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Boost Creativity With Mindfulness

According to a NASA study, 95% of 5-year-olds are creative, but only 2% of adults are creative. The good news? We can recapture creative abilities through the practice of mindfulness meditation. Here are 3 simple research-backed ways to practice mindfulness for increasing creative thinking abilities.

How Self-Compassion Boosts Performance

As a mindfulness speaker and coach, I work with a lot of corporate leaders who are convinced that being hard on themselves will yield better results. Even when I share that research shows self-criticism leads to heightened levels of depression and anxiety, lower self-confidence, and increased fear of failure, these clients are reluctant to embrace a different attitude. Even though self-compassion can be a challenging practice, research shows that the practice improves our performance and our overall well-being.