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Tame Bad Habits with This 10-Minute Mindfulness Practice

Your mind is built to crave. We can respond to cravings in two ways: sate them, or notice our triggers and work with them. This guided meditation helps us build awareness around how cravings surface in mind and body so we can break free from unhealthy habits.

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Body & Mind

A Simple Way to Break a Bad Habit

Psychiatrist and addiction expert Judson Brewer on how we can use mindfulness to harness the brain’s habit-forming process to build more nourishing habits that aren’t steered by cravings.

Body & Mind

Get Out Of Your Own Way

How to access “flow,” a mental state where you are so immersed in an experience that time and space and self no longer disrupt the present moment.

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The Medicine of the Moment

The simple practice of paying attention is making inroads in medicine through habit change, stress reduction, self-care, and decreasing physician burnout. Have a glimpse of Mindful’s featured story in the April issue.

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Body & Mind

The Trouble with Mindfulness Apps

When your favorite mindfulness app says it’s based in science, check twice. Few actually are. Two mindfulness experts and app developers talked to Mindful about how most apps rely on the science of mindfulness in general to back up their claims, and how that could lead to problems—and fines—in the future, like it did for the brain-training company Lumosity.

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