A Unified Theory of Happiness: An East-Meets-West Approach by Andrea Pollard

By Andrea Pollard

The Western international teaches us that happiness comes from achievement-from surroundings pursuits and actively pursuing them. japanese knowledge teaches us that give up is the most important, that we needs to permit move so one can adventure the good movement of being that's purely to be had within the current second. How will we take the easiest knowledge from either one of those methods, and honor what Dr. Andrea Polard calls "the wings of happiness" that permit us to actually soar?
Discover Dr. Polard's groundbreaking synthesis of Western pondering and jap philosophy with A Unified thought of Happiness, a hot and customized consultant for the transformation of recognition that enables own health and wellbeing and success to flourish. whereas our lives are packed with ups and downs, Dr. Polard teaches us that we don't need to permit those ups and downs keep an eye on our adventure of existence. A Unified conception of Happiness teaches you the abilities to settle on and settle for happiness by means of illuminating:

•How to navigate the energetic "Basic Mode" and the non-active "Supreme Mode" of awareness to answer life's complexities with flexibility
•Tools to construct ambition, competence, self assurance, and connection-essential features of reconciling with life's fragility and development an enticing, actual self
•Paths to receptivity, tranquility, reliance, and lightheartedness-keys to getting access to your usual reference to the entire of being, and understanding your non-dual self
•The concept of Elastic Consciousness-a balanced position in excellent accord with an authentically lived life
"Happiness," says Dr. Polard, "is a posh direction that turns into effortless purely as we stroll it." eventually, here's a paintings that offers a accomplished figuring out of happiness that honors the complete spectrum of life's choices whereas broadening your event of its inherent pleasure.

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When you encounter a stressor, the sympathetic nervous system, activated by the hypothalamus, regulates the body to do the following: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. sympathetic nervous system Part of the autonomic nervous system responsible for expending energy. parasympathetic nervous system Part of the autonomic nervous system responsible for conserving energy. Increase heart rate. Increase force with which heart contracts. Dilate coronary arteries. Constrict abdominal arteries. Dilate pupils.

Thyrotropic hormone (TTH) Stimulates the thyroid gland to secrete thyroxin. 26 Part 1 Scientific Foundations Evolution of the Brain Eons ago, the brain stem was quite primitive. It governed decisions and actions. Eventually, the brain evolved to create the limbic system and the cerebral cortex, which is unique to human beings. Unlike fish, which developed a new appendage or component—fins and gills—the brain developed by laying one evolutionary structure over another. That is why we sometimes have conflicting feelings about stress.

The endocrine system includes all the glands that secrete hormones. These hormones alter the function of other bodily tissues and are carried through the circulatory system to various targets. The endocrine system includes the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands, as well as the pancreas, ovaries, testes, pineal gland, and thymus gland. 3. 3 Hypothalamus Pituitary gland Parathyroid gland Pineal gland Locations of major endocrine glands. 4 An adrenal gland consists of an outer cortex and an inner medulla, which secrete different hormones.

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