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Meditation, Mindfulness, and Transforming the Environment

Mindfulness is a word that became popular last year. Its meaning is to be non-judgementally present in the moment. Everyone from Oprah to Kobe Bryant is mentioning this practice in the media. The principle of mindfulness is being applied to all areas of life, including dealing with challenging situations at work, healthcare, and even urgent […]

January 14th

Using Buddhism to Connect With Our Food

By Gina Merlino Food and the environment are closely related. Pigs, cows, and chickens are put in crowded, unsanitary conditions and pumped with hormones¬†and antibiotics. Companies work to change the genetic makeup of our crops, to make them big, strong, and arguably worse. It is a depressing contradiction that the richest country in the world […]

January 2nd