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Interview with Liz Hall and Luis San Martin

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The 2nd International Mindfulness & Compassion at Work Summit took place in Madrid on the 26th and 27th of April 2018.
 
We were able to shoot this interview with the amazing organizers

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Interview with Bodhin Philip Woodward

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The 2nd International Mindfulness & Compassion at Work Summit took place in Madrid on the 26th and 27th of April 2018.
 
We were able to shoot interviews with five of the amazing

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9 Tips for Constructive Criticism at Work

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Even though it is part of every job, many people find it intimidating to give criticism at work to their colleagues, especially if it is to a supervisor or direct report. Whether you are

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WHAT IS: Emotional Education

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Traditionally, education focuses on three R’s: reading, writing, and arithmetic. But to become happy and caring individuals, those skills are not enough. Increasingly, there’s also attention to ’soft

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Top Ten Insights From Science For a Meaningful Life

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A meaningful life is something of a subjective matter, you might well think. What is meaningful to one person may, of course, have little meaning for another. Yet, there are certain aspects of

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Acts of Kindness: The Good Cards

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We chat with Corey Harnish, co-founder of The Good Cards project, which is hoping to change the world one little act of kindness at a time. This fun and interactive initiative is spreading happiness

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HOW TO: practice Self-Acceptance

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Self-acceptance can be difficult, especially in a world where we often compare ourself to others. But being aware of your strengths and also being happy with your flaws can have real benefits. Here,

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5 Science-Backed Reasons To Pick Up A Gratitude Practice

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Gratitude and happiness often go hand in hand, especially when gratefulness is seen as something essential in our daily lives and not just as a passing emotion. Time and time again, scientific

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7 Strategies For Staying Engaged And Enriching Daily Activities

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Living our lives to the fullest begins with what is already here. Staying engaged and curious can transform even routine activities. Learn how now.Have you ever felt that sometimes we go through our

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Goal Setting: For Motivation And Easy Success Use SMART Goals

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Goal setting and achieving goals is an integral part of personal development and self-growth. But have you ever wondered why some people seem to accomplish virtually everything they set out to do,

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5 life lessons I learned sailing the world

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You would be forgiven for assuming that I must have a long standing love of the sea and sailing - in fact, nothing could be further from the truth. As far as boats were concerned, back in the 1990’s,

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How BDSM Can Help You Find Self-Acceptance

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Coming to grips with being kinky when you've been raised in a religious or very conservative household isn't easy. When sex is shamed, let alone any exploration outside of missionary style

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What Our Jobs Can teach Us About Improving Our Relationships

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The motivation required in our jobs is useful in improving our relationships, as we all yearn for appreciation according to Tony Schwartz, the president and CEO of The Energy Project and author of Be

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What The 12 Pillars of Well-Being Can Teach Us

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Can a dozen ideas be described as constituting pillars of well-being? In this article, we'll examine the ideas of the leading psychologist, Rick Hanson.
 
An expert in his field, Rick Hanson

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Easily Master These 4 NLP Happiness Techniques

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Neuro-linguistic Programming is often used to improve interpersonal dynamics. It also has applications in personal growth and development. Several NLP happiness techniques can help you live a more

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Stop Ruminating With These 3 Techniques

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Rumination is a dangerous habit that has been linked to serious psychological conditions. They are ranging from depression to obsessive compulsive disorder, binge drinking, and acute anxiety. But it

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How to meditate? - The best Youtube videos for an easy start

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The Internet, and especially YouTube, is packed with videos on how to meditate. But where do you start when you are a beginner to meditation? What different approaches do these meditation videos

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Non-Materialistic Life Goals Lead to Happiness

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If you've ever heard the saying 'Money can't buy happiness', you may well wonder if that's true. After all, much misery is a result of lacking financial means. Studies suggest that there may well be

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Free 8 Week Course on the Science of Happiness

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Edx.org offers - among many others - a course by Berkeley X called "The Science of Happiness". Being an engineer by training, hence naturally sceptical towards a lot of things that fall into the

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Mindfulness daily - Get easily started with this app

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In mindfulness daily, Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach are presenting a 40-day introduction for mindfulness and meditation. You can access the daily lessons via an app or online.
 
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Moral Courage in Action - How to (Safely) Stand Up Against Hate

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Moral Courage is Necessary More than Ever
Handling hate speech and crime is becoming ever more vital in a changing world. Doing so effectively takes a good deal of moral courage. 
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5 Helpful Strategies to Build Resilience

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Five Strategies to Build Resilience
People often try to cope with difficult situations by making an effort to be strong - or even pretending that it's not happening. The problem with this

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Improve your Emotional Well-being with self-acceptance

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Self-awareness compared to self-esteem
Srini Pillay, MD, defines self-acceptance as “an individual’s acceptance of all his/ her attributes, positive or negative. It includes body acceptance,

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Self-Compassion: A Visual Guide

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A Visual Reminder: How to Have Self-Compassion
Anna Vital has created this amazing infographic about self-compassion. "How Not to be Hard on Yourself" is a joyful everyday reminder of the steps

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A Brief History of the School of Life

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The School of Life: the pursuit of a better life
Founded in 2008 by the well-known public philosopher and author Alain De Botton. Who, with colleagues in the arts, education and cultural fields,

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