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6 years 3 weeks ago 16 Guidelines academic referencesGeneral introduction, aims and principles The 16 guidelines academic references was created because of a need and interest to strengthen the 16 Guidelines for Life with a scientific dimension. The...
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6 years 3 weeks ago Fetzer InstituteThe Fetzer Institute engages with people around the world to foster awareness of the power of love and forgiveness in our global community.   Check their resources page here: http://www.fetzer...
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6 years 3 weeks ago HHDLwww.dalailama.com
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5 years 50 weeks ago Great short parenting videos Raising HappinessA wonderful resource for parents and others who want their interactions with children to be of real benefit to the children's happiness. Dr. Christine Carter distills the social science into...
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5 years 50 weeks ago 108 Jataka Tales keyed to 16 GuidelinesHere is an index I produced for the volunteer Sunday children's teachers at Kadampa Center so that Jataka tales (stories from the Buddhist tradition of Buddha's former lives) could be found that go...
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5 years 50 weeks ago Quotes on HumilityHumility does not mean you think less of yourself. It means you think of yourself less -- Kenneth Blanchard, author of the One Minute Manager
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5 years 50 weeks ago Handclap Video from Ready Set Happyhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/25434820@N00/3641473828/Handclap of 16 positive phrases from Ready Set Happy and the 16 Guidelines for Life.Each line of the handclap represents one of the 16 in this...
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5 years 50 weeks ago The Guidelines TreeFor poster of the 16 Guidelines, one each on a leaf. See also http://www.flickr.com/photos/25434820@N00/5205682471/
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5 years 50 weeks ago List of Mindfulness Research PapersThis is an excellent list of research studies into mindfulness. It's loosely sorted by category. It should be helpful for anyone wanting to demonstrate that the benefits of mindfulness practice...
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5 years 50 weeks ago HHDL: Ethics for our TimeA 1hr 50m video from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on "Ethics for our Time".
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5 years 50 weeks ago UWE Hub User GuideThe official UWE Hub User Guide is attached to this post as a PDF.It is a guide to getting started on the UWE Hub and it should be helpful for anyone who is new here.If you run into trouble, or...
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5 years 49 weeks ago Mindfulness with children - snake breathIn response to Patrick's post in the Mindfulness Group 
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5 years 49 weeks ago 16 Popsongs keyed to the 16 Guidelines for LifeHere is a pdf of 16 popsongs keyed to the 16 Guidelines for Life.Support the artists, and enjoy!Love,Denisep.s. I have many more if there is something you need specifically.
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5 years 49 weeks ago Quotes on Perception (Step 4 of 7) or How we Think (16 Guidelines)Please add your quotes about Step 4, Perception or the first wisdom theme of the 16 Guidelines for Life, How we Think. "Reality is nothing but a collective hunch." -- Lily Tomlin
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5 years 49 weeks ago Links on ContentmentA place to record links related to the 16Guidelines subject of Contentment -Here is an article to start it off by Rick Hanson, talking about specific everyday ways to "Feed the Mouse" or...
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5 years 48 weeks ago Communications planHey all, I've just quickly uploaded a communications strategy template. I will upload lots more things. Just have to wade through all the emails I missed while having a ball at the Gathering!
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5 years 48 weeks ago Drive: the surprising truth about what motivates usI love this animated video from RSA. Creative use of visuals and a powerful message about why more money doesn't make us want to do things better, and only really enjoying/challenging ourselves...
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5 years 48 weeks ago Top ten 'quick wins' for publicising what you do - part 1Hello again,I did a brief presentation at the U WE 2011Gathering about publicising your workshop and promised I would post up the top 10 quick wins for sharing your ideas online. So, in no particular...
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5 years 48 weeks ago UWE gathering 2011Check out the photos from the UWE 2011 gathering! big love, Freeman
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5 years 48 weeks ago Perception resourcesAlong with the sliding ball video, here are some links to a load of very cool video clips that have amazing opitcal illusions or slights of hand that you might find useful if you are trying to...
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5 years 47 weeks ago Elements of happinessHow can a life be visualized? Can a happy life be captured in numbers and diagrams? The Harvard Study of Adult Development is the longest prospective study of mental and physical well-being ever...
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5 years 47 weeks ago A slide show of a summer camp in ItalyThis is a sample of the summer camps for families that have been going on in Pomaia for more than 10 years. For more information please visit: http://www.universaleducation.it/
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5 years 47 weeks ago Climate change and mental healthHi, I wasn't sure if this was a useful resource, so please let me know if not. It's a report (and a shorter summary) from the Climate Institute on the impacts to mental health and wellbeing...
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5 years 47 weeks ago Mindfulness practice leads to increases in regional brain gray matter density Researchers from amongst others Harvard University, has for the first time documented that mindfulness training leads to increases in gray-matter density in the hippocampus—an area...
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5 years 47 weeks ago HHDL on ethics in secular education His Holiness gives a talk on developing ethics through secular education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).At that link you can watch the video (1h45m) and/or download it in...
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5 years 47 weeks ago Buddhist Ethics and educationThis seems very worthwhile to investigate, a lot of serious articles, on education and mindfulness too. I just had a glimpse but it looks good, materials from various but specialized authors.
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5 years 47 weeks ago Service+Courage = Heroism? A very interesting article from the Greater Good Science center in California about Heroism, especially as distinct from Altruism and Compassion. .. http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/...
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5 years 47 weeks ago Two FrogsTwo Frogs By: Author Unknown A number of frogs were traveling through the woods. Two of them fell into a deep pit. All the other frogs gathered around the pit. When they saw how deep the pit was,...
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5 years 47 weeks ago U WE and Contemporary Science PresentationHere is the complete presentation that was given by Martin and Rasmus on the first day of the U WE Gathering 2011.This is for U WE internal use only, as not all of the images are copyright-cleared,...
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5 years 47 weeks ago Neuroplasticity PresentationHow to use the Neuroplasticity presentationHere is the presentation on Neuroplasticity, given by Rasmus Hougaard as part of the 'U WE and Contemporary Science' session on the first day of the...
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5 years 47 weeks ago Further Resources on Neuroplasticity and NeurologyThis document lists all the references used in the Neuroplasticity presentation, given by Rasmus Hougaard during the U WE Gathering 2011, as well as further links to research articles, books and...
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5 years 47 weeks ago Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning: Implications for EducationPlease check out this event on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning, September 22-24th 2011 in Aspen, Colorado, USA (many thanks to Robyn Brentano for highlighting this event).
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5 years 46 weeks ago HOW DID BUDDHISM COME CLOSE TO GETTING THE BRAIN RIGHT?Interesting article exploring buddhism in relation to neurology 
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5 years 46 weeks ago Discover Your Inner Socrates: Intro to P4CThis is the Powerpoint presentation given at the 'Discover Your Inner Socrates', a P4C taster session at the August Gathering.
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5 years 46 weeks ago Periodic table of visualisation methodsHello, Here is a link to an interactive periodic table with a host of ways to represent ideas, concepts and systems visually with images, diagrams and charts. Some are very well known and not all...
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5 years 46 weeks ago Seven Step activities -- an index of the 170 Ready Set Happy activities keyed to the Seven Steps Ready Set Happy v1.5 keyed to the Seven Steps to Knowledge, Strength and Compassion Page 1 of 5 Intention
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5 years 45 weeks ago Gossip: can it save lives?An interesting show on US public radio about ho Gossip can hurt, but also how it may play a role about saving lives in the fight about HIV in Malawi. Thought this might be useful as a resource...
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5 years 45 weeks ago QuoteMost of our assumptions have outlived their uselessness. 
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5 years 45 weeks ago QuoteIf you neglect to protect your mind, you can neither close the door to suffering nor open the door to happiness.
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5 years 45 weeks ago QuoteLife is a train of moods like a string of beads, and as we pass through them they prove to be many coloured lenses, which paint the world their own hue, and each shows us only what lies in its own...
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5 years 45 weeks ago QuoteLook within. Within is the fountain of good.  - Marcus Aurelius
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5 years 45 weeks ago QuoteIf you allow your thoughts and feelings to arise and dissolve by themselves, they will pass through your mind in the same way as a bird flies through the sky, without leaving any trace 
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5 years 45 weeks ago QuoteIf a book be false in its facts, disprove them; if false in its reasoning, refute it. But for God's sake, let us freely hear both sides if we choose.
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5 years 45 weeks ago QuoteIt's the foggy mind, the mind that's attracted to an object and paints a distorted projection onto it, that makes you suffer. That's all. It's really quite simple.–Lama Thubten...
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5 years 45 weeks ago QuoteI have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road. 
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5 years 45 weeks ago QuoteBetween stimulus and response there's space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies growth and freedom! - Victor E. Frankl
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5 years 44 weeks ago Action for happinessHello, I came across this website andthought U WE practitioners would find it useful... www.actionforhappiness.org
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5 years 44 weeks ago Arts and ethics websitehttp://art-etic.educacionuniversal.org El projecte ArtèTIC és una adaptació de la filosofia educativa de l’associació Educació Universal al currí...
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5 years 44 weeks ago Death by powerpointAn amusing and useful presentation for U WE practitioners... about good and bad powerpoint presentations. One important idea: what is your meaning? http://www.slideshare.net/thecroaker/death-by-...
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5 years 44 weeks ago The Blind Men and the Elephant. An old tale from the land of India.Long ago in India, six blind men lived together. Because they lived in India, they often heard about elephants. But because they were blind, they had never seen an elephant.     The...
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5 years 44 weeks ago Ice breakers or Energiser activities from a UK charityBrowsing through the files I came across this booklet that has 100 short exercises to get people in groups talking. Some of them might be useful in the context of U-WE trainings.  It is also...
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5 years 43 weeks ago Lama Yeshe quoteThe most urgent need in the world today is for peace and harmony. But peace can not be brought about through mere words, and it certainly will not come about through force. Instead, we need the...
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5 years 43 weeks ago A video on kindnessA boy and his dog transform people's anger by giving them hugs. A bit clishe but a nice idea and could work for workshops. What do you think?
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5 years 43 weeks ago Video: Hero dog tries to save other dogA dog in Chile is unfortunately hit by a car and wounded. Another dog drags the wounded dog to the side of the road.
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5 years 43 weeks ago Maitreya School curriculum 2007This curriculum has been developed at the Maitreya School in Bodhgaya, Bihar state, northern India. It is designed to reflect the vision for Universal Education of Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa...
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5 years 43 weeks ago Buddhist Stories indexed by the 16 Guidelines for Life-- a preliminary index of 108 stories in Four Collectionshttp://florasabi.org/pdfs/108index.pdf This index was initially done to suggest stories to be read to the children once per month at the beginning of teachings at a Buddhist center –...
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5 years 42 weeks ago Creativity? Yes, but not too creative!Hello all,If you've ever struggled to convince your colleagues/team about your new and exciting idea, this study on 'Why people desire, but reject, creative ideas' is comfort foof for the...
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5 years 42 weeks ago Take delight in people dancingDo you think this video helps us take delight on others and appreciate our common humanity as the descritpion states,  or is it merely entretainment? I would encourage you to share if you find...
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5 years 42 weeks ago Edited version of Lama Yeshe's Quotes on Universal Education 1980-1984See Attached file below!  enjoy!
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5 years 41 weeks ago Mahayana is universal educationFirst published in educaré Magazine in March 1984 Lama Thubten Yeshe has given UWE a great deal of guidance in its early days with regard to philosophical principles and possible means...
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5 years 40 weeks ago Women and the mediaNot sure if this video is right for the hub, so please let me know. Thought it might be especially useful for anyone working with young people, challenging stereotypes about gender and the power of...
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5 years 40 weeks ago Mind and Life- Ecology, Ethics and InterdependenceceParticularly relevant for UWE practitioners that are concerned with environmental issues, climate change, and the impact these have on life in the planet. And thinking how UWE can help foster an...
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5 years 40 weeks ago THE BIG VISION- Transcript of Lama Yeshe's interview with Connie Miller on Universal Education at Pomaia in 1982 Interview with Connie Miller on Universal Education at Pomaia in 1982 (transcript from the video-tape). You can watch the interview here: http://youtu.be/LQUbltVD-0U  And also in the front...
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5 years 38 weeks ago Etre Et Avoir - teacher as a role modelA beautifully filmed and very inspiring documentary on a classroom in rural France. I think particularly relevant to UWE practitioners interested in the idea of teachers as "role models" of...
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5 years 35 weeks ago Matthieu Ricard's talk on Happines for the Action for Happiness campaign in UKThis video is part of the Action for Happiness campaign, a UK based project to raise awareness on wellbeing and positive social change. Please see video description below. Description: On 28th...
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5 years 33 weeks ago Cooperation gamesA link to some fun games that rely on cooperation and compassion rather than competition. http://www.youthwork-practice.com/games/cooperation-games.html
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5 years 33 weeks ago Joy in animal worldAn interesting article/book about happiness in animals: Scientists are beginning to explore joy in the animal world From Positive News (http://positivenews.org.uk/2011/culture/art/5582/scientists-...
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5 years 33 weeks ago Centrality of Compassion in Human Life and SocietyOctober 14, 2010 - His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama speaks on the centrality of compassion in Maples Pavilion at Stanford University. He shares his thoughts on the necessity of friendship, altruism,...
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5 years 33 weeks ago CCARE: The Centre for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education  http://ccare.stanford.edu/
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5 years 33 weeks ago Loving Kindness Peaceful YouthLoving Kindness Peaceful Youth (LKPY) is an international peace organisation based upon the radical premise that peace starts from within. We support young people to develop peace for themselves,...
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5 years 32 weeks ago Article on How to be compassionate by the HHDL recently publishedPlease find attached as an image, from the Yoga & Health magazine published December 2011. It focuses on interdependence and includes a short meditation. Their website is: www.yogaandhealthmag.co...
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5 years 31 weeks ago Twixtmas, making 5 days before new years meaningful.Suggestions for things to do the five days before New Years. Great ideas here http://www.twixtmas.com/ And a great warmup for a new year practice like Three Wishes for a Meaningful Life here: http://...
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5 years 29 weeks ago livres en français pour travailler des thèmes UWEpeu de texte, des illustrations rigolotes, pour parler des différences mais aussi de ce qui nous unit
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5 years 29 weeks ago livres en français pour travailler des thèmes UWE16 Attitudes: l'honnêteté
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5 years 29 weeks ago livres en français pour travailler des thèmes UWElivre présenté par Pam lors des ateliers CCC
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5 years 29 weeks ago livres en français pour travailler des thèmes UWEThèmes abordés: l'autonomie, la confiance en soi, la peur de la séparation
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5 years 29 weeks ago livres en français pour travailler des thèmes UWEThèmes abordés: la confiance en soi, la compétition, les systèmes négatifs de croyances sur ses capacités
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5 years 29 weeks ago livres en français pour travailler des thèmes UWE16 Attitudes: l'Honnêteté
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5 years 29 weeks ago livres en français pour travailler des thèmes UWE16 Attitudes: la patience Pour aborder la colère, la force de parler au lieu de se battre
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5 years 29 weeks ago livres en français pour travailler des thèmes UWEpeu de texte, des illustrations, pour évoquer le monde, diverses réalités avec sensiblité
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5 years 29 weeks ago livres en français pour travailler des thèmes UWE16 Attitudes: la générosité et puis l'amitié, le partage,...
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5 years 29 weeks ago livres en français pour travailler des thèmes UWEEckhart Tolle a écrit un livre pour les enfants sur le pouvoir du moment présent
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5 years 29 weeks ago livres en français pour travailler des thèmes UWE16 Attitudes: La Générosité Mais aussi se mettre à la place de l'autre, le respect, l'humilité, le contentement, la patience
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5 years 29 weeks ago expérience de vipassana dans les prisons en Inde The video is in English with French subtitles
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5 years 28 weeks ago Three Wishes instruction page - January 2012Join the Three Wishes for a Meaningful Life Group to learn more about these aspirations for happier days and more meaningful living, based on the 16 Guidelines for Life. This page is the first page...
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5 years 27 weeks ago Italian summer camp (July 2011)The Italian summer camps, that take place at the end of July in North Italy, are mostly offered to families. Depending on the moment of the day people work together otherwise are divided according...
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5 years 26 weeks ago Mindfulness and Corporate BurnoutThis article, by Potential Project Senior Trainer Jane Grafton, appeared in Human Resources Magazine Singapore in November 2011. Goran Musulin, former HR Director Siemens Healthcare Asia Pacific...
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5 years 26 weeks ago DELIGHT- Joshua Bell "Stop and Hear the Music" by the Washington PostThe true-story below is used in the 16G book under delight, the story is below and the video could be used as an aid for presentations, or as a personal reminder to stop and take delight in the good...
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5 years 26 weeks ago Why to believe in others: Victor FranklFrom 1972, legendary psychiatrist and Holocaust-survivor Viktor Frankl delivers a powerful message about the human search for meaning — and the most important gift we can give others.   If...
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5 years 25 weeks ago Every presentation. EverI love this. I've seen the group that made this video about how a typical presentation might go (think slideshow boredom, technical difficulties etc) but it's also a really powerful technique...
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5 years 24 weeks ago Getting Beneath the Veil of Effective Schools: Evidence from New York CityThis isn't a free resource, but thought the key findings were interesting from a UWE perspective, namely:
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5 years 24 weeks ago The neuroscience of happinessShimon Edelman, a psychologist at Cornell University, has a new book called “The Happiness of Pursuit: What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Happiness.” He has interesting things to say,...
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5 years 23 weeks ago Generosity: from me to weDavid and Hi-Jin Hodge wanted to inspire generosity on Valentine's Day. So they asked a diverse group of friends: what does generosity mean to you? And what have you learned from practicing acts...
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5 years 22 weeks ago Oxford Mindfulness CentreOXFORD MINDFULNESS CENTRE The Oxford Mindfulness Centre is an international centre of excellence within Oxford University’s Department of Psychiatry that works with partners around the world to...
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5 years 22 weeks ago How to develop compassion and wisdom - teachings by Buddhist teacher Khandro-laWe are very pleased to share this footage of Khandro-la giving teachings on how to develop compassion and wisdom during the Universal Wisdom Education gathering at Institut Vajrayogini, France,...
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5 years 18 weeks ago Wisdom blossoms from Seven Steps workshops 2011In 2011 Pam Cayton travelled around the world to lead introductory workshops on Creating Compassionate Cultures and the Seven Steps. This resource (pdf and PowerPoint) presents and shares all the...
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5 years 17 weeks ago Mindfulness and the Brain with Daniel Siegel and Michelle GaleDaniel Siegel (Mindsight Institute) talks about mindfulness, technology, and the brain; he is then interviewed by Michelle Gale (Twitter) at the 2012 Wisdom 2.0 Conference.  
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5 years 17 weeks ago The Dalai Lama on friendship and trust- short video“The basis of genuine friendship is trust. Trust depends on openness. So, through these things, we can change. That’s my belief, but …. my friends have a lot more research work to...
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5 years 15 weeks ago Ethics: Educating the Mind and Heart- a talk by the Dalai LamaThe Dalai Lama's public talk was given at Delhi University in New Delhi, India, on March 22, 2012. It also includes the question and answer session after the talk. Some of the themes include:...
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5 years 15 weeks ago Developing Compassion- an interview with Paul Ekman by teenagers in San FranciscoWorld expert on emotions, Dr Paul Ekman, speaks to Mind with Heart about cultivating compassion in an interview conducted by teenage students in San Francisco. He talks about self esteem, service to...
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5 years 15 weeks ago Science and Secular Ethics- an extract from a talk by The Dalai LamaWhat can universal ethics be based on? The Dalai Lama explains how scientists can investigate the conditions for healthy and peaceful minds, to promote a healthy and peaceful society.
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5 years 15 weeks ago Graphic- Harnessing the Mind's PotentialThis past week (April 2012) Senior Trainers Jacqueline Carter and Jane Grafton from Singapore led a series of workshops with senior leaders from a global electronics manufacturer. One of the sessions...
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5 years 14 weeks ago Importance of inner values: short extract from a Dalai Lama talk on Educating the Heart given in HawaiiThe Dalai Lama talks about the importance of inner values such as compassion, in this short clip from his talk "Educating the Heart" given at the University of Hawaii, on Oahu, Hawaii, to...
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5 years 11 weeks ago Scale of the Universe- a playful tool for presentationsThis is an interactive online resource that visually conveys the size of different objects in relations to others. From the ‘Estimated size of the entire universe’ to the ‘Planck...
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5 years 11 weeks ago Where Science and Compassion MeetStanford health psychologist Kelly McGonigal, PhD, and senior teacher for the Stanford Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, discusses on an an interview with Buddhist Geeks, the...
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5 years 5 weeks ago The Dalai Lama center for ethics- programsIn this website you can find out about a series of secular ethics-based programs being run by MIT. http://thecenter.mit.edu/about/programs You can also see some related videos here: http://thecenter....
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5 years 4 weeks ago Interview with Adele Diamond on Developmental Cognitive NeuroscienceAdele Diamond, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia, Canada Research Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience and a member of the Garrison Institute's Contemplation...
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5 years 3 weeks ago A message from the Dalai Lama to youth filmed in UK June 2012During the making of the 'Road to Peace' documentary they asked the Dalai Lama what he would like to say to the youth of today, this was his heartfelt response. Enjoy!
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5 years 2 weeks ago Potential Project Youtube channelThe Potential Project's Youtube channel hosts a variety of videos including conference presentations,  interviews with PP participants, documentaries about mindfulness, etc. Have a look and...
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5 years 2 weeks ago Helping a friendA short and inspiring video about a tortoise that helps their 'friend' flip back on to the ground. Some of the themes that can be explored are: kindness, courage and friendship.
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4 years 47 weeks ago Loving yourself: is it necessary for developing compassion?The Buddhist and other 'wisdom' traditions emphasise the primary importance of compassion--empathic concern for another's suffering and a wish, ideally followed by action, to relieve that...
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4 years 46 weeks ago The Science of Compassion conference videosClick here to visit The Science of Compassion conference and the Centre for Compassion and Altruism Research Education (CCARE) dedicated  Youtube channel where you can find a variety of talks...
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4 years 41 weeks ago Beau Lotto: talk on how the brain processes visual informationThis 20minute talk by artist and neuroscientist Beau Lotto, founder of Lotto Lab, is useful to illustrate how perception is subjective via a series of entertaining optical experiments. You can read...
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4 years 41 weeks ago Raising Happiness: three ways to raise kind kidsThis is a link to a video series produced by the Greater Good Science Centre of Berkley University on the topic of kindness and happiness, particularly targeting parents and people working with...
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4 years 39 weeks ago Seven steps to knowledge, strenght and compassionThis is a 25minute presentation by Pam Cayton, founder on Tara Reedworth School, on the history and methodology of the 'Seven Steps for Knowledge, Strenght and Compassion':
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4 years 38 weeks ago 22 random acts of kindnessIn this video Syed Muzamil Hasan Zaidi shares how he spent his 22nd birthday. http://www.karmatube.org/videos.php?id=3526 Read below: How I spent my 22nd birthday: 1. Wrote personalized letters to...
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4 years 37 weeks ago Calendars based on Seven Steps from Creating Compassionate CulturesNow availalbe, a 12 month calendar for 2013, based on the Seven Steps to Awaken Knowledge, Strength and Compassion, from Creating Compassionate Cultures. It is called "Seven in a Circle"...
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4 years 28 weeks ago Habit project in Guadalajara, MexicoEste video fue realizado por el grupo de Habitos de Guadalajara para mostrar un poco en que consisten las reuniones que sostienen cada mes. Espero lo disfruten y encuentren inspirador.  
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4 years 27 weeks ago Inside Compassion: Edge States, Contemplative Interventions, Neuroscience with Joan HalifaxOn May 12, 2012, Zen Buddhist Roshi Joan Halifax gave a lecture about empathy and compassion at the Library of Congress in the USA. Dr. George Chrousos, an authority on the effects of stress on the...
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4 years 24 weeks ago The power and joy of seeing the world in exciting new perspectives- TEDX talk by Sue Austinhttp://www.ted.com/talks/sue_austin_deep_sea_diving_in_a_wheelchair.html When Sue Austin got a power chair 16 years ago, she felt a tremendous sense of freedom -- yet others looked at her as though...
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4 years 23 weeks ago Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and ForgivenessA two-minute traler on a documentary about the power that comes from forgiving. Might be useful at workshops and presentations. More background information about the project can be found here: http...
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4 years 23 weeks ago The Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and Education video channelhttp://www.youtube.com/user/dalailamacenter/videos?view=0 Here you can find a series of "TED style" presentations made by people who collaborate with The Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and...
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4 years 19 weeks ago Empathy: walking in someone elese's shoesSharing this video made by a health clinic in the US. It touches on the subject of empathy and 'listening to others' I thought some of you would enjoy it, particularly those of you who work...
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4 years 15 weeks ago Envy: Looking In Other People's Windows (Jewish Food For Thought)A short and sweet dialogue between two parents and their son where they eventually discuss the attitude of 'envy' and how it can be changed into 'contentment' and 'delight'....
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4 years 8 weeks ago Soulpancake: 'chew on life's big questions' type of website aimed at young peoplehttp://soulpancake.com/ Is a useful resource if looking for inspirational videos, themes, conversations aimed at USA/UK youth. Enjoy!
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4 years 6 weeks ago Generosity for kids by kids: lemmon-aidCute interview with a girl called Vivienne who started selling lemonades to fundraise to end child slavery. She asks people to give a donation from the heart, and calls her stand a 'give-ness...
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4 years 4 weeks ago Bringing Compassion into Everyday LifeThis article has 10 practical and easy to remember suggestions to bring more compassion into your life.  I hope you enjoy it. Please leave a comment if you do find it useful. http://...
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4 years 1 week ago Forgiveness: a story of forgivenessThis is a short promo video for Project Forgive, where they explore the theme of forgiveness and share the story of Gary: A few years ago, a man named Gary received news that his wife Judy and their...
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4 years 5 days ago Patience: a short story of a father a son and a sparrowThis short video illustrates a simple everyday interaction between a father and son and could be used to explore the attitude of patience and how easy it is to lose it, even with those closest to us...
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3 years 50 weeks ago Hand Model of the Brain explanation by Daniel SiegelA simple and useful resource for teachers to illustrate to their students how the brain works, and to identify when your 'lid' is about to 'flip'. Enjoy and let us know if you find it...
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3 years 50 weeks ago Compassion: youth engage on a dialogue about compassion with The Dalai LamaThis 90minute dialogue between the Dalai Lama and middle and senior high school students at the 'Youth engaged in compassion' that took place in the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville...
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3 years 49 weeks ago Interconnection: 7 billion OthersI found this video inspiring because it shows how humans, despite being so different, still share a basic wish for happiness, well-being, connection and meaning. I thought it could be quite useful...
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3 years 44 weeks ago Compassion training: Empathy can increase one's own negative emotions, but compassion is associated with positive emotions.Neuroscientists Tania Singer and Olga Klimecki have shown that while empathy can increase one's own negative emotions, compassion is associated with positive emotions. A video from the 2012...
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3 years 42 weeks ago Generosity: a video from YouTubeA video about generosity and repaying the kindness.
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3 years 27 weeks ago Kindness: everyday life stories from around the worldIf you feel you could do with some inspiration, why not take a moment to read some short and ordinary accounts of the way in which kindness can change a situation? Nothing too complex: this is a site...
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3 years 25 weeks ago Mindfulness leads to Compassion: short presentation by Shauna ShapiroThe author and researcher explores how moment-to-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, and surrounding helps us to see and alleviate suffering in others. This clip is from the "...
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3 years 23 weeks ago Video: Empathy vs SympathyThis video explores the difference between sympathy and empathy.
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3 years 23 weeks ago Kindness: different typesA short article that raises interesting points on the difference between kindness to strangers, to loved ones and to oneself. Could be useful as a reflection after a 16 Guidelines workshop. http://...
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3 years 23 weeks ago William Blake In every cry of every man In every infant's cry of fear In every voice, in every ban The mind-forg'd manacles I hear From William Blake's "London"...
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3 years 21 weeks ago Corporate Based Mindfulness Training (CBMT) Resources to Inspire and Engage InPlease find attached the document ”CBMT Resources to Inspire and Engage In” that was initiated by Potential Project senior facilitator Jacqueline Carter, and which is a great resource for...
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3 years 19 weeks ago Forgiveness: a short story about missing a planeYou can read the original story here: http://goodmenproject.com/families/tmb-ticket-agent-delta-counter/ And here is an article written by the author after the original one went viral on the Internet...
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3 years 16 weeks ago Compassion: What makes a compassionate man?This article from Greater Good explores various angles on understanding gendered approaches to compassion. It is true that most of the FDCW audience is more likely to be female (between 65% and 75...
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3 years 15 weeks ago Kindness: colour your world with kindnessA very simple and short animation that could be used across languages to stimulate a discussion around the way an act of kindness can change someone. Enjoy!  
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3 years 15 weeks ago The Science of Social ConnectionA talk by Emma Seppala, Associate Director at Stanford's University Centre for Compassion. In this talk Seppala shares some insights from her research on the impact of our relationships, our...
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3 years 11 weeks ago Generosity: a film on the life of Cesar ChavezA biographical film on Cesar Chavez who is one of the role models for the guideline of generosity.  Could be inspiring to watch with young people and then discuss the guideline and how it...
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3 years 10 weeks ago Forgiveness: how to overcome barriershttp://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/overcome_barriers_forgiveness This is an article sharing findings on the subject of forgiveness, it discusses what are some of the barriers and gives...
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3 years 4 weeks ago MEDITATION: a graphic that highlights some of the benefits of meditationYou can read the article here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/14/meditation-mind-body-spirit_n_5...  
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3 years 3 weeks ago Three ways for schools to help kids cultivate kindnessYou can read the article here: http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/three_ways_schools_kindness  
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2 years 50 weeks ago Eight Tips for Teaching Mindfulness in High SchoolA mindfulness teacher shares what he's learned about teaching moment-to-moment awareness to teenagers. http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/eight_tips_for_teaching_min...
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2 years 38 weeks ago Educating the Heart-Mind resourcesHeart-Mind Online provides resources for families, educators and all others who care for and about children. You can search for the latest research, activities, interviews and more. You can search by...
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2 years 38 weeks ago KINDNESS: a list of fun and creative ideas on how to practice it!Browse through a collection of Kindness Ideas: http://www.randomactsofkindness.org/kindness-ideas Use the filters or search tool to find the perfect idea by category, relative cost or the time it...
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1 year 13 weeks ago Wake-up calls: 2 UECW-themed Facebook Pages to call these idea to mind weekly or randomly