Control over Adrenal Response

I was reading an article today about a neuroscientist who took up pilates, to reduce stress responses. His reasoning was based upon a study regarding nodes in the cerebral cortex and how they interact with the internal organs. It’s a good read, and one that supports something I’ve believed for a very long time. “It’sContinue reading “Control over Adrenal Response”

Upsetting the Hedonic Treadmill

“The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.” Robert M. Pirsig. To explain the escape from the Hedonic Treadmill, it’s probably important at first to define it. As a concept, it is the part of our adaptive process that quickly returns our sense of happiness toContinue reading “Upsetting the Hedonic Treadmill”