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Well-Being

5 Ways to Help Teens Engage in Mindfulness Sessions 

Mindfulness with teens sounds amazing, but how do we get past the eye rolls and resistance? Over the years I’ve thought a lot about this, with a few successes and many failures. So, I’m sharing these five Rs as tips to help get things started. Relevance A lot of well-intentioned… Read More 

  • Christopher Willard
  • May 18, 2023
How UK Politicians Are Learning to Disagree—More Agreeably - Illustration of two politicians at podiums debating
Compassion

How UK Politicians Are Learning to Disagree—More Agreeably 

In the often heated, sometimes chaotic halls of the UK Parliament, scholars, thinkers, politicians, and policy-makers have been weaving in threads of mindfulness. The result: not a change in ideologies but a shift toward more positive and productive relationships across parties. Read More 

  • Caren Osten Gerszberg
  • March 9, 2023
Shift Your Mind From Crisis Mode to Calm
Anxiety

Shift Your Mind From Crisis Mode to Calm 

Unchecked stress may lead to overwhelm, unhelpful coping, and burnout. When you learn to recognize the warning signs, you can take wise action to manage your stress—with a little kind attention, and a lot of self-compassion. Read More 

  • Patricia Rockman
  • February 9, 2023
How to Hold Boundaries with Skill and Care - Image of two pairs of people's shoes separated by a yellow road line
Compassion

How to Hold Boundaries with Skill and Care 

Setting and holding boundaries can be challenging, even if you’re not a people-pleaser. The key is communicating clearly to cut down on conflict and increase freedom—for those on both sides of the line. Read More 

  • Melissa Urban
  • December 14, 2022