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February 2017

Misguided Angels: The Role of the Nervous System in Spiritual Growth

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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From conception, our brains develop from the bottom up: brain stem, limbic system, and then cortex. The nervous system is the first to develop, with the primary responsibility of protecting us from danger. It operates through approach or avoid—going toward what nurtures us and away from what threatens us. From a young age, we perceived our caregivers as doing both. Our personality becomes hardwired into our nervous system as a survival strategy, setting patterns of thinking, feeling, and behavior. While they served us well…

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