The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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How to overcome self-defeating thoughts and actions
Rebecca Gladding M.D.
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Have you ever wondered how meditation changes your brain? Curious as to why it is that our capacity for empathy grows the more we sit? This article explains the science behind mindfulness meditation.
How can we be compassionate without being taken advantage of or missing out on nurturing relationships with people who do treat us well?
A reflection on how important relationships enrich our lives and further our spiritual growth
Ending unhelpful overanalyzing and breaking free from emotional reasoning.
Teaching your brain to say "no."
Using the Four Steps to overcome negative thoughts and unhealthy actions.
Rebecca Gladding, M.D., is co-author of You Are Not Your Brain, a clinical instructor and attending psychiatrist at UCLA.