Events: 3rd November 2019

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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 03, 2019 | 12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Contemplation By Design Summit

November 03, 2019 | 08:00am

Free events will be offered Oct. 30 – Nov. 8, 2019 to further balance, tranquility, resilience, and creative excellence. CBD Summit participants will have the opportunity to take a break from their high-level output of productivity and innovation in order to rest and renew the mind-body-spirit. The full 2019 Summit schedule will be posted at: …
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University Public Worship (UPW) with the Ven. Thubten Damcho

November 03, 2019 | 10:00am

Memorial Church has historically been an important center of contemplative, spiritual and ceremonial life at Stanford University since the church was dedicated in 1903. It is open to everyone, wherever you may be on your spiritual journey. Please join us in this spectacular and sacred venue. Register Here Location: Memorial Church, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, …
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Guided Meditation at Windhover with UPW Speaker Ven. Thubten Damcho

November 03, 2019 | 01:00pm

Gather in the serene atmosphere of Windhover to experience practices from Tibetan Buddhism. The Ven Thubten Damcho will guide us through fundamental steps that carry us into frontiers of contemplation, awareness, insight, compassion and wisdom. Register Here Location: Windhover Contemplative Center, 370 Santa Teresa St, Stanford, CA 94305
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Playful Mindfulness: Improv as a Joyful Journey to Confidence, Calm and Connection

November 03, 2019 | 03:30pm

Many know that mindfulness—paying attention to the present moment with curiosity and kindness—can reduce reactivity and create a steady sense of calm. Few would guess that improvisation, an art form known more for its energy and playfulness, does the same. Using safe, engaging interactive exercises from both worlds, Ted and Lisa will help you “play …
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Playful Mindfulness: Improv as a Joyful Journey to Confidence, Calm and Connection

November 03, 2019 | 05:00pm

Many know that mindfulness—paying attention to the present moment with curiosity and kindness—can reduce reactivity and create a steady sense of calm. Few would guess that improvisation, an art form known more for its energy and playfulness, does the same. Using safe, engaging interactive exercises from both worlds, Ted and Lisa will help you “play …
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Jack Kornfield in Conversation With Tim Ryan About His Book “Healing America” (Previously Titled “A Mindful Nation”)

November 03, 2019 | 07:15pm

Jack Kornfield and Congressman Tim Ryan will discuss the role of stillness, quiet, contemplation and mindfulness in the dynamic process of Healing America, as described in Ryan’s book by that title. (Healing America was previously titled A Mindful Nation.) Mindful magazine in April 2019, asked Congressman Tim Ryan whether he thinks mindfulness can heal the fractured civil discourse …
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Compline and Contemplation in Memorial Church With Rev. Joanne Sanders

November 03, 2019 | 09:00pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) – Join us for a quiet, reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chants. Enjoy the music of the Crescendo Choir in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. Reverend Joanne Sanders will provide an introduction to the compline tradition to open this service. Register Here Location: Memorial Church, 450 Serra …