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How does paying attention help us quit smoking?

How does paying attention help us quit smoking? It might sound strange, but that’s the question that I asked when I did my first smoking cessation study almost a decade ago to test if mindfulness training could help people quit. Spoiler alert: we found that it was five times better than a well-established, standardized in-person [...]

By | 2018-10-17T03:09:36+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why We Make Bad Decisions When Stressed (and How to Fix the Problem)

We are at the beginning of a revolution where science is starting to explain what many religious and philosophical pioneers knew instinctually – that much of our suffering is due to how we see the world and react to events and not to the events themselves.  Using sophisticated techniques, neuroscientists are mapping various parts of [...]

By | 2018-10-17T03:16:03+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments