When a sharp word turns a friend into an enemy, it’s always difficult to go back to the way things were. Sylvia Boorstein tells her own story of estrangement and healing.
The hardest part of communicating well is knowing when to speak, when to be quiet and when to wait and see—but mindfulness can help, says Susan Chapman.
Meg Spinella reflects on kindnesses her friends have shown her recently, and how this has heightened her awareness of reciprocity.
Assaf Peretz has created a place online for you to have deep conversations about things that matter. Tom Morris, Ph.D. talks to him about his fascinating website and the possibilities for meaningful online discussion.
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Ed Halliwell on what mindful movement taught him about his patterns of thinking.
Elisha Goldstein: Beyond teen exam stress.
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Go outside or look outside. How many different shades of green can you see? Count. 2, 5, a dozen, more? Appreciate all that is alive.
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Find a painting. On a wall, a calendar, a restaurant, side of a building. Do some impromptu art appreciation. Rinse (your mind) and repeat.
Next time you walk, notice each foot as it meets the ground and as you lift it and swing it. No need to look down. Don't bump anyone.
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