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Training Staff at a Buddhist Retreat Center in France

Training Staff at a Buddhist Retreat Center in France

In 2015, Greg Heffron trained the staff at Dechen Choling Buddhist Retreat Center near Limoges, France. ...
Influencing our Relationships and Future Through Mindful Communication

Influencing our Relationships and Future Through Mindful Communication

Greg Heffron’s interview on Meditation Freedom: “The easiest way to understand it is that we’re already ...
5-week Interactive Video Course – Oct 15, 2016

5-week Interactive Video Course – Oct 15, 2016

If you’ve studied the book and want to go deeper with a cohort of other ...
Compassion is a Relationship of Equals

Compassion is a Relationship of Equals

The Green Light: being vulnerable ourselves, we understand directly the vulnerability of others.   0 ...
“Playfulness” Creates Custom Hospital Gowns

“Playfulness” Creates Custom Hospital Gowns

The fifth key to Mindful Communication is “Playfulness” (or “Responsiveness”). It’s the fruition of the ...
NOT Telling Someone that They’re Shut Down

NOT Telling Someone that They’re Shut Down

Telling someone that they’re in the Red Light (of communication shut down) is pretty much ...
A TV Journalist Feels Sad

A TV Journalist Feels Sad

To feel sadness — to deeply feel real sadness that comes from compassion — is ...
We Forget to Stay Mad When Something Interrupts

We Forget to Stay Mad When Something Interrupts

We can’t choose to get ourselves out of our Red Light shutdown. By the time ...
Loss is Real

Loss is Real

Green Light anger is possible, but rage is not that. Rage is just smoke and ...
Being Sent to the “Mindful Moment Room”

Being Sent to the “Mindful Moment Room”

“When a student is referred to the Mindful Moment Room, he goes through breathing and ...
Being Awake Means All the Way Until the End of Life

Being Awake Means All the Way Until the End of Life

Being Awake means that we’re in relationship with our world and everyone in it, even ...
The Psychology of Why Americans Are Afraid of Historically Low Crime Levels

The Psychology of Why Americans Are Afraid of Historically Low Crime Levels

When we work to suppress the “Yellow Light” experience of our human uncertainty, anxiety and ...
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