Relationships

Compassion

The Wisdom of Loving Your Enemy 

We tend to hold on to beliefs, stories, and biases against others that end up hurting us, too. Here’s how we can loosen our grip. Read More 

  • Elaine Smookler
  • April 7, 2021
Compassion

How to Practice Listening Without Getting Defensive 

Taking the time to listen to how another person feels—without immediately and sometimes impulsively reacting—creates the space for both parties to feel heard. Try this exercise to strengthen your active listening skills. Read More 

  • Jennifer Wolkin
  • April 6, 2021
This is your brain on lies - Crumpled pieces of colorful paper arranged around the image of a head to represent thoughts
Calm

This Is Your Brain on Lies 

Whether it’s lying about being sick or being stuck in traffic, telling a white lie may seem to make our lives a lot more convenient. But research shows when we shrug off white lies, we feel more comfortable telling bigger lies and hurting the people we care about. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • January 14, 2021
Sebene Selassie Explores the Truth of Belonging - Portrait of meditation teacher Sebene Selassie
Compassion

Sebene Selassie Explores the Truth of Belonging 

So much of our pain comes from feeling out of step with ourselves, our peers, even our world. But in her new book, Sebene Selassie makes the case that we belong. To everything. Simply by being here. Read More 

  • Sebene Selassie
  • January 12, 2021

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