There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By David B Seaburn Ph.D., L.M.F.T. on January 24, 2019 in Going Out Not Knowing
What is prayer? Answer or question?
By Guy Winch Ph.D. on January 23, 2019 in The Squeaky Wheel
Impatience can happen to any of us, but impulsivity is a different animal. Here's what you need to know about the difference.
By Maureen Seaberg on January 22, 2019 in Sensorium
Further exploration of "quantum weirdness" in the physics lab.
By Tracey Shors, Ph.D. on January 21, 2019 in Traumatized by Life, Traumatized by Sex
Many people assume meditation isn’t for them—but their reasons for thinking so aren’t always based in facts. Here, breaking down common misconceptions about meditation.
By Madelon Sprengnether on January 17, 2019 in Minding Memory
The transgender movement allows us all to think more creatively about who we are and who we want to be.
By Ryan M. Niemiec Psy.D. on January 16, 2019 in What Matters Most?
New research unlocks four important pathways for keeping up with a mindfulness practice.
By Dana Klisanin Ph.D. on January 15, 2019 in Digital Altruism
Are you having challenges sticking with a new meditation practice? Transformative tech can provide support.
By William R. Klemm Ph.D. on January 13, 2019 in Memory Medic
Recent research emphasizes the importance of memory as therapy for depression.
By Danny Penman Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Mindfulness in a Frantic World
A new study shows that mindfulness reduced anxiety and stress in US Special Forces. Can even the most elite performers benefit from mindfulness training?
By Christopher Bergland on January 10, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
New research suggests that alpha brainwaves (which occur when riding a bike) might facilitate "Aha!" moments.
By David B Seaburn Ph.D., L.M.F.T. on January 06, 2019 in Going Out Not Knowing
No one can live in the present moment. Now what?
By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D. on January 02, 2019 in Feeling It
Mindfulness is popular but is it just a fad or worth considering for your new year's resolution? Is it really worth all the hype? Here's the real talk.
By Alexis Conason Psy.D. on December 31, 2018 in Eating Mindfully
What if we recognized that we already are our best selves and worked to nurture ourselves through acceptance and compassion?
By Jennice Vilhauer Ph.D. on December 30, 2018 in Living Forward
New research shows that sleep, cognitive performance, and mood are significantly improved with a simple type of meditation you've probably never heard of.
By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D. on December 29, 2018 in Don't Delay
Although ADHD in children is typically associated with academic difficulties and procrastination, there is hope! Here's a success story and the strategies that made a difference.
By Sari Cooper, CST, LCSW on December 21, 2018 in Sex Esteem
Are you keeping a sexual secret that is causing you worry, anxiety, and fear? New research explains why and what exactly relieves it.
By Wayne Jonas M.D. on December 21, 2018 in How Healing Works
Start the new year by developing a mind-body practice that supports your unique well-being.
By Alexis Conason Psy.D. on December 19, 2018 in Eating Mindfully
The holiday season can be one of the most stressful times of the year. But it doesn't need to be. Use these simple mindfulness strategies to help you manage.
By Madelon Sprengnether on December 17, 2018 in Minding Memory
What does gender dysphoria have to do with you--or me?
By Dusana Dorjee Ph.D. on December 16, 2018 in Your Meditative Mind
Are you wondering which meditation type might might be right for you or how long to meditate for? Here are answers to these and other common questions about learning to meditate.
By Michael W. Austin Ph.D. on December 14, 2018 in Ethics for Everyone
We often think of meditation as something that can help us feel better. It may also help us to be better.
By Susan M. Pollak MTS, Ed.D., on December 11, 2018 in The Art of Now
Will we all learn meditation through an app?
By Tara Brach Ph.D. on December 09, 2018 in Finding True Refuge
When our conditioned negativity bias takes over, there are three ways of paying attention that help us awaken our full potential for natural presence and caring...
By Kenneth E. Miller Ph.D. on December 09, 2018 in The Refugee Experience
Distraction comes at a price. Here's a simple but powerful way to overcome it.
By Rob Whitley, Ph.D. on December 04, 2018 in Talking About Men
New research has compared the mental health of religious people, atheists, agnostics, non-affiliated and the 'spiritual but not religious', leading to some surprising findings.