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Staying centered in trying times

Updated: Jun 28, 2020



The University of California Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center has a treasure trove of online resources to manage stress, including guided “mindful breathing” exercises. It's just one of their pandemic-perfect practices in over a dozen categories to help your mind unwind.

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The World Economic Forum shares lessons learned on processing isolation from who better...astronauts and submariners! They are helpful tips even post-shutdown as more people continue working from home and many of us feel a world away from our previous lives. Don't miss the rendition of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” filmed high above Earth!

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Missing those inspiring graduation speeches that make us reexamine our adult lives while envying the seniors just starting theirs? Ponder the meaning of life with these memorable commencement addresses and learn which comedian got uncharacteristically deep with this quote: “Empathy and kindness are the true signs of emotional intelligence.”

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Who wouldn’t want to work in a place called ‘The Happiness Lab,” especially in these challenging days? Hear insights on trying to stay calm and content in The Happiness Lab podcast with Dr. Laurie Santos, Yale University Professor of Psychology.

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