How Mindfulness Helps our Brains

Here's an article from The Week that explains how our brains often misinterpret cues we pick up on in the world, and how that causes us strife. Observing our thoughts in a few specific ways can help us misinterpret less and feel more calm. This is in many ways where mindfulness and psychotherapy meet. 

This article also has a number of helpful links for those wanting to learn more about meditating and mindfulness.