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Creating peace goes beyond study—it’s how we choose to be and act in the world. So let’s feel empowered by our ability to make change, however big or small our contributions might be. Here's a few thoughts to keep you going.

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Inspiration: A running list

One of my favorite roles is that of curator. Here are words and people that keep me inspired on a daily basis (a non-exhaustive list I will continue to update). I highly recommend going to the sources and reading them more fully! On Love "My work is...

From Yoga Mat to Peace Studies Classroom

What does it mean to take yoga “off the mat”? For me, it means taking the lessons we learn on our mats — cultivating balance, equanimity, nonviolence and compassion, for instance — and bringing them into our daily lives, allowing them to guide the way we take action in...

Healing Ourselves, Healing Our World

To heal the world, says Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, we need to begin by healing ourselves. He teaches that our greatest hope for addressing issues like climate change is in falling in love with the earth, and in realizing that we and Earth are one....