THE WRITINGS AND BIO OF

NICOLE A. TETREAULT, PhD

NEUROSCIENTIST
Dedicated to providing the most promising neuroscience and medical breakthroughs
so you live your best life​

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I specialize in neurodevelopment and neurodegenerative disorders and translate the promise of neuroscience and positive psychology for individuals to live the best quality of life.  I am dedicated to enhancing lives through a holistic approach that integrates developing positive thought processes, cultivation of self-compassion, and awareness of bodily sensations with our environment.

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My aim is to translate the latest scientific research into practical, useful information.

August 12, 2017

Loving kindness is a practice that focuses on the cultivation of kindness in every form of life including experiences, emotions, bodily sensations, and thought patterns.  The intention of a loving kindness practice is to greet each life experience with kindness.  Impor...

High emotional capacity is a blessing and a curse.  Without high emotional intelligence individuals like St. Teresa of Calcutta would have not impacted our world so profoundly.  We need these individuals to open our eyes to be more empathetic, caring, and develop creat...

Loving kindness is a practice that focuses on the cultivation of kindness in every form of life through our experiences, emotions, bodily sensations, and thought patterns.  The intention of a loving kindness practice is to greet each life experience with kindness in ot...

Good evening to the class of 2017, faculty, administrators, and families.  We are here to celebrate the graduates and it is clear this monumental event exists on account of Alverno’s phenomenal education, the supportive families and the inspired, hard work of the gradu...

The absolute awesomeness of twenty-four seven connectedness is exactly what distorts our reality of space and time causing us to be more scattered, stressed, unfocused, overwhelmed, and even less productive.  I am as guilty as this as anyone else, where I send an excit...

The 21st century lifestyle leaves us with little room for unwinding and taking time for ourselves.  Whether it be rushing after work to pick up the kids, trying get a healthy dinner on the table, being stuck in a late night meeting, attending a mid-week soccer game, or...

Neurodiversity is the new norm.  Much of our lives we have been taught that the brain and human personality has a “Goldilocks” setting and as humans we need to fit in a box to be normal.  For many, this box can be suffocating, almost as if it were a coffin and we emerg...

This mindful breath is adapted from Insight LA. Mindful breath can be done with the eyes opened or closed, standing, sitting, lying down, walking, or even at your desk in the middle of the day.   The mindful breath is divided into three parts.  First, shift your awaren...

For as long as I can remember I've been a shallow breather.  Taking half breaths, where the oxygen barely reaches my chest, not passing my sternum, my breath is pushed out of my body with a lack of awareness.  My body was starving. I neglected to oxygenate my muscles,...

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