Tara Brach
Sharon Sylvia

News & Blog Headlines

philipstown.info, November 23, 2015: Garrison Institute Names New Director

Law Society Gazette, October 15, 2015: It's all in the mind by Elaine Quinn

Tricycle.com, September 21, 2015: Laurie Anderson Partners with Former Gitmo Detainee in Newest Work

Spirituality & Health, September / October 2015: Wake up from Unworthiness: An Interview with Tara Brach by Sam Mowe

Conscious Living TV, September 4, 2015: Video: Fertile Soil for Mindfulness

Spirituality & Health, July / August 2015: How Can People Be Deeply Spiritual and Emotionally Immature? An Interview with Jack Kornfield by Sam Mowe

philipstown.info, August 22, 2015: Gelek Rimpoche at Garrison Institute Retreat Aug. 29-Sept. 4 by Joe Dizney

The Wall Street Journal, June 18, 2015: Lawyers Go Zen, With Few Objections by Jacob Gershman



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. It introduces contemplative techniques to educators to enhance their well-being and help them create school environments that support children emotionally, socially and academically. 

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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