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Articles: Why Your Office Needs More NatureBy Jill Suttie | July 18, 2016
According to a recent study, sunlight and natural elements in the workplace may improve workers' moods and job satisfaction.
Articles: How to Cultivate Ethical CourageBy Brooke Deterline | June 2, 2016
In the face of internal and external pressure, these three tips can help you stand up for your values.
Articles: Are the Rich More Lonely?By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | June 1, 2016
Two new studies disagree about the link between income and social connections. Emiliana Simon-Thomas takes a closer look.
Articles: Would Basic Income Make Us Happier?By Kira M. Newman | May 31, 2016
How would a guaranteed minimum income affect our happiness, motivation, and sense of meaning in life?
In an adaptation from his new book, Dacher Keltner explains the secret to gaining and keeping power: focus on the good of others.
Articles: Is Grit the Key to Success?By Jill Suttie | May 6, 2016
A new book extolls the power of passion and perseverance, but is the research strong enough?
A Q&A with Charles Duhigg about his new book, Smarter Faster Better.
A burnout survivor offers tips for coping with it—or avoiding it in the first place.
Articles: The Right Way to Get Angry at WorkBy Deanna Geddes, Dirk Lindebaum | April 19, 2016
Anger has a place at work, Deanna Geddes and Dirk Lindebaum argue, as long as it meets three conditions.
Tips for increasing focus and awareness and decreasing stress at work.
Regain your time, attention, and energy from the email machine.
Articles: Three Surprising Ways to Feel Less BusyBy Christine Carter | March 9, 2016
Christine Carter shares her tips for achieving relaxed productivity—and why you can't afford to ignore them.
Videos and Podcasts: How to Check In with YourselfBy Pamela Weiss | March 4, 2016
Pamela Weiss, founder of Appropriate Response, leads the audience through a mindful check-in from her company’s award-winning Personal Excellence Program.
Videos and Podcasts: A Question for Mindfulness PractitionersBy Birju Pandya | March 4, 2016
Birju Pandya, a senior advisor at RSF Social Finance, tells a story and then asks a question: How does personal transformation connect to societal transformation?
Videos and Podcasts: Three Tips for Mindfulness Facilitators at WorkBy Wendy Quan | March 3, 2016
Wendy Quan, a change manager at Pacific Blue Cross, explains how she became a mindfulness facilitator at her workplace and tips for others who want to do the same.
Videos and Podcasts: Overcoming the Skepticism to Mindfulness at WorkBy Jeremy Hunter | March 3, 2016
Dr. Jeremy Hunter, founding director and associate professor of practice at the Executive Mind Leadership Institute, explains how to combat skepticism and successfully introduce mindfulness into your workplace.
Articles: Manage Your Energy, Not Your TimeBy Kira M. Newman | March 1, 2016
The new book “The Happiness Track” explains how to use the science of happiness to preserve your energy and be more productive.
Videos and Podcasts: How to Be an Emotional JediBy Marc Lesser | February 25, 2016
Marc Lesser of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute explains the seven keys to a successful mindfulness practice (and how to share it with others).
Videos and Podcasts: Bringing Mindfulness to a Brewing CompanyBy Emma Adolfsson | February 25, 2016
Emma Adolfsson shares her experience and lessons from the Carlsberg Group’s mindfulness initiatives.
Bad behavior is often a sign that children are stressed—and punishment isn’t the best solution.
Being kind to yourself can make the difference between a good divorce and a bad one.
Teen stress is on the rise. According to a new study, learning mindfulness and self-compassion can help teens cope.
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