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This Meditation Track Will Make You Love Running and Yourself

iOS/Android: When I run, my inner monologue sounds like an argument between a good coach and a bad coach. One voice tells me to take it easy, find my best pace, not to look at my watch, just find the right level of effort. Then the other voice butts in to say something like “Oh, […]

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Teach Kids About Mindfulness With These Everyday Objects 

Mindfulness can be as powerful for children as it is for adults—it can help them regulate their emotions and respond more calmly when life gets stressful. But simply telling your kids to “clear your thoughts!” or “be present!” will probably just make them more confused (and therefore more stressed). Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Mobile Apps That People Regret Using

People use Grindr, Two Dots, and Reddit of their own free will. But they don’t really feel good about it, according to a joint survey by the mobile app Moment and the Center for Humane Technology.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Mobile Apps That People Regret Using

People use Grindr, Two Dots, and Reddit of their own free will. But they don’t really feel good about it, according to a joint survey by the mobile app Moment and the Center for Humane Technology.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Manage Your Attention Instead of Your Time 

“I’m too busy!” “I don’t have enough time!” “If only there were more hours of the day.” It’s weird how feeling overwhelmed and busy rarely coincides with getting a lot done. Maybe the problem isn’t that you don’t have enough time. It’s that you don’t have enough attention.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Change Your Brain With Mindfulness, With Daniel Goleman

Mindfulness is having a moment. A trending moment, specifically: the hashtag #mindfulnessinamerica is currently trending on Twitter, thanks to the Mindfulness in America conference going on as these words are being typed. But even before Jewel and Anderson Cooper joined forces, meditation (and specifically mindfulness…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Help Your Kid Calm Down: An Age-by-Age Guide 

Children need to feel their feelings, but too often, they become overwhelmed by them. When they’re visibly upset, that’s when parents tend to swoop in and offer comfort, perhaps with words or hugs (or okay, sometimes goldfish crackers and YouTube Kids). But it’s even more important to teach them how to calm…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Use These Mental Tricks to Prepare for Dealing with Unpleasant People

The mindfulness craze has already been tapped for a huge variety of benefits—improved sleep, increased productivity, cutting out mindless snacking, etc. And we now may be able to add another upside to the list: researchers with the University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University and the University of…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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