Balancing the Brain Toward Joy


You might call her an "evangelist for a balanced brain": Twelve years ago, at the age of 37, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, a Harvard-trained neuroanatomist and spokeswoman for the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center, had a stroke that traumatized her left hemisphere. After eight years of recovery, she recounts her experience of losing a former life and opening up to another of deep presence and laughter. Click through here to read her insights about making the leap from the analytical to the intuitive, and how we all can take control of our minds, here and now, to live more joyful and present lives.