Here are four articles (and one video) that I found especially helpful and worth sharing this week.
By Tom Jacobs. Pacific Standard.
Key Quote: “Our strong belief in our own specialness gets in the way of the sort of honest self-assessment that could make us better people.” Read the rest here.
By Lisa Ryan. Science of Us.
Key Quote: “You might not want to skip your workout when you’re feeling overwhelmed, since being fit is actually the key to combating stress-related health risks.” Read the rest here.
By Lesley Alderman. The New York Times.
Key Quote: “Studies have found, for example, that breathing practices can help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety, insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and attention deficit disorder.” Read the rest here.
By Shamash Alidina. Mindful.
Key Quote: “When you accept yourself, you cut down on energy-draining self-criticism. You’re then much better able to enjoy your successes and smile at your shortcomings.” Read the rest here.
Scilla Elworthy. TED: Ideas Worth Spreading
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