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The Biomimicry of Vipassana

Recently I participated in a ten-day Vipassana Meditation Training in the California desert. It had been on my bucket list for over a decade, so I […]

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On Authenticity

I’ve been pondering for a while now what authenticity means. We advocate for the true self, which is the authentic, “real” person underneath social conditioning […]

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Germany and U.S. Lead Vegan Charge

Excitingly, a recent study indicates that healthier diets could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the food production system AND the healthcare system by reducing […]

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Mindfulness, Values, and Behavior Change

As AZENTIVE embarks on a quest to share Authentic Sun, a full spectrum plasma lighting technology, with North American customers, we are very mindful of […]

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Aging, Regrets, and Behavior Change

After my advisor died suddenly during my hospice volunteer training one summer, I came to a profound realization: death is a definitive transition point. You […]

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How to Be Happy AND Fight Climate Change

I read several articles this weekend and two were about the same solution for two seemingly very different challenges facing society: being happy, and improving climate stability. […]

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Transitions: Why We Change Jobs

Research from Gallup suggests that doing what we do best is essential to a good fit in an organization. It’s one of five factors; the others […]

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Operationalizing Science: A Wider Audience

Building on my post about how to reinvent academia, I want to focus a bit on the constraints that make scientific research limited in its […]

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Design Thinking for Engagement

Recently, we melded design thinking process with behavioral science methods to facilitate a breakout session at Acterra’s Spring Green Team Forum. My goal, along with my intrepid […]

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Plant-Based Food: A Doctor’s Personal Journey

I have been a meat eater for more than sixty years. Despite my forty-year career in medicine, I was rarely exposed to plant-based medicine as a […]

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