the BrainLids blog

A Vent on Passion

So I was at the gym and I felt drawn to walk into the yoga room after triple checking there was no one downwarding their dog in there. I felt inspired to put my headphones on and just dance. There was this force that seemed to be stopping me, telling me I’m too old...

read more

Self-doubt: The Asshole Who Tried to Dim my Light

I’m pretty heated to be honest. By the time you read this, maybe I won’t be, but in this moment in time, at 10:26 in the morning on a Tuesday in July of 2019 I am HEATED. Want to know why? I’ll tell you why. I’ll dissect, destroy, and dispose of why. Why I am heated...

read more

The BrainLids BrainTraining Workshop (BBTW)

It's here. It's happening. The first (of many) BrainLids BrainTraining Workshops. 🧠 (or BBTW for short).  Saturday February 9th, 2019 from 12-1:30PM. ☀️ I'll announce the location as it gets a bit closer. The first one is for sure in Phoenix, Arizona though. 🌵 I can't...

read more

The BrainLids Method. STEPS 1-6.

This is an excerpt from my new book. The title and date of its release is TO BE DETERMINED. Well I mean I have the title. When I tell you guys is to be determined 😉 Here is one chapter related to getting rid of your inner critic. I created The BrainLids Method to get...

read more

How to Stop Feeling Like Your Kindness is Fake

Sometimes this weird thing happens where I feel like my kindness is fake. I feel like there's this secret side of me that doesn't actually want to be nice. I fear the person I am talking to is going to tell that my kindness is fake. Half of this is true and half is...

read more

The BrainLids BookList

There have been a handful of non-fiction books that revolutionized the way I looked at the world. (Technically a handful is 5 and there are 8 here, I’m so sorry.) I am 100% sure that if these books had this big of an impact on me, some of you will feel the same. I...

read more

The BrainLids Method. Step 3.

I learned to control my brain using a frosting metaphor.   It's the truth. The BrainLids Method© is all based around a frosting metaphor. It is simple. It involves frosting and a whisk. The end result? You shut up that mean voice in your head. Maybe even eat some...

read more

Your Brain on Heartbreak

So you're heartbroken. It's his fault, it's her fault, it doesn't matter. It hurts and you want it to stop because you have shit to do and you're tired of eating your body weight in pizza. Now I'm not saying that knowing what's going on in the brain will make it stop...

read more

The BrainLids Method. Step 2.

"You don't have to control your thoughts; you just need to stop letting them control you." -Dan Millman   The BrainLids Method© Eradicate your inner critic using brain science. Copyright © 2018 by Lidia Obregon     This is the second step of The BrainLids Method©. If...

read more

The BrainLids Method. Step 1.

The BrainLids Method© Eradicate your inner critic using brain science. Copyright © 2018 by Lidia Obregon   The BrainLids Method© is an iterative method. What the heck is that? Iterative (adj.): involves repetition of steps to achieve the desired outcome; the results...

read more

The Secret Formula

I've figured it out. So there's this quote by Tracy McMillan that says "The places where you have the biggest challenges in your life become the places where you have the most to give.". I've had this quote up on my 'quotes' page for a while now and I've had a bunch...

read more

Meet Lids

Meet Lids

Hi beautiful humans. I'm Lidia Obregon (aka Lids), the founder of BrainLids. I studied my Bachelors in Human Physiology and Masters in Behavior and Cognition with an emphasis in Cognitive Neuroscience. I dance, write, eat a lot, and am passionate about ending human suffering. I hope this organization helps you in some way to find what you're looking for. Love you all and feel free to reach out any time.

Follow BrainLids!