My latest Psychology Today post covers the most meaningful experience of my life: researching yoga/breathing for veterans…For many, healing trauma was as simple as taking a breath. Read the full article at Psychology Today by clicking here.
Last month the Association for Psychological Science invited me to contribute a feature article on the science of compassion. I was honored and excited as I have been reading this magazine since being a graduate student. I hope you enjoy the article – it is the most complete article I have written on the science of compassion and why it is so good for us to date!
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Look younger! Feel more vibrant! Boost your stamina! Live Longer! Those are the promises made to us by marketing gurus about countless products from facial creams to dietary supplements, from the latest diet trend to the newest fitness fad. Psychological research, however, points us to a far greater (and less expensive!) secret to longevity. It is one that is often overlooked: love.
Read the full article at Psychology Today by clicking here.
Managers often mistakenly think that putting pressure on employees will increase performance. However, research shows that a compassionate workplace is better for the bottom line.
Read on at Psychology Today.
Read the full article on Psychology Today by clicking here.
Loneliness hurts. Most of us have experienced this. With the advent of technology and social media and the ever-increasing speed of life we may feel more connected in some ways but on the other hand “human moments” of actual face-to-face exchange without interruption can become more rare. However, there are 8 powerful practices that can transform loneliness into a deep connection with ourselves and others.
Read on at Psychology Today by clicking here.