Tag: stress

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March 23, 2017

When turbulence strikes, we must rise above to find a place of calm.

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November 18, 2016

An immunologist thinks through the deeper sources of election stress, and offers up cognitive and spiritual solutions to the anxiety we feel.

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June 27, 2016

From our Becoming Wise podcast, mindfulness researcher Jon Kabat-Zinn on the physiological and spiritual potential of being present to every moment of daily life.

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May 31, 2016

Collected counsel on forging meaning and joy from our suffering, and finding calm in times of tension.

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March 28, 2016

When the demands of daily life drain us, a respite in solitude is exactly what we need. A testament to the power of aloneness to reconnect us with the steady sense of self we lose.

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June 16, 2015

Gandhi once said, “To forget how to dig the earth and tend the soil is to forget ourselves.” And, gardening, our author says, can be a precise mirror for the soul. A story of friendship, vigil, and tending and depending upon the Earth from the bucolic fields of the Italian countryside.

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April 12, 2015

To constantly grow and serve and change, Sharon Salzberg says, we must be resilient with ourselves and the effort that it takes to care for oneself and the others in our lives.

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April 17, 2011

MRI images of the brain of a novice meditator show signs of pain nearly disappear. (source: Robert Coghill/Wake Forest University…

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August 17, 2009

A few weeks ago I took a break to attend a week-long retreat in rural Wisconsin. A change of setting…

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December 8, 2008

A “scientist’s scientist” on stress in tough economic times.