April 24th, 7pm: Earth Day Dinner with Andy Revkin
April 25-27: Dan Siegel: Soul and Synapse - The Integration of Science and Spirituality
May 9-11: Soren Gordhamer: Wisdom 2.0 Retreat - Disconnect to Connect
May 23-26: Gelek Rimpoche: Manjushri's System of Blasting Through Ignorance
June 27-29: Norman Fischer and Rachel Cowan: Training in Compassion - Cultivating a Tender Heart
July 12-19: Lama Surya Das: Summer Meditation Retreat - The Natural Great Awakening
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
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.
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.
Transforming Trauma works to understand the factors contributing to resilience, and how they can be trained and sustained. May 21-25, West Cork, Ireland: Contemplative-Based Resilience Training for Humanitarian Aid Workers. November 6-9: Buddhist Contemplative Care Symposium: Communication and the Interpersonal Relationship within Palliative and End of Life Care.