December 2017

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Meditation

The Science of Meditation 

The benefits of meditation have been hard to show in concrete terms. Today, however, as the scientific world delves into the study of mindfulness, the capacity of the brain to transform under its influence inspires nothing short of wonder. Read More 

  • Hugh Delehanty
  • December 13, 2017
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Nature and Mindfulness Find Common Ground 

Mark Tercek, CEO of The Nature Conservancy and former Goldman Sachs investment banker, talks meditation, big business, and environmentalism—and how the three fit together. Read More 

  • Peter Jaret
  • December 5, 2017
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Calm

Are We Becoming Smart Fools? 

IQ points keep rising with each generation, but the tests are leaving out emotional intelligence, creativity, and wisdom—the very traits we need to solve our most pressing problems. Read More 

  • Sharon Begley
  • December 4, 2017
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Top of Mind 

Things that spark our minds, touch our hearts, make us smile—or roll our eyes. Keep up with the latest in mindfulness. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • December 1, 2017