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Buddha's Brain

Rick Hanson, Richard Mendius, Daniel J. Siegel, Jack Kornfield

5 mins

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Buddha's Brain explains how world-changing thought leaders like Moses, Mohammed, Jesus, Gandhi, and the Buddha altered their brains with the power of their minds, and how we can use the latest findings of neuroscience to do the same.


Buddha's Brain

Buddha's Brain

by Rick Hanson


Mindfulness as a daily practice has become more and more popular in recent years. But although some of these concepts feel new to us, many of them have in fact been around for hundreds of years.

Even if meditation isn't really your thing, Buddha's Brain shares many ways to become more mindful. It will help you with things like tackling stress, remaining composed under pressure, and learning how to move past times of emotional difficulty.

Favorite quote

Only we humans worry about the future, regret the past, and blame ourselves for the present.

- Rick Hanson

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