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advanced 8-month online training (late-Summer 2018)

advanced 8-month online training (late-Summer 2018)

Green Zone Institute is proud to announce the upcoming Advanced 8-month Online Certification in Mindful ...
an excerpt from “the mindful heart” (2018)

an excerpt from “the mindful heart” (2018)

“If mindful communication training could be reduced to one phrase, it would be ‘creating space.’ ...
rev. angel kyodo williams

rev. angel kyodo williams

“We have weaponized our awareness, our consciousness. We use it to call people out instead ...
learning how to be

learning how to be

The classic children’s book The Velveteen Rabbit, teaching us how to just be ourselves. ...
anxieties keep waking us up

anxieties keep waking us up

“Whether you are happy or sad, whether you are exuberantly joyful or miserable, it’s still ...
cognitive gains from meditation last for seven years, research shows

cognitive gains from meditation last for seven years, research shows

“The initial study is based on the Shamatha Project, a series of two three-month retreats ...
dan siegel: me + we = mwe

dan siegel: me + we = mwe

Author and clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA Dan Siegel presents the view that in ...
letting the mud settle

letting the mud settle

Mindfulness means training in patience, which leads naturally to insight, and then to useful action. ...
james baldwin’s wisdom

james baldwin’s wisdom

Beneath our ‘frozen’ ideologies (Red Light) is vulnerability and struggle (the Yellow Light). “I imagine ...
Happy 2018

Happy 2018

We at Green Zone Institute wish you a Peaceful, Heartful, Wakeful, Mindful 2018. ...
Sakyong Mipham on Listening with Compassion

Sakyong Mipham on Listening with Compassion

Buddhist teacher and author, Sakyong Mipham on listening with compassion. Sakyong Mipham is the author ...