Unwind. Sit Back. Breathe.

Unwind. Sit Back. Breathe.

We're a culture obsessed with relaxation. What's the key to unwinding? And is escaping stress as critical as we think?

Meditation on the Move

By Robert Puff Ph.D.
Where ever you can walk, you can meditate.

The Science of Meditation

By Cary Barbor
Squashing anxiety in a tranquil state.

Mind Over Matter, Indeed

By Mark Borigini M.D.
A large bowl of macaroni and cheese just bubbled to consciousness.

The Power of Being

By Amy Przeworski Ph.D.
Experience the joy of being in the present moment

Why Do We Sigh?

By Jordan Gaines Lewis
Does sighing help us physically? Mentally? Is it a form of communication?

Breathing: The Little Known Secret to Peace of Mind

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
We take our breath for granted, but learning to breathe can change our life.

4 Tips for Slowing Down to Reduce Stress

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
From cutting back on multitasking to doing things in slow motion: slow down!

Time to Cover Your Clocks

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Find more time by forgetting time.

Benefits of Mindfulness

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
As therapists, cultivating mindfulness is perhaps the greatest gift we can offer

Just Breathe: The Experiences of a Reluctant Meditator

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
What happens when a psychologist tries the 28-day meditation challenge?

Chill Out

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
The trick is to take your mind off the prize

Why We Can't Just Get Rid of Anxiety and Distress

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Negative emotions are hard-wired into our brains to be managed, not eliminated

To Be Happy You May Need to be Stressed

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
I learned from a Sufi mystic that too little stress is surprisingly unpleasant.