Amishi Jha

What Brain Science Tells Us About How to Win the Battle Against False Narratives and Divisiveness

Neuroscientist Amishi Jha explains why three built-in biases in the human brain are contributing to false narratives, divisiveness, and incivility across the United States, and how mindfulness in action can help boost our collective resilience. The post What Brain Science Tells Us About How to Win the Battle Against False Narratives and Divisiveness appeared first […]

 Nate Klemp

6 Questions to Help Build Emotional Intimacy in Your Relationship

Dig deep into what’s happening right now for you and your partner and support each other more fully with these reflective questions. The post 6 Questions to Help Build Emotional Intimacy in Your Relationship appeared first on Mindful. Source: Mindful.org

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Top Tips for Resilience

Top Tips for Resilience

I was asked to contribute to the discussion on mental health in the workplace as we all start 2021. “What are your top tips for mental wellbeing in 2021?”Were you desperately waiting for 2020 to end, somehow thinking if you got to the end of it, the new year would magically make things different? The…

 Steve Calechman

You Are Not Your Moods

There are various factors that determine why you get into a mood and how you get out of one. Before we explore that, it helps to understand the difference between an emotion and a mood. An emotion is shorter in duration, higher in intensity—like a spike of energy. A mood happens over more time. “You […]

 Misa Terral

Create a Journaling Habit that Works for You

Paying attention is a powerful practice, the key to presence, and the foundation for mindfulness. As we slow down and tune our senses to what we see, hear, taste, touch, or smell, we release thought and find the spaciousness to relax and deepen into the present moment. Combined with the benefits of mindfulness, a journaling […]

 Gary Gach

Focus Your Awareness with These Visual Breath Practices

Focus Your Awareness with These Visual Breath Practices

Awareness awakens when attention is focused on breath’s coming and going at our nostrils. This awareness can expand to include the whole body breathing and bringing our mind the gift of undivided attention. To awaken, pay attention.  It’s that simple. When our mind wanders (that’s when, not if), as soon as we’ve noticed, we gently […]

 Nate Klemp

Daily Practices to Strengthen Your Relationship in Challenging Times

Just recently, our nine-year-old daughter taught us a profound lesson about the nature of relationships. She arrived home from school one day in a frenzy. She stomped around her room trying to get our attention. She complained incessantly about our dinner choice. She broke down into tears over a slight bonk to her knee. When […]

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Understanding the Ego and Suicides

Understanding the Ego and Suicides

Do you know that your ego, which you identify as I or self, is the most incredible survivor and confidence trickster in mind? To the ego, death is an anathema. So much so that we have created various beliefs and philosophies to comfort us and think that there is life after death. Yet we see…

 Mindful Staff

How to Manage Stress with Mindfulness and Meditation

How to Manage Stress with Mindfulness and Meditation

What Is Stress? Stress and the Body How Mindfulness Helps How to Manage Stress Meditation for Stress What Is Stress? According to the National Institute of Mental Health, stress is the brain and body’s response to change, challenge, or demand. It is the body’s natural defense against danger brought on by an event or thought […]

 Mindful Staff

What the Longest Study on Happiness Reveals About Building a Fulfilling Life

We’re constantly being fed images of things that are supposed to make us happier and our lives fuller. A recent survey of millennials asking them what their most important life goals were, shows that over 80 percent said that getting rich was a major life goal. And another 50 percent of those same young adults […]

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