There is no freedom in a life that is out of control. Peace may be discovered by mindful awareness practices and self-awareness that increase self-control. Brain research suggests that people can change the way they think and respond to life. According to neuropsychiatrist Daniel Amen, M.D., “You’re not stuck with the brain you’re born with. By changing your brain, you can change your life.” The Mind and Life and a program entitled the Zen Brain, Zen Mind Institute sponsor meetings that join science and Buddhism discover how meditation transforms life experiences. The article encourages time away to rest, find relief from pain, and to “come home to your own tender heart.”
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