Posts tagged Interview
The Spirit of Restorative Justice

Sujatha Baliga found herself sitting in a room with a murderer and his victim’s parents, who had come seeking something more than punishment for their child’s killer. Sujatha, and the process of Restorative Justice, was uniquely positioned to help. In this interview, Sujatha teaches us about the practice of Restorative Justice and her personal experience.

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Conscious Business & The Spiritual Wisdom of Sounds True: An Interview with Tami Simon

When I began Sounds True in 1985, it was hard for me to find models that inspired me in the world of business. I had to create something that I didn’t see. My inspiration was to disseminate these great teachings and approaches to contemplative life, and also to have our business model itself follow the central discoveries of the wisdom traditions in terms of how we conduct ourselves as a business.

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Trauma in the Body: Interview with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk

In this exclusive interview we explore new hopes for trauma healing with Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. He begins, "Neuroscience research has shown that the only way you can change your survival orientation in your brain is by accessing your interoceptive world—the part of your brain that allows you to observe yourself." 

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Healing Presence: Interview with Sister Dang Nghiem

Looking for peace and purpose? In this interview with Sister Dang Nghiem, author of Healing: A Woman’s Journey from Doctor to Nun, we read the story of someone who has discerned a vocation of healing and presence. Sister D's wisdom in teaching and practicing mindfulness in order to be a healing presence for herself and others comes through her words.   

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Attention as Prayer: An interview with Poet and Chaplain, Martha Serpas

"Simone Weil famously said, 'absolute unmixed attention is prayer.' Any activity that allows that kind of attention is a spiritual practice." Martha Serpas talks about this kind of attention in her service as chaplain and in her work as a poet. Take a moment to read her insightful reflections and poetry.

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Extraordinary Ordinary People: Interview with Senior Fulbright Scholar, Naj Wikoff

An interview with Naj Wikoff, author, activist, and artist in the fields of global community, arts, and healing. Based on his experiences supporting and engaging others in community healing, Naj suggests that we all "become aligned with people who put their values and life on the line for others and for this planet."

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