You don’t have to spend months in meditation, says Eckhart Tolle, to gain insights that could change your life, even your health.
The light and smells in places like hospitals can often depress us. And, our favorite room at home keeps us sane. But why? Immunologist Esther Sternberg explains the scientific research revealing how physical spaces create stress and make us sick — and how good design can trigger our "brain’s internal pharmacies" and help heal us.
Acknowledging a spiritual dimension may have more positive effects on physical and mental health than most people realize.
Just a lovely pairing of poetic prose + lyrical photos to ease into the day. Take a few minutes for yourself and reflect with this contemplative piece.
Jon Kabat-Zinn has learned, through science and experience, about mindfulness as a way of life. This is wisdom with immediate relevance to the ordinary and extreme stresses of our time — from economic peril, to parenting, to life in a digital age.
A story of learning and friendship and circles of learning in which each person is a teacher — of learning how to live with death and learning how to live.
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