Where we head when we meditate: to the holistic, global, big picture, Gestalt side.

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“Bouncing Back”:
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“The right hemisphere processes our experiences holistically:
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for example, we recognize someone’s face all at once rather than adding up individual perceptions of the eyes, nose, lips, and other features to make a whole.
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It processes any situation as a gestalt, the big picture, automatically.
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Because of its extensive neural connections with the limbic system in the lower brain —
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the source of our most primitive emotions — the right hemisphere is sometimes referred to as our “emotional brain.”
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It is the seat of the sense of self — who we know ourselves to be in relation to the world and the seat of our common humanity.”
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When we meditate the left hemisphere, the champion cognitive engine of the mind, goes dormant, fades for periods of time.
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Thought ceases and the expansive side of the mind opens wide.
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Without the ego running rough shod over our daily experience, life can bring happiness, fulfillment, and peace of mind.
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There are no words, no dialogue, no judgment, no thought, on this side of the mind.
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Remember, it is Gestalt like, immediate, big picture, automatic, like intuition.
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