Happy Giving Tuesday!
Have you ever found yourself on a vacation, a date or a great party with friends and family you love when suddenly, out of the blue, and for no good reason, you develop an irresistible urge to check your Twitter, Facebook, texts or emails? You’re not alone and there’s a reason why. The urge to check social media is str…Continue Reading
Is holiday season stressful or even lonely? Heard about the scientific benefits of mindfulness but just don’t see how you could fit it in? Especially during the holidays? We often mistakenly think meditation requires sitting in lotus posture, preferably on a lotus flower in the middle of a still lake in Thailand with birds chirping in the backgroun…Continue Reading
A talk I gave in which I explore the science of compassion, connection, and tips and tricks to reduce stress. I hope you enjoy it! Let me know what you think!
According to Adam Grant, Wharton’s most popular and youngest tenured faculty member, author of Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, people fall into one of 3 distinct categories: Givers, Matchers and Takers. While Grant’s book is written for a business audience, its theories provide extraordinary insight into romantic relationshi…Continue Reading
Scientific evidence shows that compassion and kindness predict health and well-being. Compassion and volunteering makes us happier and can even lengthen our lives. It even has an impact on our cells: it is associated with decreased cellular aging and lowering cellular inflammation levels! (For more details, see here). So why is it that people a…Continue Reading
Investigaciones recientes demuestran que la meditación mejora la salud, el estado de felicidad y el éxito
Comencé a meditar pronto después del 9 /11. Yo vivía en Manhattan, un lugar ya de por si caótico , en un momento especialmente caótico. Me di cuenta de que no tenía control sobre mi entorno. Pero si sobre mi …Continue Reading