5/19/10 Meria Heller interviews stress reduction expert Don Joseph Goewey, author of “Mystic Cool, A Proven Approach to Transcend Stress, achieve Optimal Brain Function, and Maximize Your Creative Intelligence“. In these stressful days, it’s urgent to learn how to control stress. “good morning let the peace begin”. Stress reaction; homeostatis, rewire your brain; attitude is neuroplastic; fearful attitude = stress reaction; the Reptilian brain; what does the neo-cortex do? parts of the brain; what is peaceful? spiritual principles and psychological processes; keep track of those negative thoughts; emotional memory; stress is an epidemic and a killer; 75% of Americans suffer from stress; how to stop the busy mind; invisible button technique; stay fully present; spiritual breaks during the day; stress is fear, peace is power!
You possess the most remarkable system in all of biology, the human brain. You have the power to direct it with the most complex set of processes in the universe, the mind. When you use this creative power consciously, you not only actualize the power to excel in whatever you do, you can direct your experience in ways that make life fulfilling and meaningful.
As wonderful as this might sound, for many the journey may be anything but. Every major survey shows that the majority of us are plagued by stress and anxiety, which is toxic to the brain. The new science is clear: transcend stress, regain higher brain function, and the mind lights up with creative intelligence. Mystic Cool shows us how to calmly turn our backs on stress and walk in the direction of the brilliant life we were born to live.