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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/008467209X12524724282032 Archive for the Psychology of Religion 31 (2009) 357-374 Th e Impact of Positive and Negative Spiritual Experiences on Distress and the Moderating Role of Mindfulness Niko Kohls a),c) , Harald Walach b

In: Archive for the Psychology of Religion
Authors: Nima Ghorbani and Watson

Archive for the Psychology of Religion 31 (2009) 75-90 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/157361209X371500 Mysticism and Self-Determination in Iran: Multidimensional Complexity of Relationships with Basic Need Satisfaction and Mindfulness * Nima Ghorbani a) and P

In: Archive for the Psychology of Religion

1 Mindful Mindset, Interconnectedness and Dignity In our increasingly networked and globalized world ( Rainie & Wellman, 2012 ), people feel more disconnected from their social relationships and environment than they have in the past. Paradoxically, hyper-connectivity leaves behind feelings of

In: Youth and Globalization
Author: David Genovese

As school administrators and classroom teachers we spend endless hours thinking about instructional pedagogy, teacher and student interactions and experiences for growth. These priorities consistently devour not only our school budget to provide classroom resources, but also consume our time beyond the classroom, to research innovative unit plans and to create compelling, differentiated lessons. Yet, the myopic frenzy of punitive teacher evaluations mandated by the regulations of a new rating system; and the conflict and contradictions in the roll out of the common core standards tied to divisive and competitive high-stakes tests threaten our administrator | teacher well-being. In this chapter, I share my school’s journey with the introduction of growth mindset and mindful practice in professional development with high school teachers.

In: Weaving Complementary Knowledge Systems and Mindfulness to Educate a Literate Citizenry for Sustainable and Healthy Lives
Author: Conrad Hughes

that you could see a ripple effect in the group, like eddies of water circling from a stone dropped in a pond. I’ll come back to Jacobo. We will see what the school finally did to improve his situation. It involved mindfulness, or to be more precise, it involved something that you might want to call

In: Educating for the Twenty-First Century: Seven Global Challenges
" Mindfulness and Educating Citizens for Everyday Life invites readers to explore the role mindfulness can play in mediating how we enact social life in today’s increasingly challenging and challenged world. The educators and researchers who have contributed to this book use mindfulness as a lens to address and untangle what is becoming a profoundly complicated way of being within the reality of global capitalism. Education is framed broadly—the research transcends the walls of classrooms and includes museums, nursing homes, hospitals, AA meetings, and homes. Hence, the chapters feature participants occupying varied social positions and spaces that may be situated in different parts of the globe.
The authors address two overarching and dialectically related themes of mindfulness and wellness and collectively the chapters expand possibilities for readers to act mindfully in a world in which wellness and wellbeing are pervasive concerns as a fragile Earth adapts to a dynamic flux of human-led changes that threaten the future of lifeworlds that support humanity and myriad species that face extinction. The authors do not offer oversimplified solutions to dramatically switch direction and preserve life, as we have known it. Instead, the ideas that emerge from the research presented in this volume expand possibilities for informed conduct, self-help, and educating citizens with a goal of individuals and collectives transforming lifeworlds by embracing mindfulness-saturated ontologies.

shares an important dialogue with Eastern notions of mindfulness because aesthetic experience and mindfulness intersect at the juncture of perception. To show this, the present discussion makes use of phenomenologist Mikel Dufrenne’s aesthetics whose repeated references to “being not doing,” attention

In: Culture and Dialogue

of that intention during the process of giving. This leads to the concept of mindful capital sharing . Last, we argue that it is the process of mindful capital sharing that will lead the society to achieve the purpose of giving – collective empowerment . Intention of Giving: Influence of

In: The China Nonprofit Review
Author: Michel Bitbol

1 Consciousness, Being and Life: Phenomenological Approaches to Mindfulness Speaking of phenomenological approaches of mindfulness sounds as if phenomenology could reach mindfulness from somewhere else; as if phenomenology could adopt a particular distantiated standpoint on mindfulness and see

In: Journal of Phenomenological Psychology