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Thoughts are not your enemy while you meditate. Some of our best ideas can make themselves known when you take time to pause and notice them—the trick is not to court them.

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Living

Proponents of mindfulness meditation repeatedly celebrate living in the now, but being able to forestall gratification to a future time can also be a key element of mindfulness.

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Features

We don’t meditate to become better meditators. We meditate so we can bring mindfulness out into the real world, and thrive in our interactions with others.

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Magazine

Take a sneak peak at our December issue with this excerpt about our most magnetic emotion: passion. It can pull us onto the right path and show us what we really need, but first we have to lay the ground for passion to grow.

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Features

“What’s going on in that head of yours?” How many adults have asked an adolescent some form of that question? In his book, Brainstorm, a New York Times bestseller, Dr. Dan Siegel decided to go a step further and actually answer that question. The results are surprising—and very exciting.

Nova Scotia Sea School instructors and students sail Halifax harbor in June, 2013. On board, from left: instructors Evan Cervelli, David Gibling, and Dave MacCulloch, with students Elizabeth Wile, Jeanelle Sequeira, Dahlia Colman, Krista Grunsky, Joseph Marko, and Jessie Sison. Photographs by Aaron McKenze Fraser
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Teenagers leave the comforts of home and phone, live together on a tiny boat, and discover how to be alone and how to pull together. It’s not easy, but it’s unforgettable.