Next session – Tuesday, April 26, 12:10-12:40
Join Reedies in silent meditation each week between 12:10 and 12:40 in the Eliot chapel. Sit down whenever you want. Stay as long as you like.
This event is open to everyone: members of the Reed community and campus visitors.
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The earth is slowly waking. Crocuses are stretching towards the sky. The first daffodils have appeared. The scent of winter daphne hovers in the air between Eliot and the lawn. It’s time to get outside again. No more hibernating in my Office … finish reading Nature Calls
On this Thanksgiving, take a few moments to feel the nature of thankfulness. As thoughts arise – What am I thankful for? Whom am I indebted to? Which of the gifts I have received have been larger, which smaller? – just … finish reading Worms by Carl Dennis
I recently told how researchers have documented beneficial changes in brain chemistry and function that follow a quiet walk in nature (see Do Yourself a Favor, July 26). With the return of warm weather (and more likely to follow in … finish reading Notice Each Step
Do yourself a favor and you might just do a favor for everyone around you. How is that possible? Simple. Research shows that you can cultivate positive mental states by slowing down your activity and paying attention to your surroundings.