Roshi Joan Halifax – Integrity & Moral Suffering in Relation to the Climate Catastrophe and Health

“Integrity and Moral Suffering in Relation to the Climate Catastrophe and Health” with Roshi Joan Halifax. Roshi Joan will speak to some of the psychosocial effects of climate change and the role of moral suffering and integrity as we address health issues related to the climate catastrophe. She will briefly explore four valences of moral …

2020 Mind & Life Conversation with the Dalai Lama: Resilience, Compassion, and Science for Healing Today

The Mind & Life Institute was honored to host this special livestream event with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The program explored insights for individual and collective healing, integrating contemplation, science, and action, helping us to consider how crisis can be an opportunity to shift human consciousness and embrace our shared humanity. For viewers in …

#MomentsofCompassion

At Mind & Life, we deeply feel today’s suffering during COVID-19. We are also reminded of our interconnection and shared humanity. Here’s a peek into how we are sharing compassion. We invite you to respond with your #MomentsofCompassion here, or on Facebook or Twitter. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=151… Twitter: https://twitter.com/mindandlife/statu… Musicbed SyncID: MB01RLV345LPVPJ

Jon Kabat-Zinn – Where Is This All Going, and What’s Love Got to Do With It?

“Where Is This All Going, and What’s Love—and Insight, Embodied Wisdom, and Community—Got to Do With It?” with Jon Kabat-Zinn In this closing keynote, Jon will ask some hard questions about the mindfulness explosion and contemplative studies at the intersection and cutting edges of science, scholarship, society, and the larger world. As background, it might …

Patricia Jennings – Education for Peace: Transforming our Schools with Mindfulness and Compassion

“Education for Peace: Transforming our Schools with Mindfulness and Compassion” with Patricia Jennings Educators and philosophers have pointed to the importance of quality education for building a peaceful world. This requires the intentional cultivation of wholesome school environments where students feel supported and encouraged to thrive. However, increasing demands on teachers have resulted in high …

Norm Farb – How to Choose Between Beautiful Stories

“How to Choose Between Beautiful Stories” with Norman Farb Given the rising popularity of meditation and many scientific claims about its benefits, it seems important that we understand how and why contemplative practice works. Indeed, there are many wonderful, inspiring, and beautiful stories for why meditation is helpful, descriptions that often serve to justify a …