Tagged: Barry Boyce

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Features

Confessions of an Anxious Meditator

The poster-child picture of the meditator is often someone with a blissed-out beatific smile, looking as if they are about to float into space. In fact, meditation puts us in touch with the anxiety we all carry as living, breathing human beings. And that’s why it can be so helpful.

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Body & Mind

Why Our Brain Thrives on Mistakes

A slowly growing body of research suggests that our common aversion to failure is itself a failed strategy. Being curious about our mistakes is the royal road to learning. And mindful techniques can help.

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Living

Beyond the Comfort Zone

In these divided times, we need mindfulness more than ever, says Barry Boyce. It can help us to build resilience and understand one another.

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Living

Your Wild, Wonderful Brain

Although there’s lots of scientific information floating around about our brains, Barry Boyce explains, there’s still so much we don’t really understand.

Magazine

Is Meditation Self-help?

“Self-help” can easily take us into a spiral of self-defeat. Meditation unravels that entire approach—to our great relief.