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Overhauling a Broken System with Mindfulness

The practices of mindfulness can help guide us toward a more profound and lasting kind of change, both individually and collectively, by addressing many of the foundational skills deficits underlying some of society's most pressing problems and adopting attitudes and practices that help us clear away illusions so we can respond from a place of wisdom.

The Politics of Mindfulness

Do mindfulness and politics go together? Mindfulness can help us develop skills and qualities that deepen our connection with and understanding of our values and beliefs and this may in turn inform our political choices.

A Mindfulness Center in the Midwest: The Terrific Twos

The Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness is rounding out our second year as Kansas City's premier nonsectarian mindfulness and meditation center. Our experiences have been invaluable and we continue to learn as we build community together.

Near Enemies of Compassion

Compassion is a necessary ingredient in engaged mindfulness; however, as with any concept, it's susceptible to misunderstanding and manipulation. In previous posts we have discussed the difference between wise and unskillful compassion. Here…

Self-Compassion, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Recently Mindful Self-Compassion teacher, Dr. Sydney Spears, provided an interview for Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris in which she shared her views on the important role of self-compassion in diversity, equity and inclusion work and vice…