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Healing the Busy Brain with Dr. Romie Mushtaq, MD

Solving stress and anxiety can increase productivity, but most importantly, change your life. Today’s guest is Dr. Romie Mushtaq, a triple board certified physician in neurology, integrative medicine, and mindfulness. Dr. Romie worked in neurology successfully until, due to stress, she developed a health disorder that caused her to shift towards mindfulness, meditation, and integrative medicine. Now she serves as Chief Wellness Officer at Evolution Hospitality, where she has scaled a care and wellness program for more than 7,000 employees to shift the state of brain health in organizations, and help leaders to have a positive impact on the workplace.


  • Dr. Romie Mushtaq tells why she founded her own company with the idea of ​shifting the paradigm around brain and mental health in the workplace.
  • The definition of a busy brain and how to cure it.
  • Why anxiety, difficulty concentrating, and insomnia are three sides of the same coin.
  • She explains how when we are stressed there is an imbalance of the HPA axis.
  • Alcohol and its capability to calm GABA receptors, but then rebounding anxiety.
  • The importance of changing micro habits to start the change gradually.
  • The 3/30 brain break; 3 minutes during the day and 30 minutes at night.

To learn more about Dr. Romie Mushtaq, check out her website, or follow her on Instagram.

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