Spring 2021

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Well-Being

10 Mindful Books to Inspire You This Year 

What’s on your reading list for 2021? To get you started, here are 10 books (and three podcasts) that help us reflect, celebrate, practice, and find balance. Read More

  • Amber Tucker, Barry Boyce, Stephanie Domet, and Oyinda Lagunju

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Daily Practices

How Are You Seeing The World? 

The art of unhooking from your stories allows you to see what’s in front of you rather than seeing what you’re looking to see. Read More 

  • Heather Shayne Blakeslee
  • March 25, 2021
Anxiety

How I Stopped Terrorizing Myself 

Mindful’s managing editor Stephanie Domet explores how choosing self-compassion in the face of things that go bump in the night, made for kinder days and easier nights. Read More 

  • Stephanie Domet
  • March 15, 2021
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Calm

Can Tech Work for the Greater Good? 

As tech industry leaders take steps to protect people from online platforms, founding editor Barry Boyce considers our responsibility as both consumers and meditators. Read More 

  • Barry Boyce
  • March 2, 2021
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Anxiety

What to Eat for Optimal Mental Health 

The food you eat can have just as profound an effect on your brain and your mental health as the drugs prescribed by your doctor. The reason: Your gut and your brain are in constant communication with each other. Read More 

  • Uma Naidoo
  • February 18, 2021
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Mindfulness Research

How Mindfulness Shifts Our Perception of Time 

The passage of time seems to speed up as we get older—but research finds this unnerving phenomenon may be allayed by learning to more attentively savor all the familiar details of our lives. Read More 

  • Sharon Begley
  • February 4, 2021