News & Blog Headlines

The Huffington Post, May 11, 2015: The Garrison Institute: Marrying Contemplative Practice to Engaged Action by Andrew Zolli, April 24, 2015: Planet Population and Nuclear Power by Kevin E. Foley

The Huffington Post, April 22, 2015: Silence is Golden by Robyn Brentano

Idealawg, April 19, 2015: Interview of Norman Fischer: Some benefits of mindfulness and self-awareness for legal professionals by Stephanie West, April 16, 2015: Soul & Synapse by Dr. Dan Siegel

MindBodyGreen, March 26, 2015: How To Meditate In 10 Easy Steps (Infographic)

Mindful, March 24, 2015: What's Stress Got To Do With Paying Attention? Bull Durham, Mindfulness, and Providers of Care by Mark Bertin, M.D.

American Buddhist Perspective, March 20, 2015: Dharmapunx teacher Josh Korda on Buddhism, psychology, mindfulness, and his upcoming retreat by Justin Whitaker



Contemplative Teaching and Learning

CARE for Teachers is a unique professional development program that helps teachers handle the stresses and rediscover the joys of teaching.

Join us 8/3-8/7 for the Eighth Annual Garrison Institute Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education Summer Retreat.

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Climate, Mind and Behavior

The Climate, Mind and Behavior (CMB) program connects new insights from cognitive, social and behavioral sciences about the drivers of human behavior with new thinking about climate, energy and sustainability solutions.

See videos: 2014 Climate, Buildings and Behavior Symposium.

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The CBR Project

The CBR Project fosters resilience among humanitarian aid professionals by giving them the tools they need to remain strong and thrive in their life and work.

CBR training is an experiential skill-builiding program that teaches the "ABCs" of building resilience: awareness, balance and connection.

"The capability of human life is beyond our imagination. What counts is the
human capacity to investigate and transform our own mind and the world around us
in a powerful and positive direction."  – Gelek Rimpoche