Tagged: Mindful Magazine – Apr’15

Body & Mind

The 5 Major Mind Traps that Hinder Happiness

These roadblocks keep us stuck in the depression loop: caught up in negative thoughts, feelings, and behaviors as the brain anxiously rehashes past events and simultaneously rehearses a hopeless, catastrophic future. Here are some ways to avoid falling into these traps.

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Features

Uncovering Happiness

Bouts of depression range from the mild and infrequent to the severe and chronic. For serious depression, you should seek qualified help. But for any level of depression, it helps to know that underlying the darkness is happiness—and our brain is equipped with the means to uncover it.

Living

Creating Moments of Meaning

Pay attention to little rituals you and your partner do together—those tidbits of shared meaning could be the key to keeping the relationship, and romance, alive.

Magazine

How to Make a Carrot Steak (recipe)

The All-American diet has made vegetables a sideshow at great cost to our health, our palate, and our planet. Here’s an example of bringing a superstar vegetable front and center.

Body & Mind

Uncovering Happiness

Bouts of depression range from the mild and infrequent to the severe and chronic. For serious depression, you should seek qualified help. But for any level of depression, it helps to know that underlying the darkness is happiness—and our brain is equipped with the means to uncover it.

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Magazine

Trapped in the Box We Call Pain

Without it, we wouldn’t know we’re alive and we couldn’t tell if we’ve been hurt. But too much of it can become an all-consuming drain on our attention. 

Features

Does Fast Food Really Cost Less?

Don’t be fooled by the cheap sticker price. Fast food provides an unbalanced diet. Improving access to fresh nutritious food, Congressman Tim Ryan says, will make us healthier and lower health-care costs. It’s a national priority.