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What Inspires Me: Use Your Brain, Then Shut it Down

What Inspires Me: Use Your Brain, Then Shut it Down | CALM | Scoop.it

What Inspires Me: Use Your Brain, Then Shut it Down

My brain doesn’t turn off by itself. I’ve had to teach it to.


Via The People Development Network, Bobby Dillard
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This author shares how she has taught her brain to experience what she calls a breakthrough and stillness. Nice. 

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When you're at rest, your brain's right side hums

When you're at rest, your brain's right side hums | CALM | Scoop.it
There's plenty of brain activity even when people are thinking nothing at all.

here's plenty of brain activity even when people are thinking nothing at all. But it's the brain's right side — for most people the less-dominant half — that stays busiest while you're at rest, according to surprising new findings.

Researchers found that during periods of wakeful rest, the right hemisphere of the brain chatters more to itself than the left hemisphere does. It also sends more messages to the left hemisphere than vice versa. Surprisingly, this remains true whether the owner of the brain is left- or right-handed.



Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/10/18/when-youre-at-rest-your-brain-right-side-hums/#ixzz2abLSg7zf


Via Jen Thompson
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The benefits of doing nothing at all! I feel more calm already! 

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» 20 Ways to Relax & Unwind

» 20 Ways to Relax & Unwind | CALM | Scoop.it
Sometimes when we’re exhausted, we gravitate toward activities that drain us even more. Or we think we don’t deserve to take a break, so we ignore our
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Dr. Amy Fuller, Marriage & Family Therapist passionate about healing & empowering a fuller life through Relational, Emotional, Mental & Spiritual Health/Growth. www.AmyFullerPhd.com