The Serenity Code 

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The purpose of The Serenity Code is to present, for the first time, a revolutionary formula and scientific framework to help a growing population suffering from excessive stress and anxiety find serenity again. Recent evidence from brain research shows that the rewiring of essential neuropathways can offer viable alternatives or complement old approaches. The plasticity of the brain is not a new subject, but how we can rewire our brain to heal ourselves using practices that take minutes per day is groundbreaking. Discover the Theory of Serenity. Watch this 5-minute clip with Dr. Morin explaining his revolutionary model. 

Online course now available, go to this link to learn more. You can also purchase a private coaching session with Dr. Morin, including a customized assessment. For more, go to this link .

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A Theory of Serenity

  • The Theory of Serenity is based on the latest discoveries on brain plasticity, a way to rewire your nervous system to change responses to stress, anxiety, and depression (SAD)

  • The theory states that you can experience more serenity if you practice self-love habits

  • To achieve the full potential of the model, it requires that you examine with consciousness the individual factors of self-love habits, i.e., the Self, love, and habits.

  • Looking at the Self is an opportunity to integrate three systems that influence your affective, cognitive, and behavioral responses: The Primal Self, the Rational Self, and the Spiritual Self.

  • Love, when directed to yourself, provides the chemical motivation you need to re-establish balance and harmony in your nervous system.

  • Self-love habits help your brain automatically rewire patterns of thoughts and responses that affect your moods and restore serenity.

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Decoding Stress, Anxiety and Depression (SAD)

  • Together, stress, anxiety, and depression (SAD) affect nearly 30% of all people worldwide.

  • Levels of SAD have sharply risen since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, and health experts expect abnormally high levels to continue for many more months, possibly years.

  • While stress and anxiety can disrupt people’s lives, moderate levels are normal and managed mostly below our level of awareness by the Primal brain.

  • It is possible to rewire many of the negative responses to stress and anxiety by activating more cognitive control from our Rational brain.

  • There are many pharmacological and therapeutic options offered to mitigate the worse symptoms of SAD. Still, some treatments do not work or are not available to a large portion of the population.

  • It is crucial and urgent to find more treatment options to battle SAD.

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Decoding The Self

  • The most promising wave of personality models is based on neuroscience and our understanding of how brain systems regulate and control many of our decisions and behaviors.

  • Neuroscientists see the Self as the combination of brain states that enable us to experience our identity as affective agents (The ME portion) and cognitive agents (the I). The default mode network (DMN) is a critical neuronal circuit that makes it possible for humans to engage in self-reflective thoughts, but it only activates in conditions when our Primal brain is quiet.

  • The model of the Self presented in the Serenity Code is based on three brain systems that make the integrated Self: The Primal, the Rational, and the Spiritual. The Spiritual Self is typically dormant unless it is activated through unique practices such as meditation, prayer, or the consumption of psychedelics.

  • The Serenity Code proposes the only neuromodel of personality that helps you rewire neuronal circuits that activate many pre-programmed responses from the Primal brain and the Rational brain. The model further recommends the conscious activation of brain networks from which the Spiritual Self can emerge.

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Decoding Self-Love

  • Love is considered a primal drive, a neural state that energizes us to survive and reproduce.

  • Neuroscientists have discovered that love lights up mostly Primal areas in the brain, but also stimulates the release of more dopamine, the neurotransmitter most implicated in motivation and learning.

  • Both oxytocin and vasopressin are also paired with love, further reinforcing the feelings of bonding and attachment.

  • While most of the initial effect of love is subcortical, it also recruits higher evolved areas of the brain to influence goal-directed behavior and motivation.

  • Love triggers many emotions that are helping us decide if we want to approach or avoid situations.

  • By directing love to ourselves (self-love), we leverage the most potent neurochemicals we can produce to support our will to change, transform, and heal.

  • Self-love starts with self-compassion, an attitude that gives you the ability to hold and accept your suffering without self-judgment.

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Decoding Habits

  • Habits play a critical role in regulating and optimizing our behaviors

  • The Primal brain plays a unique role in the formation of habits.

  • When habits improve cognitive control, they are considered good; when they reduce cognitive control, they are considered bad.

  • Habits relax the brain, especially the Rational brain, because there is no need to predict the outcome of a task that has been performed many times.

  • The more habits become rituals, a more formal sequence of actions that are performed in a prescribed order, the more they can calm both our Rational and Primal brains.