This is Your Brain on Love. Listen to Psychologist Sarah Sarkis Explain The Science and Influence of Love.

What do passionate love and cocaine have in common and what is the difference between the way our brain responds in love versus hate? What is happening chemically when we are “falling in love” and why can we exist on almost no sleep and one piece of pizza for four days? What can you do for yourself when you are experiencing betrayal – if anything…? You can also hear me butcher the word “persevering.” These topics and more with my friend Dr. Sarah Sarkis.

Bio: Dr. Sarkis is a licensed psychologist and writer living in Honolulu, Hawaii (originally from Boston Mass).  She has a private practice where she works with adultswho are looking to achieve long-term change and growth.She emphasizes collaboration, partnership, and personal empowerment.

Dr. Sarkis earned her master’s from Boston College and doctorate from George Washington University.  She approaches psychological wellness from a holistic and integrative perspective.  Her style is eclectic and blends psychoanalytic theory, positive psychology, existential psychology, neuro-biology, and functional medicine to bring a truly integrated approach to your quest for a sense of wellness.

In addition to her psychology training, Dr. Sarkis has studied extensively the use of mindfulness, functional medicine, hormones, and how food, medicine and mood are interconnected.

Check out her blog, The Padded Roomto learn more about her services, areas of expertise, and upcoming events, lectures, blogs and more.

Swayed Podcast Episode 8: Dr. Sarah Sarkis