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POSITIVE EDUCATION IN THE WORLD

You can read the latest IPEN World Government Summit report on "the State of Positive Education in the World" Read Report   You can read the article from the British Journal of General Practice on "Incorporating mindfulness into medical practice" Read article

February 26th, 2017|Publications|Comments Off on POSITIVE EDUCATION IN THE WORLD

MINDFULNESS ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

Mindfulness can add to the quality of our lives in numerous ways, from nurturing a sense of inner peace to improving the quality of a workout, from enhancing self-confidence to facilitating deeper and more meaningful relationships with others. In children specifically, mindfulness has been found to: mitigate the effects of bullying (Zhou, Liu, Niu, Sun, & [...]

February 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MINDFULNESS ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

THE PAIN PROJECT

The Pain Project is an online community where people who suffer from chronic pain—and those who care for them—learn to manage pain and provide support for one another. more

February 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on THE PAIN PROJECT

COACHED BE THE ZEN MASTER, THE KNICKS TRY MINDFULNESS

THE NEW YORK TIMES | PRO BASKETBALL By MIKE VORKUNOVDEC. 6, 2016; Derrick Rose had never attempted mindfulness sessions in his first seven years in the N.B.A. There had been moments with his therapist here and there that seemed similar, but nothing overseen by the Chicago Bulls. Just the thought of Tom Thibodeau, his old [...]

December 8th, 2016|Meditation & Health|Comments Off on COACHED BE THE ZEN MASTER, THE KNICKS TRY MINDFULNESS

DALAI LAMA : BEHIND OUR ANXIETY, THE FEAR OF BEING UNNEEDED

THE NEW YORK TIMES The Opinion Pages | Op-Ed Contributors By THE DALAI LAMA and ARTHUR C. BROOKS NOV. 4, 2016 In many ways, there has never been a better time to be alive. Violence plagues some corners of the world, and too many still live under the grip of tyrannical regimes. And although all [...]

November 6th, 2016|Empathy & Kindness|Comments Off on DALAI LAMA : BEHIND OUR ANXIETY, THE FEAR OF BEING UNNEEDED

MINDFUL LIVING

Dr. Barry Kerzin talks about Mindful Living Presented by Phoenix Art Museum Sponsored by Banner Alzheimer's Institute & Hospice of the Valley

September 13th, 2016|Videos|Comments Off on MINDFUL LIVING

HOW TO ESCAPE OUT OF A BLACK HOLE

Professor Stephen Hawking gave this very interesting and fun lecture at the University of Southern California College of Letters, Arts and Sciences in which he gives us a brief history of black holes and a way in which we might be theoretically able to travel through them.

August 17th, 2016|Videos|Comments Off on HOW TO ESCAPE OUT OF A BLACK HOLE

NORWAY OPEN PRISONS

Norway Proves That Treating Prison Inmates As Human Beings Actually Works. “Treat people like dirt, and they will be dirt. Treat them like human beings, and they will act like human beings.” Read Complete Story (PDF)

August 9th, 2016|Research|Comments Off on NORWAY OPEN PRISONS

THE POWER OF ALTRUISM

Western society is built on the assumption that people are fundamentally selfish. Machiavelli and Hobbes gave us influential philosophies built on human selfishness. Sigmund Freud gave us a psychology of selfishness. Children, he wrote, “are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.” more

August 8th, 2016|Research|Comments Off on THE POWER OF ALTRUISM

TRAINING DOCTORS TO BE MORE EMPATHETIC

Barry Kerzin, personal physician for the Dalai Lama, talks about his life, training doctors to be more empathetic; Landon Lauder, McConnell Scholar, discusses his trip to China; psychology professor Nick Noles talks about his research on how children learn concepts.   Listen to the radio show

August 7th, 2016|Empathy & Kindness|Comments Off on TRAINING DOCTORS TO BE MORE EMPATHETIC