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17 Oct 2013, 5:31 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Abstract from Leonard Riskin's "Managing Inner and Outer Conflict: Selves, Subpersonalities, and Internal Family Systems" (Harvard Negotiation Law Review): This Article describes potential benefits of considering certain processes within an individual that take place in connection with external conflict as if they might be negotiations or other processes that are routinely used to address external disputes, such as mediation or adjudication. [read post]
17 Jun 2009, 1:16 pm
Excerpt:"The Universe is made of stories, not of atoms," wrote the poet and social activist Muriel Rukeyser. [read post]
7 Nov 2009, 7:29 am
Excerpt: According to a monthly jobs report released Friday by the U.S. [read post]
20 Jan 2010, 11:19 am by StephanieWestAllen
Robert Chender who heads up the New York City Bar's lawyer meditation group has started a new blog. [read post]
9 Mar 2010, 5:30 pm by StephanieWestAllen
The press release from University of California at San Diego:‘Pay It Forward’ Pays Off: UC San Diego and Harvard Deliver First Experimental Findings on Spread of Cooperation in a Social NetworkMarch 05, 2010By Inga KiderraFor all those dismayed by scenes of looting in disaster-struck zones, whether Haiti or Chile or elsewhere, take heart:  Good acts – acts of kindness, generosity and cooperation – spread just as easily as bad. [read post]
1 Jul 2010, 10:26 am by StephanieWestAllen
Excerpt:Harvard psychologist Ellen Langer carried out a study demonstrating the power of language  - adding one word to a simple request increased compliance rates by 33%.Langer wanted to demonstrate how changing the structure of a sentence can influence others more effectively. [read post]
21 Jul 2010, 7:13 am by StephanieWestAllen
Abstract:We examined whether positive transfer of cognitive training, which so far has been observed for individual tests only, also generalizes to cognitive abilities, thereby carrying greater promise for improving everyday intellectual competence in adulthood and old age. [read post]
18 Oct 2010, 10:47 am by StephanieWestAllen
Abstract: Although it has been given qualified approval by a number of philosophers of education, the so-called 'therapeutic turn' in education has been the subject of criticism by several commentators on post-compulsory and adult learning over the last few years. [read post]
20 Oct 2010, 10:35 am by StephanieWestAllen
I find my friend Scott Rogers to be a true advocate and facilitator of mindfulness, and also a bit amazing because of all his projects. [read post]
5 May 2011, 10:51 am by StephanieWestAllen
My colleagues who work in the field of estate planning will not be surprised to see that "update your estate plan" was included in this article on a list of items of advice given to people who are growing older. [read post]
6 Feb 2014, 10:34 am by StephanieWestAllen
As I blogged about recently, well-chosen movies and movie clips can be used to start conversations on topics that may be difficult to broach, including relationship challenges and death-and-dying-related matters. [read post]
15 Jun 2010, 11:54 am by StephanieWestAllen
The preliminary Web site is now up for the October 29-31 conference on mindfulness in the law. [read post]
1 Jul 2010, 7:25 am by StephanieWestAllen
"Bar offers law clerk program"The American Bar Association Section of Litigation announced that nearly 180 financially disadvantaged and minority law students are participating in its Judicial Intern Opportunity Program this summer.The program, celebrating its 10th anniversary, places students with courts in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Miami, Illinois and Texas. [read post]
16 Jul 2010, 8:07 am by StephanieWestAllen
From my undergrad alma mater University of California at Davis comes more research on the benefits of meditation. [read post]
9 Jul 2011, 5:52 pm by StephanieWestAllen
I thought I had posted this story about business development here at this blog few years ago, but cannot seem to find it in the archives. [read post]
22 Nov 2013, 7:29 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Because I believe the principles of gamification can be used to motivate clients to complete tasks necessary to the effective and personalized handling of their legal matters or conflicts, I have been slowly researching the ways games are created and designed. [read post]
2 Jun 2009, 7:08 am
Ford Madox Ford put forth a method for deciding if you want to read a book. [read post]
17 Jul 2009, 9:13 am
The resource page of the Association for Mindfulness in Education has several good articles. [read post]
1 Mar 2010, 4:54 pm by StephanieWestAllen
From the Web page:Welcome, esteemed viewers to today’s Science and Spirituality featuring Dr. [read post]