Meditation

The State of Things
11:17 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Why Do Political Activists Burn Out?

Claudia Horwitz of Stone Circles teaches activists to engage in a spiritual practice.
Credit www.stonecircles.org

Claudia Horwitz was a young political activist who worked to raise awareness around hunger and homelessness.  She found a high burn-out rate among activists she worked with it. Through her career, Claudia saw people drop out of political organizing for a variety of reasons, such as exhaustion, lack of progress, illness and addiction.  

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The State of Things
12:29 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

The Science Behind Paying Attention

Credit cathydavidson.com

  Is a teacher lecturing in front of a classroom effective?  Is it possible that the way we teach our children is outdated?

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