I took a stroll way back down the Squamish Valley to the Elaho river and came across some Fireweed colonizing the soil from old forest fires.
“The astounding legacy of our combined status as mammals and neural beings is limbic revision: the power to remodel the emotional parts of people we love, as our Attractors activate certain limbic pathways, and the brain’s inexorable memory mechanism reinforces them. Who we are and who we become depends, in part, on whom we love.“
“Such practices as centering prayer and mindfulness meditation have been demonstrated to change neural pathways and neurochemistry, suggesting that resilience lies at the very heart of what it means to be human at the neuro-chemical level.”
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