Every moment affords an opportunity to start paying attention, and as I do, I realize it's gift. First and foremost, it is a gift to my own self, bringing me back to a place of inner alignment.
Don't believe Woody Allen when he says the brain is his "second most favorite organ." Make it your favorite organ. Treat your brain as the creative, renewing center of your mind.
Information is physical. But what happens if we spend eight or more hours a day jockeying with the internet, video games, and cell phones? It changes the brain. A lot.