Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh (known as Thay in his circles)
made a rare visit to the Googleplex to lead a half-day Health@Google
workshop in the fundamentals of mindfulness. The exercises and rituals
of mindfulness lay the path to optimal health and happiness.
may be the second most famous Buddhist monk in the world, right after
the Dalai Lama. He is certainly one of the best known and most respected
Zen Masters in the world. Thay is a best-selling author, poet, and
peace activist who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin
Luther King Jr. He is a key pioneer in actively applying insights from
meditation to solving real-world social, political and environmental
problems. Thay most recently published Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful
Life, with Harvard School of Public Health nutritionist Dr. Lilian
Cheung. At 85, he's touring North America before retiring to his
monastery in France.
Life at Google is fast, furious and fun, yet
it can take a toll on ourselves and our loved ones. Through Thay's
specially crafted workshop, you'll learn how to reduce stress, eat for
health, sleep better, find emotional stability, improve concentration
and sustain optimal performance.