The Affect of the Mind on the Body

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These links offer ideas about how the mind-body connection operates as well as the different ways it affects us–including its affect on our social and evolutionary landscape.

Evolutionaries | Unlocking the Spiritual and Cultural Potential of Science’s Greatest Idea

Carter Phipps, former editor of EnlightenNext magazine, has written a book that illustrates the connections between science and spirituality as well as connections between our past and our future. In The Evolutionaries he talks about how evolution is shaping, not just our biology, but our psychology and our society.


Create Your Happiness

Our bodies affect our brains. This article talks a little bit about how that happens and suggests that we can change how much our hormones influence our emotional brain. And if you don’t like these suggestions, check out the technique below.


Notice & Ease Tool from the Institute of HeartMath 

I don’t know how this tool works. It may just be that paying attention has its benefits. In any case, in three steps you can change your mood, feel less stressed, and face whatever was causing you anxiety, pressure, etc. in a more balanced way. And if that doesn’t work, you can always meditate.



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