dan-siegel-120June 18, 2014 e-news: Educating the Heart

  • Educating the Heart
  • RESEARCH: The Human Dimensions of Resilience
  • VIDEO: Why CARE Matters
  • Beyond “The Mindful Revolution” Meme
  • Summer Guides
  • Mindful Leadership Summit

 

Soren-Headshot-120April 19, 2014 e-news: Bridging Personal and Social Change

  • Bridging Personal and Social Change
  • PODCAST: Earth Day in the Age of Us
  • VIDEO: Mindfulness at Work

 

andrew-zolli-120May 14, 2014 e-news: Bridging Personal and Social Change

  • Welcoming Andrew Zolli
  • VIDEO: Thomas Moore on Religion and Spirituality
  • The Greater Good Gratitude Summit
  • From New York to West Cork, Retreats that Can Change the World
  • We're Hiring

 

dan-siegel-120April 4, 2014 e-news: Soul and Synapse

  • Soul and Synapse: The Integrated Self
  • Deepening Feedback Loops: Our CBB Synthesis Report
  • April 24: Earth Day Dinner with Andy Revkin
  • Upcoming Retreat Highlights
  • We're Hiring

 

Sharon-Salzberg-120March 18, 2014 e-news: Mindfulness at Work

  • Mindfulness at Work
  • The Potential Project
  • Compassion Is Contagious

 

 

Thomas-Moore color-correctedMarch 5, 2014 e-news: Accounting for the Mysterious

  • Accounting for the Mysterious: Thomas Moore at the Garrison Institute
  • Community Resilience and Climate Change
  • Contemplation and Culture Shift

 

 

Susan-Myers retouch-120February 18, 2014 e-news: Art and Breathing

  • “Art Breathing” for Educators
  • Busting Stress and Boosting Productivity at Work
  • Resilience Tools for Aid Workers
  • Communication Skills for Caregivers
  • Retreat with Dan Siegel
  • Public Talk with Thomas Moore

 

 

dansiegel video-235February 4, 2014 e-news: Bridging Science and Spirituality

  • Bridging Science and Spirituality
  • Pete Seeger, Quite Early Morning
  • Finding Justice Within
  • Scholarships for Educators
  • Mindfulness at Work

 

 

sharon videoframe-235January 21, 2014 e-news: Mindfulness and Focused Engagement in the Workplace

  • Mindfulness and Focused Engagement in the Workplace
  • Video: Sharon Salzberg on Happiness at Work
  • MLK, LGBT and “The Beauty of Our Lives”
  • Contemplative Teaching & Learning in the London Times
  • Resilience Training for Aid Workers


 

Sharon-Salzberg-120January 7, 2014 e-news: Tools for a Happier New Year at Work

  • Happy New Year!
  • Welcoming Lisette Cooper
  • Tools for a Happier New Year at Work
  • Hope for the Future of Climate Change
  • Invite: Join Sharon Salzberg in Manhattan 1/8
  • Save the Date: Forum on Mindfulness at Work 3/10

 

 

Soren-Headshot-120December 3, 2013 e-news: Disconnect to Connect

  • Contemplative Education for Teacher Educators
  • Who Aids the Aid Workers?
  • Disconnect to Connect
  • Contemplative Care
  • Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche (video)

 

 

Spring 2013 Newsletter

NewsletterCover2013 Thumb FullIn this issue...

  • Healing Encounters at the Buddhist Contemplative Care Symposium
  • The Art and Science of Contemplative Teaching and Learning
  • Reflection: Dan Siegel
  • Two Views of Resilience

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Autumn 2012 e-Newsletter

GI-enews08In this issue...

  • Advancing the Field of Contemplative Care
  • The Art and Science of Contemplative Teaching and Learning
  • Learning the Contemplative Art of Seeing
  • Demonstrating Pro-Climate Behavioral Change in US Cities

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Summer 2012 e-Newsletter

GI-enews08In this issue...

  • Retreats: “The Buddha Was a Person of Color”
  • Contemplative Care: “The Heart Must First Pump Blood to Itself”
  • Contemplative Teaching and Learning: Insights to Help Every Child Thrive
  • Climate, Mind and Behavior: Scaling Up CMB’s Work
  • Events: A Memorable Evening with Philip Glass
  • Organizational Growth: New Leadership

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Spring 2012

spring.2012-108In this issue...

  • Karen Ehrhardt-Martinez describes the Climate, Mind and Behavior program's multidisciplinary approach to applying people-centered climate solutions to shape policy
  • Takeaways from the rich and stimulating talks at Climate, Mind and Behavior 2012
  • Paul Hawken discusses the contemplative approach to the unfathomably complex cumulative phenomena of climatic and human systems change
  • Tish Jennings describes how the Contemplative Teaching and Learning Initiative has been building an evidence base for mindfulness in educational settings
  • A major grant from the US Department of Education to test CARE in NYC schools
  • The New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care explains what contemplative care is
  • Updates on the Garrison Institutes program initiatives - Climate Mind and Behavior, Contemplative Teaching and Learning, and Transforming Trauma - and on selected Retreats at Garrison

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Winter 2011-2012 e-Newsletter

GI-enews08In this issue...

  • From First-time Introductories to Multi-Year Intensives, Retreats that Teach Contemplation as a Force for Social Change
  • Contemplative Teaching and Learning Symposium Showcases Real Programs in Real School Districts
  • The Joy of Living Green
  • CMB Extends Its Reach
  • Contemplating Western Buddhism’s Future

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Summer 2011 e-Newsletter

GI-enews08In this issue...

  • Contemplation as a Force for Social Change
  • Contemplation and Education
  • Climate, Mind and Behavior
  • Wellness
  • Rebirth and Resilience: A 9/11 Observance

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Spring 2011

spring-2011In this issue...

  • Tobin Hart, Professor of Psychology at the University of West Georgia, discusses the importance of re-introducing a new kind of liberal arts education
  • CEO Mary Pearl interviews Director of the Initiative on Contemplation and Education Dr. Patricia (Tish) Jennings on her view of the emergence, growth and future of contemplative education
  • We report on the "People Who Care for People" retreat led by Cheri Maples, Sharon Salzberg, and Gina Sharpe
  • We describe our meeting on “Mindful Parenting: Conceptualization and Measurement” co-sponsored by the Kirlin Charitable Foundation
  • We highlight an excerpt from an article by meditation teacher, author and psychologist Sylvia Boorstein
  • Updates on the Garrison Institutes program initiatives - Transforming Trauma, Transformational Ecology and Contemplation and Education - and on selected Retreats at Garrison

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Autumn 2010

GI_news09In this issue...

  • We report on how the inaugural Climate, Mind & Behavior (CMB) symposium conceived of climate change and the science surrounding it as a function of human behaviors and mindsets susceptible to positive shifts
  • We introduce our new CEO - scientist, educator and organizational leader Mary C. Pearl
  • Dan Siegel describes brain research indicating that how we respond to climate change depends on which part of our brains gets triggered
  • We offer a teacher's view of our CARE for Teachers (Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education) training
  • We describe our project to adapt the Wellness Project, a contemplation-oriented training originally developed for US domestic violence workers, for international human rights defenders
  • Updates on the Garrison Institutes program initiatives - Transforming Trauma, Transformational Ecology and Contemplation and Education - and on selected Retreats at Garrison

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Autumn 2009

 

autumn 2009 newsletter In this issue...

  • We report on the groundbreaking June 2009 Transforming Trauma Leaders' Forum, "Integrating Contemplative Practices, Neuroscience and Cross Cultural Perspectives"
  • We interview distinguished traumatologist John Briere
  • Gelek Rimpoche, cherished spiritual advisor to the Garrison Institute and renowned Tibetan Buddhist teacher, reflects on the experience of trauma and contemplation
  • Senior Fellow David l. Rome takes stock of what the Wellness Project has accomplished so far and where it is headed
  • We visit the Real Estate Leaders Climate Change Retreat's cross-polination of ideas
  • Updates on the Garrison Institutes program initiatives - Transforming Trauma, Transformational Ecology and Contemplation and Education - and on selected Retreats at Garrison

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