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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....

During this time, we could all use more understanding and relating to one another. Did you know that requires a healthy prefrontal cortex (PFC) otherwise we will biologically default to our fight-or-flight response? It's simply in the way we are wired. Relating to one another...

Check out this great creative activity that will deepen and internalize your sense of being cared about - an important inner resource for resilience, happiness, and satisfying relationships, and a key part of the Foundations of Well-Being. This 12-minute video guides you through an experiential activity...

In relationships, it's natural to join with others, but it's also fundamentally important to have a strong sense of your own autonomy. In this clip from my Foundations of Well-Being program I explain how you can create a secure base of "me" inside yourself to...