Films about the mind were big this year. But Wild stands out for convincingly conveying what we see in our mind when we’re all alone.
More than a few movies up for Oscars this year depicted intriguing and challenging mental journeys:Read more »
Past hurts and emotional triggers have a way of keeping us stuck in our tracks. Practicing letting it all go helps us move forward. Here's how.
The observation that we aren’t the selves we think we are has been at the heart of mindfulness teaching for thousands of years.Read more »
Shamash Alidina, author of The Mindful Way Through Stress, shares tips for reducing stress with Elisha Goldstein.
Stress seems to be the underlying issue with many of our aversive conditions, whether they’re psychological or physical.Read more »
Our brain is equipped to uncover happiness, says Elisha Goldstein. One way we can do that is to tap into a deeper source of meaning and purpose: connection with others.
Did you know that compassion—the act of recognizing someone else’s suffering with the inclination to want to support them—creates important activity shifts in the brain tRead more »
Paying attention to sensations gets us out of our heads and into our bodies—and the world around us.
We live in a world that exalts thinking—education systems prioritize academic learning, and most people are trained when they’re young to identify with thought.Read more »