Hi All, I recently put down a book by Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor - My Stroke of Insight. The book describes the event and her subsequent lengthy recovery from a massive stroke. If you are interested in the right side / left side hemisphere debate, this is a good start. It also opened my eyes to the suffering of stroke victims. I have just started The Wise Heart by Jack Kronfield, Buddhist Psychology for the west. I like Jack's easy manner, I think this will be a good read. I'm also on my second visit to The Quiet by Paul Wilson. This is Highly Recommend. I will leave you with the words of Shantideva: May I be a guard for those who need protection A guide for those on the path A boat, a raft, a bridge for those who wish to cross the flood May I be a lamp in the darkness A resting place for the weary A healing medicine for all who are sick A vase of plenty, a tree of miracles And for the boundless multitudes of living beings May I bring sustenance and awakening Enduring like the earth and sky Until all beings are freed from sorrow And all are awakened That guy had style……………..