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Mental Health Offerings

2022

Mind & Life Videos

Jon Kabat-Zinn – Sharing MBSR with the Dalai Lama

Mind and Life Institute • April 21, 2022

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health | Mindfulness

2021

Think Tanks

Community Suicide Prevention Project for Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Romuald Adili Amani, Patricia Luck, Michael Krasner, Papy Lukeka, Marlin Bisimwa

Topics: Mental Health | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

2021 Summer Research Institute Session

Mindfulness, Co-benefits, and Behavioral Eco-Wellness

Bruce Barrett

Topics: Environment | Mental Health | Mindfulness

2021 Summer Research Institute Session

Integrity and Moral Suffering in Relation to the Climate Catastrophe and Health

Roshi Joan Halifax

Topics: Environment | Mental Health | Stress & Resilience

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2020

Think Tanks

Youth4Peace Mindfulness

Mridul Upadhyay, Romeral Ortiz Quintilla, Saumya Aggarwal, Bhargavi Raman, Paula Ramírez

Topics: Interconnection | Mental Health | Mindfulness | Self & Other

2019

Blog

Fellow Spotlight: David Creswell

Joshua Whitwell • October 14, 2019

Topics: Mental Health | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

A portrait of Zenju Earthlyn Manuel smiling towards the camera

2019 Summer Research Institute Session

The Quest for Serenity Among the Disenfranchised

Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health | Social Change

2019 Summer Research Institute Session

Measuring, Understanding, and Changing Mental Habits

Lawrence Barsalou

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Mental Health | Mindfulness

2018

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Keynote: To Be of Benefit: The Promise of Contemplative Research and Practice

Sona Dimidjian

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Interconnection | Mental Health | Self & Other | Social Change

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2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Bridging Contemplative Science and Business: An Emerging Global Industry, Innovation Panel co-hosted by The Eagle and The Hawk Foundation and the Aetna Foundation

Moderators:
Panel: Acacia Parks, Cyd Crowse, Charlie Hartwell, Hamet Watt, Mark Bertolini

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Mental Health | Mindfulness

Blog

Pain Relief without Opioids?

Wendy Hasenkamp • April 26, 2018

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Mental Health | Mindfulness

2017

Blog

Nature & Well-Being: Gratitude

Sheena Kachru, Zachary Taylor • June 29, 2017

Topics: Environment | Mental Health | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

Blog

Mindfulness as a Treatment for Depression and Anxiety

Han Ding, Nicole Miller • June 28, 2017

Topics: Mental Health | Mindfulness

2017 Summer Research Institute Session

Interdisciplinary Panel Human Relations: From Implicit Biases to Compassion for Strangers

Moderators: Rhonda Magee
Panel: Jim Coan, Hanne De Jaegher, Nilanjana (Buju) Dasgupta, Rhonda Magee

Topics: Interconnection | Mental Health

2016

Mind & Life Videos

ISCS 2016 – Keynote – Zindel Segal

Mind and Life Institute • November 11, 2016

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health | Mindfulness

Mind & Life Videos

ISCS 2016 – Master Lecture – Sarah Bowen

Mind and Life Institute • November 11, 2016

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health | Mindfulness | Self & Other

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Keynote: Mindfulness Therapeutics in the Promotion of Mental Health

Zindel Segal

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health | Mindfulness

2015

2015 Summer Research Institute Session

Emotion Regulation Therapy

David M. Fresco

Topics: Mental Health

2014

Think Tanks

Varieties of Contemplative Experience

Willoughby Britton, Jared Lindahl

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life Institute: ISCS 2014 highlights

Mind and Life Institute • November 2, 2014

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Mental Health

Mind & Life Videos

ISCS 2014 – Master Lecture – Sona Dimidjian, Amishi Jha

Mind and Life Institute • November 1, 2014

Topics: Education | Mental Health | Mindfulness

Mind & Life Videos

ISCS 2014 – Master Lecture – Sarah Bowen, Judson Brewer

Mind and Life Institute • October 31, 2014

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Mental Health | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 5 – Different Neural Characteristics Associated with MBSR and the Relaxation Response

Sara Lazar, Xiaodan (Diane) Yan

Topics: Mental Health | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Master Lecture – Successes and Challenges of Mindfulness Training in Applied Settings

Sona Dimidjian, Amishi Jha

Topics: Education | Mental Health | Mindfulness

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2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 2 – Mindful Games: Games as a Tool for Meditation and Reflection

Wanda Gregory

Topics: Mental Health | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 1 -Neurocognitive Processes of Addiction: A Therapeutic Role for Mindfulness?

Brett Froeliger, Eric Garland, Zev Schuman-Olivier

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Mental Health | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Master Lecture – Buddhism, Behaviorism, and the Brain

Sarah Bowen, Judson Brewer

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Mental Health | Mindfulness

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Blog

The Peril and Promise of Selflessness

Mind and Life Institute • September 18, 2014

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health | Self & Other

Blog

The Dark Knight

Mind and Life Institute • July 2, 2014

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health | Stress & Resilience

2013

Blog

Longing After Loss

Brooke D. Lavelle • December 16, 2013

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Mental Health | Mindfulness

Blog

The Pharmacy of Desire

Wendy Farley • December 14, 2013

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health

Blog

The Anxiety of Happiness

Sharon Salzberg • December 10, 2013

Topics: Mental Health | Mindfulness

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXVII – Session 5

Mind and Life Institute • November 1, 2013

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXVII – Session 4

Mind and Life Institute • November 1, 2013

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXVII – Session 3

Mind and Life Institute • November 1, 2013

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXVII – Session 2

Mind and Life Institute • November 1, 2013

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXVII – Session 1

Mind and Life Institute • November 1, 2013

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health

2013 Mind & Life Dialogue XXVII

Craving, Desire, and Addiction

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health

Blog

Arming Introspection

Tomas Rocha • May 10, 2013

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health | Mindfulness

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2005

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XIII – Session 5

Mind and Life Institute • November 8, 2005

Topics: Mental Health | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XIII – Session 4

Mind and Life Institute • November 8, 2005

Topics: Mental Health | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XIII – Session 3

Mind and Life Institute • November 8, 2005

Topics: Mental Health | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XIII – Session 2

Mind and Life Institute • November 8, 2005

Topics: Mental Health | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XIII – Intro, Opening Remarks, and Session 1

Mind and Life Institute • November 8, 2005

Topics: Mental Health | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

2004
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1990 Mind & Life Dialogue III

Emotions and Health

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health