Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World

Can Mindfulness Meditation Really Reduce Pain and Suffering by 90 percent?

by danny on Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Claire stared at the computer screen before cocking her head slightly to one side. She...

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15 Types of Distorted Thinking 


Here are the 15 types of distorted thinking:

1. Filtering: You take the negative details and magnify them, while filtering out all positive aspects of...

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Bells of Mindfulness

Sister Dang Nhiem is a nun at Deer Park Monastery in Escondido, CA. She practices Zen Buddhism in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. Sister D shows us the proper way to...

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5 Tips for Helping a Depressed Friend or Loved One

February 23, 2015  • By Jenise Harmon, LISW-S, Depression Topic Expert Contributor

When someone is depressed, he or she may struggle to communicate with those closest to him or her....

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How Addiction Can Affect Brain Connections

As much of the country grapples with problems resulting from opioid addiction, some Massachusetts scientists say they’re getting a better understanding of the profound role the brain plays...

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Why We're Attracted To People Who Are Wrong For Us

I'm asked this question all the time: "Why am I attracted to people who are wrong for me?" And the answer is quite simple,...

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10 Little Habits that Steal Your Happiness

Written by: Angel Chernoff, MarcAndAngelHackLife |  You ultimately become what you repeatedly do.  If your habits aren’t helping you, they’re hurting you.  Here are a few examples...
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10 Commandments for a Smart and Simple Life

My husband Thom and I have been on the path of simplifying our lives for several years. Every now and then we like to sit down...

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Kindergarteners Talk About Mindfulness in "Just Breathe" Short Film

In the four-minute film, kindergarteners talk about coping with emotions and using meditation and breathing techniques.

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Why Hiding Who We Are Hurts Us

In my first meeting with Nora and Jeff, Nora told me (actually, she was yelling and crying): “He’s so passive, he’s driving me crazy. Jeff never lets...

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