News & Events

 

The Compassionate Instinct — Live! Tonight! In SF!

Announcement | January 25, 2010

Want to get your week off to a compassionate start? Then come see Greater Good Contributing Editor Jeremy Smith talk about The Compassionate Instinct tonight at The Booksmith in San Francisco.

If you haven't read about it yet, The Compassionate Instinct is a collection of some of the best essays to have appeared in Greater Good over the past five years, featuring contributions by Daniel Goleman, Steven Pinker, and Desmond Tutu. A collection of personal stories and empirical research, the book will make you think not only about what it means to be happy and fulfilled but also about what it means to lead an ethical and compassionate life. Tonight, Jeremy will give a taste of the book's unique mix of science and storytelling.

The Booksmith's at 1644 Haight Street; the event starts at 7:30pm.

Hope to see you there!

Tracker Pixel for Entry
 
 
 
blog comments powered by Disqus
 

Most...

  
  

Greater Good Events

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training
International House
December 9-10, 2016


Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training

This workshop is an introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), an empirically-supported training program based on the pioneering research of Kristin Neff and the clinical perspective of Chris Germer.


» 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