Should We Follow The Heart Or The Mind? Here Is The Difference

It’s a constant battle between the mind and the heart. We are tempted to follow through with bad decisions and justify them through the heart even when it feels like our brains are yelling at us to stop. We give people chances even when our mind decides that they don’t deserve them. The heart often wins, but sometimes it shouldn’t.

Do you think your “self” is located in your heart or in your brain? Here is how to chose.

They Inform One Another

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Emotions and thoughts are not separate entities. Instead, they are always intertwined in their expressions through a holistic brain. In fact, they constantly work together as a team to help us make sense of ourselves and the world around us.

However, both the mind and the heart each have their flaws. So maybe rather than ask if we should put one above the other, we should ask how we can bring out the best both and have one warn the other.