Videos

Nigel Marsh: How to make work-life balance work. TED Talks. May 2010.

  • TED synopsis: “Work-life balance, says Nigel Marsh, is too important to be left in the hands of your employer. Marsh lays out an ideal day, balanced between family time, personal time, and productivity–and offers some stirring encouragement to make it happen.”

Dan Harris’ Panic Attack (and Discovery of Meditation). Big Think.

How Mindful Training Prevents Doctor Burnout. Huffpost Live. October 17, 2013.

  • Huffpost synopsis: “Huffpost’s Third Metric seeks to redefine success beyond money and power. As part of our ongoing series we take a look at doctor burnout and how doctors can use mindfulness to prevent it.”

Matthieu Ricard: The Habits of Happiness. TED Talks. February 2004.

  • TED synopsis: “What is happiness and how can we all get some? Biochemist turned Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard says we can train our minds in habits of well-being, to generate a true sense of serenity and fulfillment.”

Anderson Cooper on Mindfulness. 60 Minutes. December 14 2014.

  • 60 Minutes synopsis: “Anderson Cooper reports on what it’s like to achieve “mindfulness,” a self-aware scientists say is very healthy, but rarely achieved in today’s world of digital distractions.”

Dan Harris: Hack Your Brain’s Default Mode with Meditation. YouTube. August 19, 2014

  • YouTube synopsis: “Dan Harris explains the neuroscience behind meditation, but reminds us that the ancient practice isn’t magic and likely won’t send one floating into the cosmic ooze. He predicts that the exercise will soon become regularly scheduled maintenance, as commonplace as brushing your teeth or eating your veggies. Harris, an ABC News correspondent, was turned on to mediation after a live, on-air panic attack. His latest book is 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story.”

Andy Puddicombe: All It Takes is 10 Mindful Minutes. TED Talks. November 2012.

  • TED synopsis: “When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking, or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that: Refreshing your mind for 10 minutes a day, simply by being mindful and experiencing the present moment. (No need for incense or sitting in uncomfortable positions.)”

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