Mental Health

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Mental Health

The Power and Pitfalls of the Human Need for Bias 

Bias is a natural human tendency that can be both helpful and harmful. While biases serve as shortcuts for quick decision-making, they can also lead to prejudice and hinder personal growth. By learning how to recognize our biases, we can strive for a more balanced outlook. Read More 

  • Barry Boyce
  • July 7, 2023
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Health

How Self-Compassion Can Improve Teen Mental Health 

Research has demonstrated that cultivating self-compassion—learning how to be kind and supportive to oneself—can act as a shield for teenagers against the negative impacts of social media, trauma, depression, and various other challenges. While self-compassion is not a magical solution, it can help alleviate some of the difficulties that adolescents encounter on a daily basis. Read More 

  • Dr. Karen Bluth
  • June 15, 2023
Compassion

The Hard Work of Dying 

Simplifying, forgiving, and letting go—Stan Goldberg, author of Lessons for the Living: Stories of Forgiveness, Gratitude, and Courage at the End of Life, on working toward a good death. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • May 23, 2023
Shift Your Mind From Crisis Mode to Calm
Anxiety

Shift Your Mind From Crisis Mode to Calm 

Unchecked stress may lead to overwhelm, unhelpful coping, and burnout. When you learn to recognize the warning signs, you can take wise action to manage your stress—with a little kind attention, and a lot of self-compassion. Read More 

  • Patricia Rockman
  • February 9, 2023
Anxiety

Meditation for Anxiety 

Explore how mindfulness and meditation can help soften feelings of anxiousness, reduce stress, and calm a panic attack. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • January 20, 2023
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