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Past Issues of Mindstream
In our October 2023 issue of Mindstream, we explored our relationship with the Earth and the climate crisis. We shared resources from Jamie Bristow, Sallie McFague, Dekila Chungyalpa, and our online course, “The Mind, the Climate Crisis, and the Human-Earth Connection.”
In September 2023, Mindstream examined how contemplative practices can strengthen our attention and help us stay embodied in our modern digital lives. Resources included wisdom from Randy Fernando, Amishi Jha, Abeba Birhane, and Jon Kabat-Zinn.
In our August 2023 issue of Mindstream, we explored how compassion is foundational to living a more meaningful and ethical life. We shared resources from Thupted Jinpa, Paul Condon, Robert H. Frank, and Karen Bluth.
In our July 2023 issue of Mindstream, we explored the human capacity to feel for and connect with others. We shared resources from Lisa Feldman Barret, Eve Ekman, Rob Roeser, and Tsoknyi Rinpoche.
In the June 2023 issue of Mindstream, we examined what happens when we experience continued stress. We shared resources from Inger Burnett- Zeigler, Rhonda Magee, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, and Yuria Celidwen.
In the May 2023 issue of Mindstream, we explored mental health, stress, and anxiety. We shared resources from Elissa Epel, Robert Sapolsky, Sona Dimidjian, and tools for coping with eco-anxiety.
In the April 2023 issue of Mindstream, we dove into embodiment and the role of body awareness. We shared resources from Sebene Selassie, Lama Willa Blythe Baker, Peter Wayne, Richard Freeman, and Gail Parker.
In the March 2023 issue of Mindstream, we explored mental training and the brain’s capacity to change. We shared resources from Richie Davidson, Wendy Hasenkamp, Lasana Harris, and Mingyur Rinpoche.
In our February 2023 issue of Mindstream, we kicked off with a foundational inquiry that His Holiness the Dalai Lama set forth in Mind & Life’s inaugural Dialogue in 1987. We shared resources from Evan Thompson, Amishi Jha, Kaira Jewel Lingo, and the Dalai Lama.