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Posted by Courtney Lawrence on 2012-09-10 12:28

Do you remember when you were 10?I invite you to think back to your life at that tender age – how was your relationship with your family? What were your hobbies? Who were your friends? And what were your most pressing concerns?Now, I can almost guarantee that your experience back then is nothing like what a 10 year old is experiencing today. more

Posted by Jason Motz on 2012-09-05 13:29

For those readers who are unemployed, you know all too well how difficult a prolonged job search can be. Finding the right career, or the decent paying job or even just a part-time gig to earn a few dollars more in savings can be a job in and of itself. more

Posted by Martin Phillips-Hing on 2012-08-29 09:45

The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is one of the largest investigations ever conducted to assess associations between childhood exposure to trauma, abuse and neglect more

Posted by Martin Phillips-Hing on 2012-08-27 14:52

PBS Video – Idea ChannelAugust 9, 2012 more

Posted by Courtney Lawrence on 2012-08-27 09:06

For many of us, the thought of bringing awareness to our thoughts and feelings for more than a couple of minutes may seem challenging. Committing to a true mindfulness practice on a regular basis seems even more daunting. However, at one point in our lives, we were all naturals. more

Posted by Andrea Poile on 2012-08-23 13:16

If you’re just joining us, check out my previous posts here and here to bring yourselves up to speed.   more

Posted by Courtney Lawrence on 2012-08-21 08:56

“Our philosophy is simple,” says Janet King, President and Founder of Kids Now Canada, “You have to let a child know that someone believes in them.” more

Posted by Andrea Poile on 2012-08-20 14:36

As I mentioned in my previous post, I’m going to be doing a series about my experience at the Omega Institute, where I was fortunate enough to participate in the Mindfulness in Education Conference and Teacher Training. more

Posted by Martin Phillips-Hing on 2012-08-20 11:52

What if your health as an adult was shaped by your experiences as a child? A study takes a look at how our mental health as youth can influence our physical health as adults.  more

Posted by Andrea Poile on 2012-08-17 11:21

Since I’m new on the scene, I thought it might be nice to start off with an introduction. I’m Andrea, one of the bloggers at the Dalai Lama Center. You may have unwittingly read some of my earlier posts, but because I managed to avoid completely embarrassing myself thus far (fingers crossed) the fine folk at the DLC have allowed me to emerge from my veil of anonymity. more