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From Warrior Pros to Warrior Pose

Once thought of as a new age phenomenon in popular US culture, yoga and meditation are rapidly finding their way into the conservative arena of the military:
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Most of Us Are Managing Our Emotions the Wrong Way. Here's What to Do Instead.

It’s normal to experience emotions at home or at work: frustration, anger, fear, excitement. But how you handle these feelings can go a long way toward building — or destroying ...
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Selfies or Selfless? The 6 Top Habits of the Happiest (and Most Successful) Social Networkers

Have you ever found yourself on a vacation, a date, or a great party with friends and family you love when suddenly, out of the blue, and for no good reason, you develop an ...
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A Surprising Yoga Practice to Heal Anxiety and Trauma

"Hard core military guys and yoga – that doesn’t really …um… go together, does it?” I’ve been asked. It’s true that, when they first arrived to participate in my study, the ...
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The Power of Self Compassion to Boost Success

How often are we actually grateful to ourselves? When we take note of our positive qualities, and celebrate our lives and ourselves, we become not only happier, but more ...
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How We Get Hooked On Things and What to Do About It

From dramatic game shows to the Emmys and Oscars. Why do we love watching these events unfold—and why are we ourselves so drawn to winning?
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Four Fascinating Findings from the May 2020 Update of the Mental Health Index: U.S. Worker Edition

This week, Total Brain, in partnership with One Mind at Work and the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions, released the May 2020 Update for the Mental Health ...
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How Shifting the Body Can Change the Mind

At the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, we have been working for the last year to find ways to help our veterans returning from ...
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