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 »
Elisha Goldstein offers a short practice for building positive thoughts and dealing with negative ones.
There is real biological power in the simple act of a hug. It can melt away the stress from a day. It can lend itself to repairing emotional wounds.
There’s really nothing like the power of a big supportive hug. The body reads a sense of caring in the human touch. When we’re hugged we sense that on a deep level, we are not alone.Read more »
Inquiry examines the benefits of mindfulness in health care, education, the workplace, prisons, and more.
I still do a double-take going through security for a mindfulness event at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster.Read more »
We're wired to pay attention to what's negative—great for survival, not so great for everyday life. Elisha Goldstein explores how mindfulness undercuts our negativity bias.
Let’s keep this simple.Read more »