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How To Become Mindful

3/10/13 – Research shows numerous benefits to meditation: it reduces stress, increases positive emotion, and even treats acute pain. Commonly, meditation involves focusing on one’s breathing as a way to anchor one’s…Read More

How To Ensure You’re (Almost) Always Right

2/17/13 – “Facts that challenge basic assumptions—and thereby threaten people’s livelihood and self-esteem—are simply not absorbed. The mind does not digest them.” —Daniel Kahneman There are numerous cognitive biases that threaten to…Read More

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Managing Chronic Pain

4/17/11 – I have a small cohort of patients who suffer chronic pain so intense and unremitting it prevents them from living normally. They often don’t work, shop, go to restaurants or…Read More