Robyn O'Brien shares her personal story and how it inspired her current path as a "Real Food" evangelist. Grounded in a successful Wall Street career that was more interested in food as good business than good-for-you, this mother of four was shaken awake by the dangerous allergic reaction of one of her children to a "typical" breakfast. Her mission to unearth the cause revealed more about the food industry than she could stomach, and impelled her to share her findings with others.
Radhanath Swami was invited to speak at the Cambridge Union Society for the second time on November 28, 2014. He addressed the gathering in the prestigious chamber on the subject â€œInfluence Without Affluence.â€ Through questions and answers he spoke on the topics of the environment, economy and the ecology of our hearts.
During a Q&A session, Thich Nhat Hanh was asked, 'if there is no death, then why is it wrong to kill?'
His Holiness the Dalai Lama participates in two panel discussions organized by the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformational Values at the MIT's Kresge Auditorium in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA on October 31, 2014 in. The first panel is on the topic of climate change, the second is an interactive session with students.
Whether in political theory or popular culture, human nature is often portrayed as selfish and power hungry. UC Berkeley psychologist Dacher Keltner challenges this notion of human nature and seeks to better understand why we evolved pro-social emotions like empathy, compassion and gratitude.
Dan Harris is a self-described "fidgety and skeptical news anchor" who would probably be the last person you'd expect to buy into the hocus pocus of supposed new age wellness. But after suffering a live, on-air panic attack on "Good Morning America," the ABC News correspondent took up meditation not because he was in search of a magical solution, but rather because of the overwhelming scientific evidence that it just works.