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Videos and Podcasts: Forgiveness MeditationBy Jack Kornfield | August 7, 2011
The acclaimed author and teacher leads a meditation to practice forgiveness of others and of oneself, and to seek forgiveness.
Videos and Podcasts: 12 Principles of ForgivenessBy Jack Kornfield | August 6, 2011
The acclaimed author and teacher explains the principles that are integral to the process of forgiving, according to Buddhist philosophy.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Meditation Makes Brains Quicker
Articles: All You Need is Love (and Meditation)By Kelly Erickson | July 27, 2011
Highlights from the last two days of the 2nd World Congress on Positive Psychology.
Research Digest Items/Studies: How Mindfulness Helps Our Brains Focus
Research Digest Items/Studies: Meditation Gets Your Mind in Touch with Your Body
Positive emotions don’t just make us feel good, explains Barbara Fredrickson. They transform our minds, our bodies, and our ability to bounce back from hard times. Learn Dr. Fredrickson’s research-tested formula for flourishing in life.
Two new books try to help us cultivate mindfulness, even in trying circumstances.
Articles: A Little Meditation Goes a Long WayBy Jason Marsh | February 9, 2011
A new study offers the strongest evidence to date that meditation can change the structure of your brain.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Mindfulness Protects Cancer Patients from Stress
James Baraz explains how you can really enjoy the holidays.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Even Brief Mindfulness Training Brings Benefits
Articles: Two New Mindfulness BooksBy Jill Suttie | October 4, 2010
A review of Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness and The Mindful Child
Articles: The Neuroscience of HappinessBy Michael Bergeisen | September 22, 2010
Best-selling author Rick Hanson explains how we can rewire our brains for lasting happiness—part of Greater Good's podcast series.
Videos and Podcasts: Rick Hanson on the Neuroscience of HappinessBy The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley | September 22, 2010
The best-selling author and psychologist discusses how we can literally re-wire our brains to cultivate positive emotions, inner peace, and lasting happiness.
Research Digest Items/Studies: How Meditation Helps Us Pull Ourselves Together
Videos and Podcasts: Stephen Batchelor on Buddhism and ScienceBy The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley | August 1, 2010
The best-selling Buddhist author discusses the interplay between Buddhism and science, and the need to “re-think Buddhism from the ground up.”
Raising Happiness: Putting it All TogetherBy Christine Carter | August 1, 2010
The best sermons are lived, not preached. --Unknown
Research Digest Items/Studies: Meditation Improves Concentration
Most of the time, gratitude is good. But research finds that there are situations when "thank you" may be the wrong response.
It's easy to feel grateful when life is good, says Robert Emmons. But when disaster strikes, gratitude is worth the effort.
Job satisfaction is at record lows. What does it take to overcome the fear of change, especially in tough economic times?
A new study finds that training in compassion makes us more altruistic—and explores the neuroscience behind why.
Results from the Greater Good "Love of Humanity" quiz.
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