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Has the Servant Become the Master?

In Dr. Iain McGilchrist’s book, The Master and the Emissary, The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World, he tells a story of a wise spiritual master that looked after a community so well it kept growing and flourished.

As the community became larger he realized he couldn’t continue being so involved in the day-to-day affairs, that in fact, he would lose his wise perspective if he remained too close.

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What are The 3 Most Important Questions?

There once was a young emperor who asked his advisers for the answers to what he felt were the three most important questions.

  1. Who is the most important person?
  2. When is the most important time?
  3. What is the most important thing?

The advisers gave him all sorts of answers, none of which satisfied him.

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5 Simple Ways to Increase Your Brain Power!

Wouldn’t life be so much easier if you’d just been given a User’s Manual for your brain? Not one written by the people at Ikea but one you could really understand, with real life applications.

A User’s Manual that gets your brain to work FOR YOU vs against you.

I talk a lot about the Prefrontal Cortex (PFC), the part of our brain responsible for: rational/logical thinking, complex problem-solving, will-power, focus, compassion, imagination and reason.  With all that good stuff how can you not want to talk about it?

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