Tag Archives: Meditation

Meditation and the Brain

Anyone who has ever attempted to meditate can vouch for the fact that while it is theoretically simple, it is extremely challenging in practice. In fact, its simplicity is what makes it difficult, and it is also what makes it … READ MORE>>

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FREEDOM PHOBIA

Entry from Ibrahim Toure, a participant of the International Brain Education Association (IBREA)’s fourth World Youth Leadership Program which took place from May 26-31, 2013 in New York. The program helps young generations rediscover their great value inside their brain … READ MORE>>

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Dr. Raj’s new book – YOU ARE MORE THAN THAT

Dr. Rajiv Juneja (aka Dr. Raj) has written a book, a very useful book called You are More than That, A Guide to Embracing the Spiritual Being Within and Becoming Fully Human. Like many of us on the western culture’s … READ MORE>>

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Resilience

How Your Brain Helps You Bounce Back By Steven M. Southwick, MD, and Dennis S. Charney, MD We all respond to stress, trauma and tragedy in our own unique ways. Some people become immobilized by stress and lose their ability … READ MORE>>

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Party Monster Blues

My cousin from Moscow is in town this week. He’s one of those remarkable people that can party up a storm while staying entirely composed and, more importantly, perfectly coherent. I watched him in complete amazement as he wined and … READ MORE>>

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Your Spring Awakening: Mind, Body, and Soul

By Marla Tomazin As the temperatures rise and the flowers start to bloom, do you catch the spring cleaning bug? If so, you’re not alone. When the bright, warm rays of spring sunlight begin to finally stream through our windows, … READ MORE>>

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24 Blogs With Things You Can Do To Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

From Kenney Myers, industry leader in child and senior care. http://www.kenneymyers.com/blog/24-blogs-with-things-you-can-do-to-keep-your-brain-sharp-as-you-age/

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Donna Jackson Nakazawa’s “The Last Best Cure”

Medically speaking, science journalist Donna Jackson Nakazawa and author of the newly-released The Last Best Cure: My Quest to Awaken the Healing Parts of My Brain and Get Back My Body, My Joy, and My Life (Penguin Group, 2013) was … READ MORE>>

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Book Giveaway for “Your Next Big Thing: 10 Small Steps to Get Moving and Get Happy”

Brain World has 5 free copies to give out to readers. Please leave a comment to be entered to win. (Giveaway applies to U.S.residents only.) Feeling Stuck? 10 Steps from “The Now You” to “The New You” By Dr. Ben … READ MORE>>

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Dr. Friedemann Schaub’s new book “The Fear and Anxiety Solution”

What would you say if I told you that the things that keep you up at night (bills, taxes) or make your palms sweat (public speaking) or your heart beat (that weekly telephone call with your sibling), or those nagging … READ MORE>>

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Dr. Friedemann Schaub on his new book “The Fear and Anxiety Solution”

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“Becoming Conscious: The Science of Consciousness” at the New York Academy of Sciences

How conscious are you? “Becoming Conscious: The Science of Consciousness,” the final event of the “The Emerging Science of Consciousness Series” presented by the Nour Foundation, Wisconsin Public Radio’s nationally-syndicated program To the Best of Our Knowledge, and the New … READ MORE>>

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The Healing Force of Art: Cleveland Clinic’s Arts & Medicine Institute

A 4-year-old was in the hospital and very anxious and afraid. Every time someone new walked in the room he would start crying and ask, “Shot?” However, when the music therapist walked in the door he smiled and asked, “Guitar”? … READ MORE>>

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Create Your Happiness

by Ilchi Lee Human emotion is a strong response coming out of our mental activities. Emotion itself is only a brain function; it is neither positive nor negative. Fear makes you avoid danger, resentment makes you fight, and loving makes … READ MORE>>

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Phillip Moffitt’s Mindfulness

At age 40, at the peak of his career, Phillip Moffitt, CEO and editor-in-chief of Esquire magazine, did something many of us long to do. He traded in his worldly aspirations to explore the inner life. Moffitt left his New … READ MORE>>

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