Words Can Change Your Brain

By |2017-12-03T15:16:10+03:00December 14th, 2014|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words can change your brain. That’s right, according to Andrew Newberg, M.D. and Mark Robert Waldman, words can literally change your brain. In their book, Words Can Change Your Brain, they write: “a single word has the power to influence the expression of genes that regulate physical and emotional stress.” Positive words, such as “peace” and “love,” can alter the expression of genes, strengthening areas in our frontal lobes and promoting the brain’s cognitive functioning. They propel the