See how American artist Phillip K. Smith illustrates contemplation through interactive art objects. 

Here’s an overview of the many types of mindfulness programs at your disposal.

Brain functions peak at age 30. Thankfully, what scientists are finding out about meditation and cognitive abilities is very promising.

MINDFUL NOW: Timely dispatches from the mindful world.

A new study suggests that nurses motivated by altruism experience more stress. 

Our friends at the University of California at Berkeley are here to debunk some of the most common happiness myths and provide guidance on finding joy that are based on research findings in psychology and neuroscience.


Lots of us think about trying mindfulness meditation, but it can be hard to know where to begin. We'll show you how to start, feel better, reduce your stress, and enjoy your life a little more. 

"The mind is like an untrained puppy with its favorite toys that it likes to grab onto and vigorously shake, and that it never tires of running after," writes Donald Altman. He offers a practice to tame our inner puppy mind. 

Want more productive and satisfied employees? A new study suggests that companies should consider mindfulness training for managers.

With today’s 24/7 demands, our attention is fractured and we’re forced to focus on what’s urgent, not what's important. But it doesn’t have to be that way, says Janice Marturano.

A new study suggests a way to help the parents of children with autism and other developmental disorders.

A new study looks at Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy as an effective treatment for depression. 

When it comes to taking photographs, what benefit might we see if we slow things down? Tim Wu explores the question.

"I Forgot My Phone" tackles the personal effects of smartphone overuse.