How enlightenment remakes us

April 8th, 2016
download.jpegFor most of us, the pressures of daily life in the 21st Century are intense.  Emails, calls, social media, commutes, every changing technology, all on 24/7.

Regardless of the economic and social discussion from all of this, there is the question of the impact it’s all having on our bodies and on our psyche.  Given how slow evolution moves, can human psychobiology cope with all of this?

That’s why some people practice things like meditation and mindfulness.  But how does that really help?  Dr. Andrew Newberg, has spent his career studying the impact of religion, spirituality and enlightenment on our physical and mental health.   In his latest work How Enlightenment Changes Your Brain: The New Science of Transformation,
 he looks at the power of what he defines as enlightenment to truly remodel who we are.

My conversation with Andrew Newberg: