Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Dr. Romie Mushtaq shares new book - The Busy Brain Cure The Eight-Week Plan to Find Focus, Tame Anxiety, and Sleep Again

The Busy Brain Cure

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

Noted neurologist and Chief Wellness Officer Dr. Romie Mushtaq reveals the hidden connection between insomnia, anxiety, and adult ADD/ADHD – and gives you a science-backed plan to heal burnout and your Busy Brain in just 8 weeks.

Do racing thoughts keep you from falling asleep at night? Is it impossible to focus, even on tasks that used to stimulate you? Are you mindlessly stress-eating throughout the day?

These are signs that you have a “Busy Brain,” a term coined by triple-board certified physician Dr. Romie Mushtaq to describe a brain riddled with anxiety, insomnia, and ADD/ADHD.

Have the boundaries between your job, sleep, and personal life disappeared? 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 an 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 everyone from executives, leaders and athletes to entrepreneurs, high-achieving professionals and parents 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 will help laugh, heal, and tame your Busy Brain.

Dr. Romie is a board-certified physician, award-winning wellness speaker, and the founder of “brainSHIFT at Work.” She brings together over 20 years of authority in neurology, integrative medicine, and mindfulness to not just deliver programs, but create cultural change. She is on a mission to transform mental health and wellness in the workplace and currently works with Fortune 500 companies, professional athletes, & global associations. Dr. Romie is also the Chief Wellness Officer for Evolution Hospitality, where she scaled a mindfulness & wellness program to over 7000 employees. Her expertise is featured in the national media such as NPR, NBC, TED talks, and Forbes.

When you try to relax, do you have random and racing thoughts in your brain? Do you have trouble focusing on your to-do list? Have the usual stress management techniques stopped working for you? Dr. Romila “Romie” Mushtaq, ABIHM, is a triple board-certified physician in neurology, award winning speaker, and nationally renowned expert. She entered neurology at a time when less than 5% of the brain doctors in the U.S. were women and proudly identifies as a STEMinist in stilettos. With over 20 years of authority in neurology, integrative medicine, & mindfulness - and uses these skills to transform teams and cultures and has a solution for us today.

"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


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