Mindfulness, one of the most common forms of meditation, is a skill that must be cultivated and practiced. With some training and discipline, it can help anyone live more fully in the moment.
It’s easy to assume that the practice has few, if any, downsides. But a new study explored some of its social repercussions.
This is the full transcript for Don’t Call Me Resilient, EP 2: How to deal with the pain of racism — and become a better advocate.
The writer and zen priest Reverend angel Kyodo williams speaks about the pain of racism, how she uses meditation to combat it — and become a stronger anti-racist activist in America today.
As uncertainty abounds and anxiety skyrockets, you’ve probably heard advice to be patient, stay calm and keep the faith. Here are 10 concrete tips to help you actually manage the stress.
Concepts from Buddhism can provide us with some solace during this pandemic. By thinking like a Buddhist we can focus on existential facts, aiming to understand them and to practise meditation.
A new film contends that meditation can transform us from individuals in chaos to calm beings - and in turn change the world.
Mindfulness aligns itself with science and academia to be seen as credible but it lacks any real evidence.
Yoga and mindfulness are becoming more prevalent in America’s public schools. But are they subtly promoting religion? A scholar who has served as an expert witness in several yoga cases weighs in.
Mindfulness exercises can help PhD students manage the stress of completing their thesis.
Deep breathing is one of the simplest ways to deal with stress.
There’s far more to meditation that sitting peacefully with crossed legs.
Yoga and mindfulness programs in schools have been proven to mitigate or reduce some of the negative impacts of stress on academic achievement and future outcomes.
We all know the holidays can be stressful, but we may not realize that we often continue the cycle. Here’s how to let things go and enjoy the holidays instead of dreading them.
With changes to health care insurance on hold, now may be a good time to focus not on health insurance but on health. More and more studies show that we do have some control over that. Here’s how.