Center for Healthy Minds

Dedicated to cultivating well-being through a scientific study of the mind
What if our world were a kinder, wiser, more compassionate place? A place where we exercise our minds just like we exercise our bodies? A place where transforming your mind not only improves your own well-being, but cascades to the well-being of others in your community and around the globe? We’re making this vision a reality at the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Faced with mental and physical health challenges at a global scale, we conduct rigorous scientific research to bring new insights and tools aimed at improving the well-being of people of all backgrounds and ages. Our research, rooted in neuroscience, comes down to one basic question: What constitutes a healthy mind?
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How Training Your Compassion ‘Muscle’ May Boost Brain’s Resilience in the Face of Suffering

by Center for Healthy Minds
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Police Have Some of the World's Most Stressful Jobs

by Center for Healthy Minds

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People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.


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