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Neuroplasticity and Contemplative Practice

Rick Hanson, a neuropsychologist, speaks of how we can overcome the brain’s negativity bias. He is the best selling author of Buddha’s Brain, founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom and an Affiliate of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

Creating Mindful and Compassionate Schools

In 2009 the Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP) was established as a not-for-profit company by Richard Burnett and Chris Cullen, both school teachers and mindfulness practitioners, with the conviction that children and adolescents could benefit from learning mindfulness skills in the classroom. There were no curricula teaching mindfulness skills available in the UK at that […]

Choosing to be Authentic in a Narcissistic World

Brené Brown has researched shame extensively and written much about the benefits of embracing our vulnerabilities and imperfections. In this talk she shares her research, which I found very helpful and wonderfully human. We are enough.