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The BASICS of Mindful Eating—Photo of someone peeling clementines over a bowl of un-peeled clementines.
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The BASICS of Mindful Eating 

How often do you sit down to eat with no screens and when you’re not on the move? Lynn Rossy shares how slowing down and paying attention to our meals can help us know what our body needs and when. Read More 

  • Lynn Rossy
  • November 28, 2021
How I Found My Way to Gratitude
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How I Found My Way to Gratitude 

Whether you think of it as the “greatest virtue,” as Cicero did, or “social glue,” as researchers do, gratitude has the power to change your life, if you let it. Kelly Barron shares how she learned to let gratitude change her. Read More 

  • Kelly Barron
  • November 21, 2021
How to Regain Focus When Your Mind Wanders—Illustration of a woman meditating in a pink background depicting nature and her black hair flows upwards with flowers, leaves, etc. in it.
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How to Regain Focus When Your Mind Wanders 

With constant distractions like news notifications, social media, and never-ending to-do lists, it can be hard to focus on what’s important. Rich Fernandez offers a mindfulness practice for stability and concentration. Read More 

  • Rich Fernandez
  • November 15, 2021
We’re All Biased. Here’s How Meditation May Help—Painting of two hands painted in many colors coming together from left and right with their fingers interlocking in the middle over a red background.
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We’re All Biased. Here’s How Meditation May Help. 

By engaging in practices that increase awareness, focus on our similarities, and develop care and kindness, writes Mind & Life Institute Science Director Wendy Hasenkamp, we might also be loosening the hold of implicit bias. Read More 

  • Wendy Hasenkamp
  • November 4, 2021

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