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Meditation appears to produce enduring changes in emotional processing in the brain. Study participants who completed an 8-week meditation training course had reduced activity in the right amygdala (highlighted structure) in response to emotional images, even when not meditating. (Credit: Gaëlle Desbordes, PhD, Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Mass. General Hospital)

Meditation appears to produce enduring changes in emotional processing in the brain - changes in the activity in the amygdala

Know Your Brain Chemistry Infographic http://www.pinterest.com/chiefaniwaya/psychology-psychotherapy/

infographic: Find Balance: Know Your Brain Chemistry Infographic - Moods are dependent on brain chemistry. Understanding essential neurotransmitters can help understand emotions.

Debates about the connection between the mind and the body date all the way back to ancient times. Today, we might finally have plausible answers. Neurologists have been diligently working on mapping areas of the brain where specific emotions occur, and how these target areas interact with other parts of the brain. As it turns out, the mind-body connection seems to be very strong indeed.

As neuroscience researchers work to unravel the inner workings of the brain, we know more than ever before about the mysteries of where emotions originate in the brain and the connections between instinct, intelligence and emotion. Very interesting to me

The more I learn about the brain, the more possibilities I see for bettering myself and the world around me.

Potential - Our brain contains over 100 billion neurons, each may have the ability to connect with to other neurons. The possibilities are endless.

Understanding your enemy

When you look deeply into your anger, you will see that the person you call your enemy is also suffering. As soon as you see that, the capacity for accepting and having compassion for them is there. - Thich Nhat Hanh this

You're transforming old patterns of your mind and letting go of thoughts you don't need to have around any longer!

You’re transforming old patterns of your mind and letting go of thoughts you don’t need to have around any longer.

Mindfulness is… #mindfulness-quote  www.GratitudeHabitat.com

Great advice not only to savour positive moments but also to not fear or avoid the bad ones.they too will pass and allow us the chance to grow from the challenges life throws us.