There is no clear-cut definition of what mindfulness actually is. This has potentially serious implications.
From the man who gave away his genome under open consent, to the 'Mathematikado', this episode of the podcast features highlights from the British Science Festival in Brighton.
Pressure on schools to make rapid improvements discourages deeper thinking about long-term solutions. Education can learn a lot from "slow" movements.
Effective organisations encourage self-control, good process, proper discussion and are more driven by growth mindsets than unrealistic performance metrics.
Research shows this psychological technique can help people become more aware and support global change.
From the shores of India to a gym on the high-street — the evolution of modern yoga.
Many mindfulness studies on weight loss are flawed. Others only measure surrogate outcomes, such as snacking less.
Why extreme sports can change your life for the better.
Research shows that kindness toward oneself, or self-compassion, could improve motivation.
Hold up: mindfulness training as a complementary therapy in cancer treatment might not work for everyone.
The key to finding the right partner is all in your head.
Apple's smartwatch promises to optimise our productivity and competitiveness. But can the new Breathe app for the watch help us to relax and make us mindful?
Here's how meditation can help make some of those big life decisions a little more easy to handle.
Talking therapy for people with post-traumatic stress disorder is one suggestion. A new study finds that surfing may be beneficial too.
Having already had depression or anxiety increases the risk of developing persistent pain, and developing a chronically painful condition dramatically increases chances of becoming depressed.
The critics of mindfulness are getting louder. But there are a few good studies pointing to the benefits of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy.
With exam season in full swing, how you cope with stress might be the difference between brilliance and burnout.
Modern life creates long-term stress our bodies aren't designed to cope with – but all is not lost.
When, where, why and how we eat are as important to our well being as what we eat, argues Jane Ogden
A recent review of studies has shown that mindfulness meditation helps people with intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorder reduce their mental and physical problems.