Mark L Lockwood suggests that to be able to contemplate is a far higher form of intelligence than EQ and IQ who cannot get us where we need to be in terms of self-regulation, fulfilment and actualisation. The proof, is simply in the pudding when it comes to EQ and IQ versus CQ.
The awakening starts off by knowing that our million year old brains are neurologically wired for survival. Survival mentally severely limits growth, creativity and anything that has not been experienced before.
Understand what is Contemplation and how it heals. Contemplation teaches you to think about thinking, and may be the highest form, of intelligence that we have.
Using Contemplative Fitness skills to re-route your neurochemistry back into Sage mind, re-allows creativity, emotional and social intelligence and ultimately well being, balance and bliss consciousness to reign supreme. Healing benefits of Contemplative Intelligence may outweigh even the medication routes.