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Mindful : April 2016
contents april ILLUSTRATIONBYSÉBASTIENTHIBAULT.PHOTOGRAPHBYBÉATRICEPELTRE. On our cover: Parneet Pal, Chief Science Officer at Wisdom Labs. Photograph by Blake Farrington. Hair and makeup by Lindsay Padilla. Wardrobe by Kelly Shouey. 20 32 Departments 7 The Mindful Survey What’s scarier—balloons popping, colonoscopies, or dying? Readers share their deepest and their silliest fears. 10 Our Point of View When the Going Gets Tough... Meditating isn’t all sunshine and rainbows, nor should it be. The great thing about mindfulness, says Barry Boyce, is how it deals with difficult emotions. 12 Top of Mind Green energy reimagined; BMX bikers get a mindful boost; mindfulness may increase pain tolerance. Keep up with the latest in mindfulness. 16 Mindful-Mindless Our take on who’s paying attention and who’s not. 18 Bookmark This Books, recordings, and apps that are capturing our attention. 20 Brain Science Why Bad Moods Are Good for You We all have moods (and even like to wallow in bad ones). And that may be a good thing, finds Sharon Begley. 80 MindSpace Anna Ramsay on how, at 20 weeks pregnant, the prospect of being a mother has already changed her. 68 Techniques Be Smarter than Your Phone With a few adjustments, you can keep your phone at arm’s length and reclaim your sanity. 69 At Work How High Is Your Social IQ? Ironically, being silent for a while can help you refine your social graces. 70 On Relationships The Joy of Mindful Sex: A Meditator’s Guide to Better Loving What do great sex and mindfulness have in common? Cheryl Fraser can think of a few things. 72 Insight Good Penmanship: The Path to Peace There’s no need to ditch your computer and grab a pen, but calligrapher Barbara Bash describes how you can tap into deep insight through the powerful practice of writing by hand. 26 How to Live a Mindful Life Remedies for a Racing Mind Elisha and Stefanie Goldstein offer 11 ways to slow down and stay steady when anxiety trips you up. 30 Meet the Meditator What Being Well Means Doctor and compassion advocate Parneet Pal reveals the secret to true well-being in body and mind. 32 Food Try a Little Tenderness Béatrice Peltre on how to make Brussels sprouts per fectly sweet, fresh, and tender. Mindful Living Mindful Practices 10 26 44 30 20 4 mindful April 2016