Authors

Megan Cowan

 

Megan Cowan is a co-founder and co-director of the Mindful Schools program, based in Oakland, California.

 
 
  

Stories by Megan Cowan

Children participating in the Mindful Schools program.

Articles: Tips for Teaching Mindfulness to Kids

By Megan Cowan | May 13, 2010

 
In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, the program director for Mindful Schools explains how mindfulness practice helps schools to become more compassionate places.

Videos and Podcasts: Mindful Schools, Compassionate Schools

By Megan Cowan | November 2013

In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, the program director for Mindful Schools explains how mindfulness practice helps schools to become more compassionate places.

 

Most...

  
  

Greater Good Events

The Science of Burnout: What Is It, Why It Happens, and How to Avoid It
International House at UC Berkeley
April 29, 2017
6 CE Hours


The Science of Burnout: What Is It, Why It Happens, and How to Avoid It

A day-long semiar with GGSC Science Director Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D., celebrated compassion teacher Joan Halifax, burnout expert Christina Maslach, Ph.D., and UCLA psychiatrist Elizabeth Bromley, M.D., Ph.D.


» ALL EVENTS
 
 

Take a Greater Good Quiz!

How compassionate are you? How generous, grateful, or forgiving? Find out!

» TAKE A QUIZ
 

Watch Greater Good Videos

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Talks by inspiring speakers like Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dacher Keltner, and Barbara Fredrickson.

Watch
 

Greater Good Resources

 
 
» MORE STUDIES
 
 
» MORE ORGS
 

Book of the Week

How Pleasure Works By Paul Bloom Bloom explores a broad range of human pleasures from food to sex to religion to music. Bloom argues that human pleasure is not purely an instinctive, superficial, sensory reaction; it has a hidden depth and complexity.

» READ MORE
 
Is she flirting with you? Take the quiz and find out.
image
"It is a great good and a great gift, this Greater Good. I bow to you for your efforts to bring these uplifting and illuminating expressions of humanity, grounded in good science, to the attention of us all."  
Jon Kabat-Zinn

Best-selling author and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program

thnx advertisement