Want to know how our brain validates mindfulness practice and how they interrelate? In Buddha’s Brain Rick Hanson presents clear documentation. Much more he presents clear and simple practices, their neuroscience basis, and understandings on vital topics ranging from awareness to empathy and equanimity . Here is an outstanding guide — practical, thoughtful, and compassionate. This remarkable book is a must read for all of us on the path of development.
This is simply the best book I have read on why and how we can shape our brains to be peaceful and happy. This is a book that will literally change your brain and your life.
I wish I had a science teacher like Rick Hanson when I went to school. Buddha’s Brain is at once fun, fascinating, and profound. It not only shows us effective ways to develop real happiness in our lives, but also explains physiologically how and why they work. As Dr. Hanson instructs us to do with positive experiences, take in all the good information this book offers and savor it.
Stress, apathy, relationship problems and pain are due to altered mental states. Helped by neuroscience psychology, and meditation, the authors propose brain improvement tools for stimulating and strengthen positive spiritual states, thus helping us to achieve more happiness and a different, more satisfactory life. Neuropsycologist Rick Hanson and the expert neurologist Richard Mendius show how to have greater emotional balance in turbulent times, as well as healthier relationships, more effective actions, and greater peace of mind. Well-referenced and grounded in science, the book is full of practical tools and skills that you can use in daily life to rewire your brain over time.