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Mind your mind: How to do nothing and actually everything

 If you’ve been following my “Mind your mind” column, you’ll see that I’ve shared a few different mindfulness methods to help with stress and difficult situations. The über method, the cornerstone of mindfulness practice,...

Mind your mind: Your Valentine’s Day survival guide

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s February—time to start stressing out about our love lives. In all seriousness, dating and romance are great (when they’re going well), but Valentine’s Day can sometimes bring...

Mind your mind: Take 30 seconds for a mindful pause

Rate this article and enter to winEver feel anxious or overwhelmed? If you’re a person and not some weird robot, then your answer was probably “yes.” Anxiety isn’t a fun experience, but it’s totally...
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Mind your mind: Looking out for yourself

 I recently returned to my childhood home for the holidays. As I walked across the front yard, a weird thought struck me: If you asked me to describe, without looking, what sort of trees...

Weekend Wellness Activity Series for Andover Students

The Weekend Wellness Activity series is intended to provide students with programming that has a broad wellness focus. These activities typically take place on Sunday afternoons and are led by a variety of members from...
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Mind your mind: How to get unstuck

 We’re now well into the semester, and the work is probably piling up—papers, projects, and deadlines that creep up on you like ninjas. Have you ever gotten so overwhelmed by academic pressure that you...
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Mind your mind: Touching a soap bubble with a feather

 Ever notice that more stuff seems to happen in the first few weeks of school than in the next six months? So many people to meet and events to check out and new cafeteria...
Smiling Mind app

Smiling Mind by Smiling Mind

Why we love itThe Smiling Mind app teaches modern meditation for young people. Developed by a team of psychologists, Smiling Mind provides mindfulness meditation programs for different age groups, including: 12–15-year-olds 16–22-year-oldsUse this app...
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Meditation: Easy as 1-2-3

When you hear “meditation,” you may think of the phrase “clear your mind.”  Ummm…yeah right. Between school, homework, and your social life, that probably seems like an impossible task.Practicing meditation is much easier than...