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How I Learned to Become 10% Happier
In excerpts from his book, 10% Happier, ABC news anchor Dan Harris describes his journey from meditation skeptic to committed practitioner who believes in the benefits of mindfulness.
Get Up & Move
In Part Three, we look at mindful walking and movement and feature 10 simple yoga exercises to reduce stress and improve well-being. Also included are your (our readers!) favorite practices.
Stalking the Meditating Brain
Meet world-renowned neuroscientist Richie Davidson and find out why his research on how we can change our brains for the better has such huge—and promising— implications. By Tracy Picha.
Sidebars: A preview of three research projects currently underway under Davidson’s direction
Infographic: An at-a-glance look at the many spheres of Richie Davidson’s influence
Driving to Distraction
Jeff Greenwald goes out on the road to explore the frightening phenomenon of mindless driving—and how you can become a less bored and reactive driver.