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The Science of Happiness: What data & biology reveal about our mood

While true happiness may have a different definition to each of us, science can give us a glimpse at the underlying biological factors behind happiness. From the food we eat to room temperature, there are thousands of factors that play a role in how our brains work and the moods that we are in. Understanding these factors can be helpful in achieving lasting happiness.

Infographic by Webpage FX

(via discoverynews)

Introducing Mindfulness in Organizations

A topic that often comes up—especially among coaches—is the challenge of introducing mindfulness into an organizational setting. My colleague and a key adviser to Google’s Search Inside Yourself curriculum, Mirabai Bush, has vast experience with introducing mindfulness methods to a wide range of organizations. Of course she’s run into some resistance—at first. Her rule of thumb for overcoming obstacles? Pay close attention to the situation that exists in the organization and the culture. Below she explains why that’s important.

Feeling Overwhelmed? Remember "RAIN"

The acronym RAIN helps us to remember the mindfulness practice of being aware of what is happening inside and around us. The majority of this practice involves the first two steps—recognizing and allowing what is. Tara Brach goes on to discuss the psychology of overwhelm and how to use mindfulness to identify and let go of common patterns of self-created suffering.

R.A.I.N. stands for:

Recognize
Allow
Investigate
Non-identify