Dr Oz recommends Lemon Balm Extract as a natural non-addictive alternative to Valium for instant stress relief. Works in the same way as valium on the same part of the brain, and just as fast, without the side effects.
Jill Bolte Taylor's stroke of insight 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
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey - this page includes Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor's amazing TED talk about her stroke. The author is not only a stroke survivor, but also a Harvard brain scientist! I've read this!