In Chapter 5 of Onward, Elena Aguilar shares that more on the neuroplasticity of our brains and researchers now believe we have the power to change our brains, that they are not relatively fixed as was previous thought. Elena takes the connection even further: Now neuroscientists know that because our brains can change, our whole experience of emotions can change. We can train our minds to focus on emotions such as empathy, optimism, and acceptance.
Still not convinced? Hopefully this article can convince you to at least try it! 7 Ways That Meditation Can Actually Change the Brain makes a convincing argument for mediation, don’t you think? There are zero harmful side effects so you really have nothing to lose. Try it for a week and share your experience.