Mind in Life

By Dr. Rick Hanson

Mind in Life by Dr. Rick Hanson   The Seven Steps to the Highest Happiness I’ve hiked a lot in the mountains, and sometimes a friend farther up the trail has turned and looked back and encouraged me onward. Such a friendly gesture: Come join me . . . watch out for the slippery ice . . . you can…

Michelle Maldonado – Leading Awake: Bringing Mindful Equity, Compassion & Wise Work to Action

By Garrison Institute

“Our way of being informs our way of leading.” In this interactive webinar, mindfulness teacher Michelle Maldonado discusses how we can use emotional awareness practices, not only to find peace in ourselves, but also to cultivate spaces of safety and belonging in the workplace – a task of particular urgency in our current moment of paradox and transformation. Maldonado begins…

Robin Stern, PhD. and Marc Brackett, PhD. – Permission To Feel: Strategies For Healthy Emotional Regulation During Uncertain Times

By Garrison Institute

Have you been riding a roller coaster of emotions lately? You aren’t alone. This virtual lecture from Dr. Marc Brackett and Dr. Robin Stern from the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence provides tools to make the ride a little smoother. These research-based strategies can help support your own and your children’s well-being, healthy decision making, relationship quality, and performance during…

Pathways To Planetary Health Forum: Filmmaker, Photographer, Author, Husk Of Time Victor Masayesva in Conversation with Co-Founder, The Garrison Institute, Jonathan F.P. Rose

By Garrison Institute

On September 10, filmmaker, video-artist and photographer Victor Masayesva of the Hopi village of Hoatvela joined chairman Jonathan F.P. Rose for the latest installment of the Garrison Institute Forum: Planetary Health Series. Since the early 1980s, Masayesva has been at the forefront of developing and propagating an indigenous aesthetic through his works, drawing praise from one scholar as being “one…

Pathways To Planetary Health Forum: Editor, Foreign Affairs Magazine, Gideon Rose in Conversation with Co-Founder, The Garrison Institute, Jonathan F.P. Rose

By Garrison Institute

This conversation between Foreign Affairs Magazine Editor Gideon Rose and Garrison Institute co-founder Jonathan F.P. Rose explores the intersection of ecological awareness, spiritual wisdom, and politics. We are offering access to this session free of cost, as part of our open-access Pathways to Planetary Health initiative, a series of interactive Forum sessions which aim to expand our understanding of how…

Mary Esther Malloy – The Healing Power Of Parenting Through Connection: Mindfulness For Birth & Parenting

By Garrison Institute

Mary Esther Malloy founded Mindful Birth NY in New York City in 2004. Since then, she has offered thousands of families an expansive, holistic approach to childbirth and parenting. She believes that a deep engagement with mindfulness for birth and parenting can be an upstream intervention with the potential to interrupt the transgenerational passage of pain. Mary Esther is honored…

Visionary Directors Join the Garrison Institute

By Kathleen Sweeney

Visionary Directors Join the Garrison Institute The Garrison Institute is pleased to welcome two dynamic members to our senior team, Dr. Angel Acosta and Lina Pasquale. Lina and Angel bring diverse backgrounds and passions to their new roles at the Institute, with inspiring plans for expanding their respective programs to reach new audiences and provide much-needed tools for resilience and…

Seeking Solace: Attendance is up at this New York meditative retreat in Garrison

By Elisabeth Preisinger

The Garrison Institute has been gradually re-opening to physically distanced in-person retreats.  Participants of recent retreats including Compassion Meditation for an Aching World – A Dharma Gates Retreat with Miles Bukiet in July and Unplugged: A Sound and Yoga Retreat in August shared a bit about their experience in an article featured in The Journal News. The below excerpt recounts an…