The Busy Brain Cure

The Eight-Week Plan to Find Focus, Tame Anxiety, and Sleep Again

by Romie Mushtaq

On Sale: 01/09/2024

The Busy Brain Cure

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The Busy Brain Cure

The Eight-Week Plan to Find Focus, Tame Anxiety, and Sleep Again

by Romie Mushtaq

On Sale: 01/09/2024


About the Book

Are you wearing stress as a badge of honor or resigned to feeling stuck in the hustle culture? The reality is that chronic stress kills. Just ask Dr. Romie Mushtaq who suffered from career burnout and underwent life-saving surgery. And as a brain doctor, she should have known better. Dr. Romie embarked on a global journey to research and heal the negative impact of the stress responses on our brains, bodies, and teams. The solution led to this eye-opening book for professionals eager to break the relentless cycles of stress, anxiety, and burnout.

While traditional medicine treats anxiety, adult-onset ADHD, and insomnia as separate issues, Dr. Romie identifies them as symptoms of a “Busy Brain.” Busy Brain results from chronic unchecked stress and burnout.

The Busy Brain Cure is integrated approach to heal the root cause of ADD/ADHD, anxiety, and insomnia, while also transforming the conversation on mental health and workplace wellness.
In this book, you’ll learn how to:
  • Overcome the stimulant-sedative cycle, reducing dependence on caffeine by day and sleep aids at night.
  • Heal your Busy Brain without resorting to fad diets or cleanses. Embrace comfort food choices that combat stress, and move away from the toxic diet culture.
  • Use the 8-week brainSHIFT Protocol for better sleep, increased energy, and sustained focus.
  • Heal the root cause of attention deficit disorder (ADD), anxiety, and insomnia without addictive medications.
  • Based on twenty years of clinical research and experience, this book introduces a simple and easy to implement 8-week plan to heal the root cause of burnout.

The Busy Brain Cure is for C-Suite executives, leaders, athletes, entrepreneurs, and high-achieving professionals who want evidence-based strategies to improve their mental well-being. Dr. Romie combines her expertise and research in brain science with ancient wisdom, compelling storytelling, and her distinct humor so will can laugh, heal, and tame your Busy Brain.

Critical Praise

"The Busy Brain Cure will transform how individuals and organizations approach the outdated conversation on diets, stress, & burnout. Dr. Romie combines her authority as a neurologist, holistic health expert, and corporate Chief Wellness Officer to lead a researched, comprehensive, easy-to-implement program called brainSHIFT.  brainSHIFT will help you to stop sugar cravings, curb stress eating, and tame anxiety so you can focus, feel energized, and sleep through the night."—JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFI, Nutrition & Fitness Expert, NYT Bestselling Author
“For any leader searching for a solution to the workplace mental health and burnout crisis, The Busy Brain Cure, offers a compelling research-based program based on the latest brain science. Dr. Romie's unique authority as a physician, Chief Wellness Officer, and compassionate leader has helped countless individuals and teams rethink their relationship to stress and build wellness cultures.”—John Murphy, CEO, Great Wolf Resorts
“As a high-achieving daughter of immigrants, I identified with Dr. Romie’s compelling backstory, often choosing to bury and ignore stress and anxiety and accepting them as byproducts of success. But no longer. With Dr. Romie’s eye-opening book, The Busy Brain Cure, I am stronger than ever and equipped to diagnose and address burnout. Her research-backed solutions set us all on a path to better days and getting more meaning out of every experience.” —Lisa Sun, Gravitas CEO and bestselling author of Gravitas: The 8 Strengths That Redefine Confidence
"The secret to getting and staying healthy isn't a new supplement or food, it's curing your Busy Brain. This brilliant 8-week plan is deliciously doable and essential for anyone frustrated by trying diets that don't work. Stop stress cravings, improve energy, focus and sleep today using Dr. Romie’s researched protocol." —Ashley Koff, RD, award-winning personalized nutrition expert, bestselling author, and founder of The Better Nutrition Program

"The Busy Brain Cure isn't just a solution; it's a revolution. To the CEOs, executives, and entrepreneurs feeling trapped in relentless cycles of stress, anxiety, and burnout: Dr. Romie offers a transformative path for healing the root cause. She weaves her expertise in neurology and integrative medicine with humor, ancient wisdom, and captivating storytelling to guide you toward a more balanced, sustainable way of working, leading, and living." —Natalie MacNeil, Emmy Awardwinning media entrepreneur, author of The Rituals, and founder of Coaching Evolved
"If you identify as creatively fulfilled but stressed by a brain that won't stop, The Busy Brain Cure delivers the solution you have been searching for. In true Dr. Romie Real Talk style, you won't be told to meditate for an hour a day or to tone down your aspirations, rather you will get a medically informed cure that literally reduces inflammation in your brain, allowing you to sleep better, sharpen your focus and do the best work of your life."—Pamela Slim, award-winning author of Body of Work and The Widest Net
"For any leader in need of a solution to the burnout crisis in their organization, The Busy Brain Cure provides a scientific solution that is cost-effective and easy to implement for individuals and teams. Dr. Romie serves as our Chief Wellness Officer, and her unique expertise in neurology, integrative medicine, and mindfulness have helped to create a cultural movement within the organization." —Will Loughran, president of Evolution Hospitality
"The Busy Brain Cure is the solution to the toxic hustle culture in the workplace that is fueling anxiety, difficulty focusing, and FOMO about work. Bringing together brain science and powerful client transformation stories, Dr. Romie shares an 8-week plan to heal burnout that founders and leaders need to address focus and productivity." —Suneera Madhani, founder of Stax and CEO School
"Here is a program that dismantles the toxic diet culture and honors cultural diversity of foods while using a protocol to reduce stress eating. The Busy Brain Cure uses researched microhabits known as brainSHIFTs that are simple and easy to implement for busy professionals and parents to help improve your ability to focus and daytime energy." —Kanchan Koya, PhD, Harvard-trained doctor in biomedicine, and Chief Spice Mama and founder of Radical Vitality
“A great workplace culture starts and ends with team members feeling cared for and supported. One of the best investments an organization can make is in tools and resources that help associates manage stress, find better work-life balance, and prioritize mental well-being. By incorporating practices from The Busy Brain Cure into our corporate health and wellness initiatives, we’ve been able to equip and empower our people with science-based programs that heal the root cause of burnout and help boost engagement." —Ann Christenson, chief human resource officer of Aimbridge Hospitality -

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781335007117
  • ISBN 10: 1335007113
  • Imprint: Hanover Square Press
  • On Sale: 01/09/2024
  • Pages: 384
  • List Price:35.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : SELF-HELP / Self-Management / Stress Management
  • BISAC2 : HEALTH & FITNESS / Work-Related Health
  • BISAC3 : SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Success
  • BISAC4 : HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Nervous System (incl. Brain)

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