Sharon Begley, author of “Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain” explains how training your thoughts actually changes the hard matter of your brain. She writes, “Something as seemingly insubstantial as a thought can affect the very stuff of the brain, altering neuronal connections in a way that can treat mental illness, or perhaps, lead to a greater capacity for empathy and compassion. It may even dial up the supposedly immovable happiness set point.”
In this video I demonstrate, as usual.
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