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Deaf Percussionist Evelyn Glennie: “Using the Body as a Giant Ear”

Deaf Percussionist Evelyn Glennie: “Using the Body as a Giant Ear”

This deaf professional percussionist shows us that “Awake Body” can go far beyond our conventional ...
Policing: the “Green Light” of Openness Protects Us Better

Policing: the “Green Light” of Openness Protects Us Better

By honoring the Green Light of innate human communication, we gain an intimacy with ourselves ...
Not Feeding the “Script” of Aggression

Not Feeding the “Script” of Aggression

Non-aggression is surprisingly powerful. Without someone to battle, an aggressor sometimes can’t keep to “the ...
Mingyur Rinpoche – training your monkey mind

Mingyur Rinpoche – training your monkey mind

This deceptively simple and profound instruction from a Tibetan Buddhist master make meditation accessible and ...
President Carter: Real Leadship is Based upon the Inherent Goodness of Humanity

President Carter: Real Leadship is Based upon the Inherent Goodness of Humanity

“What is needed now more than ever that leadership that steers us away from fear ...
5-Day Retreat with Susan Chapman and Greg Heffron (March 1-5, Colorado)

5-Day Retreat with Susan Chapman and Greg Heffron (March 1-5, Colorado)

Mindful Heart Communication: A Path to Warmth, Dignity, and Confidence Acharya Susan Chapman and Greg Heffron ...
Google’s Peter Weng – Mindfulness Reduces Bias and Heightens Inclusion

Google’s Peter Weng – Mindfulness Reduces Bias and Heightens Inclusion

Green Zone Institute’s Greg Heffron was delighted to attend the presentation at the Berkeley National ...
How (Not) to Follow Your Bliss

How (Not) to Follow Your Bliss

“Without mindfulness, advice like ‘Following Your Bliss’ can devolve into covering over challenging feelings with ...
Susan Chapman: The Meaning of Life and What Our Wisdom-Elders Know

Susan Chapman: The Meaning of Life and What Our Wisdom-Elders Know

Nicolae Tanase: Susan, what is the meaning of life? Susan Chapman: To me, this question ...
James Baldwin – Beneath Hatred is Pain

James Baldwin – Beneath Hatred is Pain

Beneath our Red Light shutdown is the Yellow Light fears we’ve been trying to escape. ...
Stanford’s Center for Compassion – Being Kind is Innate

Stanford’s Center for Compassion – Being Kind is Innate

The Director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education reveals a ...
Mentally Ill Gunman is Stopped — with Compassion

Mentally Ill Gunman is Stopped — with Compassion

In the era where many think armed gunmen can only be pacified by a “good ...