Richard P. Brown, MD and Patricia L. Gerbarg, MD are working to increase awareness of simple but powerful Breath~Body~Mind techniques that improve physical and mental health. The benefits have been demonstrated in health care practitioners, individuals with psychiatric and medical conditions, research studies, and victims of disasters including the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, Haiti earthquake, Horizon Gulf oil spill, slavery in Sudan, and military service trauma.
Sharon’s Street Lovingkindness Video Series takes the formal meditation practice of Lovingkindness (aka Metta) off the cushion and into your life. Explore a new way to interact with the world around you. By expanding your circle of kindness you can discover deeper connections and joy right where you are.
As first responders who are frequently exposed to job-related trauma, police officers are at an elevated risk of adverse mental and physical health outcomes. Evidence-based approaches to stress reduction are sorely needed to address the complex variety of problems that police officers face.
Linda Lehrhaupt, Ph.D. has created the Mindfulness-Based Teacher Project (MBTP) to share her more than three decades of experience as a teacher of mindfulness-based approaches. With a degree in education and doctoral research in the study of religious rituals and traditions, she brings rich and extensive experience to this inspiring and down-to-earth podcast series to support teachers in the fields of mindfulness-based interventions, mindfulness in various contexts, mindful movement and contemplative traditions.
Designed to center compassion and relationship in how we engage in politics and collective care, this CTZN Circle guide is a courageous practice that includes the whole truth, whole person, and whole community -- revealing the ways we are like-hearted, even when we are not like-minded.
By the time Donald Rothberg was in his early twenties, he knew he had two vocations. He wanted to dedicate himself to justice and social change, and he wanted to commit himself to exploring the depths of human consciousness-to an awakening of our deeper spiritual nature. It has been his life's work, as an activist, organizer, writer, and teacher, to bring these two paths together and to reveal how deeply they require one another.
We have long viewed leadership as a solitary activity, the province of the individual. Now Helen Astin and a working ensemble of student affairs faculty and practitioners have created a new model of leadership for social change—one that celebrates both individuality and collaboration.