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Contemplative Practices

Contemplative Practices cultivate a critical, first-person focus, sometimes with direct experience as the object, while at other times concentrating on complex ideas or situations. Incorporated into daily life, they act as a reminder to connect to what we find most meaningful.

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Webinar on Critical Social Mindfulness: Foundations and Emergent Practices for a New Mindful Deal

Webinar on Critical Social Mindfulness: Foundations and Emergent Practices for a New Mindful Deal

On Friday, October 30th, 3 - 4 pm ET, David Forbes will offer critique and discussion of mindfulness practices, particularly...
Embodied Leadership for Administrators: Online Workshop, 11/6/20

Embodied Leadership for Administrators: Online Workshop, 11/6/20

Join Anita Chari and Angelica Singh as we explore the fundamentals of embodied leadership to support you in a time...
Workshop: Becoming a Contemplative Change Agent for Your Organization

Workshop: Becoming a Contemplative Change Agent for Your Organization

On October 28th, learn tools and perspectives arising from organizational change and community engagement leadership; share stories and expertise; and...
Oct. 19th: Mindful Leadership Workshop with Melissa Carter

Oct. 19th: Mindful Leadership Workshop with Melissa Carter

Right now, in a time where our world is being propelled into divisiveness, isolation, loneliness and turmoil, our practices are...

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