How Meditation Does (and Doesn't) Help You Deal With The Crazy

At some point, we've all probably realized that it's just not possible to outrun the tough stuff in life. What if, instead, you knew that you had inside yourself exactly what you needed to meet any situation you found yourself in?


That tantalizing question is exactly why meditation - and mindfulness - have been getting so much attention in the past few years. Here’s our take on how it does and doesn’t help you face those challenges.

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5 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Keep Your Cool on Election Day

Elections can be such a stressful time. Voting somehow brings out the very worst in us as human beings. We temporarily forget that we're all in this together, and become obsessed with the differences between us.

The good news is that there's a way to save yourself from this quagmire - and it's not by sticking your head in the sand, and avoiding the election altogether. You can vote, engage with people you love, and stay steady through it all. Just apply these simple mindfulness techniques to respond the way you wish you could to election day anger and anxiety.

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