Dr. Marsha Lucas—neuropsychologist and author of the book Rewire Your Brain for Love—has a wonderful metaphor to describe the two different ways the brain experiences the world. One side of our brain, she says, is very emotional—like the Star Trek character Captain Kirk—while the other side of our brain is very analytical—like the character Mr. Spock. Improving our “brain integration” improves our capacity for better relationships; and meditation has been shown to build neural integration.
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