Elaine Smookler

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How to Mend a Broken Heart 

When love falls apart, embracing your life as it is—agony, misfortune, and all—can help you heal. Try this three-step mindfulness practice to help you find stability and a little bit of ease. Read More 

  • Elaine Smookler
  • July 16, 2020

The Power of Solitude 

Spending time alone with ourselves may not be easy or even desirable. But it’s key to getting to know who we really are. Read More 

  • Elaine Smookler
  • July 26, 2017

The Freedom of Letting Go 

Sometimes the only thing keeping us in a bad relationship is our unwillingness to let it go. Read More 

  • Elaine Smookler
  • November 14, 2016

How Setbacks Can Breed Resilience 

On Relationships, Episode One: Exploring the relationship between mindfulness and happiness, accepting a certain amount of emotional "roughage" in our diet may be the key to thriving. Read More 

  • Stephany Tlalka
  • August 26, 2016