An excellent site for people who feel that bullying is going on in their workplace. The site defines bullying and provides resources about resolution.
Take online assessments to see how “happy,” “contented,” “satisfied,” or “optimistic” you are. Assess your core strengths, values, and virtues. Read about positive psychology.
Home of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington featuring senior Dharma teachers Tara Brach, Jonathan Foust, and Hugh Byrne.
DC Monthly Meditation Class with Sharon Salzberg
Sharon is one of the leading teachers of mindfulness meditation. The evening begins with a brief meditation (guided), a short talk about mindfulness, another short meditation, then some time to socialize with a very friendly group if you wish. The Monthly Meditation Class is free and open to the public; no reservation required.
Addiction/12 Step Links:
Research has shown that 12 Step groups in conjunction with therapy are extremely helpful in overcoming addictive behaviors. They are free and anonymous. The groups are nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her addiction problem. Links to local groups’ websites, where available, are provided below.
- AA Alcoholics Anonymous
- ACA Adult Children of Alcoholics
- CA Cocaine Anonymous
- CLA Clutterers Anonymous
- CoDA CoDependent’s Anonymous
- DA Debtors Anonymous
- GA Gamblers Anonymous
- NA Narcotics Anonymous
- OA Overeaters Anonymous
- SIA Survivors of Incest Anonymous
Alternatives to 12 Step Groups
These groups appeal to those people who object strenuously to any “spiritual” component in overcoming their addiction.