Retreats and Gatherings 

September 12-14: Creating a Compassionate World: The Power of One

September 30, 7pm, the JCC in Manhattan: Dr. Richard Davidson and Dan Harris: Train Your Brain, For Happiness and More

October 8-10: Garrison Institute Climate, Buildings and Behavior Symposium

November 6-9: New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care and the Garrison Institute: Buddhist Contemplative Care Symposium

November 21-23: Tara Goleman and Daniel Goleman with Bob Sadowski and Aaron Wolf: Chemistry of Connection

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News & Blog Headlines

Zalman Schachter ShalomiRemembering Garrison Institute Spiritual Adviser Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi 1924 - 2014

 


Rabbi Zalman Schacter-Shalomi Remembered by Rabbi Rachel B. Cowan


Scientific American MIND Guest Blog, August 11, 2014: Mindfulness Training May Assuage Early-Life Trauma by Thaddeus Pace

New York Times, Dot Earth blog, July 2: A Cuisine for the Age of Us – the Anthropocene by Andrew Revkin

Philipstown.info, April 16: Small, Good Things: Technology and Terroir by Joe Dizney

WhyDev, March 14: “Are aid workers more ‘maladjusted’ than others?” by Amanda Scothern

The Guardian, March 12:Aid workers need to blow off steam

Huffington Post, March 12: Meditation Experts Discuss The Real Secrets To Mindfulness At Work

 

 

Devex.com, March 7: “She Builds Resilient Communities” by Teri Sivilli 

Chronogram, March 1: Thomas Moore: Accounting for the Mysterious

The Times of London, Jan. 11: How mindfulness can help your children

Climate, Mind and Behavior Report: Variation and Diversity in Sustainability and Climate Work

From the blog, Nov. 26: Buddhist Contemplative Care Symposium

 

 

 

Contemplative Teaching and Learning blog: Coming to Care: Stories for Teachers by Teachers 

Video:Peter Senge on achieving meaningful change for the environment

Video: On contemplative approaches to end-of-life care

 

 

 

Contemplative Teaching and Learning


Contemplative Teaching and Learning
introduces contemplative techniques to educators to enhance their well-being and help them create school environments that support children emotionally, socially and academically. Aug. 8-13, the CARE for Teachers Summer Retreat offers teachers innovative, evidence-based practical contemplative skills.

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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. In 2014: Climate, Buildings and Behavior Symposium, Oct. 7-9. See videos: 2013 Climate, Mind and Behavior and Climate, Cities and Behavior symposia.

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Transforming Trauma

Transforming Trauma works to understand the factors contributing to resilience, and how they can be trained and sustained. November 6-9: Buddhist Contemplative Care Symposium: Communication and the Interpersonal Relationship within Palliative and End of Life Care. Registration is now open.

 

"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