Joan Halifax

Type: Person
Name: Joan Halifax
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The selective awareness of Wisdom 2.0

Take an ancient practice, remove it from its context, strip away its ethical imperatives and sell it for a profit. Is the goal of thecorporate mindfulness movement to comfort the already comfortable?  Credit: http://www.wisdom2summit.com/2013 . ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Is 'deep' Buddhism a religion?

Buddhism as many of us practice it, or 'deep Buddhism', as Roshi Joan Halifax likes to call it, is not a religion . If it must be called a religion, it should be called a 'Maverick' religion.It's been difficult to explain my perspective and practice to ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mapping the Mind - Day 2

April 12th 2014Kyoto, Japan, 12 April 2014 - The second day of the Mapping the Mind meeting began in a quiet business like way. Presentations began as soon as His Holiness had quietly taken his seat on the stage. Shinobu Kitayama, born in Japan, but now ... [Published Ein News - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Depression, Desire, Addiction: Is Meditation the Answer to Changing Your Brain?

Sky of Mexico City from a bridge. Deutsch: Sky Mexico City von einer Brücke. (Photo credit: Wikipedia )Does the discomfort of discontent, longing, envy, jealousy, anger, compulsion, and anxiety contaminate your life, tighten your body and constrict your ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 01 2014 - Updated Mar 01 2014 - 1 reports

In the Big Tent: Jesus, Ducks, Atheists

Those who want to duck that debate altogether can instead opt for Women of Duck Commander by the female side of the Duck Dynasty, Kay, Korie, Missy, Jessica, and Lisa Robertson. Books by the hirsute reality TV hunting clan continue to fly, so this extension ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 01 2014]
First reported Jan 23 2014 - Updated Jan 23 2014 - 1 reports

Changing the Way People Choose to Confront Death: Foreword Reviews Gives Changing the Way We Die a Starred Review

Authors Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel recently received a rave review from Foreword Reviews for their book on hospice care, Changing the Way We Die. In Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement, award-winning journalists ... [Published PRWeb - Jan 23 2014]
First reported Nov 15 2013 - Updated Nov 15 2013 - 1 reports

Wisdom 2.0 Conference Returns to San Francisco in February 2014 with...

Technology executives from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google and more converge with renowned meditation & wisdom teachers to explore how to live compassionately in the Internet era. Approaching its fifth annual gathering, the Wisdom 2.0 Conference ... [Published PRWeb - Nov 15 2013]
First reported Oct 31 2013 - Updated Oct 31 2013 - 1 reports

Hospice Care: Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel Separate Fact from Fiction

In their groundbreaking new book (Viva Editions 2014), Smith and Himmel show that hospice can offer hope and joy at the end of a life. : Compassionate End-of-life Care and the Hospice Movement Pulitzer Prize winner Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel weed out ... [Published PRWeb - Oct 31 2013]

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The selective awareness of Wisdom 2.0 [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 16 2014]
Is 'deep' Buddhism a religion? [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
Mapping the Mind - Day 2 [Published Ein News - Apr 12 2014]
Depression, Desire, Addiction: Is Meditation th... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 01 2014]
In the Big Tent: Jesus, Ducks, Atheists [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 01 2014]
Changing the Way People Choose to Confront Deat... [Published PRWeb - Jan 23 2014]
Wisdom 2.0 Conference Returns to San Francisco ... [Published PRWeb - Nov 15 2013]
Hospice Care: Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel Sepa... [Published PRWeb - Oct 31 2013]
Omega's Women & Power Retreat Aims to Redefine ... [Published PRWeb - Sep 09 2013]
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