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How to Stay When You Want to Run
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How to Stay When You Want to Run 

Mindful meditation might overwhelm you some days, and underwhelm you others. With a little practice, you can stay curious and engaged, when you might otherwise run. Read More 

  • Elaine Smookler
  • February 15, 2022
Calm

Loosen Your Grip and Find Your Flow 

With all of life’s challenges, it can be difficult to find your flow and go with it. But when we are able to cultivate our presence in the midst of daily activities, we can fully experience the joy of each act. Read More 

  • Eric Langshur and Nate Klemp
  • January 3, 2022
Find Your Focus with Amishi Jha
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Find Your Focus with Amishi Jha 

Amishi Jha and Mindful managing editor Stephanie Domet discuss the brain science of attention, how mindfulness meditation helps hone focus, and why our brains are so distractible in the first place. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • December 9, 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.
Calm

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
Find Your Focus: Own Your Attention in 12 Minutes a Day - Illustration of an eye within a symmetrical diagram
Calm

Find Your Focus: Own Your Attention in 12 Minutes a Day 

Our ability to pay attention is unreliable when we’re under stress. In her new book Peak Mind, neuroscientist Amishi Jha explores cutting-edge research on elite soldiers revealing how mindfulness training protects our attentional resources, even in the most high-stress scenarios imaginable. Read More 

  • Amishi Jha
  • October 25, 2021
Focus

Mindfulness Improves Attention, Review Finds 

We often hear about gaining greater focus through mindfulness practice. A new research review sheds light on some of the nuances regarding how improvements in attention are measured. Read More 

  • B Grace Bullock PhD
  • September 30, 2021

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