Episode 10. Jeffrey Pethybridge: Contemplative Writing

There’s a real diversity of tactics about how to integrate contemplative practices into the study of writing and the study of literature and the creation of those ways of being. This is about what it means to approach writing through a contemplative way.

Episode 8. Stephen Polk: A City by and for the People

In this episode, Stephen Polk, MA imagines what an ideal city might be like. Specifically, Polk addresses four different aspects of a city ecosystem: community ownership, ecological sensibility, economic democracy, and people power.

Episode 7. Travis Cox: Sustainability is Ecopsychology

In this episode, Travis Cox gives discusses Ecopsychology, a field whose goal is to bridge our cultures’ long standing historical gulf between the psychological and the ecological to see the needs of the planet and the person as a continuum.

Episode 1. MindfulU Podcast at Naropa

As the birthplace of the mindfulness movement in the United States, Naropa University has a unique perspective when it comes to higher education in the West. Founded in 1974 by renowned Tibetan Buddhist scholar and lineage holder Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Naropa was intended to be a place where students could study Eastern and Western religions, writing, psychology, science, and the arts, while also receiving contemplative and meditation training. 

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This is where experiential learning meets academic rigor. Where you challenge your intellect and uncover your potential. Where you discover the work you’re moved to do—then use it to transform our world.

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