My Stroke of Insight

This is an inspiring (and funny) talk about what happened when a stroke turned off Jill’s left side of the brain (self-consciousness). She ‘became’ the High Priestess and felt the oneness of life.
Her realization: “We are the life-force of the universe, with manual dexterity and two cognitive minds, we have the power to choose, moment by moment, who and how we want to be in the world.”
This was a mystical experience, but not a spiritual one. A spiritual experience happens when the left and right side of the brain sync in perfect balance and when their energies amplify each other and summon the angel in Tarot card 6.

An inspiring (and funny) talk about what happened when a stroke turned off Jill’s left side of the brain (self-consciousness). She ‘became’ the High Priestess and felt the oneness of life.
Her realization: “We are the life-force of the universe, with manual dexterity and two cognitive minds, we have the power to choose, moment by moment, who and how we want to be in the world.”
Mind this was not a spiritual experience. A spiritual experience happens when the left and right side of the brain sync in perfect balance and when their energies amplify each other and summon the angel in Tarot card 6.

Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story.

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