A new study show vaping helps people quit smoking. But there’s more you need to know.Read More
We all know the story, or at least we think we do, of Moses seeing the bush that burned unconsumed. But was he really the first one to see it? And what can this ancient story teach us about our own lives?
For a lot of us, some of our earliest memories involve our mother telling us to say thank you. “What do you say?” she implored, understanding the power of those two little words. And like so many other things in life, mothers were right. But it wasn’t just because it’s polite, we now know that being grateful is actually good for us.Read More
It’s been a rough week. We all have them. Difficult days and moments when nothing seems to go right. I can’t change the world, but I can change the way I think. That, might make a difference.Read More
When my father was diagnosed with leukemia it was quite a shock. Sitting in the oncologist’s waiting room I wondered, could teaching cancer patients how to meditate, and the foundational attitudes of mindfulness, really make a difference in their lives? The answer is, yes.Read More
You don’t have to take a screwdriver to your brain to change that “not good enough” self talk. But it’s time to change the way you think.Read More
For people in the recovery there are still too many myths about whether and when to stop smoking. Too many believe that quitting everything at once will lead to a greater chance of relapse, when in fact, according to several studies, the opposite is true.Read More
Now the same skills that have helped people succeed in life for thousands of years can help people quit smoking.
According to a recent study published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) one out of three Americans are taking medication that has a side effect of causing depression. Furthermore there are millions of Americans taking anti-depressant medication with their own slew of side effects. What should we do?Read More
Let’s talk about love—loving kindness. It’s one of the foundational attitudes of mindfulness and without it, well let’s face it, you might be paying attention but not with an attitude that will reduce your stress.Read More
Let’s face it, our brains are lazy.
Given the option of stopping and thinking about how to respond to a particular situation, or doing what we have done for decades, our brains are going to opt for the easy way out: autopilot. But another way of stating that is to say we are being mindless, that is the exact opposite of being mindful.Read More