Buddhas Brain: the Inner World

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Be Mindful of Your Inner World
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Whether you’re with others or by yourself, being mindful of your inner world seems to help heal significant shortages of empathy you may have experienced when you were young (Siegel 2007).
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In essence, mindful attention to your own experience activates many of the same circuits that are stimulated in childhood by the attuned and caring attention of others.
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Thus, you’re giving to yourself here and now what you should have gotten when you were little;
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over time, this interest and concern will gradually sink in, helping you feel more secure while being close with others.
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