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World Champion Kickboxer Shows that the Green Light is Stronger than a Kick

World Champion Kickboxer Shows that the Green Light is Stronger than a Kick

This is a great example of what we teach in our Power of Peacemaking programs ...
Mindfulness Practice Without Goal Orientation

Mindfulness Practice Without Goal Orientation

“You may be motivated by your conviction and faith, but meditation is not at all ...
Make twice as much money by being kinder?

Make twice as much money by being kinder?

This short clip is about a debt collection company whose business strategy is to be ...
Power Down and Tune In to Solitude with Pema Chodron

Power Down and Tune In to Solitude with Pema Chodron

In this clip, the American Buddhist nun and author Pema Chödrön talks to Bill Moyers about the ...
Susan Chapman: “Building a Green Zone Culture: Cooking Me into We”

Susan Chapman: “Building a Green Zone Culture: Cooking Me into We”

This summer I performed two wedding ceremonies.  Both couples were obviously in love and expressed ...
A Different Way to Give People Bad News

A Different Way to Give People Bad News

This traffic policeman shows that even when we have to deliver bad news, our mindfulness ...
Before and After a 30-day Mindfulness Retreat

Before and After a 30-day Mindfulness Retreat

These before-and-after photos of participants on a 30-day retreat at Shambhala Mountain Center speak to ...
A Green Zone at School in Japan

A Green Zone at School in Japan

“We come to school to be happy, so let’s all be happy together!” This is ...
Mindful Doctors Get Better Reviews from Patients

Mindful Doctors Get Better Reviews from Patients

By Chris Kaiser, Cardiology Editor, MedPage Today “Clinicians who focused on mindfulness improved their well-being and were ...
Mindfulness and Psychiatry: The Next Fad or a New Revolution?

Mindfulness and Psychiatry: The Next Fad or a New Revolution?

By Elana Miller, MD, Psychiatrist and writer at Zen Psychiatry “As a psychiatry resident with both ...
Mindfulness: When Focus Means Single-Tasking

Mindfulness: When Focus Means Single-Tasking

by Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence “Alexander Graham Bell, noting how the sun’s rays ...
Researchers ask What is Wisdom?

Researchers ask What is Wisdom?

This helpful article from Prof. Patrick B. Williams of the University of Chicago’s Wisdom Research ...