Tag: introspection

7 Things Neuroscientists Know About Reality That Most People Don’t Know

7 Things Neuroscientists Know About Reality That Most People Don’t Know

There are so many perspective-shifting insights about the nature of reality that neuroscientists know that most people don’t. Every strange neurological syndrome, visual illusion and clever psychological experiment reveals something fascinating and unexpected about our experience of the world that we take for granted. 1. Perceptual reality is entirely generated by our brain. We hear […]

Chunky Portabella Veggie Burgers

Chunky Portabella Veggie Burgers

Last week I was at Sam’s club, like every Saturday morning picking up my weekly supplies perusing through the fresh produce section.  I was pushing my buggy (yes ‘buggy’ – that’s what us Yinzers call a shopping cart) through the aisles, taking my time looking at everything when I spotted the most incredible Portabella mushroom […]

Harvard Study Unveils What Meditation Literally Does To The Brain

Harvard Study Unveils What Meditation Literally Does To The Brain

Numerous studies have indicated the many physiological benefits of meditation, and the latest one comes from Harvard University. An eight week study conducted by Harvard researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) determined that meditation literally rebuilds the brains grey matter in just eight weeks. It’s the very first study to document that meditation produces changes […]

Sometimes We Need to Go Backward Before We Can Move Forward

Sometimes We Need to Go Backward Before We Can Move Forward

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. ~Albert Einstein There I was in January, on the floor, physically and emotionally. From the outside, I probably looked like every one else attending yoga class off Robertson Blvd. that Sunday morning, but to me, on the inside, especially within my heart, I was in shambles. […]

Let Go of Control: How to Learn the Art of Surrender

Let Go of Control: How to Learn the Art of Surrender

If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking. ~ Proverb I’ve noticed that things go much more smoothly when I give up control—when I allow them to happen instead of making them happen. Unfortunately, I’m terrible at this. Although I’m much better than I used to […]

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