iOS app Android app

Richard Davidson

The Most Important Leadership Skill There Is

Matt Tenney | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Matt Tenney

We know that we need good business acumen, but we also need to have the emotional intelligence that allows us to effectively serve and care for team members. We also need to be competent, and we need to be able to inspire others with a positive vision of the future.

Reflections on the Many Dimensions of Love (Part 1)

Joel and Michelle Levey | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Joel and Michelle Levey

"For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for whic...

How Mindfulness Is Revolutionizing Mental Health Care

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.23.2015 | Science

More than 350 million people globally suffer from depression, and 1 in 13 people around the world have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Overal...

The Incredible Impact A Few Hours Of Mindfulness Has On The Brain

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Think you don't have enough time to devote to meditation in order to reap its rewards? Think again. It doesn't take a lifetime of practice to see a...

This Professor Says Learning To Be Happy Is 'No Different Than Learning The Violin'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business

Richard Davidson, professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, touted the importance of being mindful, especially in...

Arianna Huffington Through My Lens

Sharad Khare | Posted 01.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sharad Khare

In the pursuit of great dialogue and facilitation I was kindly invited by Arianna Huffington to watch four of her sessions at Advertising Week in New York City.

Meditation Covers Scientific American November 2014 Issue

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living

In 2013, the New York Times declared that mindfulness was "having a moment" (pun intended), and just a few months later, a January 2014 TIME cover sto...

Our Digital Device Addiction Is Causing A 'National Attention Deficit'

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Distraction, busyness, constant connectivity and information overload have become largely accepted as facts of daily life in the Internet age. But all...

The Most Beautiful Outhouse Ever

Millie Grenough | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Hike. Meditate. I didn't do either of them seriously until I hit my 40s. Still not "perfect" at either, but much less afraid of them now than I was decades ago. Yes, more skillful.

David Freeman

LISTEN: 'Interrogating' Your Mind Can Improve Your Life

HuffingtonPost.com | David Freeman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Science

As someone who has spent decades at the forefront of brain research, Dr. Richard J. Davidson is well acquainted with the organ's amazing power to thin...

Mindful Marketing Goes Mainstream: A Third Metric Live Conference Review

Lisa Nirell | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business
Lisa Nirell

If you are one of those highly accomplished, over-caffeinated, exhausted business leaders, you're in luck. It is now cool to admit it, and approach things in a healthier way.

Why A Monk, A Neuroscientist And A Movie Star Are Giving Advice To The Business Elite

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living

In addition to the usual suspects at Davos -- heads of state, Nobel laureates, CEOs and media titans -- the 2014 World Economic Forum annual meeting f...

Why Are World Leaders Suddenly Paying Attention To This Wisconsin Professor?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Are we in the throes of a "zeitgeist" moment, when world leaders and CEOs embrace the role that mindfulness plays in cultivating health, compassion an...

When Mindfulness Meets Compassion: Close Encounters in Contemplative Science

Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D.

As an exploding body of clinical research confirms that mindfulness helps reduce stress and promote healing, learning and neuroplasticity, a parallel line of study on the practice of loving-kindness has begun to converge with exciting new research on positive emotions and the brain.

The Emotional Life of Your Brain

Peter Clothier | Posted 06.23.2012 | Books
Peter Clothier

The book demonstrates that meditation can affect not only the minds of long-term meditators. Even short-term practice, it shows, can produce dramatic results in the rawest of novices.