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Reviews & Endorsements for 

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life (Before 25)

"The information and stories in this book are powerful and truly life changing... I can guarantee you will never look at your brain or the brains of others the same way."


Daniel Amen, MD

NY Times Bestselling Author

Medical Director, Amen Clinics, Inc.

"A young man's honest & humorous explanation of the most dangerous place we live, inside our heads, yields wonderfully provocative action steps to help the brain help you." 


Mehmet Oz, MD

NY Times Bestselling Author

Host of The Dr. Oz Show

“This book gives hope to our most vulnerable population while giving insight and strategies to help young people change their brains and lives.”


Jenny McCarthy

NY Times Bestselling Author

Co-Host of The View Show

“This book can make a very positive difference and get people started thinking about the most important organ in their body at an early age.” 


JJ Virgin

NY Times Bestselling Author

Celebrity Nutritionist & Fitness Expert

"Jesse Payne has written a remarkable book that should be read by everyone under 25.  In an age in which anxiety and neurological dysfunction seem to be the new normal, young adults are desperately searching for answers. Jesse provides easy to understand insights to why these changes are happening in the brain and more importantly gives a step-by-step process to retake control of the most important organ we have.  This is a necessary first step for living a meaningful life." 


Barry Sears, PhD

NY Times Bestselling Author of

The Zone

"This book is filled with practical wisdom to help boost the most important part of you, your developing brain."

Mark Hyman, MD

NY Times Bestselling Author

Founder of the UltraWellness Center

“Dr. Payne's enlightening book reveals just how much the brain affects our behaviors, emotions, and decisions.  When we truly grasp this fact and comprehend its consequences, we can harness this 'brain power' and channel it towards useful, positive activities that build our lives for good.  A great book for teens who don't always understand why they feel what they feel or do what they do!” 


Sean Covey

NY Times Bestselling Author of

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

"Dr. Payne will show you how to maximize potential and train a young brain for greatness with this one of a kind and life changing book.”


Sean Foy

NY Times Bestselling Author

Founder of Personal Wellness Corporation

"From his deeply moving personal story to the years of qualified research behind the ready to use 'right now' practical advice, this book has good decisions written all over it."

Michael Peterson

Country Music Singer/Speaker


"A life changing book for educators, counselors, parents, and young adults. This works takes the reader from understanding the brain to practical strategies and routines that can be applied toward realizing better results in performance, relationships, and decision making. A must read for those of us engaged in the work of educating and guiding the youth of today."

Doug Grove, Ph.D.

Asst. Provost, Concordia University, Irvine


"Dr. Payne has written a book that will be the source of healing and empowerment for young people. He synthesizes what we have learned about the brain and offers personal insights about the power of understanding our own minds. Share and discuss Change Your Brain, Change Your Life (Before 25) with someone you love.”


Jeff Hittenberger, Ph.D.

Chief Academic Officer

Orange County Department of Education

"Everything about the book seems remarkable to me - easy to follow, great science behind it all, interesting stories to support the evidence, personal, and a smattering of humor that caught my attention every time. I wish I was introduced to this book a long time ago - even as early as elementary school! This is such a great positive game changer!”


Jill Chambers

Colonel, Retired

U.S. Army

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