CWIL Readings

Picture Credit: Akshay Sriram, PGDM, 2021.

October 04, 2022

Article Published In : Lion’s Roar

Pema Chödrön’s 3 Ways to Transform Your Emotions

At the root of our suffering are the destructive emotions that Buddhism calls the kleshas, or poisons. In this exclusive excerpt from her new book, Pema Chödrön teaches us a three-step practice to transform their energy from a cause of suffering into a path to awakening. Illustrations by Carole Hénaff. From the November 2022 issue of Lion’s Roar.

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August 18, 2022

Article Published In : Business Standard Epaper

The Real Culture of Stewardship

R. Gopalakrishnan, Executive-In-Residence at SP Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) reviews the book "Quantum Leadership: New Consciousness in Business", for Business Standard. The book is authored by Chavalit Frederick Tsao and Chris Laszlo, and published by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

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August 08, 2022

Article Published In : Lion’s Roar

What “No Self” Really Means

The journey of awakening, says Buddhist teacher Gaylon Ferguson, begins by examining our usual beliefs about who we are. Because maybe we’ve got it wrong.

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June 23, 2022

Article Published In : eventbrite

Disruptive Innovation: How To Flourish In Our Turbulent Times

Those who can adapt to a fast flowing, complex, volatile and uncertain world will flourish. Those who cannot will suffer greatly. In a recent book, What the Heck Do I Do With My Life? Ravi Venkatesan makes the case that successful adaptation in the new century requires a ‘paradigm shift’, a different mindset, new skills and new strategies.

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May 31, 2022

Article Published In : ELSEVIER

Wise relational management: Tai Chi Chuan as an exemplar of embodied and balanced responsiveness

Borrowing lessons from Tai Chi Chuan philosophy, principles and practice, this discussion paper examines how management responses to the tumult of daily relational practice can become more balanced. Viewing both management practice and Tai Chi Chuan as embodied and relational processes, Tai Chi concepts of grounding, stillness within movement, and the application of the ‘right’ amount of give and take are explained and illus- trated.

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May 04, 2022

Article Published In : PSYCHE

How to Take Things less Personally

Always blaming yourself or assuming others think ill of you? A CBT therapist shares ways to break these self-critical habits.

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April 22, 2022

Article Published In : YouTube

How To Dissent And Defy Effectively - with Todd Kashdan

Find out from Todd Kashdan, one of the world’s top experts on the psychology of well-being, psychological strengths, mental agility, and social relationships, in a stimulating conversation with me, exclusively on Intersections.

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March 31, 2022

Article Published In : Mind&Life Podcast

Roshi Joan Halifax – Enactive Compassion

Wendy speaks with Zen Buddhist teacher and author Roshi Joan Halifax. A pioneer in the field of end-of-life care, Roshi Joan was instrumental in developing the dialogue between science and Buddhism, and has been an advocate for engaged Buddhism, social activism, and compassion in response to today’s crises.

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March 23, 2022

Article Published In : Mind&Life Institute

Matthieu Ricard - Meditation on Courageous Compassion

Mind & Life Founding Steward and Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard leads a meditation on courageous compassion, from our 2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research. We shared this video in 2022 as part of our 35th anniversary celebration.

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March 17, 2022

Article Published In : Lion’s Roar

Don’t Let Hatred Destroy Your Practice

His Holiness the Dalai Lama takes an in-depth look at how we can work with anger and hatred.

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