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Emails and work can wait, writes Anne Alexander. Love is for the here and now.
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Elisha Goldstein on using mindfulness to avoid getting stuck in negative moments.
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A new study sheds light on how our brains respond to awe-inspiring nature.
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Unless you want to be ill and die young.
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Two new studies from Yale, Harvard and MIT found that mindfulness may help improve mental health and academic performance in middle schoolers.
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