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Are you interested in building a more diverse and equitable world? Do you want to learn how to communicate your emotions through a neuropsychological lens? Delusional Optimism with Dr. B is a podcast where we break down complex concepts into easy to understand actionable information.

There are five overarching themes in Delusional Optimism;

  • Resilience & Protective Factors
  • Child Development & Parenting
  • Emotions & Neuroscience
  • Diversity & Equity

In every episode, we will dig deeper into one or more of these bigger concepts and provide relatable stories and examples of how to approach the world with an informed and OPTIMISTIC mind! The goal is to connect and build a community that is open to learning how the brain works and what we can do to maximize our resilience, build protective factors into our world that support resilience from the beginning of life. Let’s Leave a Lifeprint!

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60 episodes!!!

Stories To Pass On To The Next Generation With Jelani Memory

Published 09/21/2021
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Introduction To Generational Differences And Season 2 With Dr. B And Seth

Published 09/14/2021
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Stories To Pass On To The Next Generation With Jelani Memory

Published 08/16/2021
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Reflecting On Season 1

Published 07/05/2021
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Understanding ACEs And Building Resilience With The 16 Strong Project

Published 06/28/2021
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Zander Keig’s Social Work With The LGBTQ+ Community

Published 06/21/2021
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Trauma And Dealing With Feelings And Triggers

Published 06/14/2021
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Talking About Hard Topics With Matthew Winner

Published 06/07/2021
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Neuroception And The Polyvagal Theory

Published 05/31/2021
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Finding The Joy Through Community With Gail Kennedy From PACEs Connection

Published 05/24/2021
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Understanding The Functions Of The Brain To Improve Our Way Of Life (Part 2)

Published 05/17/2021
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Understanding The Functions Of The Brain To Improve Our Way Of Life (Part 1)

Published 05/10/2021
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Intergenerational Trauma And Oppression Of Immigrant Communities

Published 05/03/2021
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ACEs: ADHD & Learning Differences

Published 04/26/2021
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Dr. B Shares Her Story On The Talk Out Loud Podcast

Published 04/19/2021
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ACEs: Depressions & Anxiety Are Best Friends

Published 04/12/2021
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ACEs: Still Growing & Changing---Young Adults (19-24 Years)

Published 04/05/2021
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ACEs: Tween & Teens: Sex, Drugs, Social Media & Suicide

Published 03/29/2021
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ACEs: Signs In Middle Childhood--6-12 Years Old

Published 03/22/2021
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ACEs: What About School Bullying?

Published 03/15/2021
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What Threenagers, Fournadoes And Fivers Need (3-5 Years)

Published 03/08/2021
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What Toddlers Need (24-36 Months) Me, My, Mine!

Published 03/01/2021
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What Babies Need Right From The Start (Birth-24 Months)

Published 02/22/2021
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Parenting Through The Lens Of Resilience

Published 02/15/2021
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Overview Of ACEs And All We Have Learned So Far! (Part 2)

Published 02/08/2021
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Overview Of ACEs And All We Have Learned So Far! (Part 1)

Published 02/01/2021
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Early Intervention IS Prevention

Published 01/25/2021
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Care For The Caregiver

Published 01/18/2021
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Don't Feed Into The Trauma Cycle

Published 01/11/2021
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The Fine Line Of Addiction

Published 01/04/2021
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Putting Pain On Pause

Published 12/28/2020
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Wiring The Brain For Wellness

Published 12/21/2020
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All Stress Is Not Created Equal

Published 12/14/2020
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Transforming Trauma Into Triumph

Published 12/07/2020
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Magical Thinking

Published 10/20/2020
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How To Leave A Lifeprint

Published 10/15/2020
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Managing Boundaries With Family And Friends Who Have Different Opinions About How To Handle COVID-19

Published 10/14/2020
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The Impacts Of Screen Time On Adults And Children

Published 10/08/2020
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Reducing Stress Around Homeschooling

Published 10/06/2020
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Nighttime Anxiety And Panic Attacks

Published 10/01/2020
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Depression And The Intersection Of Trauma And ACEs

Published 09/29/2020
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Is Spanking Harmful?

Published 09/22/2020
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Meet My Wife Lisa: Her Coming Out Story

Published 09/17/2020
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Dr. B's Coming Out Story

Published 09/15/2020
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Parenting And Childhood Development

Published 09/10/2020
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Neuroscience Of Confirmation Bias

Published 09/08/2020
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How Brain Chemistry Works With Brain Structure

Published 09/03/2020
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The Intersection Between Adverse Childhood Experiences (Aces) And The Polyvagal System.

Published 09/01/2020
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Living With Uncertainty

Published 08/20/2020
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Adverse Childhood Experiences (Aces)

Published 08/18/2020
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Just Say, "NO" To Social Distancing. Words Matter!

Published 08/12/2020
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Neurobiology Of Difference

Published 08/06/2020
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Implicit Bias & Skill Building: Growth & Change & Implicit Bias

Published 08/04/2020
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Social Determinants Of Health And Resiliency

Published 07/30/2020
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Civil Unrest IS Optimism

Published 07/29/2020
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Opening Schools During A Global Pandemic

Published 07/23/2020
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Optimism & Neuroscience: A Personal Story

Published 07/21/2020
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Born Biased: Understanding The Neurological Foundation Of Babies And Bias

Published 07/09/2020
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How To Build A Resilience Centered Education System

Published 07/09/2020
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Rising To The Occasion Of Resilience

Published 07/01/2020
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