Articles from York Biofeedback

Biofeedback, neurofeedback, biohacking & stress management

Glyn Blackett □ Stress Management & Biohacking Coach

Articles on Biofeedback, Neurofeedback & Biohacking

This collection of articles from York Biofeedback explore themes relating to stress & anxiety management and optimal brain performance, including biofeedback, neurofeedback, biohacking, mindfulness and positive psychology coaching.

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What Is Positive Psychology & How Can It Help Stress & Anxiety?

Positive psychology is the science of wellbeing, happiness and optimal functioning. It studies the conditions needed for humans to flourish and thrive rather than simply avoid suffering. Positive psychology coaching helps identify personal goals and develops skills and resources.

Optimal Breathing Training With Biofeedback

Dysregulated breathing can be a cause of problems such as stress, anxiety, panic, irritability, fatigue and brain fog. Optimal breathing can be a platform for clear focus and emotional wellbeing. This article explains why breathing is so important in stress management.

HRV or Heart Coherence Biofeedback For Stress & Anxiety

Training heart coherence with HRV biofeedback can benefit physical health (e.g. IBS) emotional wellbeing and cognitive performance (e.g. focus, concentration). This article defines HRV heart coherence, and explains how HRV biofeedback can benefit stress, anxiety, focus, etc.

Capnometry or Capnography Biofeedback For Stress, Anxiety and Emotional Resilience

Capnometry measures carbon dioxide in exhaled air and is the best way to detect over-breathing or hyperventilation. Over-breathing significantly impairs brain performance. Training breathing with capnometry biofeedback can help develop emotional resilience, focus and clarity.

EMG or Muscle Tension Biofeedback For Stress, Anxiety & Mindfulness Support

EMG is a measure of muscle tension and EMG biofeedback can help stress and anxiety management. This article explains how.

What Is EEG Neurofeedback & How Can It Help Stress, Anxiety, Focus & Emotional Resilience?

This article explains what EEG neurofeedback is, what it can be used for, and how it creates benefits. I discuss differences between some of the main forms of EEG neurofeedback, and compare it to peripheral biofeedback.

What Is HEG Neurofeedback & How Can It Help Improve Focus, Attention And Brain Fog?

Hemoencephalography or HEG is a form of neurofeedback based on detecting changes in metabolic activity in the front part of the brain, the prefrontal cortex, which is a key player in executive function (focus, concentration, self-organisation etc.) and emotional regulation. This article explains how HEG neurofeedback works.

EEG Assessment As The Basis For Neurofeedback For Stress, Anxiety, Brain Fog and Mood Problems

EEG can give a useful assessment of brain function and can suggest ways of improving brain performance, such as neurofeedback and brain stimulation techniques (AVS, tDCS). This article explains how.

What Is Neurotherapy & How Can It Help Improve Brain Function

Article describing various forms of neurotherapy including neurofeedback, tDCS, CES and AVE and how they work to help anxiety, stress, mood problems, attention and focus, and brain performance gernally

How Biofeedback Can Support Mindfulness-Based Therapy For Stress & Anxiety

Describes how biofeedback can make mindfulness meditation practice more effective (so you spend less time in distraction) by supporting the preconditions for flow

What's Your Model Of Well-being? (And Why It Matters)

Happiness or wellbeing takes different forms and this article looks at the major aspects, as defined By Martin Seligman's PERMA model from Positive Psychology

How To Be An Optimist

One of the greatest contributions of Martin Seligman, founder of positive psychology, is the idea of learned optimism. This article looks at what defines optimism and how you can consciously cultivate it as a antidote to depression and anxiety

How To Identify Your Emotions And Why It's Useful

Could you benefit from improving your emotional awareness and emotional literacy? This article shows you how.

How's Your Positive Emotional Literacy?

Surprisingly a lot of my clients struggle to name more than two or three positive emotions when asked. This article gives a definitive list from leading Positive Psychology researcher Barbara Frederickson, and suggests why it's important to be aware of positive emotions.

What Do We Need For Emotional Well-being?

This article looks at the conditions humans need for emotional well-being - or in other words what are our emotional needs

The Starting Point For Success In Stress Management (& Any Other Project)

Growth mindset and fixed mindset describe different attitudes towards learning and intelligence - but what is your mindset when it comes to stress management?

What's Your Stress Mindset? (And Why It Matters)

How you view stress (your stress mindset) conditions how you respond to stress, and how well you cope. This article looks at the consequences of a negative stress mindset and how to move to a positive stress mindset.

Four Key Principles For Effective Stress Management

Stress management can be seen as a project - you need clear, achievable goals and the right skills and resources. The major work of stress reduction is training and developing skills.

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