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With some simple strategies, you can hardwire more happiness, love and wisdom into your brain, and thus your life, according to psychologist, speaker and New York Times bestselling author Dr Rick Hanson...

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Using science to determine which of the many diets will help you lose the most weight; this article shows charts to compare. Read more here: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/which-diet-will-help-you-lose-the-most-weight/...

The Eightfold Path is the fourth of the Buddha's Noble Truths: the way that leads to the uprooting of the causes of suffering, and thus to increasingly stable and profound peacefulness, wisdom, virtue, and happiness. The heart of each element of the Path is non-clinging,...

One could rightly ask: How can intangible thoughts affect tangible matter (i.e., the brain)? This question is at the heart of the longstanding “mind-body problem,” and related questions include: How can mind arise from matter? Is mind reducible to matter? Does matter determine mind?...

Introduction The Eightfold Path is the fourth of the Buddha's Noble Truths, and it is the way leading to the uprooting of the causes of suffering, and thus to increasingly stable and profound peacefulness, wisdom, virtue, and happiness....

Although your brain isn't heavy - about three pounds of soft, gooshy tissue-like tapioca pudding - it has about 1.1 trillion cells altogether. It literally is the most complex object known in the universe....

As you probably know, compassion and loving kindness are central elements of Buddhism. They arise naturally in response to one of those three fundamental characteristics of existence: interdependence/not-self/emptiness....