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HOW GOD CHANGES YOUR BRAIN

As you learned in the previous blog, prior to the significant impact of  Dr. Dossey's writings praying was considered the domain of religious faith and organized religion. As a result of his efforts, during the past  twenty years research involving prayer, religion, and healing of patients has become much more precise and sophisticated. The book entitled How God Changes Your Brain by Andrew Newberg, MD and Mark Waldman (both affiliated with the Center for Spirituality and the Mind at the University of Pennsylvania) described a number of scientific breakthroughs. 

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Is Your Ego Too Big? Should It Be Gotten Rid Of?

The answer to both questions is no.  Behavioral research now shows that the ego not only is real but is also responsible for two very important jobs. It keeps us alive and gives us a sense of self. Just as we physically grow up, our egos have to grow up as well. When the growing doesn’t happen, the ego unable to cope with life’s contingencies, resorts to detrimental behaviors and emotional mayhem. On the other hand, scientific data solidly indicates that as the ego emotionally matures, spirituality emerges as its natural companion.

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It has been a lifelong habit to believe that when things get tough, such as distress in relationships, people’s egos can take over... Read More
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What can parents do to help children develop a healthy sense of self?
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Excellent question! #1 The more you learn about growing up your ego and apply what you know to yourself, the more you will advance... Read More
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