How to practice well-being of the mind

How to practice well-being of the mind

Neuroscientist Richard Davidson considers mental well-being a skill, and describes its four components: awareness is attention and focus, the mind being aware that it is a mind, generating thoughts and judgments. 47% of people, Davidson reports, are not paying...
Simplifying well-being

Simplifying well-being

I’ve been doing a lot of reading about well-being. It seems like creativity: every thinker as a different definition and most people these days have something to sell. It’s easy to get lost in the weeds.   Let me simplify.   Physical: what sorts of physical...
finding well-being when you are sick

finding well-being when you are sick

Especially when we are physically ill or disabled, well-being is important. Amidst chronic illness, we sometimes think well-being is beyond us. It’s not. Being cured or being what the dominant culture thinks of as “healthy” may not be achievable, but we can still work...