Jakob Meredith

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What Is Mindfulness, Actually?

My spiritual mentor used to say to me, “we are human beings, not human doers.”<p>In an era that rewards productivity, what does it mean to focus on …

A treatment for Parkinson’s disease reveals a brain switch for sadness

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Reporter covering neuroscience and mental health<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Surgeons snaked the electrodes under the 65-year-old woman’s scalp. Thirty years of Parkinson’s disease had almost frozen her limbs. The wires, connected to a kind of pacemaker under the skin, were aimed …

Neuroscience

The Zen Habits Guide to Letting Go of Attachments : zen habits

I’ve been finding more and more that the Buddha had it right: pretty much all of our struggles, from frustrations to anxiety, from anger to sadness, …

Meditation

What are gravitational waves? Ripples across the universe.

<b>Correction:</b> A earlier version of this story referred to Kelly Herbst, a physicist and astronomy curator at the Virginia Living Museum, as he. Herbst is a woman. This story has been updated.<p>By Harrison Smith<p>Harrison Smith<p>Obituary writer<p>Email Bio Follow<p>You probably heard the news last month: …

Albert Einstein

How to Live in the Present Moment? Advice from 13 experts.

<i>“I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.”</i> <b>— Albert Einstein</b><p><i>“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry</i> …