Events Tagged James Doty

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…)

Conversations with The Monk Dude on Love, Creativity, & Wisdom

Written By CCARE Staff
  • September 18, 2015 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Join Dr. James Doty, leading compassion researcher, and The Monk Dude for a FREE live webinar on compassion. The webinar will take place on Friday, September 18 at 8:30am PT. What we’ll show you: -The importance of compassion in supporting our success in life and business. -The vital role of compassion to us as a (more…)

Blog Posts Tagged James Doty

Why Kindness Heals

Written By James R. Doty, MD

As a physician specializing in neurosurgery at an academic medical center, I appreciate the unhappiness many patients have with the present healthcare delivery system that is rushed, bureaucratic, non-caring and technology-focused. In the U.S. we spend more per capita than any other industrialized country, yet the outcomes are some of the worst in the world, with the highest levels of …


Thinking About Thinking

Written By James R. Doty, MD

“Do you know what a mantra is, Jim?” I shook my head. I didn’t have a clue. “It’s kind of like a song or a sound you make that helps you focus your mind. Just like you’ve been focusing your mind on your breathing or the candle, this is another way to trick your mind.” I looked at her again …


In Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart, Dr. James Doty, neurosurgeon and professor at Stanford School of Medicine and Director of Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education has written a moving account – part auto-biographical narrative, part popular psychology – that illuminates the power of compassion …