Meditation Can Change Your Brain

In this video, Dr. Richie Davidson tells us how meditation can change your brain. His the primary investigator and professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin laboratory for Affective Neuroscience. His work is well-known in scientific and meditation circles. He was one of the first investigators to scientifically study Tibetan monks in […]

Quiet Time In Schools

There has been a lot of talk about quiet time in schools lately. Daniel Goleman, in his book, Focus, reports on activities in New Zealand, New Haven, Connecticut, Youngstown, Ohio, Anchorage, Alaska,  Singapore, and many other places. The one thing that these activities have in common is setting aside quiet time for kids and teachers […]

Daniel Goleman On Emotional Intelligence

Daniel Goleman was the moderator for the 2000 Mind and Life Conference on destructive emotions. He is the author of two seminal books on emotional and social intelligence, Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, and Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships. These books have had an amazing […]

Stop Cancer In Its Tracks

I am proud to finally announce the publication of Stop Cancer in Its Tracks: Healthy Cells Grow All By Themselves. “Finally” refers to the fact that I worked on this book every day for many months in 1997, when I was living with bladder cancer. When it looked like I was going to be in remission, […]

Congressman Tim Ryan On CBS News

In a previous post, Mindfulness Meditation Practices in Politics, we reported on how Congressman Tim Ryan employs daily mindfulness meditation practices. Congressman Ryan is the United States Representative from Ohio. He is also the author of a now famous book, A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the […]

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