What's Your Practice?

One of the challenges for mindfulness and contemplative practice is to see it not only as a tool for stress-reduction, but as a means for going deeper into different subjects and ways of living
— Arthur Zajonc, President of the Mind and Life Institute

Where did you learn about mindfulness and meditation? How do you incorporate those and other contemplative practices into your life? This article showcases the integration and expansion of mindfulness and contemplative practices into the life and studies of university students around the country. Kaleem notes that in such programs, certificates, and degrees “students not only study philosophical and meditation approaches gleaned from Buddhism, Hinduism, Daoism and Confucianism, but they try them and incorporate them into classroom lectures and discussions.” At Still Harbor, we’ve witnessed the transformative power that such curriculums can offer individuals, organizations, and communities.

Learn more about Brown University's Contemplative Studies Initiative featuring faculty and students.