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Articles: How to Tackle Your Cravings with Mindfulness

By Deborah Yip | May 18, 2017

Our bad habits and addictive behaviors—like smoking, overeating, or constantly using technology—hurt well-being and public health. A new book shows how mindfulness can help.

 

Articles: Three Ways Mindfulness Can Make You Less Biased

By Jill Suttie | May 15, 2017

Cognitive biases may be partly to blame for prejudice, and research suggests that mindfulness can help us correct them.

 

Articles: How to Stay Empathic without Suffering So Much

By Amy L. Eva | May 4, 2017

Four steps to a healthier, more helpful, and more sustainable form of empathy.

 

Articles: Why You Should Take a Relaxing Lunch Break

By Jill Suttie | May 1, 2017

According to a new study, we concentrate better and feel less stressed when we purposefully detach from work and enjoy a real break.

 

Articles: How to Cultivate Awe with a Walking Meditation

By Dacher Keltner | April 24, 2017

Tap into a deeper sense of purpose and well-being with GGSC director Dacher Keltner, who guides a meditative walk through California's Muir Woods in this 360° virtual reality video.

 

Articles: How to Change the Story about Students of Color

By Dena Simmons | April 18, 2017

Dena Simmons explores how educators can inadvertently harm students of color—and what we can do to bring out their best.

 

Articles: Confessions of a Bad Meditator

By Christine Carter | April 17, 2017

Christine Carter knows meditation is good for her—but she still avoids it. Here’s how she’s trying to change.

 

Articles: How to Keep Technology from Disrupting Your Happiness

By Kira M. Newman | April 13, 2017

Technology can make our lives happier and more productive—but only if we use it intentionally, a new book argues.

 

Articles: Is Mindfulness Really the Best Way to Reduce Worry?

By Kira M. Newman | March 28, 2017

A new study examines how different practices benefit people who worry a lot.

 

Articles: How Doctors Can Communicate Better with Patients

By Deborah Yip | March 24, 2017

Two new books suggest that we can improve communication and care in medicine with more mindfulness and presence.

 

Articles: Do Mindful People Have a Stronger Sense of Self?

By Kira M. Newman | March 14, 2017

Mindful people might be happier because they have a better idea of who they are, suggests a new study.

 
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Articles: How to Sustain Your Activism

By Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu | March 13, 2017

These three principles can help activists avoid burnout and continue working toward a better world.

 

Articles: What Would Buddha Do About the Economy?

By Jenara Nerenberg | February 24, 2017

Clair Brown suggests that the moment may be ripe for Buddhist thought to insert itself into Western economics.

 

Articles: 
When Teachers Get Mindfulness Training, Students Win

By Jill Suttie | February 23, 2017

According to a new study, training teachers in mindfulness can affect the whole climate of the classroom.

 

Articles: What We Still Don’t Know about Mindfulness Meditation

By Hooria Jazaieri | February 7, 2017

Despite the hype, researchers are still exploring the benefits of meditation and how much practice we need to achieve them.

 

Articles: A Skeptical Scientist Learns How to Meditate

By Scott Barry Kaufman | January 19, 2017

Scott Barry Kaufman shares his takeaways from eight weeks of mindfulness meditation.

 

Articles: Are Your Happiness Goals Too High?

By James Baraz | January 17, 2017

On the road to well-being, says James Baraz, embrace all your diverse feelings.

 

Articles: The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2016

By Kira M. Newman, Tom Jacobs, Mariah Flynn, Summer Allen, Jill Suttie, Jason Marsh, Jeremy Adam Smith, Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | December 26, 2016

Our team names the most provocative and influential findings published during this past year.

 
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Articles: Syrian Refugee Aid Workers Are Training in Mindfulness

By Hugh Byrne | December 15, 2016

A new program teaches humanitarian aid workers how to build resilience so they can handle the intense stress of supporting those in desperate need of help.

 

Articles: Our Favorite Books of 2016

By Jill Suttie, Kira M. Newman, Diana Divecha, Laura Saponara | December 7, 2016

Greater Good's editors pick this year’s most thought-provoking, important, or useful nonfiction books on the science of a meaningful life.

 

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