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Is the Way You Breathe Bad for Your Health?
November 2011

It’s among the most important physical functions our bodies perform. We do it about 20,000 times a day. And still, somehow, most of us get it wrong. “If I had to limit my advice on healthier living to just one tip, it would be to learn to breathe correctly,” says Andrew Weil, MD, a well-known pioneer in the field of integrative medicine.

Goodbye, Hello!
February 2007

When the love of his life left him stranded, was it the end of all of his happiness – or a chance to strip away some emotional clutter and let the future come to him? Mark Matousek discovers the incredible lightness of losing.

Can You Change Your Partner Just by Changing Yourself?
April 2004

Is it possible to change another person’s behavior—and transform a less-than-perfect relationship—simply by changing your own thoughts? Psychologist Henry Grayson’s theory may very well revolutionize the way we look at love, friendship, and attachment.

How to Choose Happiness
March 2004

Some of us are born smiling; most of us have to work at it. This may take learning some new techniques and unlearning some old mental habits—but the joyful news from the frontiers of science and psychology is that mood is malleable and happiness is yours for the choosing.

How to Unleash the Magnificent, Unstoppable Energy Inside You
July 2003

Have you ever been in the presence of something so lively, engaged, selfless, and utterly radiant, it’s left you speechless? Mark Matousek taps into the world’s greatest renewable power source.

Wise Guides
December 2001

Living through challenging times can bring out a blazing new spirit in people. Mark Matousek asks an extraordinary panel of thinkers, writers and spiritual leaders: What’s the best way to carry on when things are shaky?