Archive for the Peace Category

Thich Nhat Hanh on Men and Compassion

A week ago, I published an article about a conversation I had with Thich Nhat Hanh. Thanks to the generosity of Dr. James Doty and the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University, I am able to share the video of this […]

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Accidentally Insulting Adyashanti

This has been quite a month. From getting blindsided by Marianne Williamson to being empowered by Thich Nhat Hanh, I can’t remember a time in my life so full of growth and discomfort. And the hits keep coming… Last weekend, I attended a day-long retreat with Adyashanti. […]

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Powerful Compassion with Thich Nhat Hanh

Last week, Thich Nhat Hahn spoke to a sold out crowd at Stanford University as a part of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education’s (CCARE) Conversations on Compassion series. I once heard Thich Nhat Hanh described as “a cloud, a butterfly, and a bulldozer.” […]

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A Morning of Clarity

Hey Peacemakers, I’m back from the 10 day meditation retreat. Here is a video about something I experienced at the retreat. I know posting a long video to youtube is an act full of ego, but I believe that this vision needs to be shared. If you […]

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Reclaiming Humanity

What do Star Wars and the Dalai Lama have in common? This is my new path to peace. It is obviously inspired by Marianne Williamson and the Dalai Lama. Thank you for reading, smiling, and/or sharing. How would you reclaim your humanity? Please share.

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Making Peace with Abuse

How neuroscience offers hope to survivors of abuse and peacemakers of the future “What happened to you, then?” my step-father’s booming voice echoed out into the early evening crowd at Outback Steakhouse. The question was not asked with compassion or caring. It was a jab, an attack, […]

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Stop Breathing Down My Neck. I’m Trying to Be Compassionate.

How to obtain peace when other people are around. Listening to Adyashanti explain how resistance causes our suffering, I could not focus because some guy behind me was breathing like a hot furnace. “Meditation ended 20 minutes ago, Mister. Give it a break!” I caught myself thinking. […]

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Can Your Relationship Free Your Mind?

      Significant relationship are significant in how they can free your mind, enrich your life, and deepen your love. Have your relationships rewired your brain? Please share below.

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How to wring the compassion out of your child

How to wring the compassion out of your child

My 6 year old son wants to quit his Kung Fu class. Last time I drove him to the Kung Fu studio, he threw a tantrum and wouldn’t get out of the car. I threatened him by explaining how he would not get Christmas or Birthday presents […]

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2 Tips for a Peaceful Family Vacation

Have you had a peaceful family vacation? What tips do you have? Please share.

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