Events Tagged Meditation

Compassion Cultivation Training with Erika Rosenberg – Autumn 2015 – Mondays

Written By CCARE Staff
  • October 5, 2015 - November 30, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Berkeley, CA 94720

Course Description Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) is an educational program designed to help you improve your resilience and feel more connected to others – ultimately providing an overall sense of well-being. CCT combines traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research to help you lead a more compassionate life. Through instruction, daily meditation, mindfulness, (more…)

Conversations on Compassion with Sharon Salzberg

Written By CCARE Staff
  • April 16, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305 United States

In this dialogue CCARE’s founder and director, Dr. James Doty, will ask worldwide meditation teacher, Sharon Salzberg, about her life’s work and what role compassion may have played. This event is an hour-long dialogue followed by questions from the audience. The talk will be recorded and posted to CCARE’s YouTube Channel and website several weeks after the event. About Sharon Salzberg (more…)

Blog Posts Tagged Meditation
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Can Meditation Promote Altruism?

Written By CCARE Staff

Written by Hooria Jazaieri   Mindfulness, or the moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, emotions, and environment, has been associated with a host of benefits, including reduced stress, greater positive emotions, and a healthier body image. Recently, however, research has begun to explore how practicing mindfulness might improve the ways we treat other people. A recent study, published in the journal Mindfulness, zeroes in on …

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Compassion: Our First Instinct

Written By Dr. Emma Seppala

Decades of clinical research has focused and shed light on the psychology of human suffering. That suffering, as unpleasant as it is, often also has a bright side to which research has paid less attention: compassion. Human suffering is often accompanied by beautiful acts of compassion by others wishing to help relieve it. What led 26.5 percent of Americans to …

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The Best Kept Secret to Longevity: Love

Written By Dr. Emma Seppala

Look younger! Feel more vibrant! Boost your stamina! Live Longer! Those are the promises made to us by marketing gurus about countless products from facial creams to dietary supplements, from the latest diet trend to the newest fitness fad. Psychological research, however, points us to a far greater (and less expensive!) secret to longevity. It is one that is often overlooked in our efforts …