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7 Essential Books on the Art and Science of Happiness

7 Essential Books on the Art and Science of Happiness | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
From Plato to Buddha, or what imperfection has to do with the neuroscience of the good life.

If you, like me, are fascinated by the human
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Brief mindfulness meditation training alters psychological and neuroendocrine responses to social evaluative stress

Brief mindfulness meditation training alters psychological and neuroendocrine responses to social evaluative stress | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
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Haven't read it yet, but a review in today's newspaper, makes me curious!

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Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning

Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
Resources by Topic:

Best Practices for PBL Assessment
PBL and Standardized Tests
Research on PBL Assessment





Project-based learning (PBL) demands excellent assessment practices to ensure that
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Mind-Wandering vs. Mindfulness | 1 Giant Mind

Mind-Wandering vs. Mindfulness | 1 Giant Mind | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
On average, people spend 46.9 percent of their waking hours thinking about something other than what they’re doing right in that moment.
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The Science of Mindfulness | By Cynthia Macdonald | University of Toronto Magazine

The Science of Mindfulness | By Cynthia Macdonald | University of Toronto Magazine | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
Researchers are producing mountains of evidence that meditation can boost satisfaction, improve health and reduce burnout in fields ranging from business to social work to education
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Grief and Anxiety: How Can I Calm Down When I Know Bad Things Happen?

Grief and Anxiety: How Can I Calm Down When I Know Bad Things Happen? | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
The crazy train of fear prevents you from being present to what is, and it most definitely keeps you from enjoying what is here in this moment. Following these steps can get you off that train before it takes you too far....
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The mainstreaming of mindfulness meditation

The mainstreaming of mindfulness meditation | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
Stressed-out Americans, from war veterans to Google workers, are embracing mindfulness meditation. Does it really work?
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Can Mindfulness Helps Caregivers Care for Themselves?

Can Mindfulness Helps Caregivers Care for Themselves? | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
A new study explores if moment-to-moment, nonjudgemental awareness can help people caring for profoundly disabled children.
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There's no price tag on a clear mind: Intel to launch mindfulness program

There's no price tag on a clear mind: Intel to launch mindfulness program | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
The tech giant has developed a mindfulness program for its global workforce, but with no numerical return on investment, what's the business case?
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» Non-Judging, Non-Striving and the Pillars of Mindfulness Practice - World of Psychology

» Non-Judging, Non-Striving and the Pillars of Mindfulness Practice - World of Psychology | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
Twelve of us sit in a circle at the third session of the mindfulness-based stress reduction course (MBSR) offered at the hospital. The program was developed 35
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A practical explanation of the pillars of mindfulness practice

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Mindfulness mainstream

Mindfulness mainstream | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) werd dertig jaar geleden ontwikkeld door Jon Kabat-Zinn. Het is een wetenschappelijk beproefde methode waarbij mensen veel baat blijken te hebben.
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The New Habit Challenge: Meditate For 20 Minutes A Day

The New Habit Challenge: Meditate For 20 Minutes A Day | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
In an always-on, distraction-saturated world, is it feasible to sit still and do nothing for 20 minutes every day? We'll certainly try.
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De ondraaglijke lichtheid van de verveling « The Optimist

De ondraaglijke lichtheid van de verveling « The Optimist | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
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Een andere, erg interessante visie op verveling!

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Why Every Entrepreneur and Startup Should Practice Yoga

Why Every Entrepreneur and Startup Should Practice Yoga | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
Is yoga the key to keeping Silicon Valley sane and on the cutting edge of innovation? A growing number of startups have adopted the practice to relieve stress and boost productivity, and one entrepreneur says it “saved” his career, so…we’re leaning towards yeah, probably.
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#EdSoMe: Teaching and Learning with Social MEdia

#USGTL #EdSoMe #EdSoMe: Ideas for Teaching & Learning with Social Media Dr. Chris Linder & Chandler Thompson, University of Georgia
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How Mindfulness Helps | By Cynthia Macdonald | University of Toronto Magazine

How Mindfulness Helps | By Cynthia Macdonald | University of Toronto Magazine | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
Studies show that mindfulness meditation improves everything from stress to binge eating
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Researchers integrate meditation and science to develop targeted mental health treatments

Researchers integrate meditation and science to develop targeted mental health treatments | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
Mindfulness is always personal and often spiritual, but the meditation experience does not have to be subjective. Advances in methodology are allowing researchers to integrate mindfulness experiences with brain imaging and neural signal data to form testable hypotheses about the science - and the reported mental health benefits - of the practice.
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Mindfulness in the Age of Complexity

Mindfulness in the Age of Complexity | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today's topics and challenges in business management.
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Mindfulness meditation is growing fast in the Western world thanks to neuroscience | The Raw Story

Mindfulness meditation is growing fast in the Western world thanks to neuroscience | The Raw Story | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
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Overcoming obstacles to meditate - More Than Sound

The latest issue of Mindful invites us to examine some of the reasons we use to not meditate - and the benefits of why we should try anyway.
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Teaching Our Kids the Value of Silence

Teaching Our Kids the Value of Silence | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
We are a culture addicted to instant communication and immediate technologies. The inclusion of meditation and mindfulness in our children's daily lives verifies the importance of monitoring and caring for mental health as naturally as they do their physical selves.
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How to learn our children to cherish the value of Silence in a world of stress and noise ...

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May is for Metta

May is for Metta | Mindmatters | Scoop.it
Welcome to May is for Metta: 31 Days of Loving-kindness Exploration & Practice We are on our third year of exploration and practice which happens from May 1st to May 31st as a group of us parti...
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A valuable practice for the coming month of May!

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