Resilient and Brave, with Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

“[I] can be curious about how I position myself and use the best of what I am, while the whole world seems to be spinning around me.” ~ Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post for my website about how — despite the pandemic and the social distancing and the shutting in and down we’re all doing — I hope to bring my own curiosity to whatever this is that is happening around us. I intend to keep having conversations about how curiosity shows up in our work and lives, whatever that now looks like.

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, neuroanatomist, author, inspirational public speaker and friend wrote back to me, “Thank you for sharing your curiosity and life with us. You are a stable and wonderful force. I am happy to do another interview with you about how we are programmed to be resilient and brave, how to interact with ourselves when we freak out and tips on how to be during this time.”

That was too good an offer to pass up.

Listen to Choose to be Curious #114: Resilient and Brave, with Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

“Dr. Jill” was my third guest ever in this delightful conversation about our brains on curiosity  And in case you somehow missed it, here’s her TED Talk My Stroke of Insight.

I recommend Clarissa Pinkola Estes’ beautiful essay, We Were Made for These Times. 

Jill and I both recommend my conversation with Jud Brewer on curiosity and our craving minds.

EDITOR PICK LOCAL PODCASTOur theme music is by Sean Balick . Check out Sean’s new album “From the Pines”“Are We Loose Yet” by BodyTonic via Blue Dot Sessions.

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