Here’s what happened when we challenged ourselves to step away from our desks and get out for a while.
Clearing your mind and living in the moment isn’t about putting productivity on hold. You can be more profitable with less brain clutter.
Conflict can be emotionally exhausting and it is easy to be annoyed that it even took place. Look at the good part by reflecting on any lessons that could be learned about yourself, the other party, the relationship, or life in general….
Along with work and other responsibilities, health problems are prominent causes of stress.
The idea of meditation is attractive, but we don’t always have ten minutes to steal away and sit with our thoughts. Here are there things you can do.
There’s no way to cure worry, says Elisha Goldstein. But we can learn to get better at recognizing it and gently guiding ourselves back to what matters.
Tara Healey of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care suggests four steps to bring mindfulness to your workplace. Everyone will benefit—you, your colleagues, and your organization.
The most successful companies of our era are embracing what some deem “woo-woo thinking” as a means to achieving greater business results. The goal is to “address the great challenge of our age: how to not only live connected to one another through technology, but to do so in ways that are beneficial to our own well-being, effective in our work, and useful to the world.”
Research suggests that meditation may help U.S. military personnel cope with the stresses of combat more effectively. Now, UC San Diego researchers are looking at whether strengthening the mental muscle of Olympic athletes could confer a competitive edge in the world of sports, too.
The early results, though not definitive, are promising: The first group of athletes to complete a mindfulness training program developed at UC San Diego won first, second and third place at the 2014 USA Cycling Elite BMX National Championships.
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.
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