The Social Brain: Who is making a monkey of us?

Published by Mark Leonard Director, Mindfulness Connected and Strategic Partner at Talik & Co The primary mechanism of the human ‘social brain’ is evolved to enable us to cooperate, care for each other and to do this we need to build long-term intimate attachments to others. It is taboo to tell others (including children) whatContinue reading “The Social Brain: Who is making a monkey of us?”

Mindfulness, Wisdom and Compassion as Social Change

by Mark Leonard “…to become free you have to become acutely aware of being a slave.” Assata Shakur, civil rights activist. I’ve been teaching a series of “Mindfulness+Community” courses where I live, as a pilot to create a sense of community with mindfulness meditation at its heart. This programme is adapted from Mindfulness-Based Organisational EductionContinue reading “Mindfulness, Wisdom and Compassion as Social Change”