The hot, carefree summer lingers, but for a hint of autumn’s cooler nights and increasing preparations. The kids are restless and fidgety; excited at the prospect of reuniting with friends, and nervously anticipating the newness and uncertainty of the coming school year. Following are a few ways you can mindfully maintain a deep connection with your child every day, despite the ongoing commitments and stress of work and school.
We were delighted to host over 800 attendees at our 17th International IONS Conference in Oakland, CA in July! A selection of videos is available to the general public, with the full offering available to our supporting members.
Have you ever been so fully engaged in a mission that your body, heart, and mind felt like they were all perfectly aligned? Have you ever found yourself in a state of flow and synchronicity where it almost felt that the whole universe was conspiring to support you? Have you ever experienced a moment, or week, or year when your life just seemed to make sense -- when your gifts, the world’s needs, and the support to connect the two seamlessly interwove together?
IONS researcher Helané Wahbeh, ND, MCR, has published a report on Shamanic Healing for Veterans with PTSD in Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing.
The Voices of VR Podcast with Kent Bye caught up with IONS President Cassandra Vieten at our recent 17th International Conference in Oakland, CA.
Kent and Cassi talked about how the vastness of awe leads to an experience that forces you to stretch your perspectives and accommodate new information. They also talked about how IONS is starting to use virtual reality in our research, the impact on our environment and experiences in our lives, and the potential of unlocking latent human potentials through different contemplative practices and potentially mediated through technology.
IONS President Cassandra Vieten recently took part in the Inspiring Positive Social Change Summit. In this free event -- online from July 11 to September 5 - you can discover practical solutions, proven methods and new science for creating positive social change from some of the most powerful visionaries and community leaders, who integrate cutting-edge insights from spirituality, neuroscience and peacebuilding.