Learn how to compost, with special tips for the Bay Area. Browns, greens, and everything in between!
Tag: South Bay
Mantra Meditation with The Monk Dude
The Monk Dude leads us through some guided mantra meditation with beautiful live guitar. http://www.themonkdude.com
Why public policy doesn’t always work the way you want it to. An extended analogy between design specs and public policy specs and why there are often differences between the spec and implementation. Why we should be spending more time discussing fundamental value differences that matter instead of getting lost in technocratic weeds.
Personal experiences with depression and how to get help. A very personal, moving, important account of his experiences with depression. He describes what depression meant for him, how he realized how normal it is, how he recovered, how others can seek help for themselves or for a friend. Many useful tips and resources for learning more and seeking help. Highly recommend.
Mindfulness: What is it and why I spend 2 hours a day meditating. Takes the audience through five minutes of guided meditation. Describes the basic characteristics of mindfulness/meditation (improving 1) concentration, 2) sensory clarity, 3) equanimity), what meditation has done for him and what it can do for you, and experiences with particular coaches/retreats.
Art of Photo Shooting
Andy believes photography is one of the most powerful ways to share how one sees the world. He’ll be sharing behind the scenes of how to shoot better photos in hopes of inspiring friends to become better photographers.
Life Hacking: Diet, Mind and Motivation
Gary has learned to harness the power of routine / habits to achieve and maintain a highly effective state of physical and mental health throughout the past couple years. He’s found his techniques to be effective, and hope to inspire others in their journey for self improvements.
Getting Started with Stand-up Comedy
What makes for good stand-up material? How do you present what you’ve come up with to get laughs? And other questions you may have about giving stand-up a try!
Alice discovered swing dance about 3 years ago and since then have travelled and danced in 8 different countries. She’ll be talking about benefits of learning this dance, along with a sweet demo at the end. 😉
An overview of some of the crazy and fun sights you can see in this wondrous state of ours