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'60 Minutes' Explores The Rise Of Mindfulness, From Google To Congress

While the world is getting more and more technologically connected, a lot of people seem to be feeling more mentally disconnected—from others, and from themselves.<p>“I’m on mobile devices all day long,” said Anderson Cooper on tonight’s <i>60 Minutes</i> (which you can watch here). “I feel like I could go …

Yogic Anatomy: Mapping the Mind-Body Connection

With the exception of a few subcultures, the western way slants heavily toward what the eastern yogic traditions would label gross (or physical) …

Yoga

Evangelicals with gay children challenge church

Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians.<p>When their 12-year-old son Ryan said he was gay, they told him …

Placebo boosts brain activity in Parkinson's patients

In a clear example of how psychology and medicine interact, a new study of Parkinson's disease shows the powerful effect of expectation on the brain. …

The Wisdom of Alan Watts in Four Thought-Provoking Animations

Perhaps no single person did more to popularize Zen Buddhism in the West than Alan Watts. In a sense, Watts prepared U.S. culture for more …

Incorporating Religion and Spirituality Into Healthcare

Religion and spirituality are an important, if often private, part of many Americans' lives. According to a poll from Pew Research Center, 65 percent of Americans identify themselves as religious and 18 percent describe themselves as spiritual. Yet, there is one place where those beliefs haven't …

Spirituality