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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 ...
The Problem with Cultivating Distractions

The Problem with Cultivating Distractions

In The Five Keys To Mindful Communication, I write about the ‘positive interruptions’ that come ...
Why do we Open and how do we Close?

Why do we Open and how do we Close?

This interview with teacher Greg Heffron from winter 2013 talks about the natural way we open to ...
Five Things That Need to Happen to Bring Mindfulness Into Education

Five Things That Need to Happen to Bring Mindfulness Into Education

A great piece by Patricia Jennings on what needs to happen to bring mindfulness practice ...
A ‘We-first’ Approach that Prevented a Mass School Shooting

A ‘We-first’ Approach that Prevented a Mass School Shooting

“…Tuesday’s gunman incident at an elementary school near Atlanta ended with no injuries or deaths. ...
Online “Green Zone” Communities Have Launched

Online “Green Zone” Communities Have Launched

We’re proud to announce that our online communities have launched. Greg and Susan have been ...
“The Five Keys of Mindful Communication” published in German

“The Five Keys of Mindful Communication” published in German

Susan Chapman’s The Five Keys to Mindful Communication has finally been translated into German. Please ...
The Humanity of Pain – Kevin Breel (VIDEO)

The Humanity of Pain – Kevin Breel (VIDEO)

In this video, young comedian Kevin Breel speaks frankly about his experience with depression. While ...
Meditation on Sound – Susan’s article in Mindful magazine

Meditation on Sound – Susan’s article in Mindful magazine

In Susan’s recent article in Mindful magazine, she offers ways to meditate on a sense ...
The Antidote to McMindfulness is Feeling What We Feel

The Antidote to McMindfulness is Feeling What We Feel

Zen teachers Ron Purser and David Loy’s recent article in Huffington Post critiques the way in ...
We’ve updated our website

We’ve updated our website

Over the last few weeks, we’ve thoroughly reorganized our website to add new content, make it ...
Exercise: Wake Up Moments

Exercise: Wake Up Moments

ALARM CLOCK EXERCISE Using a journal or in dialogue with a friend, talk about your ...