by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.
Using knowledge to link differentiated functions can change life for the better.
If integration creates well-being and happiness, how do we create integration? We can create integration through kind and compassionate relationships with others, and ourselves. And we can create integration in the brain—the focus of this Series. In this second part, we’ll meet the basic parts that can be linked which will be explored in-depth in future entries. Integration is the linkage of differentiated parts, and so first we need to know the individual parts to then use our mind’s ability to focus attention to link these together.
New Year’s Resolution: Recognize amygdala Hijack. Time to put the limbic region on a peace plan.