Emotions are not, in essence, the result of what happens to you, but rather, how you respond to what happens to you. A balanced biochemistry allows us to respond, rather than react, to the world around us.
The quality this lends to our experience of life cannot be overestimated. It’s not really about living forever. It’s about being healthy enough to live fully, live healthfully, and live happily. Of course, the longer we are able to do this, the better. Isn’t that really the point of it all — quality of life?
Excerpted from the article:
Help! My Brain is Under Attack!
by Nora T. Gedgaudas, CNS, CNT.
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