Chris Griffin

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I Meditated With My Hyper Kid and Met a New Person

Meditation is supposed to be a cure-all for any number of psychological issues, but maybe the biggest value is in just being still.<p>I wondered …

Is mindfulness helping our kids, or is it all just a bunch of malarkey?

When I hear the word “mindfulness,” I think of the scene in Eat, Pray, Love where Julia Roberts’ character attempts to meditate for the first time.

An evolutionary psychologist explains what happens inside our brain when we meditate and how that changes over time

Evolutionary psychologist Robert Wright explains what happens inside your brain when you sit to meditate and how it can change your perception of the outside world. Wright is the author of "Why Buddhism is True." Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Robert Wright:</b> In real mindfulness meditation, …

Box Breathing: The Mindfulness Technique Navy Seals Use

Welcome to App Saturdays! (*insert jazz hands*) Every Saturday we’ll feature an app we love, telling you what it can do and why it’s awesome.<p>Our brains have a great way of never shutting up. Just search Mindfulness in the App Store and you’ll see that people are actively looking for ways to relax, …

Mindfulness

‘Like having the top layer of your emotional skin taken off’: We talk Borderline Personality Disorder on our mental health podcast, Mentally Yours

‘The best way I can explain it is like having the top layer of your emotional skin taken off.<p>‘So something that for you might be a little bit …

Mental Health

This is how music can help you achieve mindfulness

We spoke to mindfulness studio The Indigo Project about the strong correlation between good music and good vibes.<p>Most of us are so overloaded …