CWIL Readings

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May 31, 2021

Article Published In : Greater Good Magazine

Six Ways to Incorporate Awe Into Your Daily Life

In his new book, Awestruck, psychologist Jonah Paquette explains the process underlying the experience of awe and uncovers both its complexity and its value to our well-being.

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May 31, 2021

Article Published In : Psyche

Spirituality is a brain state we can all reach, religious or not

Traditionally, this spiritual state has been described as divine, achievable through contemplative and embodied practices, such as prayer, meditation and rhythmic rituals. Indeed, this higher state of consciousness and connection has been reported in many spiritual traditions, ranging from Buddhism to Sufism and Judaism to Christianity. However, recent neuroscientific research shows that the same state can be achieved by secular practices too.

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May 31, 2021

Article Published In : YouTube

The Power of Quiet Leadership

Leaders don’t need to be loud and confident to be effective. The Open University’s Dr Jacqueline Baxter makes the case for a quieter approach to leadership.

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May 31, 2021

Article Published In : Brain Pickings

The Stoic Antidote to Frustration: Marcus Aurelius on How to keep Your Mental Composure and Emotional Equanimity When People Let You Down

The vast majority of our mental, emotional, and spiritual suffering comes from the violent collision between our expectations and reality. As we dust ourselves off amid the rubble, bruised and indignant, we further pain ourselves with the exertion of staggering emotional energy on outrage at how reality dared defy what we demanded of it.

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May 31, 2021

Article Published In : Arsha Vaidya

The Vision of Rsis

Contemporary Traditional Teacher of Vedanta. His in-depth understanding and nuanced appreciation of Western culture made him that rare teacher who communicated the vision of non-duality to modern listeners. He was able to make one see, with immediacy, the truth of oneself as the whole.

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May 31, 2021

Article Published In : The Ladders

These books can help you become a more mindful person in 2021

An excellent selection of books to take your journey towards living more consciously further. It includes some good reads from eastern wisdom traditions, Taoism and Buddhism.

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May 31, 2021

Article Published In : Springer Professional

Trust Issues and Engaged Buddhism: The Triggers for Skillful Managerial Approaches

A very interesting research article published recently in Journal of Business Ethics. On the basis of in depth interviews of 33 Vietnamese CEOs who are Buddhist practitioners, it looks into how their Buddhist engagement influences their managerial approach to morality as a response to social trust issues.

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May 31, 2021

Article Published In : Wisdom Center

UC San Diego: Science of Wisdom in the Era of the New Pandemics

In this talk, Dr. Jeste reflects on the emerging field of the neurobiology of wisdom, its promise to help alleviate the modern epidemics of loneliness, suicide, and addiction, and ways to nurture and grow this complex trait.

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May 31, 2021

Article Published In : Greater Good

Why Thinking Like a Scientist Is Good for you

About one of the dimensions of wisdom: openness to divergent ideas, the ability to rethink & unlearn, and cognitive flexibility. A new book by Adam Grant The bestselling author of Give & Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking: learning to question your opinions & open other people's minds, which can position you for excellence at work & wisdom in life.

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April 16, 2021

Article Published In : Economic Times

Capitalism faces planetary & social risks today - it must be reimagined to strengthen itself

Economist Rebecca Henderson teaches at Harvard Business School. Henderson spoke to Srijana Mitra Das about the private sector’s role in building sustainable ecologies and societies — and a new idea of capitalism

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