David Ignatius of the Washington Post on Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, then, questions for Attorney General nominee Republican Senator Jeff Sessions.
Harvard psychologist Ellen Langer is known as the “mother of mindfulness.” Her research focuses on the many benefits of purposefully paying attention,and in contrast,the psychological and professional costs of thought patterns that limit awareness. Ellen Langer describes what it takes to become more mindful and why it can have such profound effects on our health, ability to learn and overall well-being. Please join us for a conversation with Ellen Langer on harnessing the power of thought.
- Ellen Langer author of "Mindfulness" and "The Power of Mindful Learning"
Ellen Langer's Mindfulness In Art
In her new book “The Art of Mindfulness,” Ellen Langer pairs her paintings with advice on being mindful in life. Take a look at some of the featured images; visit her website to see more.
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