I was talking to a friend the other day; she thinks in addition to that monkey mind rattling around in our heads is a lizard brain. This one driven not by incessant thinking and chatter, but by primordial instinct and emotion.
Upon entering today’s title – which was meant to be two separate, though related ideas – I’m suddenly struck with a rather evocative (and revolting) visual. My first response is: Ew, Valerie…drop the turd. But on second thought it may actually reveal a deeper wisdom.