Mindfulness-Based Sustainability Workshop

Subject: What do ego, desire, and capitalism have to do sustainability? Find out how strategies from Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy can be applied to sustainable ways of thinking! Attend a new workshop at UCR supported by Healthy Campus Project Grants!

The “Mindfulness-Based Sustainability Workshop” is a free series consisting of three, one-hour workshops where UCR students, faculty, and staff will be able to learn about the life cycle assessments of common objects in daily life including plastic water bottles, cell phones, and hamburgers. Reflective exercises for decentering intersubjectivity, in light of desire, aversion, and non-attachment, will be applied to the life cycle, or ‘cradle to grave,’ assessment of these objects to promote a more sustainable way of thinking.

The three-part workshop is scheduled for:

  • Part 1 Mindful Recycling: Wednesday, May 22 from 12-1pm in INTS 1109
  • Part 2 Mindful Consumerism: Thursday, May 23 from 12-1pm in INTS 1109
  • Part 3 Mindful Eating: Friday, May 24 from 12-1pm in INTS 1109

Friday, May 24 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

INTS 1109 University of California, Riverside

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Lectures & Presentations, Workshops




Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Healthy Campus Initiative


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