Leah Weiss explains how to bring more awareness, compassion, and purpose to work without a meditation cushion.
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Articles: How to Live an Intentional LifeBy Jill Suttie | December 11, 2015
A new book applies the principles of modern design to creating a mindful, healthy, and purposeful life.
Articles: Mindfulness at Work is Not Mind ControlBy Jeremy Adam Smith | December 2, 2015
A chorus of criticism has grown alongside mindfulness at work programs. But do they throw the mindful baby out with the corporate bath water?
Articles: How to Move Beyond PainBy Jill Suttie | November 27, 2015
Brené Brown's new book provides readers with a pathway out of shame and toward more self-compassion.
Articles: Why We Need Mindfulness at WorkBy Peter Jaret | November 4, 2015
A Q&A with Greater Good's own Jason Marsh about the benefits of mindfulness at work, the topic of our upcoming conference in Berkeley, California.
A recent study finds that client satisfaction goes up when employees cultivate moment-to-moment awareness.
Articles: How Mindfulness Improves SleepBy Adam Hoffman | October 19, 2015
Work can be stressful. A new study suggests that even short meditation training can reduce stress and improve sleep quality.
Articles: Just One Thing: Pay Attention!By Rick Hanson | October 5, 2015
Is your mind wandering? Rick Hanson offers seven steps to get it back on track.
Binge-drinking students have lower grades, worse health, and more legal problems. A new study suggests a strategy that might help.
A recent Greater Good article about anxiety and empathy triggered controversy among readers. But what does the science say?
Articles: Making Teens More MindfulBy Jill Suttie | July 6, 2015
A new book aimed at teens tries to introduce them to mindfulness and help apply it to their lives.
Articles: Can Compassion Change the World?By Jill Suttie | June 23, 2015
Daniel Goleman talks with Greater Good about his new book, A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World.
Articles: Will Mindfulness Hurt Your Career?By Kerri Cummings | June 15, 2015
Worried that mindfulness will undermine your drive to succeed? Research says you shouldn't be.
The Insight Prison Project helps incarcerated men learn new emotional skills in order to succeed in and out of prison. But it can also help crime survivors.
BlackRock’s Golbie Kamarei shares lessons from leading a mindfulness revolution on Wall Street.
Articles: Can Wishful Thinking Heal Your Brain?By Diana Divecha | June 2, 2015
A new book explores the frontiers of neuroplasticity, but Diana Divecha says that not all its conclusions are sound.
Articles: The Zen of BasketballBy Tovin Lapan | June 1, 2015
With the NBA Finals about to get underway, the Warriors and the Cavaliers want any advantage they can get. Research suggests they should try mindfulness.
Articles: How Mindfulness Can Defeat Racial BiasBy Rhonda Magee | May 14, 2015
There might be a solution to implicit racial bias, argues Rhonda Magee: cultivating moment-to-moment awareness of thoughts, feelings, and surroundings.
Articles: Is Mindfulness Really Getting Muddied?By Barry Boyce, James Gimian | May 1, 2015
There's a growing backlash against mindfulness. But does it have any scientific basis?
Articles: How to Turn Stress into a Good ThingBy Shamash Alidina | April 27, 2015
Stress has a bad reputation, but that doesn't mean you can't become friends.
Conflict between parents is inevitable—but it doesn’t have to hurt kids. Here’s how to turn a disagreement into a positive lesson.
Laura Pinger and Lisa Flook share their lessons from creating a "kindness curriculum" for young students.
Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, explains what he sees as the four science-based keys to well-being.
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