Mindful voices

Tuesday, August 26 2014

If mindfulness training leads to better focus, performance, and well-being, it comes—ironically—from letting go of the very desires for focus, performance, and well-being that motivates many in their jobs.

posted by Ed Halliwell, 1:50 pm
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Friday, August 22 2014

Elisha Goldstein looks at how we can reduce ruminating thoughts and introduces a practice to keep your mind from relapsing into rumination.

Almost 19 million Americans have periods where they feel a lack of pleasure or interest in what was once pleasurable and interesting.

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posted by Elisha Goldstein, 3:43 pm
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Friday, August 15 2014

Our brains are wired to get away from pain. One of the ways we do that in a relationship is try to lighten the moment. But should we?

If someone shares something with you that is incredibly painful and you try to lighten the moment, that may be a lack of empathy.

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posted by Elisha Goldstein, 4:15 pm
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Wednesday, August 13 2014

Does something beneficial have to be delivered perfectly—and to bring about a perfect world—before we will accept it as worthwhile?

posted by Ed Halliwell, 2:53 pm
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Friday, August 8 2014

As much as we're in control of whether we text or not, our relationship with our phones can wreak havoc on the part of the brain that controls impulses. 

First before we begin, you might want to watch this surprising video below—it runs around two minutes long. 

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posted by Elisha Goldstein, 3:45 pm
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