Jaime Lluch

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The Power of Self-Compassion

Every day it seems to become more apparent to me how deeply healing a practice of self-compassion is. During the difficult moments in life at times …

Do Smartphones Kill Happiness?

There have been a lot of headlines lately about the 6-minute clip of comedian Louis C.K. telling Conan O’Brien why he doesn’t give his kids …

What Makes Men (and Women) Happy? A 75 Year Study’s Revelation

What makes men happy? In 1938 Harvard University began a research study that followed 268 male undergraduate students and began the longest-running …

7 Life Lessons from Dr. Seuss

Many of us grew up reading Dr. Seuss. If you have kids, you’ve likely relived your childhood reading over his books only to find, “Wow, there’s some …

The New Science of Smiling (It’s More Powerful than You Think)

Smiling is something almost all of us could do a bit more often. Past science shows that smiling – especially the kind of smile that involves the …

3 Key Mindfulness Practices for Calm, Self-Compassion and Happiness

When it comes to mindfulness, there are a number of great short practices that help us be more present to our lives. In this post I’m going to reveal …

Top 5 Regrets of the Dying

<b>I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.</b><p>From the time we’re born we’re looking to our parents to …

The Neuroscience of Learning to Trust Yourself

A research study just came out in the <i>Journal of Neuroscience</i> where scientists at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston used sea …

Julie Myerson: how mindfulness based cognitive therapy changed my life

After a lifetime spent suffering from anxiety, a GP's recommendation of a six-week mindfulness course changed everything – at last I made peace with the workings of my mind<p>Is anyone genuinely surprised by the findings of this week's report suggesting that mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT) …

Hawking predicts uploading the brain into a computer

Professor Stephen Hawking has predicted that it could be possible to preserve a mind as powerful as his on a computer — but not with technology …

Ray Kurzweil: This is your future

<b>By the early 2020s, we will have the means to program our biology away from disease and aging.</b><p>Up until recently, health and medicine was basically a hit or miss affair. We would discover interventions such as drugs that had benefits, but also many side effects. Until recently, we did not have the …

We need to talk about TED

Science, philosophy and technology run on the model of American Idol – as embodied by TED talks – is a recipe for civilisational disaster<p>In our culture, talking about the future is sometimes a polite way of saying things about the present that would otherwise be rude or risky.<p>But have you ever …

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An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence

<i>“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her timeless reflection on presence over productivity — a timely antidote to the central anxiety of our productivity-obsessed age. Indeed, my own New Year’s resolution has been to stop measuring my days by degree …