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Ideology Can Be Deadly

Ideology Can Be Deadly

“Toxic Certainty” can be the deadliest weapon of all. ...
Thich Naht Hanh – “Don’t Blame the Lettuce”

Thich Naht Hanh – “Don’t Blame the Lettuce”

Mindfulness goes beyond simplistic blame and focuses on real solutions. ...
Humanity’s Greatest Fear

Humanity’s Greatest Fear

“…protecting our vulnerability is critical when fear takes over. Once we regain our confidence, we ...
How Wakeful People Make Friends

How Wakeful People Make Friends

“We once knew how to open up. Far from being overly serious, mindfulness aims to ...
Ursula le Guin on Synchronizing Communication

Ursula le Guin on Synchronizing Communication

“Every act of communication is an act of tremendous courage in which we give ourselves ...
The Green Zone of Going on Retreat

The Green Zone of Going on Retreat

Going on a retreat is one of the best ways to reconnect with your own ...
Meditation in Total Darkness

Meditation in Total Darkness

How Buddhist meditation kept the Thai boys calm in the cave The boys’ coach lived ...
Finding Solutions to Impossible Problems

Finding Solutions to Impossible Problems

How can we become big enough thinkers/feelers to find solutions nobody is considering? And even ...
Studying Mindful Communication in Ukraine

Studying Mindful Communication in Ukraine

Green Zone Institute recently receive this message from our dear friend Irina Vorobiova, regarding the ...
Greg Heffron – Facebook Live – “When Communication Breaks Down”

Greg Heffron – Facebook Live – “When Communication Breaks Down”

This is a short intro talk given live for the Buddhist Retreat Center Karme Choling ...
Meditation and Gardening in a Prison

Meditation and Gardening in a Prison

Cultivating natural openness, inside and out. ...