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Mindfulness with Anderson Cooper

Mindfulness Anderson Cooper reports on what it's like to try to achieve "mindfulness," a self-awareness scientists say is very healthy, but rarely achieved in today's world of digital distractions The following is a script from "Mindfulness" which aired on Dec. 14, 2014. Anderson Cooper is the correspondent. Denise Schrier Cetta, producer. Matthew Danowski , editor. Our lives are filled with distractions -- email,...

Letting Go of What You Cannot Change

Good afternoon! Today we are sharing an article about seeing the glass not half-empty, but half-full by learning to let go of what you cannot change. Enjoy!   Letting Go of What You Cannot Change Turn what you cannot change into peace and contentment with this very moment. Published on October 13, 2011 by Toni Bernhard, J.D. in Turning Straw Into Gold I've been chronically ill...

The Neuroscience of Regret

The Neuroscience of Regret How our brains learn to let go of regret as we age — and why some people don't   Published on June 1, 2012 by Melanie Greenberg, Ph.D. in The Mindful Self-Express A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.  ~John Barrymore We often associate regret with old age – the tragic image of an elderly person...

Experience Boundless Love, Compassion, Wisdom, and Grace

Happy Monday Bloggers! I love this newsletter and wanted to share it with you all today! Especially the "Insights From the Edge" section! This week's interview is an excellent discussion of what's going on in the brain when we experience various emotions, including how and why we get "triggered", and how we can "rewire" our responses and reactivities, in order to...