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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...

Yoga and other mindfulness practices have been the subject of an increasing amount of research as they have become more popular in the West. For example, science now supports many of the benefits traditionally associated with yoga practice,...

Art and creativity can be easily overlooked in the development of young adults, but research shows it plays an important role in their lives.

Students who study art are four times more likely to win an academic achievement award, three...

Whether you view summer camp as a right of passage, or just a means to break up the dog days of summer, 10 million children and teens pack up and attend some sort of camp each year in the United States alone. Unlike the conventional camps of...

For thousands of years, wisdom traditions have taught us that paying attention to the present moment has powerful positive effects on our health. In this new millennium, sci­ence has found empirically validated support for these...

Teens can have many reasons for choosing a vegetarian or vegan diet. Here are some tips for supporting their latest culinary exploration.

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Omega: You have engaged in long-term research to help shed light on why some marriages succeed and others don't. Aren’t relationships between individuals wholly unique and subject to environmental, chemical, and dynamic...

Omega: With the subject of marriage equality in making national and international headlines, do you feel that we are at a dawning of a new era where the institution of marriage has an opportunity to find more relevance and...

I was talking to my dentist today about flossing one’s teeth. He said the vast majority of his patients do not floss regularly and yet the handful that do are absolutely passionate about doing it. Interestingly, he observed the catalyst for...

Omega: What exactly is a “man box” and how does it serve, as well as inhibit, manhood? 

Tony: The “man box” is how men have been collectively socialized to understand what it means to be a man. It doesn’t...

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