Science says it’s better to be adaptable—here are 5 ways to make it happen

Science says it’s better to be adaptable—here are 5 ways to make it happen:
In what became his groundbreaking work, On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin introduced the foundations of his theory of evolution, as he sought to explain how some species survived while others dwindled toward extinction. His theory eloquently demonstrated that the best predictor of survival was not a species’ intelligence, nor its physical strength but its ability to adapt to changes in its immediate surroundings.

I Started Meditating for the First Time in Quarantine—And Now I’ll Never Go Back

I Started Meditating for the First Time in Quarantine—And Now I’ll Never Go Back:
I think it’s safe to say that we’re all feeling a little stressed out right now—or a lot stressed out. There are so many lingering questions about the novel coronavirus and our future. As someone who is already a bona fide germaphobe, COVID-19 has heightened my fear of germs and caused a lot of unwelcome anxiety. Getting acclimated to working from home has also introduced a whole slew of issues for some, but as a freelance writer, I’m used to spending work hours with my laptop on my couch.

Brené Brown Talks About Square Breathing, but What Is It?

Brené Brown Talks About Square Breathing, but What Is It?
If you’ve listened to Brené Brown, the research professor whose TedTalk on vulnerability went viral (a must-watch), you may have heard her mention “square breathing.” She uses it herself to calm down when, in her words, “sh*t hits the fan.” So yes, anecdotally it works. But Brown, who continues to study vulnerability, courage, worthiness and shame, is a researcher at heart. And while studying resilience and people who live tenaciously, she found they had an important thing in common: They