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How to Make Gratitude a Daily Habit 

It’s easy to focus on what we want rather than what we have. But when we shift our awareness to the present moment, we begin finding moments of gratitude in everyday life. Read More

  • Eric Langshur and Nate Klemp

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Relationships

The Wisdom of Loving Your Enemy 

We tend to hold on to beliefs, stories, and biases against others that end up hurting us, too. Here’s how we can loosen our grip. Read More 

  • Elaine Smookler
  • April 7, 2021
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Relationships

This Is Your Brain on Lies 

Whether it’s lying about being sick or being stuck in traffic, telling a white lie may seem to make our lives a lot more convenient. But research shows when we shrug off white lies, we feel more comfortable telling bigger lies and hurting the people we care about. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • January 14, 2021
The Science of Mindfulness
Mindfulness Research

The Science of Mindfulness 

The ultimate guide to the research on the effects of mindfulness and meditation for our health, psyche, and overall quality of life. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • September 7, 2020
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Daily Practices

How Your Brain Creates Your Sense of Self 

Our powerful brains allow us to imagine and evaluate different scenarios in the past and future. But when we shift our attention to the present, our minds can quiet down. Read More 

  • Rick Hanson
  • May 27, 2020

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