The Neural Mechanisms of Introversion and Extraversion: What Happens in the Brain?

The Neural Mechanisms of Introversion and Extraversion: What Happens in the Brain?

Explore the neuroscience of introversion and extraversion. Why, at a neurological level, do some people tend towards introversion, and some towards extraversion?

Mental Health Awareness: What Really Makes People Different from Each Other?

Mental Health Awareness: What Really Makes People Different from Each Other?

I am absolutely bubbling with excitement because I'm about to share what I believe to be the most foundational aspects of mental health. By the end of this article, you will have a superior and much more nuanced understanding of what makes people different, and why this is essential to understanding mental illness.

How Meditation Loosens the Grip of the Self: Neural Correlates of Self-Centeredness and Self-Transcendence

How Meditation Loosens the Grip of the Self: Neural Correlates of Self-Centeredness and Self-Transcendence

Somehow, meditation changes both of these: over time, it quiets chatter of the monkey mind and shifts our stubborn physiological bias. Quite like magic. Except, it's long-term magic: meditation erodes and weakens the strength of our negative thoughts, cognitive dissonances, and painful longings.

Special Considerations for Women’s Mental Health

Special Considerations for Women’s Mental Health

"Many marriages break up over hormonal imbalance, which is truly sad because it comes from a lack of understanding. When hormones are put back in balance... a woman or man resumes their normal life of feeling good and having days filled with quality." Suzanne Somers I'll never forget that painful hour I spent listening to [...]

From Darkness Emerges Your World: How Your Brain Creates Your Reality

From Darkness Emerges Your World: How Your Brain Creates Your Reality

"We're so trapped inside our reality that it is inordinately difficult to realize we're trapped inside anything." - David Eagleman, The Brain: The Story of You What does it mean when we say something is "real"?  Perhaps it means that we can touch it. Maybe it means we can see it. Some would argue it's [...]