We really should do a group discussion about compassion from a Neuroscience perspective one of these days...
I say this because, the parts of the brain that are activated when we "apply" compassion (to others and to ourselves) counteract the activation of the parts of the brain that block growth and change. From a neuroscience perspective, compassion is in many ways a great antidote to many of the things that make change so difficult.
Check out this great article that defin
The Neuroscience study of emotions raises complex questions: What are emotions? How are they formed? Are there specific emotional circuits for different feelings? It is a fascinating journey of neural-activity, chemicals, body-mind connection, and receptors in the brain. It's extremely important in the context of Difficult Change because (among other things), certain emotional involvement can block or support change acquisition and for change to occur, emotions often have to