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Articles: How Can We Liberate Parents from Guilt?

By Diana Divecha | September 30, 2016

Two new books take aim at movements that pressure and shame parents for how they raise their kids.


Articles: Why Losing Control Can Make You Happier

By Raj Raghunathan | September 28, 2016

We all have a deep-seated drive to feel in control. But taking it too far can make you miserable.


Articles: Can Mindfulness Help Parents and Preteens Have Better Relationships?

By Summer Allen | September 27, 2016

A new study combines training, brain scans, and reports from kids to understand the impact of mindfulness on parenting tweens.


Articles: How to Stop Being a People-Pleaser

By Christine Carter | September 19, 2016

Does total integrity mean always acting on our feelings? No, says Christine Carter—but we do need to acknowledge our feelings, and not confuse a false self with a real one.

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Articles: How to Protect Kids from Nature-Deficit Disorder

By Jill Suttie | September 15, 2016

Richard Louv explains how parents, educators, and urban planners can help kids reconnect with nature—before it's too late.


Articles: White Racism May Hurt the Health of Both Whites and Blacks

By Yasmin Anwar | September 8, 2016

According to a new study, there are more heart-disease-related deaths in overtly racist communities.


Articles: How to Bring SEL to Students with Disabilities

By David Lichtenstein | August 31, 2016

Social-emotional learning programs have not traditionally targeted students with psychiatric or developmental disabilities. Here’s why they should.


Articles: Grit Needs Passion, Not Fear

By Christine Carter | August 30, 2016

Passionless persistence might lead to achievement, says Christine Carter, but will it make you happy?


Articles: Can a Change in Mindset Help Teens De-stress?

By Sarah Wheeler | August 23, 2016

According to a recent study, training teens in a "growth mindset" can reduce their stress and improve their grades.


Articles: Five Ways to Help Misbehaving Kids

By Stuart Shanker | August 22, 2016

Bad behavior is often a sign that children are stressed—and punishment isn’t the best solution.


Articles: Four Reasons to Practice Mindfulness During Pregnancy

By Kira M. Newman | August 17, 2016

New research is starting to suggest that mindfulness practice can protect the health and well-being of mothers and their babies.

Students meditating at an iBme mindfulness retreat

Articles: How Self-Compassion Can Help Teens De-stress

By Jessica Morey | August 15, 2016

Teen stress is on the rise. According to a new study, learning mindfulness and self-compassion can help teens cope.


Articles: Do You Have a Negative Attitude about Aging?

By Kate Wheeling | August 10, 2016

According to a new study, our feelings about aging can influence our emotional reactions to everyday stress.


Articles: Why It Doesn’t Pay to be a People-Pleaser

By Christine Carter | August 9, 2016

Christine Carter always tried to meet other people’s expectations—until she realized how out of sync with her own wants and needs she’d become.


Articles: Mindfulness Reduces Stress and Anger in Police

By Jenn Director Knudsen | August 1, 2016

According to a new study, a mindfulness training program could help law enforcement officers cope with a harrowing job.


Articles: Kids Need More Than Just Brains to Succeed

By Jill Suttie | July 12, 2016

A conversation with Paul Tough about his new book, Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why.


Articles: Can Mindfulness Help Treat PTSD?

By Adam Hoffman | June 13, 2016

According to a new study, adding mindfulness to traditional therapy could be beneficial for soldiers with PTSD.


Articles: What Mindfulness Is Missing

By Kira M. Newman | June 9, 2016

According to neurosurgeon Jim Doty, mindfulness and compassion must go hand in hand.


Articles: The Science of the Story

By Jeremy Adam Smith | June 8, 2016

We know in our gut when we’re hearing a good story—and research is starting to explain why.


Articles: How to Help Low-Income Students Succeed

By Jill Suttie | June 3, 2016

According to a new book, we tend to blame kids who struggle rather than blaming their environment.


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