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Lisa’s Note of the Day – The VLPFC

Neurosculpting Note of the Day: The VLPFC(ventro lateral perfrontal cortex) is our braking system, inhibiting distracting stimulus, behavior, muscles, and emotional response. When our brain is taxed and tired, the VLPFC is the first to get exhausted, making it even harder for us to inhibit. In a recent study neuroscientists gave one group of dieters a 2-digit number to remember, and the next group of dieters a 7-digit number to remember. Afterwards, each group was allowed to pick a snack: a healthy fruit or chocolate cake. Those who memorized the 2-digit number picked the healthy snack and overrode their cravings while those who memorized the 7-digit number gave in to their cravings and chose the cake. When we are stressed, overworked, stuck in our analytical minds, and undernourished we lose our ability to inhibit those behaviors and choices we may know are bad for us. How can you make sure your brain gets the nourishment it needs to keep you making healthy choices?

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Lisa Wimberger is the founder of the Neurosculpting® Institute. She holds a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Stonybrook, NY and a Foundations Certification in NeuroLeadership. She is the author of NEW BELIEFS, NEW BRAIN: Free Yourself from Stress and Fear. Lisa is a neuroplastician running a private healing and psychic practice in Colorado teaching clients who suffer from stress disorders, and she is a faculty member of Kripalu Yoga and Meditation Center, and the Law Enforcement Survival Institute.

Lisa began her meditation practice at age 12. Hit by lightning at age 15, and clinically dead on multiple occasions, Lisa uses her traumatic experience as a vehicle for transformation. Lisa studied Ascension training for four years with Ishaya monks. She completed four years of psychic awareness training, applying the tools of the Berkeley Psychic Institute, and is trained in Autogenic Hypnosis. Lisa is the Founder of the Trance Personnel Consulting Group and Ripple Effect, LLC. She has created and facilitated leadership trainings for executive teams in Fortune 500 companies, the Colorado Department of Health Care and worked individually with international management. She has created and facilitated Emotional Survival programs for Colorado Law Enforcement Agencies and peer counsel groups. Lisa writes for the Elephant Journal and CopsAlive. Additionally, Lisa’s services are sought on a national level by individuals in law enforcement looking to find a new way to navigate through their stress patterns. Lisa is a public speaker, and has addressed audiences ranging from corporate leaders to FBI and Secret Service. Lisa is a member of the National Center for Crisis Management and ILEETA (International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association). Her mission to share practical and powerful stress management techniques to those in need caused Lisa to develop her Neurosculpting® programs combining neuroscience principles with mindfulness and energetic modalities.

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