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Creating a Mindful Society Conference: Free Live Streaming!

posted by Dr. Arnie Kozak

Previously, I announced the Creating a Mindful Society Conference, sponsored by the Omega Institute and to be held in New York City on September 30 and October 1.

You can go in person or you can now access it live and free through Sounds True. Click here for more information and access to this special event. This link will be available for 30 days from the event.



  • Tamar Hodes

    I wonder if your members would like to know about my new ebook? It is entitled ‘One Hundred Short Escapes.’ In it I describe 100 simple but enjoyable experiences such as flying a kite, picking blackberries, zesting a lemon, changing the bed linen, watching the sea lap the shore, etc. The idea is that readers can download this onto their ipads or Kindles (cost £3.12) and I hope that the reading of any of these prose poetry pieces could transport them from their everyday stresses to a calm and pleasurable experience or memory. I enclose the link for you to see:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Hundred-Short-Escapes-Tamar-Hodes-ebook/dp/B00I3I91TC/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1391075551&sr=8-2&keywords=tamar+hodes

    I hope that this might help with mindfulness.
    Thank you,

    Tamar

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