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21 Compassionate Leaders are participating in community service projects at the following organizations:

SV Ski Education Foundation
Swiftsure Therapeutic Center
The Hunger Coalition
Wood River Land Trust
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Higher Ground
Super Supper
Animal Shelter of the WRV
Hospice and Palliative Care
The Advocate’s
The Senior Connection
The Drug Coalition
SV Center for the Arts
Special Olympics Idaho

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Compassionate Leaders 2014

MAP 2014

Making Jonestown Shine

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Please join us for a day of giving this Thursday, May 7th – Idaho Gives Day to support Flourish Foundation and our mission of Cultivating Healthy Habits of Mind. Flourish Foundation is dedicated to promoting contemplative-based practices for the purpose of achieving mental balance and universal compassion. The heart of our work focuses on the human potential to be morally and ethically responsible world citizens. What is Idaho Gives Day? It is a 24-hour period of statewide giving that will […]

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Flourish Foundation presents: Mindfulness-Based Substance Abuse Curriculum Training for Professionals Working with Adolescents

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Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB) is a secular and evidence based educational program developed by Dr. Paul Ekman, a world leader in the science of emotion, and Dr. Alan Wallace, an eminent Buddhist scholar and contemplative. The aim of CEB is to introduce people to the well-being and fulfillment that can arise from the cultivation of emotional skills and mind training techniques. The program integrates psychological and contemplative theories and practices for achieving exceptional mental balance; its key features include the […]

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On January 31st, Flourish celebrated the Compassionate Leaders at the 4th Annual Indian Dinner. The evening was a huge success!  A warm thank you to R.L. Rowsey, the B-Tones and Enchante for their amazing musical performance. The Compassionate Leaders are truly making a difference within the Wood River Valley through their contemplative practices and local service work. Everyone at Flourish would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to the many volunteers who helped make this event so special.

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Check out the following page for community service updates from the Compassionate Leaders.

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NEW DATE: Friday, October 10, 2014 4-6pm Community Campus Minnie Moore Room 1050 Fox Acres Road, Hailey Sam Himelstein, Ph.D., a formerly incarcerated youth, transformed his life and is now a psychologist, educator, and author. Sam is passionate about providing therapy to high-risk and incarcerated youth suffering from extreme forms of trauma, substance abuse, and other life issues. He is a core faculty member at Sofi a University in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he teaches about the intersection […]

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Thank you to everyone that attended the lecture at The Church of The Bigwood! We are so grateful for this wonderful community event. Great questions were presented to Thupten Jinpa with great answers.

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Many thanks to Kirk Anderson, Dev Khasla, and Craig Wolfrom for photographs, as well as Karim Merchant and Paul Stevens for website design.