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“NEGATIVE TRUMPS POSITIVE",,, Rick Hanson.........


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“Negative events generally have more impact than positive ones.
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For example, it’s easy to acquire feelings of learned helplessness from a few failures, but hard to undo those feelings, even with many successes (Seligman 2006). 72 more words

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Excerpt From: Hanson, Rick. “Buddha's Brain.”


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“The brain typically detects negative information faster than positive information.
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Take facial expressions, a primary signal of threat or opportunity for a social animal like us: 66 more words

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suggestions for releasing the Ego's grip! My opinion as always!


Title: A Woman Reading near a Goldfish Tank
Painted by: Lovis (Franz Heinrich Louis) Corinth
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suggestion 1: The obvious, focus on the breath, letting go, letting the storyline of the Ego’s plight fade. 128 more words

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Not at all dead

I know it’s been a year since I last posted, but it really doesn’t feel that long for me, in good part because I still get comments pretty regularly on what has turned out to be my iconic post, … 805 more words

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Man Crush Monday: Mark Ruffalo

Unlike last time, I was extremely prepared for my man crush this week. He’s probably most commonly known for his role as Bruce Banner in  334 more words

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“Primary Neurotransmitters: Buddhas's Brain,,, Rick Hanson.


Title: Self portrait in armour, 1914
Painted by: Lovis (Franz Heinrich Louis) Corinth
Year: 1914
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Glutamate—excites receiving neurons.
GABA—inhibits receiving neurons. 55 more words

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