Re-committing Ourselves to the Land

By Darrel Frost

A powerful experience in the Colorado mountains helped guide Tony Cisneros, our new Pathways to Planetary Health program director

Kerry Kennedy: Bringing Mindfulness to Activism

By Darrel Frost

Kerry Kennedy, the president of the RFK Human Rights Foundation, believes in an intersectional approach to activism — one informed as much by mindfulness as it is her Catholic faith.

The Body Speaks, and Its Language is Movement

By Darrel Frost

Because the body’s wisdom can only be felt in the present moment, movement practices are ideal tools for understanding the complex relationships between heart, mind, body, and the external world. 

Shelly Tygielski: Challenging Injustice Through Meditation

By Darrel Frost

What is the relationship between mindfulness meditation and activism? Is there a way for our meditation practice to be transformed into work that can change the world?  by Aidan Kennelley Often, the act of “sitting” can feel individualistic and self-centered. But Shelly Tygielski believes this can be a powerful tool that enables us to ask the essential question “how can…

People Who Care for People: Four Remarkable Contemplative Teachers Who Help Caregivers Learn to Care for Themselves

By Garrison Institute

By Stephen Kent November 12 -13 the Institute is holding its sixth People Who Care for People weekend workshop (this one is virtual due to the pandemic), which provides needed respite and teaches yoga, meditation, and other self-care skills for helping professionals, caregivers, and anyone coping with the stresses and potential burnout of extending themselves to serve others.   In the…

Pathways to Planetary Health: Regeneration with Paul Hawken

By Garrison Institute

On October 5, the Garrison Institute Forum on Pathways to Planetary Health hosted a conversation between renowned author Paul Hawken, Garrison Institute cofounder Jonathan F.P. Rose, and a panel of select regenerators who exemplify the actions necessary for our time, as outlined in Paul’s new book, Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation. Paul Hawken writes, “Regeneration means putting…