My Stroke Of Insight

Author: Jill Bolte Taylor
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848942923
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Using her knowledge of how the brain works, her respect for the cells composing her human form, and an amazing mother, Taylor completely repaired her mind and recalibrated her understanding of the world according to the insight gained from ...

Talk Like Ted

Author: Carmine Gallo
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447261267
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Dr. Jill considered the stroke a stroke of luck. You see, Dr. Jill is a neuroanatomist
, specializing in the postmortem investigation of the human brain as it relates to
severe mental illness. “I realized, 'Oh my gosh! I'm having a stroke! I'm having a
stroke!' The next thing my brain says opportunity to me is, ... “My Stroke of Insight,”
a presentation based on her book of the same title published in 2008, has been
viewed more than 10 million times. As a direct result of the presentation, ...

Navigating The Complexities Of Stroke

Author: Louis R. Caplan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199361177
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Adams HP, del Zoppo GJ, von Kummer R. Management of Stroke: A Practical
Guide for the Prevention, Evaluation, and Treatment of Stroke. 3rd ed. West Islip,
NY, Professional Communications; 2006. ... Living with Stroke: A Guide for
Families. 4th rev ed. Birmingham: HealthSouth Press; 2010. Spence D, Barnett
HJM. Stroke Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation. New York: McGraw Hill;
2012. Taylor JB. My Stroke of Insight. A Brain Scientist's Personal SUGGESTED

The Way We Re Working Isn T Working

Author: Tony Schwartz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0857200496
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The Secret of SelfControl,” The New Yorker, May 18, 2009. 193. “Young kids”:
ibid. 194. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi captures: Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi, Flow (New
York: Harper & Row, 1991), 63,211. 198. “the human mind: William James, The
Principles of Psychology (New York: Holt, 1890),
theprinciplesofp01jameuoft. CHAPTER SIXTEEN: CULTIVATING THE WHOLE
BRAIN 206. “Prior to this”: Jill Bolte Taylor, My Stroke of Insight (New York: Viking,
2006), 133.

Open Source Leadership

Author: L. Gadman
Publisher: Springer
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This was evidenced in the dramatic account by Bolte Taylor (2006), in her book
My Stroke of Insight, of the stroke that shut down the left hemisphere ofherbrain.
As the damaged left side ofherbrain –therational, grounded, detailand
timeoriented side –swunginand outof function, BolteTaylor alternated between
two distinct and opposite realties: the euphoric nirvana of the intuitiveand
kinesthetic right brain, in which shefelt a senseof complete wellbeing and peace;
andthelogical, ...

Soul Silence

Author: Peter Amato
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 0757315305
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In the book My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey, author Jill
Bolte Taylor recalled what could be described as an epic battle raging between
her ego and soul as a stroke consumed her brain. She talked about this
experience on the website, explaining that she felt energies outside the
physical plane (spirit) that were so clear and irresistible, so unfettered by rational
thinking (ego), that she no longer wanted to remain on earth: “I felt at one with all
the energy ...

The God Of The Left Hemisphere

Author: Roderick Tweedy
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 178181192X
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The present work brings together a number of these different perspectives and I
would like to thank the following publishers for their kind permission to cite from
these works: Yale University Press for permission to cite from The Master and his
Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World, by Iain
McGilchrist; Hodder and Stoughton Limited for permission to cite from My Stroke
of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor in the UK and Commonwealth (© Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph
.D. 2008, ...

Living Beautifully

Author: Pema Chodron
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834828138
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But there's an approach we can take to the fundamental ambiguity of being
human that allows us to work with, rather than retreat from, feelings like fear and
aversion. If we can get in touch with the sensation as sensation and open
ourselves to it without labeling it good or bad, then even when we feel the urge to
draw back, we can stay present and move forward into the feeling. In My Stroke of
Insight, the brain scientist Jill Bolte Taylor's book about her recovery from a
massive stroke, ...

The Power Of Neuroplasticity For Pastoral And Spiritual Care

Author: Kirk A. Bingaman
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739175394
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—Rumi, Masnavi-i Ma'navi Early on a December morning in 1996, the
neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor at the age of thirty-seven experienced a massive
stroke in the left hemisphere of her brain. Chronicling her experience in the best-
selling book, My Stroke of Insight, she notes that the day began like any other day
: the 7:00 a.m. alarm, getting out of bed, a brief workout on an exercise machine
followed by a shower. But on this morning she did not feel like herself, as she
was overcome ...