If we were going to have a clothing sponsorship agreement, you knew it was going to be with Prana: a sustainable clothing company based in Carlsbad, California. The name says it all.Prana
John Stokes of the Tracking Project becomes a cultural and deep nature awareness advisor to Applied Mindfulness, Inc.The Tracking Project
Applied Mindfulness, Inc. executes first contract (consulting and e-learning platform) to deliver Restorative Practices intervention in mental health.
First Restorative Practices pilot complete
Beta Version of E-Learning Platform operational
Proof of ‘Restorative Practices: Keywords’ completeThis book is a map of words with the power to change your mind and what you see. It opens a doorway to a new relationship with language, and possibilities of describing, with precision and nuance, aspects of our human experience that haven’t been named before in English.
Principal Photography for ‘Relational Mindfulness with Lee Mun Wah’, 3rd Film in the Restorative Practices Film Series shot in Muir Beach, CaliforniaFeaturing Lee Mun Wah, Gabriel Kram, Tiara Maldonaldo, Earl Simms, Douglas Woodson, Katrin Welch, Serife Wong, Rucha Chitnis, and Eric Pankonin
Merlyne Jean-Louis, P.C., of Jean-Louis Law in New York, New York begins to represent Applied Mindfulness in media and entertainment matters.
Applied Mindfulness formalizes Visual Design division with medical illustrator Leonardo Alannis, graphic designer, art directorBegin working on first official illustrations of the Polyvagal Theory in collaboration with Dr. Stephen Porges, PhD
First round of bank funding for Applied Mindfulness scaling received.
Jack Barber of Sutter Post Advisors joins Applied Mindfulness advisory board to help us build an equity model in preparation for scaling.
Applied Mindfulness begins working with the Kumu data visualization framework.
Topology interface design becomes clear to Gabriel in conversation with Katrin Welch at Seattle Tacoma airport
First Bird Language training with Jon Young at Nature Awareness School in Duvall, Washington
A new home for the Polyvagal Theory Applied Mindfulness Public Benefit Corporation and digital media division completes pro bono re-build of Dr. Stephen Porges’ website: a new home for the Polyvagal Theory. www.stephenporges.com
Jeffrey Bronfman, ecological activist and founder of the Aurora Foundation, becomes an advisor to Applied Mindfulness, Inc.
Applied Mindfulness sponsors Wisdom 2.0 Applied Mindfulness sponsors the 10th annual Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco. We bring a forest- 3 x 8 foot trees, 100 lbs of granite, a small pond. Create a micro-climate in the convention hall.
Restorative Practices Alliance establishedWebsite launched the morning of March 3, 2019 at Wisdom 2.0
Tiara Maldonaldo joins Applied Mindfulness Applied Mindfulness presents first Restorative Practices within the African-American community. Training sells out.
Applied Mindfulness Public Benefit Corporation established
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris MD MPH appointed Surgeon GeneralOur friend and advisor Dr. Nadine Burke Harris MD MPH is appointed Surgeon General by Governor Gavin Newsom
Prototype of Lightbox createdApplied Mindfulness Learning Toys: first prototype
Film 2: State of the UnionFilming second film in the Restorative Practices series in Muir Beach, California with live studio audience
Action to Access: ACES conference Applied Mindfulness attends ACES conference put on by Center for Youth Wellness in San Francisco. Gabriel meets and spends time with Dr. Vincent Felitti MD, co-principal investigator of the ACES study.
Principles of Applied MindfulnessGabriel writes, then films, The Principles of Applied Mindfulness at Loon Lake with friends on a camping trip.
Earl Simms joins Applied MindfulnessApplied Mindfulness begins yearlong facilitation with Seneca MAC SELPA. Team-taught by Gabriel, Earl, and Tiara Maldonaldo
Advanced Cross-Cultural Facilitation with Lee Mun WahGabriel studies, again, with Lee Mun Wah, and is introduced to the Watkins and Schulman text, Towards Psychologies of Liberation.
Film 1: Turning on the Connection SystemFilming first film in the Restorative Practices series in Muir Beach, California with live studio audience
Applied Mindfulness presents at Oakland Unite Frontline SummitGabriel and Earl Simms facilitate together for the first time.
Bright Research Group retains Applied Mindfulness to present at Oakland Unite Frontline SummitPartnership with Bright Research Group begins. Gabriel and Earl Simms begin to collaborate.
Applied Mindfulness begins working with nature-based coach Christopher Kuntzsch We begin to map the next evolutionary stages of Applied Mindfulness, Inc.
Gabriel begins working on new Restorative Practices bookHe realizes he wants to shift the conversation from self-care to restorative practice, which holds self, relationships, and the living world. Begins to conceptualize what it will mean to interview his most significant mentors. Begins to re-conceptualize the work.
Gabriel becomes an instructor with UC Davis
Applied Mindfulness begins dialogs with Dr. Darcia Narvaez’, PhD.Dr. Narvaez is Professor of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame, and the author of The Neurobiology of Human Morality.
Applied Mindfulness, Inc. collaborates briefly with Dr. Eve Ekman, PhD, and Dr. Paul Ekman, PhD on developing a business model and funding for the Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB) intervention developed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dr. Paul Ekman, PhD., and Alan Wallace, PhD.
Applied Mindfulness trademark successfully registered with USPTO
Dr. Melissa Moore, PhD, developer of the Karuna Contemplative Psychology training, becomes an advisor to Applied Mindfulness, Inc.
Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas, PhD becomes an advisor to Applied Mindfulness, Inc. At the time, Dr. Simon-Thomas is Assistant Director of Stanford’s CCARE (The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Eduation). She will later move to become the Science Director at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center.
Applied Mindfulness: Inner Life Skills for YouthGabriel publishes Inner Life Skills for Youth, edited by Daren Dickson, MFT
Gabriel self-publishesTransformation through Feeling: Awakening the Felt Sensibility
Seneca Family of Agencies becomes Applied Mindfulness’ second client
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris MD MPH hires Applied Mindfulness, Inc. The Bayview Child Health Center, of which she is Medical Director, becomes our first client.Dr. Nadine Burke Harris MD MPH brings in Applied Mindfulness to work with adolescent girls at the Bayview Child Health Center. This work is so successful it will later be documented in Dr. Burke Harris’ book The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-term Effects of Childhood Adversity.
Applied Mindfulness, Inc., a California corporation, founded
Gabriel directs the Mind Body Awareness Project, where he quadruples the number of youth served, triples the number of instructors, increases revenues 700%, and creates curriculum and research advisory boards.