News

The following are announcements and commentary from the institute regarding issues in the news and new developments at the institute. The commentary represents the opinions of individuals in the institute and this is identified in the by line.

New – The Mindful Stories Workshop

In solitude or with others, some things are too difficult to be dealt with directly. Sometimes we need to find a way to address underlying issues by circuitous means. My starting point is two-fold. It can be summed up by the two following sentences: We are needful of harmony with each other. We are needful […]

Mindful meeting with Self – A Mindful Story

By Simon Bell Encounter O wad some Power the giftie gie us, to see oursels as ithers see us! – Robert Burns  It was on a windy day in late October that I met myself for the first and last time.  I was head-down against a leaf-spinning wind, trudging down a city street by a […]

Fake News, Paradigm of Fear & Sustainability

Fake News, Paradigm of Fear & Sustainability: Research Report on Climate Fear(s)

Abstract: News manipulation is now a much-discussed reality of 21st century media ethics. Daniel Khaneman has identified that people have a tendency to respond to complex issues in a problematic manner – often making use of instincts (System 1 or S1) in knee jerk responses when a more rational (Systems 2 or S2) approach might […]