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How to make self-affirmation work, based on science

The Washington Post – May 22, 2022 This February, the world’s top athletes will gather in Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics, striving to surpass what’s possible in human performance.
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Video Chats and Ordering In

Video Chats and Ordering in: Coronavirus Quarantine with a Smartphone

The New York Times – Feb 18, 2022 Yardley Wong, captive on the Japanese cruise ship grappling with the coronavirus, captured in a single image the essence of life under
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Professor David Creswell and Olympian Apolo Ohno

The Mind’s Edge

Professor David Creswell and Olympian Apolo Ohno share how mindfulness training helps athletes and others This February, the world’s top athletes will gather in Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics,
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2021 Most Disruptive MBA Startups: Equa Health, Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)

Equa Health Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business Industry: Health & Wellness Founding Student Name(s): Mathew Polowitz Brief Description of Solution: Equa is a personalized mindfulness training technology that
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Mapping How the Brain Regulates Stress

Carnegie Mellon University – Jun 5, 2020 As the weeks of self-isolation tick by, people are seeking ways to manage stress in the absence of normal interactions. Previous studies have
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The Mindfulness Skill that is Crucial for Stress

Greater Good Magazine – Oct 28, 2019 A new study suggests that practicing acceptance helps reduce our stress more than simple mindful awareness. Life can be stressful. Whether it’s the
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This is why mindfulness isn’t working for you

Mashable – Mar 1, 2019 March Mindfulness is our new series that examines the explosive growth in mindfulness and meditation technology — culminating in Mashable’s groundbreaking meditation bracket contest. Because
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Can teaching mindfulness through smartphones cure America’s loneliness problem?

Philadelphia Inquirer – Feb 12, 2019 When it comes to the growing problem of loneliness in America, many have cited one main culprit: smartphones. They interrupt conversation. Constantly distract us.
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New Research Suggests Mindfulness Improves Job Satisfaction

Psychology Today – Oct 23, 2018 Mindfulness in the workplace can improve productivity and more. A new study in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology has found that mindfulness training offered in the workplace can improve productivity and
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How to Harness your Anxiety

The New York Times – Oct 16, 2018 Research shows that we can tame anxiety to use it as a resource. Anxiety has long been one of the most feared
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