Wisdom 2.0

Follow the event livestream and learn more about the practices and people at this year's conference. 

The fifth annual Wisdom 2.0 conference addresses a major challenge specific to our age: how to live connected to one another through technology, and in ways that are beneficial to our well-being, our work, and the world.

The conference is bigger than ever this year—and so is mindfulness. Here on Mindful.org, you can follow the conference livestream below, and learn more about the practices and people who are making the mindful revolution real.

Must-reads from Mindful magazine and Mindful.org

Just how mindful are we? This infographic gives an at-a-glance view of how far we’ve come.

This downloadable .pdf collection from Mindful magazine will take you deeper into the mindful revolution—to meet the people and try the techniques—from feature stories on Congressman Tim Ryan, author of A Mindful Nation, and mindfulness pioneer Jon Kabat-Zinn to mindfulness practices for the workplace and every day.

Finding the Space to Lead: It’s easy to get caught up in a swirl of thoughts and worries. But what we really need as leaders is continual attention to detail and to the needs of others while still appreciating the big picture. Janice Marturano, former vice president at General Mills, shows us how it’s possible to find the space to lead.

Putting Mindfulness to Work: Tara Healey of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care suggests four steps to bring mindfulness to your workplace. Everyone will benefit—you, your colleagues, and your organization.

Rewiring Your Emotions: Think you’re destined to respond the same way emotionally to the same old triggers? Not necessarily so, says Sharon Begley. With a little mind training, you can chart new pathways.

Email, Interrupted: What’s one of the best ways to reduce email overload? Send fewer emails, according to a new study.

A User’s Guide to Living Well in Screenworld: Rich Fernandez of Google sits down with Arturo Bejar, director of engineering at Facebook, and Irene Au, vice president of product and design at Udacity. The topic? Making digital communications work for us, not the other way around.

W.A.I.T. a Minute: Tristan Gorrindo, child and adolescent psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital, uses this short practice to get teenagers to pause online.

Mindfulness: Apps for That? Here are three mindfulness apps we’re happy we’ve downloaded.