An Incredible Stroke of Insight

Jill Bolte Taylor: My stroke of insight

I tried to share this on my Facebook page numerous times but for some reason, it just wouldn’t work. I immediately took it as a sign than I needed to take it one step further and share it here instead.

It’s a little bit amazing and had me in tears a few times. If you have a few minutes of free time today, I highly suggest you watch it. Here’s just a quick summary from TED 2008:

Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story.

To learn more, or if you can’t see the video above, go to: Jill Bolte Taylor: My stroke of insight

Buy her book…

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey


LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, recipes & home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life, her journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life with her adorable French Bulldog brothers, Trevor and Randy.

1 Comment

  • Garima

    October 14, 2014 |


    I have been reading your blog since last 2 years. I have to tell you, you are amazing!!
    More importantly, thanks for sharing this video…it not only moved my heart but gave me a new perspective.

    Thank you!!!!!

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