Courage, Vulnerability, and Strength: How Therapy Empowers Us

By Manuel A. Manotas, PsyDMindfulness-Based/Contemplative Approaches Topic Expert Contributor

Psychotherapy can be about more than treating symptoms; it can be a...

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Slow Down, You Move Too Fast


A month or two after returning from a trip to Tibet, I ran into Aaron, a physician who had traveled with me. I asked...

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How Gratitude Changes You and Your Brain

New research is starting to explore how gratitude works to improve our mental health.

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Here are 11 ways to laugh your way to a healthier, less stressed-out life.

By MIndfull Staff

Laughter is very serious business. Just ask...

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The Practice of Love

By John Welwood

For many of us, opening our hearts to ourselves may be the hardest part of the path. John Welwood on how and why meditation helped...

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What Is More Important: Will or Skill?

By Edie Weinstein, MSW, LSW

“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire,...

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Music as Medicine: 3 Ways Your Favorite Tunes Improve Your Well-Being

By Alena Gerst, LCSW, RYT

She was frustrated by her immobility and chronic pain. In her mind, she felt like she could simply...

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How To Start Feeling Better About Yourself Today

By Leon F. Seltzer

Most advice that claims to help elevate your self-esteem eventually falls flat for the same reason that, as Sancho proclaims in Cervantes’ Don Quixote, “Many words will...

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How Can We Help Kids With Self-Regulation?

Some kids need help learning to control their emotions, and resist impulsive behavior

If you’re a parent, chances are you’ve witnessed a tantrum or two in...

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22 Mindfulness Exercises, Techniques & Activities For Adults (+ PDF’s)

By Courtney Ackerman  Postive Psychology Program

People who meditate are happier, healthier, and more successful than those who don’t. Those amazing benefits of practicing meditation and...

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