Why Mindfulness is better than Chocolate


Why Mindfulness is better than Chocolate

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Happiness vs pleasure: what’s the difference?

Given that the wish to be happy is universal, you’d think that happiness would be a core subject at school, and that we’d all be pretty expert on happiness and its causes.  But the truth is, most people are somewhat hazy about it.  The title of a recent book by Daniel Gilbert, Prof of Psychology at Harvard University, says it all: ‘Stumbling on Happiness.’  In the book - which I recommend highly - Prof Gilbert explains the pitfalls into which we stumble in our pursuit of happiness.

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Posted on: Jul 14, 2014

Video – David Michie launches ‘Why Mindfulness is Better than Chocolate’

Just sharing the video of the short talk I gave recently to launch Why Mindfulness is Better than Chocolate at The Bodhi Tree Book Cafe.

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Posted on: Jul 4, 2014

8 ways that mind training is like physical training

As a regular gym goer, as well as long-term meditator, I am often struck by the similarities between mind training and physical training.  The same rules that apply to an exercise regime - be that the gym, yoga, bike riding or running - also generally apply to meditation and mindfulness.

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Posted on: Jun 28, 2014

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