Lesson Topic, 4.1
The Three Brains
The Mindfulness Process
Mindfulness training engages the parts of the brain that help us to regulate emotions and create a sense of safety. This happens by helping all parts of the brain work together as an integrated whole. A simple understanding of the brain can help us to understand what happens when we are in distress or feeling overwhelmed, and how we can respond to get these parts of our brain working together again.
The Triune Brain
We can think of the brain as having 3 main parts, each with different functions.