Events Tagged Meditation

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…)

  • October 5, 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

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 …


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 …