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How to Choose a Type of Mindfulness Meditation

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 11.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Kira M. Newman Many beginner meditators, myself included, start out with a mindful breathing meditation: one breath in, one breath out, the mind w...

Why Well-Being Is a Skill That Can Be Learned

Richard J. Davidson | Posted 08.07.2015 | World
Richard J. Davidson

We need to shift our thinking about well-being from a static "thing" to a set of skills that can be learned and cultivated over time -- a notion supported by a growing body of scientific evidence I've outlined as an author of this year's World Happiness Report.

LOOK: 7 Sneaky Places To Meditate

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living

With your inbox overflowing and your to-do list trailing behind you like a tall, dark shadow, you might be prone to defending your time. But the truth...

The Neuroscience of Trusting Yourself

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

We know that the emotional center of the brain is a primary decision maker for us throughout the moments of the day. Emotional experiences (especially difficult ones); influence our snap judgments that form our perceptions and actions.

A Timeless Technique for Stress Reduction

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 10.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

When we race through our days, ignoring the physical symptoms and mental anguish that can accompany stress, we miss the opportunity to give ourselves a much-needed rest, to regroup and to calm our racing minds and tense bodies.

They're Doing Body Scans At The Mall

Posted 01.09.2013 | Business

Would you get a body scan at the mall? Though the thought of having every wrinkle and lump mapped out by hundreds of radio waves would deter some s...

Jews, Muslims Worry Body Scanners Violate Religious Laws | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Full-body scanners are the latest clash between religious sensitivity and national security. Some religious groups say the scanners are forcing an unc...

Reading the Pictures: Stripped Naked By Al-Qaeda (and I Haven't Even Been to the Airport)

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2010-01-04-Picture7.jpgAbdulmutallab didn't even need to detonate his explosive to to literally scare the pants off the non-Muslim world with all these photos of near-naked airline passengers.

Scanning for Security Solutions

Candy Spelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Candy Spelling

I had never equated airline security with possibly heading off medical problems through full body x-ray scans, but here it was right in front of me this morning in USA Today.