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It’s Brain Awareness Week, a global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. We thought we would focus on how to keep your brain healthy through self-care and share today a wonderful meditation podcast by LeNhan Phuong, Executive Director of the Equity Initiative. There are 3 episodes which focus on ‘Loving Kindness’, ‘Mindfulness’ and ‘Gratitude’.
Here's an excellent read about self-care by Professor Ian Robertson, co-director of the Global Brain Health Institute here: http://htl.li/wFXc30o1DyR.
Date/Time: April 8, 2019―April 9, 2019
Location: Natcher Conference Center, in Bethesda, MD, USA
Haas Institute unveils new online Hub for their Civic Engagement Narrative Change project. The project aims to address pressing obstacles to inclusive democratic participation by bringing together current research, scientific testing, narrative development, strategic communications, and community organizing.
Authored by Kripa Basnyat, AFSEE, these five books written in Nepali and English are some of the best of the small number of feminist books to have been published in Nepal. The stories of so many Nepalese women from the country’s many different movements are still desperately needed.