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The Default Mode Network
Mind wandering is particularly common in neurotisicm and addiction- a restless, wandering mind is associated with unhappiness and difficulty sleeping
The Restless Mind
Many of my patients complain of being tired all day- but are 'wide awake' at 11pm when it's time to sleep...
What is 'Monkey Mind'
I’m sure we can all relate to this. You lay down in bed wanting to relax / sleep but you mind is so busy you can’t stop thinking about a hundred things at the same time. An hour passes by and you still can’t sleep. Living in a busy world has its toll on our mental state. This toll is what the Monk’s call “The monkey mind”.
Search Inside Yourself: Chad-Meng Tan
Search Inside Yourself reveals how to calm your mind on demand and return it to a natural state of happiness, deepen self-awareness in a way that fosters self-confidence, harness empathy and compassion into outstanding leadership, and build highly productive collaborations based on trust and transparent communication. In other words, Search Inside Yourself shows you how to grow inner joy while succeeding at your work.
The Habits of Happiness
A great 20min lecture by Buddhist monk and neuroscientist Matthieu Ricard
This is a great introduction to mindfulness by Dr Kabatt-Zinn
Now approved by NICE