Guided Meditation: Noticing Change

Center for Healthy Minds Scientist Cortland Dahl shares a guided meditation focused on noticing change.

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UW–Madison teams up with Madison police to foster officer well-being

The Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the Madison Police Department

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Surprisingly Simple Ways You Can Trick Your Brain Into Focusing

What separates strategic, visionary thinkers from the rest of us? And why do we tend

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A Compassionate Approach Leads to More Help and Less Punishment

Seeing a child steal a toy from a fellow playmate. Watching a stranger cut in

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The World We Make

How might the world look like 15 years from now if we choose well-being today?

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How Science Reveals That “Well-Being” Is a Skill

“Well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello.” This is the conclusion

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How Science Can Inform Good Leadership

We’ve all had “those days” at work where nearly everything seems to go awry. From

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Three Benefits to Mindfulness at Work

Research says mindfulness works for individuals. But does it work in the bottom-line-driven workplace, or

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How Science Can Inform Good Leadership

So how can we take insights from science to inform well-being in the workplace, particularly

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The Neuroscience of Meditation, and the Virtues of Shutting Up

It was 5:30 in the morning on my third day of silent meditation when I

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