A famous psychologist once articulated that there is a difference between knowing about and knowing as. Knowing about something comes through abstract knowledge, and while that can be useful, it doesn't
It’s no great revelation that a stroll beside a gently gurgling river or through a light-dappled forest is a great way to clear your head and to feel at peace with the world. But a new study has shown
Focus can be a challenge for business leaders. If you’re an entrepreneur, you no doubt have multiple projects running at one time and a busy staff to manage, all while working to move your business forward.
To the Editor: Re “Don’t Meditate at Work,” by Kathleen D. Vohs and Andrew C. Hafenbrack (Sunday Review, June 17), about studies suggesting that “meditation is demotivating”: Mindfulness is a useful tool
Think nothing's happening when you sit down to meditate? Think again. As a quietly anxious person who spends a great deal of time thinking about self care—and significantly less time actually practicing
Paying attention to your body, instead of zoning out with tech, can revive a stale running routine. When I think of the summer I spent on Nantucket, I think about my six-mile runs to the ocean. What I
Given that the whole world seems obsessed right now with meditation and mindfulness, my inability to quiet my thoughts, focus, and breathe has me stressed out. So much so that, a few weeks ago, when I
Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness. The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual
You are cordially invited to the most important event of the season: A cleanup. Tidying spaces is a great way to create order at work, at home, and in your head, and you needn’t do it alone, according
It may sound cliché, but when I'm really stressed out, I like to find a quiet area and meditate for a few minutes. There are so many different kinds of meditation you can do, but there's one in particular
The psychological impact of being quiet. This article is presented in partnership with A Quiet Place. You pull the lid closed, turn the lights out, and wait for the tinkling music to stop. And then, silence.
These are the seven common mistakes people make when trying to start a meditation practice. The benefits of meditation have been well documented. It decreases anxiety, helps you focus at work, and rewires