• Earth Day

    Earth Day
  • First Olympics

    First Olympics

    The first modern Olympics were held in Athens. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summer_Olympic_Games

  • Last Obstacle

    Last Obstacle

    “You never know when that next obstacle is going to be the last one.” – Chuck Norris

  • Hold Fast to the Present

    Hold Fast to the Present

    “Always hold fast to the present. every moment is the representative of a whole eternity.” — Goethe

  • Breathing with Nature

    Breathing with Nature

    Four mindfulness practices based on Peace is Every Step, by Thích Nhất Hạnh. Thích Nhất Hạnh (1926-2022) was a Vietnamese Buddhist monk who was instrumental in introducing mindfulness throughout the world through his books, talks, and retreats. For the @2:50 two-year anniversary, Natalie Hill from MIT Office of Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life (ORSEL) joined […]

  • Yesterday and Tomorrow

    Yesterday and Tomorrow

    14 Mar. “There are two days in the year that we can not do anything – yesterday and tomorrow.” –Mahatma Gandhi Upon awakening where do our minds tend to journey? Guessing immediate thoughts of something in the past or something in the future are what come up. How do we transform the mind to allow […]

  • What is mindfulness? Chances are, you’re already practicing it.

    What is mindfulness? Chances are, you’re already practicing it.

    By: Blake Calamas & Arthur Grau. If you’re new to mindfulness, you may not know what being “mindful” actually means. You may think to yourself, “Wow! What I wouldn’t give for a few moments of turning off my brain!” You may have images of monks or religious figures seated in lotus poses, eyes closed, palms […]

  • Nature Publishes Human Genome

    Nature Publishes Human Genome

    15 Feb 2001. “The human genome holds an extraordinary trove of information about human development, physiology, medicine, and evolution. Here we report the results of an international collaboration to produce and make freely available a draft sequence of the human genome. We also present an initial analysis of the data, describing some of the insights […]

  • Mindfulness resources and shares

    8 June 2021 – Boxed Breathing with Lauren Navy Seal /Box Breathing* [4-4-4-4]  https://youtu.be/ruElUiVoQPQ  (2 min 8 sec) – simple start and help gain control of our vagus nerve and calm the core. Dr. Rangan Chatterjee / Stress Solution [3-4-5] breathing practice  https://youtu.be/tfuTUPHkX4Y   (1 min 36 sec) posture and 2 types of breathing: lung (shallow) breathing vs […]

  • At the hour’s top

    A collective poem for the anniversary of @2:50 Thank you to participants and guests for joining us to celebrate the anniversary of MIT@2:50 and for your individual and collective contributions to our celebratory poems! Thanks to Lizarett Flavour for curating the chaos into a beautiful verse. Find the original on her site. Thank you to […]