The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) is teaming up with Facebook and other organizations to host this conference and contest. 

The latest issue of Esquire features a guide to "Chilling the F**k Out."

Golfer Jason Dufner's slouchy, zoned-out relaxation pose becomes an Internet sensation. 

A new, small-scale study suggests a few hours of meditation can reduce cravings and increase activity in the brain regions associated with self control. 

Why we can't find joy in the triumphs of others, and four ways to change that. 

Is meditation's orginally intended effect—to reduce suffering—empirially demonstrable? The New York Times looks at one forthcoming study that intends to answer that question. 

From July 15 to September 2, neuropsychologist Rick Hanson will host a series of talks on new research, ancient wisdom, and clinical insights into stress, relationships, and working with emotions.

The Atlantic looks at the research and a few personal cases to understand why mindfulness meditation is having its moment in the West.

Former member of "Cabaret Punk" act Dresden Dolls talks to The Quietus about meditation and mindfulness. 

Youth participating in a nine-week mindfulness program around exam time reported lower stress than youth who did not receive the training.