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Posts from ‘May, 2012’

Emotions and Your Brain

Each of you has a unique way of perceiving the world and reacting to things that happen to you. This is your emotional style and it impacts your life and shapes your personal happiness. However, all this can be changed if you follow some guidelines discussed in the book, “The Emotional Life of your Brain.” by Richard Davidson from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The idea is to make yourself more resilient as you get older, so you can lead a meaningful, productive, happier life. According to Davidson, you can improve your emotional well-being by improving certain skills. The more you practice these skills, the better you feel and the more effective you become.… CONTINUE READING