Author: Judson Brewer

Judson Brewer

Judson Brewer MD PhD is a thought leader in the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery”, having combined over 20 years of experience with mindfulness training with his scientific research therein. A professor and researcher at UMass Medical School and MIT, he has developed clinically proven app-based training to help people with emotional eating (goeatrightnow.com)and anxiety (unwindinganxiety.com). He is the author of The Craving Mind: from cigarettes to smartphones to love, why we get hooked and how we can break bad habits(New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017).

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Magazine

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

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

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.