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The Science of Wanting: How We Unhook from Dopamine
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The Science of Wanting: How We Unhook from Dopamine 

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter in the brain that helps motivate us to fulfill our basic needs, but in our modern age of plenty, it can also lead to overindulgence and addiction. So how can we find balance and contentment in an age of instant gratification? Read More

  • Katherine Ellison

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Is Your Commute Mindful?
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Is Your Commute Mindful? 

Leave the road rage at home: Travel might get a little more relaxing thanks to these meditative tweaks. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • June 14, 2022
What Happens If We Drop Our Illusions?
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What Happens If We Drop Our Illusions? 

We’re often focused on our own “screenplay of how great things are,” writes Barry Boyce. But if we can let go of the narratives we think we need, we can see people as they are. Read More 

  • Barry Boyce
  • June 14, 2022
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Coming Undone But Not Unmade 

Accepting the finitude of our lives can grind our plans to a halt and make every single moment more precious, writes Kate Bowler, especially when it’s impossible to know how many moments we have left. Read More 

  • Kate Bowler
  • May 27, 2022

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