the MINDFUL SOCIETY

From health care to education, music to law, police work to the environment, we have the latest developments on how people are working to move our society in the direction of greater mindfulness, awareness, and caring for each other.

Looking for a late-night snack, the young Martin Luther King, Jr., discovers instead the truth of interdependence.

Through the practice of compassion meditation, Rosalind Harris transformed the grief of her son’s murder into solidarity and friendship with all young African-Americans, whose lives, marked by violence and oppression, are a national tragedy and shame.

Whether we’re in a pristine rainforest or our own backyard, nature is always available to deepen our mindfulness. Here are Mark Coleman’s wilderness tips.

Thich Nhat Hanh composed these short meditations to help us bring awareness, peace, and joy to the simple activities we may take for granted, like drinking a glass of water, washing our hands, or taking out the garbage. 

"This essay began as a letter to my wife. She suggested I share it with others, and so I am sending it to you in hopes it can be of use."- In Peace, Mario Easevoli