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It’s normal to experience emotions at home or at work: frustration, anger, fear, excitement. But how you handle these feelings as a parent or leader can go a long way toward building—or destroying—your relationships. It’s essential to develop the ability to regulate your emotions, but perhaps not in the way…
To be alive is to feel. Travis, a veteran of the war in Iraq who was in my research study on yogic breathing for post-traumatic stress, shared with me at the beginning of the study that he was unable to feel emotions. He told me there had been a suicide…
Push harder, further, faster. Sweat, blood, and tears. That’s the way to succeed, no matter what you want to do. Or is it? Emilia Lahti, a social activist and psychology researcher from Finland, knows a thing or two about grit. A survivor of domestic violence, she set out to personally…
It was a classic case to Dr. James Doty, neurosurgeon at Stanford University and Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. A young, obese patient walks in complaining of back problems. Medical training would have a surgeon look at the MRI results, discuss surgery options with…