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New book on how to practice mindfulness meditation with humor and playfulness

JoyonDemandFrom the out­side, med­i­ta­tion appears to be a thor­ough­ly seri­ous endeav­or. You have to sit down, duti­ful­ly count your breaths and rein in your wan­der­ing mind, and prac­tice this every day whether it’s fun or not.

But that isn’t Chade-Meng Tan’s approach to mind­ful­ness. The found­ing chair of the Search Inside Your­self Lead­er­ship Insti­tute, which start­ed as a mind­ful­ness class at Google and now trains employ­ees around the world, Tan lives by the mot­to that “life is too impor­tant to be tak­en seri­ous­ly.” And he adopts the same atti­tude toward cul­ti­vat­ing mindfulness—outlined in his new book, Joy on Demand: The Art of Dis­cov­er­ing the Hap­pi­ness With­in.

While Tan acknowl­edges that there are oth­er routes to mas­ter­ing med­i­ta­tion (includ­ing sheer dis­ci­pline and will), his focus is on joy. The book Read the rest of this entry »

Survey: How can we improve The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness?

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Goodreads selects twenty winners of SharpBrains’ book giveaway

goodreads_bannerBelow are the names of the 20 Goodreads give­away win­ners, ran­dom­ly select­ed from 1,137 par­tic­i­pants. Each win­ner will receive a free print copy of the book The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness: How to Opti­mize Brain Health and Per­for­mance at Any Age.

Con­grat­u­la­tions, and enjoy the read! Read the rest of this entry »

Final 2 days to enter Goodreads giveaway and have the chance to win a copy of The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age

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Quick reminder: You can enter this goodreads give­away by Sun­day, May 29th, and have a chance to receive a free print copy of the book Read the rest of this entry »

Goodreads giveaway: 20 copies of The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness, named a Best Book by AARP

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Heads-up: From today until Sun­day you can enter this goodreads give­away and receive a free print copy of the book Read the rest of this entry »

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