Worry is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere.
— Erma Bombeck
The brain is the control center for all of our thoughts, actions, attitudes, and emotions. It’s the pilothouse on the riverboat of our lives. It’s Mission Control for all of our flights into space or time. It’s the air traffic controller that helps us navigate and reroute our paths based on incoming and outgoing information and how we’re feeling about it at the time. It’s the John Williams of our personal symphony. It’s the Mother Ship to our Starfleet; it’s … (Uh, sorry, I got carried away there, but I think you get my point!)
As I was working on the drafts of my latest book book, my own brain was very active, to say the least. [Read more…] about Exploring the human brain and how it responds to stress (1/3)