New Good Reads

Here are some great new books relevant to thinking about change and making change in the years ahead. A couple of them you can download gratis, the others are available on Amazon. All of them lend some message of importance to the field of transformative social change and/or activism.    Even My Voice Is Silence […]

Change Your Mind, Change Your World

The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society (CCMS) began its work in the early 90s with the intention of “reflecting on the contemplative traditions as powerful techniques that have potential for beneficial change in American society.” In other words, CCMS was one of the first organizations to understand the great impact that inner change could have […]

Mirabai Bush | The Work of Compassionate Action

Mirabai Bush is Senior Fellow and the founding Director of the Center on Contemplative Mind in Society. She has led contemplative trainings for social justice activists, teaches compassion practices at the Smith College School of Social Work, helped to create Search Inside Yourself at Google, and directed the Contemplative Practice Fellowships to explore such practices […]

Ancient Practices Change How We Live Now

In this anthology, Contemplation Nation: How Ancient Practices Are Changing the Way We Live, edited by Mirabai Bush, we get a chance to look at the points of view of people from various sectors in the US, religious and otherwise. Covered are the contemplative practices of Buddhists, Christians, Muslims, and Jews. We also get to […]