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Health & Wellbeing
Kabat-Zinn, one of the best-known mindfulness meditation teachers in the United States, spends much of his time these days explaining the ways that mindfulness is misunderstood.
“I love my work as a nurse,” she told Todd. “But I thought I was going to have to leave. I couldn’t nd happiness or joy or resilience to show up day after day. Until now.”
Simply witnessing or hearing about a frightening event—which can happen daily for those who read the news or engage in social media—can trigger debilitating anxiety and decrease...
If you have children, the odds that they are going to use holistic therapies depend heavily on one factor: you.
For Michael, the journey toward wellbeing is an ongoing process that’s physical, spiritual, emotional, and relational.
Mindfulness is not like traditional painkillers, which are intended to dull or eliminate pain.
The first three months after his wife Vivian died reminded Albert of years earlier, when he was recovering from coronary bypass surgery.
In her new book, Brené Brown describes vulnerability as "uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure." It's that unstable feeling we get when we step out of our comfort zone or do...
Sleep patterns change throughout life, with babies, children, and adolescents needing more sleep than adults. The CDC has a handy chart that outlines how much sleep we need...
The impact of stress on the body is well-documented, from its effect on blood pressure and mood to digestive disorders and immune functioning. Chronic stress, left unchecked,...
A crucial ingredient in emotional health is self-compassion, which we think of as a basic practice of treating yourself with acceptance, kindness, and gentleness--much as you...
The holiday season is approaching, which for many also means gift-giving season. Take a moment to reflect: how does shopping for gifts affect you?
When John Foster's 21-year-old son came home one night severely beaten by a group of would-be carjackers, the protective father exploded with anger.
Introductory letter from the dean to prospective students
Introduction to the city of Chicago for prospective students
Article about an activist collective on campus
Article about a student filmmaker