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Have a nice day.
The Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic has just celebrated their 10th year of operation! Congratulations to Lynette Genju Monteiro and Frank Musten for their long-term work in the field of MBSR.
As part of their current initiatives, the OMc has launched a Mindfulness integrator on paper.li, bringing . . . Read More.
Mindful magazine is a new periodical about all things related to mindfulness, with topic areas including:
In Body & Mind In Love & Relationships At Home At Work In Your Life Mindfulness Practice The Mindful Society The Science Partners News Resources Mindful Voices
The second issue . . . Read More.
Canada’s weekly news magazine, Macleans, has just published an article exploring the tension between mindfulness based stress reduction vs Buddhism, under the title “Mindfulness goes corporate – and purists aren’t pleased.”
In the article, author Anne Kingston discusses the secular Buddhism notion from the perspective of . . . Read More.
Buddhism and Science: An International Workshop
An International Workshop at the University of Toronto Scarborough / April 12th-14th, 2013
Organized by Prof. Geoffrey Samuel. Sponsored by the Tung Lin Kok Yuen 東蓮覺苑 Perspectives on Buddhist Thought and Culture Series, Department of Historical and Cultural Studies, . . . Read More.
Heart-Mind 2013: Helping Children Thrive Thursday, May 9, 2013 - Saturday, May 11, 2013
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Heart-Mind 2013 brings together some of the leading minds in child development and contemplative practice – from scientific researchers to practitioners – to address the Dalai Lama’s . . . Read More.
Virtuous Silence: Buddhism and the Unforgetting of the 1976 Massacre in Bangkok Southeast Asia Seminar Series
Thongchai Winichakul Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Friday, March 8, 2013, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
LOCATION: SS 3130, Political Science Conference Room, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. . . . Read More.
The next Vancouver Mindfulness Network Meeting is Feb 13, 7-9pm, at BC Children’s Hospital, Ambulatory Care Building, Room K0-155.
Preliminary Agenda Items:
- Planning for Vancouver mindfulness conference in 2013 (M. Callahan) – Report-back from Mindfulness with Youth Conference at UCSD (M. Callahan, B. Callahan, . . . Read More.
The 2013 Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada Essay Prize
The Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada (BEFC) announces a student essay competition demonstrating the association between Buddhism/Buddhist psychology and western psychology, science or society.
1. Submissions could focus on the specific and creative ways that the western . . . Read More.
MIND MATTERS III – Desire & Entanglement
*** MIND MATTERS III is now SOLD OUT! THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!! We look forward very much to seeing you all on 9 Feb. This will be a fantastic conference. We may have some seats opening next week or at last minute. If you want to be . . . Read More.
How to live a happy married life in Buddhism, by Chandima Gangodawila, Theravada Buddhist Chaplain to UBC
When: Monday, January 7, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Where: IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE – Public Study Rooms – Room 315, UBC Point Grey Campus Description: A lecture followed . . . Read More.
Dr. Steve Prime, a neuroscientist from the University of Manitoba, stops off in Calgary and Vancouver Buddhist Temples to share his thoughts about Buddhism and neuropsychology. Some treatment schools use techniques founded on principles similar to the four noble truths.
Dr. Prime talks about the . . . Read More.
I recently discovered Amita’s website: http://www.buddhisttherapist.com
She is based in British Columbia and a registered clinical counsellor. Here’s what she says on her “About me” page…
I am a Buddhist integrative psychotherapist. I offer:
telephone and online counselling and psychotherapy online and residential courses corporate services . . . Read More.
Flint Sparks, an ordained Zen priest and licensed psychologist from Texas, will be in Toronto February 16-17, 2013, to present a workshop in association with Hakomi Ontario, entitled: Developing a Concentrated Mind and a Warm Heart for the Relief of Suffering: Zen, Hakomi and Applied . . . Read More.
Canadian Tibetologist Glenn Mullin has posted a video presentation on Spiritual Life TV, entitled Easy Enlightenment: A Faster Path for Everyone - From the Dalai Lamas and the Panchen Lamas. I’m sure Glenn was laughing out loud when he cooked up that title!
If that’s not . . . Read More.
Via CBC News… http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2012/08/21/f-vp-handler-schools-brain-lingo-sel.html
This conference is taking place in the USA, but it looks like it is an excellent learning opportunity for healthcare professionals from Canada! http://zencare.org/symposium2012
Two Canadian speakers will be part of the event:
Andrew Blake—Buddhist Chaplain, Meditation and Qigong Teacher, and Psychotherapist—wears many hats serving and . . . Read More.
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