Events: 31st October 2019

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Living From Open Awareness — “Waking Up” as the Heart of Contemplative Life

October 31, 2019 | 12:00pm

With a blend of both theory and practice, this session will explore how fundamental shifts in identity and awareness serve as the foundation for a contemplative life. Together, we will discuss the implications of recent findings in the neuro-scientific study of advanced meditative states. We will examine how shifts in awareness can become persistent traits …
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Cultivating Your Inner Compass: Navigating the Road of Competing Values

October 31, 2019 | 05:15pm

In today’s busy world, we are often at crossroads when it comes to making significant decisions. Our inner compass is the intrinsic sense of knowing, beyond the constant mind noise, social pressures and emotional triggers. We can connect to the deeper parts of ourselves in order to stand strong in our values, convictions and inner …
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Identifying the Contemplative Practice that Best Fits You and Your Needs

October 31, 2019 | 05:15pm

All contemplative practices are not equally effective, and even the most effective ones aren’t necessarily for everyone. For over a decade our research has shown that “finding your fit” is essential to maximize the effectiveness of contemplative practices. This session will outline the practical points from the research to date, and include an experiential component …