Sleep on it: The Benefits of a Good Night’s Sleep
November 5, 2014
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Koala Sleeping in Tree - Benefits of SleepPhoto Credit: Andrew Dyson
What has been found to improve our memory, boost our mood, and make us more creative? You might be surprised to learn that it’s not a new drug, but something as simple as getting a good... Read More...
How to Cope with Rejection
October 22, 2014
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Coping with rejectionPhoto Credit: Vic@Flickr
We’ve all experienced rejection, and we all know that it’s no fun. In fact, psychologists studying the neuroscience of rejection have actually found that the experience activates the same... Read More...
Can Running Make You Happier and Smarter? Research on the Benefits of Exercise
September 17, 2014
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Photo Credit: Kevin Dooley
Engaging in exercise offers benefits beyond just improving your physical health or losing weight: exercise actually leads to positive changes in the brain! In this post, I’ll explain two ways that... Read More...
The Mindful Commuter: Find Inner Peace on Your Way to Work or School
April 22, 2014
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While listening to the radio, reading a book, or even just “zoning out” are fine ways to spend your commute, this time also represents an opportunity to engage in directed mindfulness.... Read More...
Stress Management 101
March 29, 2014
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This post provides a scientific overview of the the stress response and practical ways to lower it, synthesizing material from several experts in stress management and positive psychology.

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Free Guided Meditations
January 16, 2014
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There are many great, free resources on the web for learning about mindfulness meditation – an ancient practice that is becoming more popular in modern times.  This page includes... Read More...