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Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Meditation is having a moment. Here’s how (and why) to join in

Rate this article and enter to winEmma Watson meditates. Katy Perry and LeBron James meditate. Jon Krop meditates. (Okay, that last one is me, but still.) Trendy meditation studios are opening in major US...
Mind your mind: Mindful habits to get you through summer

Mind your mind: Mindful habits to get you through summer

Rate this article for a chance to winJune is here, and several massive changes are just around the corner. First, no more mindfulness columns until next fall! (I know; I’m sad about it too.)...
Mind Your Mind: Power up your mindfulness strategies

Mind Your Mind: Power up your mindfulness strategies

Rate this article and enter to winMindfulness techniques are like apps or pieces of software. The apps might be great, but they won’t work perfectly if you run them on a slow, clunky, out-of-date...
Mind your mind: Troublesome thoughts and what to do with them

Mind your mind: Troublesome thoughts and what to do with them

 Ever heard of “floating noting”? Probably not—because it’s a cute, rhyming nickname created by yours truly. The practice, though, came from Burmese meditation masters, and it’s a beautifully simple method for dealing with complicated...
Anxiety attack? How to know and what to do

Anxiety attack? How to know and what to do

 Anxiety is a normal phenomenon; it’s something we all experience. Anxiety is “just our body’s way of letting us know it is uncomfortable,” wrote Dr. Robert Myers, an adolescent psychologist and professor at the...
Mind your mind: How to do nothing and actually everything

Mind your mind: How to do nothing and actually everything

 If you’ve been following my “Mind your mind” column, you’ll see that I’ve shared a few different mindfulness methods to help with stress and difficult situations. The über method, the cornerstone of mindfulness practice,...
Mind your mind: Your Valentine’s Day survival guide

Mind your mind: Your Valentine’s Day survival guide

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s February—time to start stressing out about our love lives. In all seriousness, dating and romance are great (when they’re going well), but Valentine’s Day can sometimes bring...
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Mind your mind: Take 30 seconds for a mindful pause

Rate this article and enter to winEver feel anxious or overwhelmed? If you’re a person and not some weird robot, then your answer was probably “yes.” Anxiety isn’t a fun experience, but it’s totally...
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Mind your mind: Looking out for yourself

 I recently returned to my childhood home for the holidays. As I walked across the front yard, a weird thought struck me: If you asked me to describe, without looking, what sort of trees...
Mind your mind: Stress-proof the holidays

Mind your mind: Stress-proof the holidays

 The holidays make me think of two things: (1) lots of talk about kindness and giving and “the holiday spirit,” and (2) lots of stress about travel, family, last-minute work, and other holiday hassles....