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Psychotherapist Jason Brennan: 'Train your mind, so it becomes like a tool kit'

Psychotherapist and mental skills coach Jason Brennan is co-author with Brent Pope of 'Win: Proven Strategies for Success in Sport, Life and Mental …

Happy Not Perfect is the mindfulness app to help with your mental health

We still need to do more to open the conversation about mental health.<p>And that means talking about the support that’s out there for those dealing …

Why mindful breathing keeps your brain healthy and young

Yogis, non-yogis, long-term meditators, and short-term 'dabblers' alike will all agree that meditation improves focus. But, until now, no studies had …

Boy monks have their hair cut during ceremony for upcoming Buddha's Birthday in Busan

Boy monks attend a ceremony for the upcoming Buddha's Birthday in Busan, South Korea, on May 15, 2018. (Xinhua/Newsis)<p>Boys have their hair cut during …

The Self-Compassion Deck: 50 Mindfulness-Based Practices

How To Tame Your Anxious Mind

Our humanness dictates our varied perceptions, evaluations, judgments, and expectations. These develop over time based on our physiology, history, …

New Brain Maps With Unmatched Detail May Change Neuroscience

Sitting at the desk in his lower-campus office at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the neuroscientist Tony Zador turned his computer monitor toward me …

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Want to read world literature? Try the 13 books on the Man Booker International Prize longlist

The shortlist will be announced on April 12, 2018.<p>The Man Booker International Prize currently recognises the best in translated fiction in English …

Books

How to (painlessly) reinvent yourself when life demands it

In these fast-paced times, it seems like change is the only constant we have. Some people accept change gracefully, while others hold on kicking and …

Motivation

What Is Mindfulness and How Does It Work?

It is readily arguable that the single most significant development in mental health practice since the turn of the millennium has been the …

20 ridiculously easy ways to be happy

It's not easy to be happy all the time. Sometimes life gets in the way.<p>The good news is there are plenty of things you can do to boost your mood and …

10 Thinking Errors That Will Crush Your Mental Strength

Mental strength requires a three-pronged approach—<b>managing our thoughts</b>, <b>regulating our emotions</b>, and <b>behaving productively despite our …

How Meditation Changes Your Brain — and Your Life

Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson tell the story of this revolutionary breakthrough in our understanding of how meditation works.The post How …

This Is Why Meditation Makes You Feel Better

Usually, “do nothing” is poor advice to follow if you want to feel better. Yet a strong body of literature now shows that meditation—the mindful art …

Meditation

'Mind over matter': Stephen Hawking – obituary by Roger Penrose

The image of Stephen Hawking – who has died aged 76 – in his motorised wheelchair, with head contorted slightly to one side and hands crossed over to work the controls, caught the public imagination, as a true symbol of the triumph of mind over matter. As with the Delphic oracle of ancient Greece, …

Physics

7 Ways To Become More Mentally Immune And Emotionally Resilient

Mental immunity is the foundation of emotional resilience.<p>The same way in which a cold or flu can derail the health of someone who is already ill, a small setback or troubling thought can do the same to someone who is not “mentally immune.” Mental immunity is what happens when we condition our …

Self-help

50 Things to Do When You Unplug

Technology isn’t terrible. It’s amazing.<p>It makes our lives easier and more interesting. It connects us to communities we would’ve never been able to …

Buddhist Leader Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche On Sprituality and Raising Daughters

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche stops by the Fatherly Podcast to talk about bicultural identity, mindfulness, and whether gurus go grocery shopping.<p>How do we …

Buddhism

Why you should give your brain a spring-clean

Here's how to achieve mental clarity...<p>As a change in the seasons draws nearer, now is the perfect time of year to consider a spring-clean. You are …

'Electrical map of depression' may predict onset

Researchers have uncovered patterns of electrical brain activity in depression-prone mice. If replicated in humans, the findings may help to predict …

Depression: 'Orphan' brain receptor may be to blame

New research uncovers a brain receptor that could explain why some people experience major depressive disorder after a stressful event, while others …

Neuroscience

The Best Dumbbell Exercise You're Not Doing

12 Experts Share Their Favorite<p>The Question<p>What's the best dumbbell exercise that almost nobody does?<p>Dr. John Rusin – Strength Training Specialist …

Workouts

"Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it." ~Kahlil Gibran https://t.co/43bHxJbS5t

Be okay with not knowing for sure what might come next, but know that whatever it is, you can handle it. https://t.co/jhftw6hZtD

Transcendental Meditation and Its Many Benefits

Transcendental meditation, also known as TM for short, is a simple and effective form of meditation that is shown by research to be quite effective …

Meditation

The science of resilience: What are the ingredients that help people cope?

Resilience is on many people's minds these days. Hurricanes and fires regularly wallop communities. The risks of climate change loom large, and the …

Katy Perry "Came to It Skeptical," but These Are the Big Ways Meditation Changed Her Life

Meditation has been a buzzing topic for a while now. You've heard that it can ease anxiety and stress, help you lose weight, and just bring more peace to your life in general. Katy Perry has been an outspoken supporter of Transcendental Meditation for years, and she practices it regularly. We spoke …

Why Meditation Can Actually Make You A Happier Person, According To Science

I used to be so, so resistant toward meditation. Honestly, I would have rather gotten a root canal done than sit in silence for an extended period of …

Mindfulness

I Talked to No One for 3 Days and I Learned a Valuable Lesson About Work and Stress

If you want to feel reinvigorated and less burned out, a silent meditation retreat may be right for you.<p>Meditation has been scientifically linked to a wide variety of professional benefits, improving cognition, boosting your mood, increasing focus, and providing a better overall feeling of …

Meditation