Embark on a journey of self-discovery and inner peace. Learn and discuss techniques to cultivate present moment awareness, reduce stress, and enhance overall well-being. Foster a deeper connection with yourself and the world around you.

This program is designed to introduce adults to exploring the transformative practice of mindfulness and meditation. Activities vary from month to month and may include discussion, sharing personal experience and practices, exploring books read and special guests.

Recommended Reads

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What if you start to get deep inner signals for your next best action? What if you are able to handle never-ending outer world demands with deep inner peace and calm? Imagine winning your feeling of overwhelmed in the face of any stressful situations. Imagine nurturing the best relationship with your loved ones and start living with an enhanced awareness.

If you are frustrated with all your inner chaos, stress, and anxiety, if you continuously wonder why life seems so hard to you always, if you are sincerely looking for the ways to bring joy and happiness in your life, Mindfulness is your answer.

Practical, real life methods to become the luckiest person you know with-no lucky charms or rituals needed to beat the odds. Luck-we’re not sure what it is, but we know we want it on our side. Is luck a cosmic force that we can randomly stumble upon, or is there something real that people we consider lucky have discovered? The Science of Being Lucky is an in-depth look at what all lucky people have in common and how they set themselves up for success time after time.


We face a potent intersection of crises: ecological destruction, rising inequality, racial injustice, and the lasting impacts of a devastating pandemic. The situation is beyond urgent. To face these challenges, we need to find ways to strengthen our clarity, compassion, and courage to act.

Beloved Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is blazingly clear: there’s one thing we all have the power to change, which can make all the difference, and that is our mind. Our way of looking, seeing, and thinking determines every choice we make, the everyday actions we take or avoid, how we relate to those we love or oppose, and how we react in a crisis.


The Practical Guide to Finding Happiness and Purpose the Japanese Way. Learn how to find your own ikigai through practical exercises, such as employing new habits and stepping outside your comfort zone.

Ikigai is the place where our passion (what we love), mission (what we hope to contribute), vocation (the gifts we have to offer the world) and profession (how our passions and talents can become a livelihood) converge, giving us a personal sense of meaning. This book helps you bring together all of these elements so that you can enjoy a balanced life.

Buddhism Plain and Simple offers a clear, straightforward treatise on Buddhism in general and on awareness in particular. When Buddha was asked to sum up his teaching in a single world, he said, “Awareness.” The Buddha taught how to see directly into the nature of experience.

His observations and insights are plain, practical, and down-to-earth, and they deal exclusively with the present. Longtime teacher of Buddhism Steve Hagan presents the Buddha’s uncluttered, original teachings in everyday, accessible language unencumbered by religious ritual, tradition, or belief.