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    Meditation makes you a more rational decision maker Paid Member

    According to a recent study conducted by researchers in Canada and the US, meditation can actually reprogram the brain to make more rational--and less emotional--decisions. Via USA Today: More »
  • Is Sitting a Lethal Activity? Paid Member

    We've all heard the meditation instruction "just sit," but what if just sitting leads to an early grave? A recent piece at The New York Times explores an emerging field that some call inactivity studies: More »
  • Buddhists and Evolution Paid Member

    Blogging for the Chicago Tribune, Stephen Asma recently wrote about Buddhists and evolution: More »
  • How did Buddhism get the brain right? Paid Member

    David Weisman writes in SEED Magazine: More »
  • Wisdom 2.0 livestream begins today! Paid Member

    Can't make it to the Bay Area for this weekend's Wisdom 2.0 conference? No shirt, no shoes, no problem: You can watch the event live here. The Wisdom 2.0 Conference is a one-of-a-kind event that launched in Silicon Valley end of April, 2010, and brought together people from a variety of disciplines, including technology leaders, Zen teachers, neuroscientists, and academics to explore how we can live with deeper meaning and wisdom in our technology-rich age. The conference addresses the great challenge of our age: to not only live connected to one another through technology, but to do so in ways that are beneficial to our own well-being, effective in our work, and useful to the world. More conferences like it are currently in development. More »
  • Wisdom 2.0 NYC! December 11th at UrbanZen Paid Member

    This Saturday, December 11th, 2011, from 10 AM to 7 PM, there will be a unique event at UrbanZen in New York City. Tricycle is pleased to co-sponsor this Wisdom 2.0 event that explores living with presence and purpose in our modern technology-rich age. With all the new technology today, it's easier than ever to live "disconnectedly connected," where we are connected to others through technology but largely disconnected from ourselves. The tools easily become our masters instead of our servants. More »