SIY resources to learn mindfulness & emotional intelligence, with the humor and scientific mind of Google’s “Jolly Good Fellow,” Chade-Meng Tan.
Search Inside Yourself, the book
Winner of the Axiom Business Book Award
Named one of the Best Books of 2013 Bloomberg.com
Named one of the Best Bay Area Books of 2012 San Francisco Magazine
Read the book, or start a book club with coworkers or friends.
“Search Inside Yourself is a practical guide to the fundamentals of emotional intelligence. This book has the potential to change lives and deliver happiness.” – Tony Hsieh, New York Times bestselling author of Delivering Happiness and CEO of Zappos.com, Inc.
“Google engineer, Chade-Meng Tan’s book shows that to avoid certain kinds of results, you need to change the conditions that give rise to them. If you change the habitual patterns of your mind, you can change their resulting attitudes and emotions and find peace and inner happiness.” – His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Guided Audio Practices
Sign up for guided mindfulness practices from SIY faculty
Take a full-day deep-dive into mindfulness-based practices for developing emotional intelligence. Learn practices that allows you to voluntarily bring your mind into a state that is calm, clear and focused on demand. These include sitting and walking meditation, journaling, interactive exercises and mindful conversation.
Develop a high-resolution perception into the process of emotion by learning to listen to the body. As you do, you’ll also understand the role of emotional intelligence in managing unpleasant emotions.
Become aware of your emotions and comfortable with your emotional range.
Self-regulation builds upon self-awareness. With awareness you can identify and work with emotional “triggers” and other emotionally difficult situations. In this session, you’ll experiment with a number of practices for working in emotionally difficult situations.
Create the capacity for emotional self-mastery.
Develop inner strength for difficult situations that test your balance integrity.