Exploring the neuroscientific frontiers of spirituality and faith in science.
Exploring the neuroscience of spirituality and a new paradigm for health, healing, and resilience. The Awakened Brain: The New Science of Spirituality and Our Quest for an Inspired Life. The Awakened Brain: The New Science of Spirituality and Our Quest for an Inspired Life. This is the title of Lisa Miller’s volume.
Whether it’s meditation, walking in nature, reading a sacred text or saying a prayer, there are multiple ways to reach greater awareness of the world around us and our role in it. In The Awakened Brain, psychologist Dr. Lisa Miller guides you on this journey.
By integrating her personal journey of awakening with her pioneering research, Dr. Miller reveals that all humans possess an innate capacity for spirituality, which makes our brains more resilient and powerful. For leaders in business and politics, truth-seekers, parents, therapists, teachers, and anyone wrestling with life’s big questions, The Awakened Brain combines the latest science—from studies and MRI research to genetics, epidemiology, and more—with practical applications of… For people of all ages and backgrounds, illuminating the science of spirituality and how to activate it in our lives:
- The awake decision is the better decision. With awakened awareness, we become more creative, collaborative, ethical and innovative.
- An awake brain is a healthier brain. An active spiritual life improves determination, optimism, and resilience, and provides protection against addiction, trauma, and depression.
- An awakened life is an inspired life. Loss, uncertainty, and even trauma are the pathways through which we are called to move beyond simply facing difficulties to move to a life of renewal, healing, joy, and fulfillment.
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