As technology becomes better at distracting us, being more conscious of how we use our attention is essential. Here's how you can regain focus and control.
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Intentionally smiling can be part of your spiritual practice.
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This simple yet effective form of deep breathing defuses the stress feedback loop and teaches your brain and body to relax.
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For as long as I can remember, I have been a fairly ambitious person. As a young child, I kept journals filled with ideas about what... Read More
Cold-water swimming might sound unpleasant, but research suggests regular dips in cold water can improve health and longevity.
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From the archive: Selected stories from the past 20 years.
We learn best when we are not learning—when we make more room for silence.
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A new study compares different mindfulness practices with the aim of discovering which one is most helpful for dealing with stress.
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Purposeful pauses allow us to be more fully present, and that presence is felt by those around us—it feels like respect, true collaboration, and caring.
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