Dr. Caroline Leaf | The Secret to Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess & 5 Steps to Healing Grief

Dr. Caroline Leaf | The Secret to Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess & 5 Steps to Healing Grief

In today’s episode, we cover the idea of mental mess with Dr. Caroline Leaf. Caroline has spent the last 30 years researching the nature of mental health and has helped hundreds of thousands of people learn how to use their mind to detox and grow their brain to succeed in every area of their lives including school, university, and the workplace.


We are all dealing with mental messes in varying degrees, but what is a mental mess, how does your mental mess impact your ability to find happiness and success, and what process can you start using today to clean up your mental mess?


What to Listen For


What is a mental mess and why is it important to manage? - 0:00 


What is neuroplasticity and how can you take advantage of it on a daily basis to improve the quality of your life?

What is the difference between the brain and the mind and why do we put so much attention on one at the detriment to the other?

What can you do to replace your negative thoughts & beliefs with positive, empowering thoughts & beliefs?



What’s wrong with the way we treat mental health? - 16:27 


How is our current perception of mental health treatment preventing us from making significant progress in our overall mental health and happiness?

How has the media negatively impacted our mental health and the way we process our mental messes?

How does your mental health influence the length of your lifespan and what can you do to live a longer, healthier life?



What is the neurocycle and how can it improve our lives? - 37:15


What are the 5 steps of the neurocycle and how can you use it to heal grief?

Why is it important to develop a self-awareness of your mental state?

How do you prepare yourself for those moments when you know you will feel anxiety or fear so they don’t stop you from achieving success?


Mental health is an important part of everyone’s existence. In the same way we should take regular steps to maintain and improve our physical health, we must do the same for our mental health. If we don’t, then a mental mess builds up over time. This mental mess clouds our thinking, influences our beliefs in a negative manner, and slowly eats away at relationships. Using the neurocycle described by Dr. Caroline Leaf, you can start cleaning up your mental mess and improve your quality of life today.


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Resources from this Episode

Dr. Caroline Leaf’s website

Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess by Dr. Caroline Leaf

CLEANING UP THE MENTAL MESS hosted by Dr. Caroline Leaf

Neurocycle App


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