The Rule of Fear

The Rule of Fear

Fear is a vehicle for self-preservation. Without fear we could not function. It is critical to our existence. It’s main function is to act as a signal of danger, threat, or motivational conflict, triggering appropriate adaptive responses that will help us to overcome...
A Conditioned Mind

A Conditioned Mind

A conditioned mind is an unaware state of being that is the result of a very powerful external influence. Basically, being conditioned is being unaware of yourself, of the reasons for your mental images, feelings, thoughts, body sensations, choices and actions. Our...
Eight weeks to a better brain

Eight weeks to a better brain

Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress. In a study that will appear in the Jan. 30 issue of Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, a team...