on Mental Health

Friday, October 17 2014

Elisha Goldstein speaks with Zindel Segal about a new online program called Mindful Noggin that can bring MBCT to you on the go. 

Over a decade ago, Zindel Segal,

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Friday, October 10 2014

Researchers are pinpointing the brain circuits involved in forming habits. Elisha Goldstein takes us through a mindfulness practice to curb bad habits. 

Why are bad habits so hard to break? What if the bumper sticker “Just Say No!” actually works against us?

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Friday, October 3 2014

Elisha Goldstein looks at how we can mindfully reign in and harness our relationship to technology. 

You wake up the morning and before saying hi to anyone in the house you say hi to your phone. Walking on the way to the bathroom you make sure to grab your phone to check any messages on the way.

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Friday, September 26 2014

Whether we're starting a new project or trying to meditate, we can experience resistance, says Elisha Goldstein. But there are ways we can train the brain to get out of the resistance loop. 

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Friday, September 5 2014

Our brains are wired to chunk data and make things routine so we can handle more complex tasks, writes Elisha Goldstein. But what happens when the brain applies this method to other human beings or even the people who are dearest to us?

As fabulous as our brains are, they have their blind spots to happiness. Our brains are wired to chunk data and make things routine so we can handle more complex tasks.

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