Reader View · 6 min read · Jul 23rd · Modern conditions have overwhelmed our brain's attention system, but research shows 12 minutes of mindfulness training a day can help. · Shared by 4236, including Brian Laung Aoaeh, CFA, ellie-kempton, Ces Michelin
Similarly, a negative mood can signal that something is wrong. That unease can propel you to solve the problem and lift the emotional pall.
Reader View · 4 min read · Jul 7th · The brain’s somatosensory cortex may help enrich our emotional experiences and improve our mental health. Mindfulness and dance movement therapy may be effective ways to activate it. · Shared by 1656
Those factors can enhance overall self-awareness, which contributes to improvement of mental health through potential reorganization of the somatosensory cortex.
Reader View · 5 min read · May 19th · Facing the painful parts of life head-on is the only way to feel at home with yourself. · Shared by 709, including Arthur Brooks, Felix M, Daron Larson, Tarik ESSAADI
Reader View · Aug 7th · This interview is an episode from The Well, our new publication about ideas that inspire a life well-lived, created with the John Templeton Foundation.Subscr... · Shared by 502, including Merkstatt@troet.cafe, Gerd Leonhard
Reader View · 3 min read · From 2020 · A 10-minute (or less) mindfulness exercise may leave you feeling refreshed and help you remember more. · Shared by 559, including milan-fostier, fnord, Katja Evertz, Bilal Aslam, jorge-ferrer, Thomas Power, Ines Bieler, Martin Soorjoo, Ahiesh PVS, W. David Stephenson
can do this, anywhere, at any time. Do this before any key learning opportunity and you'll remember more (and be mentally refreshed, too).
Reader View · 3 min read · 2021-09-01 · In some situations, don’t pay so much attention · Shared by 259, including Ben Miller, Lee Keyes, Nir Eyal, Tim, Jo Hemmings 🇺🇦, Katja Evertz, Pippa Malmgren, Neil Hart 💙, Ian M Calvert
To be clear, paying attention is important when learning a new skill
Reader View · 6 min read · 2021-07-13 · The facts about mindfulness no one's talking about. · Shared by 524, including Katja Evertz, Thomas Power
Practicing mindfulness when you're not mentally ready, or when you actually need a nap, to eat, a massage, to work, or an important conversation with a loved one can clearly create more difficulties than it's meant to mitigate. References
Reader View · ~16 min read · From 2019 · The long read: It is sold as a force that can help us cope with the ravages of capitalism, but with its inward focus, mindful meditation may be the enemy of activism · Shared by 386, including Muhammad Althaf, Carl Morris, Merkstatt@troet.cafe, Dominik Grolimund, Harold Jarche, Javi Cantón @email@example.com, krisdahn.eth, Bill Johnston, Brian Solis, Gabriele, Bjorn Larsen, The Psychologist, Austin Kleon, Mark Kaigwa, Antonio Vieira Santos - #SPS_Live, Nilofer Merchant, Jonathan Kogan, Sam Proud, Fern, Daniel Bentes
Society therefore needs therapy, not radical change. This is perhaps why mindfulness initiatives have become so attractive to government policymaker
Reader View · 5 min read · 2021-02-05 · Time can feel like it speeds up as we get older—but research finds we may be able to slow it down by paying attention to the details in our lives. · Shared by 189, including Dorlee Michaeli, MBA, LCSW, Mohd Asif