Amal Fayad is not only bringing Koru to her students at ASU, but to her mosque as well. What is your area of work or academic field of study? I am a licensed Associate Counselor working at the ASU counseling center. I completed my Bachelors in Nutrition and my Masters in Counseling. What drew you… Read more »
As a former Student-Athlete herself, Tiara Cash of ASU hopes Koru can help other Student-Athletes with the stress of transitioning away from sport. What is your area of work or academic field of study? My degree areas are in Exercise & Wellness (B.S) and Kinesiology (M.S) with a focus on Student-Athlete well-being and transition into… Read more »
Jane Terrell, a New Zealand-based Koru teacher, has been living and working in Viet Nam this summer, helping support an energetic team of emerging adults who are building an innovative new enterprise. Jane, in consultation with the Koru Center, chose to offer the team some training in mindfulness to help combat the stress from their… Read more »
This post is an article written by Alena Sadiq in the Duke Chronicle on March 30. Alena gave us permission to post it here. Thanks, Alena! Not going to lie, having to write a column gives me a bit of anxiety. What if I have nothing meaningful to say? What if I don’t even know… Read more »
Dealing with difficult people and disagreement are a fact of life. It takes skill and presence of mind to handle those interactions with compassion.
“The road to Auschwitz was built by hate, but paved with indifference.” This quote by Ian Kershaw makes me wonder what role our mindfulness practice can have in combatting indifference.
Seeking peace of mind in the face of fear and terror. Can our mindfulness meditation practice help us promote a new approach to ending violence?
This summer I’m reflecting on our amazing Koru Mindfulness students and teachers, and believing we can change the world for the better.
The music in our lives can be a catalyst for mindful moments.
Margaret Maytan reflects on teaching Koru Mindfulness to older adults.