Meditate to Take Your Brain to the Gym!

How meditation strengthens our mind and self-control

Shashi Sastry
ILLUMINATION
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2 min readAug 11, 2020

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The Prefrontal Cortex is the most evolved part of our brain. It is the centre of higher thought and controls the involuntary and emotional functions emanating in deeper parts of the brain, e.g., the limbic systems such as the amygdala and the hypothalamus, among others.

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Shashi Sastry
ILLUMINATION

I am a prism, refracting the light of thought into a rainbow of content for you. Poetry, philosophy, architecture, and more. LESS STUFF, MORE VEG = A FUTURE.