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Posted by Tracy Smyth on 2013-09-25 12:00

And so begins a new learning journey at the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education. On board with the Human Early Learning Partnership and seven committed community groups, the Heart-Mind Index Pilot Project was launched at a symposium in September. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2013-09-17 07:32

By Karin Konstanynowicz     Just before the start of the new school year, UBC hosted Summer Institute 2013: Promoting Mental Health in BC Schools offering participants a wealth of inspiring stories and valuable information. more

Posted by Courtney Lawrence on 2013-08-29 08:46

“There are no boundaries to peace,” says Theo Koffler founder of a registered charitable organization, called Mindfulness Without Borders.“Peace begins between four eyes. It takes two people to listen and understand one another in order to dissolve the divide implicit in the ‘us’ and ‘them’ paradigm.”This is the core founding philosophy of Koffler’s work and vision. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2013-07-16 11:04

By Karin Konstantynowicz     I live along the crow line.  Every evening, just as the sun goes down, thousands of crows fly over my house on their way to a roosting spot.  I pay a lot of attention to crows.  They are incredibly clever and social.  more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2013-07-11 07:37

By Lynn Green     As I step down from the role of President and CEO of the Dalai Lama Center, I would like to reflect on some highlights in the development of the DLC over the past three years. It has been a very exciting and rewarding journey that I have travelled along with some incredibly dedicated and talented people associated with the Center. more

Posted by Anonymous on 2013-06-26 09:03

I wanted to send you a note to thank you for a couple of things.  First, the conference.  Wow.  It truly was one of the most informative and inspirational events I have attended in my life.  I just got so much out of it, as did everyone I spoke with who attended.  The ripple effect from those few days will be felt for a very long time.  So thank you so much for that.  Well done!  more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2013-06-14 14:26

By Matt Clarke           When my wife was pregnant with our first child three years ago, someone said to me, “Kids are great! The only way to change them is to change yourself.” more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2013-06-11 08:24

By Jacqueline Voci      I am writing this post in a lush, serene park just a block from my home and I suspect Clifford Saron would be pleased. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2013-06-02 08:33

By Jacqueline Voci      Holy smokes, Linda Lantieri is a ball of fire. Hearing her speak made me want to pack my bags and move to New York to support her work. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2013-05-31 08:34

By Lisa Geddes     There is a delicate balance between pushing our kids too hard and not pushing them hard enough. Should I let my daughter quit soccer or insist she continue because quitting is not the right thing to do and participating in team sports is a valuable experience? Should I run to my four-year-old son in every moment of crisis or are there times when he needs to pick himself up, dust himself off and keep going on his own? These are the types of questions every parent struggles with. more