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We’ve Got Your Well-Being Down to a Science

We believe a healthy mind is the key to achieving well-being in all parts of yourself. We also believe that the more people we can help achieve these holistic levels of well-being, the kinder, wiser, and more compassionate our world will become. So using neuroscientific research as our guide, we design and develop tools that can help people build these skills.

The Healthy Minds Framework

True well-being is a skill that can be developed with practice. Our four-pillared program will help you understand the connections between what's happening inside your brain and how you're interacting with the world around you–with results ranging from increased focus to decreased stress and higher levels of health and well-being.

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As you build up awareness, you’ll begin to notice your thoughts, emotions, and impulses more clearly. This will help you improve your inner balance and truly be present at work and in your relationships.


Cultivating qualities like appreciation and kindness strengthens your positive connections with other people. This increases your resilience and boosts well-being.


As you get more and more curious about how your mind works, you’ll see how your thoughts and emotions influence the way you see the world. This can help you turn challenges and adversity into opportunities for growth and understanding.


Purpose involves fortifying your ability to keep your most deeply held values front and center in your life, relationships, and at work. A sense of purpose is what helps you see the bigger picture–and stay genuinely motivated.

It All Comes Back to Science

We’re a nonprofit founded on the work of world-renowned neuroscientist Dr. Richard Davidson and affiliated with the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Among his many “firsts” in neuroscience, Dr. Davidson and his team showed how simple meditation practice improved the functioning of the human immune system.

Dr. Davidson’s breakthrough research has proven that with the right science, tools, and effort, we can train our minds to improve our own lives, as well as the lives of those around us. This is the core of Healthy Minds Innovations.



Your Path to Well-Being

Sitting Meditations

Our seated practices can be completed while sitting in a more traditional, calm, and quiet environment.

Active Practices

We know life keeps you busy, so we also offer guided practices that can be completed in busier, on-the-move settings.

Measure Your Progress

Our Healthy Minds Report will allow you to measure and track your levels of well-being over time with simple scientific tools.

Train Your Mind

All of our tools use this neuroscience-based framework, helping you build healthy habits as you work through the four pillars of well-being.

Explore Our Tools for Well-Being

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Healthy Minds Program App

Train your mind to be more focused, calm, and resilient with easy-to-complete lessons and guided meditations that only take minutes a day.

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Healthy Minds @Work

Well-being is key to bringing out the best in teams. Our program can help decrease stress while improving overall productivity and performance.

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Healthy Minds Philanthropy

Join Healthy Minds Innovations in making our tools and programs freely available to those who need them most with a tax-deductible donation.

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