The Science of Gratitude New research suggests that people who actively cultivate gratitude in their lives become both more content and physically healthier, but Oakland, California writer Catherine Price wanted to find out for herself. [more] Hear free excerpt
The Social Brain In this program, we learn about how people develop different levels of empathy.Daniel Goleman is a former New York Times science reporter specializing in how brain function affects the way we feel and perceive life. [more] Hear free excerpt
The Society of Friends We consider the fascinating history and profound philosophy of Quakerism, which has been present from the founding of America and remains a vibrant spiritual path that honors equality, peacemaking and silence. [more] Hear free excerpt
The Way of Tao Jonathan Star took twelve years to master the nuances of ancient Chinese in his quest to produce a remarkably lucid and evocative English translation of Lao Tsu's brilliant masterpiece of wisdom. Guidance in the subtle art of attaining mental and emotional balance pervades Star's brilliant translation of Lao Tsu's timeless poetic volume of Taoist philosophy on how to lead a centered life. [more] Hear free excerpt
Thich Nhat Hanh In this period of reflection on the fall of Saigon in 1975, Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hahn, a best-selling author and Zen master who teaches part-time in the U.S., describes lessons he learned about peacemaking from the war. [more] Hear free excerpt
Unconditional Love Exploring a fascinating philosophy of community and spiritual service, this documentary visits a hospice where all staff are volunteers and all patients receive care free of charge. [more] Hear free excerpt
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