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The Power of Peacemaking: Interrupting Aggression in Challenging Times

The Power of Peacemaking: Interrupting Aggression in Challenging Times

Many of us today are paying close attention to¬†the aggression that’s arising in our world. ...
Man holding ‘You belong’ sign outside North Texas Islamic Center

Man holding ‘You belong’ sign outside North Texas Islamic Center

Generosity and welcoming difference are the human virtues that cut through hatred and produce peace. ...
Vulnerability = Strength

Vulnerability = Strength

As Susan Piver says here, strength and vulnerability do not pull us in opposite directions. ...
Cowardice versus Bravery in Our Own Experience

Cowardice versus Bravery in Our Own Experience

The New Yorker covers the topics of Cowardice (“the red light”) and Bravery (“the green ...
How Does a Neo-Nazi Lose his Hatred?

How Does a Neo-Nazi Lose his Hatred?

What was the beginning of a dedicated White Supremacist leaving his movement and becoming the ...
Could You Befriend Your Enemy?

Could You Befriend Your Enemy?

Can we become stable enough, decent enough, brave enough to confront our “enemies” and find ...
Bill Murray: I’d Like to Just Be More Here All the Time

Bill Murray: I’d Like to Just Be More Here All the Time

We call this synchronizing the Natural Communication System: connecting with Awake Body, Tender Heart, Open ...
Fleet Maull: Better Leadership Through Self-Empathy

Fleet Maull: Better Leadership Through Self-Empathy

“A daily mindfulness practice can help us keep this awareness in our daily routines, both ...
Mindful Empathy or Mindless Heart?

Mindful Empathy or Mindless Heart?

Susan Chapman explains the difference between intelligent Mindful Empathy versus the gullible and foolhardy and over-simplistic ...

Discovering What is Right Here

What hidden talents have we overlooked? Direct perception (mindfulness) opens our senses to the ‘ordinary ...
The Distraction Economy

The Distraction Economy

Do you want or need to be a player in “The Distraction Economy?” If not, ...