Inspirational Stories of Remarkable Change Agents at Work Around the World
“THIS SOUNDS LIKE SOME HIPPIE BULLSHIT, ‘I SAID TO MYSELF. ‘BUT OKAY, WHAT DO I REALLY HAVE TO LOSE?’ WITHIN THE FIRST SESSIONS, WE STARTED WITH A SITTING PRACTICE AND I KNEW IMMEDIATELY THAT THIS WAS GOING TO BE LIFE-CHANGING.”
“THE PROJECT TO MAKE DELAWARE “THE FIRST MINDFUL STATE” HAS TAKEN A MAJOR LEAP FORWARD DUE TO A GROUNDBREAKING DELIVERY SYSTEM.”
How much would a society change if a significant percentage of leaders and policymakers in its national government personally practiced mindfulness technology? Thanks to the efforts of Chris Ruane (a British Labour Party Member of Parliament) and Jamie Bristow (director of the London-based Mindfulness Initiative), we are beginning to get some answers.
Ash Manuel knows all too well that life-changing inspiration can come from the unlikeliest of sources. The creator of the celebrated Growing With Gratitude program for school-age children, Ash was a primary school teacher in Adelaide in South Australia when his world suddenly opened up.
The goal of bringing together 100 million people to go online and participate in the virtual Superpower Summit in early 2019 is admittedly audacious, but welcome to co-organizers Suzanne Hall, founder and CEO of Be Intent, the New Zealand-based developer of personal development technology tools—and Natalie Alexia, a growth coach and global activist. But given what they both have already accomplished, it is the next logical steps in a natural progression.
Bonnie Marks is endlessly intrigued about the resilience of human beings, that quality of rising above our misfortunes, to recover and take charge of our lives when things don’t go our way. It is her work to foster such resilience as a psychologist at New York University’s Langone Medical Center and Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine.[…]