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Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2012-12-13 08:48

In 2010, the Hon. Jason Kenney announced that the government would welcome 1,000 Tibetans living in Arunachal Pradesh to Canada, following a 2007 personal appeal by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Prime Minister Stephen Harper. more

Posted by Martin Phillips-Hing on 2012-11-23 15:16

Is our parenting motivated by fear and reaction or by mindfulness and compassion?  It is one thing to remain mindful, centered and calm while sitting still and meditating.  It is another to do so while engaged in the often harried activities of parenting.Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn – Authors of Everyday Blessings: The inner work of mindful parenting (1997) – discuss mindful parenting in this insightful interview with which many of us can identify, from both a parent and child’s perspective. They provide 12 exercises for mindful parenting which are worth the read:Read the article here more

Posted by Jason Motz on 2012-11-15 21:04

 Former RCMP officer Ward Clapham instituted Positive Tickets in 2002. The program’s goal? To reward the often unacknowledged good that kids and young adults do within the community. Ticketing began in 2002. Kids who were recognized for good deeds were given vouchers for free sodas, movie passes and other recreational activities, or simply an acknowledgment of gratitude for doing something good. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2012-11-09 12:05

How are we preparing our children for the challenges they face everyday at school, at home, at hockey practice or at dance class? How do we know if our children are truly thriving?  more

Posted by Martin Phillips-Hing on 2012-10-22 12:55

What’s wrong with our world, and what can we do about it?  This is the starting point from which director Tom Shadyac begins his quest in this recent documentar more

Posted by Jason Motz on 2012-10-10 10:34


Posted by Martin Phillips-Hing on 2012-10-02 14:08

In July 2012 researchers studying the science of compassion gathered in Colorado to discuss new discoveries about how and why humans help each other.  In her more

Posted by Courtney Lawrence on 2012-09-28 13:40

It’s so simple; it’s almost too simple.Why haven’t we thought of this before? All it takes is a snap of the finger and poof! Behaviour gets back on track.Well, ok, maybe it’s not that simple! more

Posted by Martin Phillips-Hing on 2012-09-26 14:00
Posted by Jason Motz on 2012-09-25 11:13