulation Syndrome (NDS) explains the behaviors we see that are associated with memory loss and cognitive decline, anxiety and stress, and the inability to perform your best creatively in business, athletics, and the arts. All of these conditions are a result of weakened brain areas or poor communication within the brain. The symptoms will be different depending upon which areas and how much communication is affected. This means that the brain is not using its own energy properly. This may have occurred during childhood but many times is worsened by environmental factors that keeps the brain in a negative pattern.
The Brain Can Be Improved
Sometime ago it was believed that the brains of children could be improved to work better. Extensive research in epigenetics has proven that the brain is the body’s strongest muscle and it can adapt and improve when pushed to do so at any age. Through neuroplasticity the brain can create new, efficient neural pathways in response to environmental stimuli. Thus, weak brain areas and poor brain communication can be improved alleviating adults from the challenges that plague them such as memory loss, cognitive decline, anxiety, and decreased creativity and performance.