Karen Markwardt

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The Secrets to Wiring a Happier Brain

One of the secrets to wiring our brain toward happiness is in the simple understanding that what we practice and repeat starts to become more …

'Love drugs' could make people more tolerant and improve relationships, but the ethical benefits are murky

Society is already used to the idea of mood-altering drugs, both in the form of prescription medicines such anti-depressants and illicit substances such as MDMA (ecstacy). Using both human and non-human subjects, researchers are now beginning to sketch a neurological picture of the brain's …

17 Powerful Benefits of Meditation

Getting zen aids more than just your mind—it can help you workout harder, stay healthier, and enjoy life more<p>Want to squash stress, sleep sounder, …

Mindfulness

Daily Meditation: Baby's Way

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a poem by Bengali philosopher and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. …