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The organizational cost of insufficient sleep

Sleep-awareness programs can produce better leaders.<p><i>Thou hast no figures nor no fantasies,<br>Which busy care draws in the brains of men;<br>Therefore thou</i> …

Is Your Cleverness Getting in the Way of Your Wisdom? | Inc.com

It's great to be smart, but it's also important to be wise. We all know that, but what exactly do we mean by wisdom?<p>This isn't at all an obvious question<i>.</i> This <i>New York Times</i> article, for instance, delved into what reams of research and a variety of experts had to say on the subject, as well as why …

The Modern Marriage Between Tech Philanthropy and Nonprofits

In 2010, Mark Zuckerberg donated $100 million to help then-Mayor Cory Booker and Governor Chris Christie fix Newark, New Jersey’s failing public …

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A simple way to break a bad habit

Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction -- …

What Is Mindfulness Anyway? And Why Should Lawyers Practice It?

Jeena Cho<p>Mindfulness has become a huge buzzword recently. Thanks to neuroimaging, scientists are able to actually see the impact mindfulness and …

A week off from Facebook? Participants in Danish experiment like this

Researchers in Denmark who split 1,095 daily Facebook users into two groups, half given access to the site as normal and the remainder forced to quit cold turkey, found that after a week those on a break from the social network felt 55% less stressed.<p>“We look at a lot of data on happiness and one …

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Yoga and mindfulness as therapeutic interventions for stroke rehabilitation: a systematic review. - PubMed

AIM:<p>This paper reports a systematic review and critical appraisal of the evidence on the effectiveness of behavioral therapies such as yoga and …

Neurology

This Yoga and Meditation Class for At-Risk Children Is the Best Thing You’ll See Today

The room is filled with the cacophony of restless ten- to fifteen-year-old children. All share one common bond: the chaos and stress in their lives …

The power of positive thought: how mindfulness gave a boy peace and confidence

When I speak in my capacity as a professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University or as an entrepreneur with a company worth $1.3bn, there is an assumption that I had a privileged background, one of affluence. In fact I grew up in poverty on public assistance with an alcoholic father and a mother …

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The effects of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction program on mood and symptoms of stress in cancer outpatients: 6-month follow-up.

2001 Mar;9(2):112-23.<p>1Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Center, Alberta Cancer Board, 1331 29 St. N.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada …

How Mindfulness Can Ease the Fear of Death and Dying

One of the greatest sources of the pervasive unrest experienced in Western culture, I believe, stems from being disconnected from ourselves, each …

5 Ways To Live Without Regret | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Regret is something everyone experiences at one point or another. It would be impossible to go through life without experiencing any regret at …