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Let’s look at gratitude through a few different lenses.
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A love tonic dessert for love day.
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Release the guilt and be free.
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Take the health of your brain into your own hands.
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Research suggests that building optimism about the future increases your happiness and paves the way for stronger and more fulfilling connections.
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A new book outlines many ways to keep our cognitive skills strong and reduce the risk of dementia as we age.
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Education researcher Patricia Jennings explains how to recognize the symptoms of trauma, build supportive environments, and help kids learn emotional self-regulation.
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Being aware of the present moment may reduce certain symptoms.
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Charcoal is getting all the hype right now.
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It all comes down to two key efforts: conflict management and avoiding external threats.
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How to identify the symptoms and navigate your way through burnout.
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Habits are key to achieving your goals—but only if you don’t get tired of them, research suggests.
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For optimal health, make regular sleep patterns a habit.
Getting the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night can be challenging enough. Kids... Read More
Sometimes life hits us over the head, leaving us dazed. That sense of inertia and confusion is common during times of major transition. According to the... Read More
You’re taking a morning walk with your best friend around a pristine lake, when suddenly an alligator lunges out of the water. The two of you... Read More
Understanding this science allows us to make dietary choices that effectively send our bodies into repair and longevity mode.
Last week, I discussed the new science regarding reduced... Read More
I spent last week away from home, work, studio, email, and Facebook in the city of my youth, Montreal. I remember it well, but only this... Read More
By engaging children’s imagination and natural compassion we can help them live a simpler, more mindful life.
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