Jill Bolte Taylor Quotes

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Although many of us may think of ourselves as thinking creatures that feel, biologically we are feeling creatures that think.

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I may not be in total control of what happens to my life, but I certainly am in charge of how I choose to perceive my experience.
My stroke of insight would be: peace is only a thought away, and all we have to do to access it is silence the voice of our dominating left mind.

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My stroke of insight is that at the core of my right hemisphere consciousness is a character that is directly connected to my feeling of deep inner peace. It is completely committed to the expression of peace, love, joy, and compassion in the world.

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It is interesting to note that although our limbic system functions throughout our lifetime, it does not mature. As a result, when our emotional "buttons" are pushed, we retain the ability to react to incoming stimulation as though we were a two year old, even when we are adults.

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I keep a handy list of three things available for me to turn my consciousness toward when I am in a state of need: 1) I remember something I find fascinating that I would like to ponder more deeply, 2) I think about something that brings me terrific joy, or 3) I think about something I would like to do. When I am desperate to change my mind, I use such tools.