Events Tagged Mindfulness

2nd Annual ‘Awake In The World’ Online Event

Written By CCARE Staff
  • November 4 - nbsp;8, 2015 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We’re glad to share this exciting event hosted by our friends at Shambhala Mountain Center. Watch FREE as over thirty teachers of mindfulness and yoga share wisdom and practical teachings for our everyday lives. Over the course of 5 days, you can explore teachings and practices with the potential to transform your personal sense of well-being, (more…)

Film Screening: “The 5 Powers: Superheroes of Peace”

Written By CCARE Staff
  • October 9, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305 United States

About the Event Please join CCARE, The Stanford Storytelling Project, and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh’s international community of monks and nuns for a special screening and panel discussion of The 5 Powers on Friday, October 9 at 6:30pm at Stanford University’s Cubberley Auditorium. Learn how to access the power of mindfulness to effect change within (more…)

Blog Posts Tagged Mindfulness

The Science of Compassion

Written By James R. Doty, MD

It is indeed a paradox that so many from what are considered developing countries wish to come to the West, where we have an epidemic of depression, isolation, and loneliness, while the U.S. alone consumes 25 percent of the world’s resources. However, it is often these “third-world” cultures that offer some of the most profound wisdom and insights that have been garnered over …


What Does Compassion Look Like?

Written By Dr. Kelly McGonigal

Can you tell who is compassionate just by looking at them? According to a new study, yes. Imagine this: you walk into the laboratory, and are a shown a series of 20-second video clips. In each clip, a different person is listening to someone else speaking. You can’t hear what the speaker is saying; there is no sound to the …