Posts made in April, 2014

One Step to Less Worrry

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014 in | Comments Off on One Step to Less Worrry

If you worry about the future, or the present, or the past, raise your hand! (My hand is up) Some of you who have taken my yoga class have heard me talk about the prefrontal cortex, a region in your brain having to do with worry. In yoga classes we sometimes refer to it as the “front-brain”, or as I like to call it, the “Worry Brain”. It is the last region of the brain to mature (which may explain the sometimes baffling behavior of teens!), and also what separates us from most other life forms. This is the part of the brain that helps us pay attention when we’re driving, working, or selecting and preparing our food. It helps us adjust in...

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