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Each year I dedicate one issue of the Just One Thing newsletter to Twelve Good Things that I feel are really worth your attention....

The American Mindfulness Research Association's mission to support efforts to establish an evidence base for the process, practice, and construct of mindfulness; promote best evidence-based standards for the use of mindfulness research and its applications; and facilitate mindfulness-related dialogue and discovery. ...

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. James Hamblin writes for the Atlantic about one professor who left his home for a 36-square-foot open-air box, and is happier for it. It makes one think: how much does a person really need? Read...

Rick discusses several topics regarding mindfulness applied to relationships. ...

Neuroscientists have treated mice with 30 minutes of light therapy for 20 days to mimic meditation to test the effects of their behavior. ...

One day, while her 4-year-old daughter was happily distracted in marker drawings, a mother decided to risk pulling out a new sketchbook she had special ordered. The results are a unique an collaborative masterpiece! ...

Of course, the first question regarding intention is, for what? All the great wisdom traditions of the world, and all the great moral philosophers, have grappled with this question. What should we want?...