More than just a simple organ, the heart is a powerful regulator of our body systems . . . and our social relationships. By cultivating positive emotions and increasing the sensitivity of our hearts, we deepen our connections within our social and individual bodies.
Community & Society
Using creative ritual, successful leaders such as Mohandas Gandhi build bridges between a culture’s core and its periphery, and in the process ignite renewal.
The five elements of collective experience—breath, intention, tone, rhythm, and repetition—open us to the nuanced flutterings at the doors of the possible.
By acknowledging that the unborn child is much more aware than we’d ever imagined, contemporary researchers are discovering what many ancient and indigenous cultures have always known.
Dinan and Mitchell demonstrate that sharing wealth and talents can be a compassionate act.
Open dialogue is the foundation of effective democracy. At this crucial time in history, organizational consultant Adams encourages us to participate in communal conversations.
Choice is not only an individual option - institutions, too, make choices. Fetzer Institute executive Lehman describes what happened when an institute chose to say "yes."
Besides relaxing into the flow of being, we are also called to act. IONS President O'Dea invites us to consider the consequences of our choices.
Truth, reconciliation, forgiveness, and restorative justice are key ingredients of social healing, says IONS’ president O’Dea.
Our emotional life as infants shapes our brains as adults, affecting not only our minds but also the health of our bodies.