Mindful voices

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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posted by Elisha Goldstein, 2:21 pm
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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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posted by Elisha Goldstein, 2:48 pm
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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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Wednesday, September 24 2014

With all good intentions, Ed Halliwell writes, a bit of mindfulness in institutions whose activities and attitudes contribute to the world's pain may not amount to much. But it is a good start—toward a mindful culture. 

Along with last week’s Wisdom 2.0 conference in Dublin came some more c

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Wednesday, September 10 2014

If it takes months of coaxing to help my three-year-old son unhook from the effects of one negative comment, writes Ed Halliwell, is it surprising that we can't change our habitual ways of being hard on ourselves with a bit of positive self-talk?

posted by Ed Halliwell, 2:19 pm
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