August Book of the Month
Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love and Wisdom
by Rick Hanson, Ph.D. with Richard Mendius, MD
This book examines the intersection of psychology, neurology, and contemplative practice to help us understand how our brains affect our mental states of happiness, love and wisdom. Our ability to be aware of our inner state impacts our effectiveness as professionals working with people in conflict. This book educates us about the science underlying our inner functioning and the practices that will help us to work with our inner world for the benefit of ourselves and others.