IntraConnected: Exploring Chaos and Rigidity in the Self with Dr. Dan Siegel

Dr. Dan Siegel
by Flow Research Collective
August 1, 2023
Dr. Dan Siegel


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"Integration" involves connecting different parts of ourselves and our experiences. How does this can help in achieving a greater sense of well-being and fulfillment?

Dr. Dan Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. He is also a bestselling author and a prominent figure in the field of interpersonal neurobiology, which is the study of how the brain and relationships interact to shape our mental and physical health.

In this episode, Dr. Siegel shares his insights on the mind's definition and its four facets, including self-organization, integration, energy flow, and relationships. He explains how the mind is more than just brain activity and highlights the crucial role of self-organization in creating optimal health.

 Tune in to this fascinating conversation and gain a deeper understanding of the mind! 

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • (0:00) Intro
  • (0:18) Definition of Mind
  • (7:03) Chaos and Rigidity
  • (11:29) Hightened Level of Integrated Flow
  • (15:30) Integrative Experience of Morality
  • (17:51) The Disassociative Barrier
  • (20:14) Disassociating Parts of the Self
  • (28:23) Interpersonal Neurobiology
  • (37:01) Self is an Energy Flow
  • (44:02) The Right Balance of the Self
  • (50:10) The Wheel of Awareness


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