The difference between guilt and regret is that the guilt never faces the wrongdoing straightforwardly. There’s just this strong emotion of “I wish it hadn’t happened. I wish I hadn’t done it. I wish I had never gotten angry.” Or, “I wish I hadn’t done that embarrassing thing,” and so on. Regret is the opposite... Continue Reading →
Contemplative neuroscience — more on neuroplasticity
We can heal through meditation and by using our brains in the right ways. An ongoing sub-theme of this blog. A wonderful message of the nature of our beings -- being that we are healing machines. Richard Davidson's radical claim is that these behavioral strategies are far more effective then medications for both mental and... Continue Reading →
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