A Lovely Poem By Merrit Malloy

During an elaborate discussion online with fellow OI1 members, one member offered a lovely poem by Merrit Malloy. The poem was offered in response to a thread of emails prompted by an article that appeared in the Guardian on April 7, 2013 in which Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn is consulting with high officials in the British government […]

Human Responsibility

These Weekly Words of Wisdom chosen by Lama Surya Das tie into what I wrote yesterday about Mindfulness in Health Care. The idea of human responsibility expressed by Václav Havel is equivalent to the concepts of interbeing and interdependence. Mindfulness practices engender a sense of human responsibility. The Buddha, himself, taught rulers of kingdoms in […]

Mindfulness In Health Care

Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn is now in the process of having top level discussions with political leaders in the UK about mindfulness in health care. Dr. Kabat-Zinn is the founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the University of Massachusetts in 1979. The article in The Guardian dated April 7, 2013 by Madeleine Bunting states, …Kabat-Zinn has a […]