Psychology

Psychology Today defines resilience as “that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather...

Sitting on his bunk bed, locked behind juvenile detention bars, 17-year-old Damon feels his breath softly rising and falling. As another angry thought surfaces, he remembers his mindfulness lesson and notices the tension in his body. He smiles at...

Being in love is our natural state. The real question we should be asking is: Why aren’t we in love all the time? What is it that keeps this most precious inheritance away? How can we reclaim it for our own and return to the intrinsic...

For the first 10 years of my work as a psychiatrist, I did not think much about trauma. I was in my 30s, and many of the people I worked with were not much older than I was.

In the first flush of my marriage, most of my efforts were...

Baron Baptiste shows us that sometimes our ability to say no actually serves our bigger yes.

We are either a “yes” or a “no.” For a lot of us, somewhere along the...

Here's an exercise from yoga teacher Baron Baptiste, based on an old Cherokee story, to help you take a stand for an extraordinary life.

There is an old...

One of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West, Jack Kornfield, PhD, shares the two essential truths to the process of awakening and understanding your true nature.

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Tama Kieves describes how staying present and “riding the train” of discomfort when facing challenges can help us lead a happier, more fulfilling life.

A true,...

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