John Stokes of the Tracking Project becomes a cultural and deep nature awareness advisor to Applied Mindfulness, Inc.


The Tracking Project
— August 16, 2019

Applied Mindfulness, Inc. executes first contract (consulting and e-learning platform) to deliver Restorative Practices intervention in mental health.

— August 5, 2019

First Restorative Practices pilot complete

— July 31, 2019

Beta Version of E-Learning Platform operational


— July 28, 2019

Proof of ‘Restorative Practices: Keywords’ complete



This 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.
— July 25, 2019

Principal Photography for ‘Relational Mindfulness with Lee Mun Wah’, 3rd Film in the Restorative Practices Film Series shot in Muir Beach, California



Featuring Lee Mun Wah, Gabriel Kram, Tiara Maldonaldo, Earl Simms, Douglas Woodson, Katrin Welch, Serife Wong, Rucha Chitnis, and Eric Pankonin
— July 6 and 7, 2019

Merlyne Jean-Louis, P.C., of Jean-Louis Law in New York, New York begins to represent Applied Mindfulness in media and entertainment matters.

— July 1, 2019

Applied Mindfulness formalizes Visual Design division with medical illustrator Leonardo Alannis, graphic designer, art director



Begin working on first official illustrations of the Polyvagal Theory in collaboration with Dr. Stephen Porges, PhD
— June 23, 2019

First round of bank funding for Applied Mindfulness scaling received.

— June 15, 2019

Jack Barber of Sutter Post Advisors joins Applied Mindfulness advisory board to help us build an equity model in preparation for scaling.

— May 15, 2019

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


— April 29, 2019

First Bird Language training with Jon Young at Nature Awareness School in Duvall, Washington




— April 26-28, 2019

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
— April 20, 2019

Jeffrey Bronfman, ecological activist and founder of the Aurora Foundation, becomes an advisor to Applied Mindfulness, Inc.

— March 22, 2019

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.
— March 1-3, 2019

Restorative Practices Alliance established



Website launched the morning of March 3, 2019 at Wisdom 2.0
— March 1, 2019

Tiara Maldonaldo joins Applied Mindfulness



Applied Mindfulness presents first Restorative Practices within the African-American community. Training sells out.
— February 8, 2019

Applied Mindfulness Public Benefit Corporation established

— February 5, 2019

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris MD MPH appointed Surgeon General


Our friend and advisor Dr. Nadine Burke Harris MD MPH is appointed Surgeon General by Governor Gavin Newsom
— January 22, 2019

Prototype of Lightbox created




Applied Mindfulness Learning Toys: first prototype
— December 27- January 3, 2019

Film 2: State of the Union



Filming second film in the Restorative Practices series in Muir Beach, California with live studio audience
— December 2018

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.
— October 13-15, 2018

Principles of Applied Mindfulness


Gabriel writes, then films, The Principles of Applied Mindfulness at Loon Lake with friends on a camping trip.
— September 27, 2018

Earl Simms joins Applied Mindfulness




Applied Mindfulness begins yearlong facilitation with Seneca MAC SELPA. Team-taught by Gabriel, Earl, and Tiara Maldonaldo
— August 20, 2018

Advanced Cross-Cultural Facilitation with Lee Mun Wah



Gabriel studies, again, with Lee Mun Wah, and is introduced to the Watkins and Schulman text, Towards Psychologies of Liberation.
— July 25-29, 2018

Film 1: Turning on the Connection System


Filming first film in the Restorative Practices series in Muir Beach, California with live studio audience
— July 2018

Applied Mindfulness presents at Oakland Unite Frontline Summit



Gabriel and Earl Simms facilitate together for the first time.
— June 21, 2018

Bright Research Group retains Applied Mindfulness to present at Oakland Unite Frontline Summit


Partnership with Bright Research Group begins. Gabriel and Earl Simms begin to collaborate.
— April 2018

Applied Mindfulness begins working with nature-based coach Christopher Kuntzsch



We begin to map the next evolutionary stages of Applied Mindfulness, Inc.
— May 2018

Gabriel begins working on new Restorative Practices book


He 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.
— January 2018

Gabriel becomes an instructor with UC Davis

— November 2016

Sarah Carr, LMFT joins Applied Mindfulness, Inc.


— September 2016

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.
— July 2014

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.


— June 2014

Applied Mindfulness trademark successfully registered with USPTO


— February 11, 2012

Dr. Melissa Moore, PhD, developer of the Karuna Contemplative Psychology training, becomes an advisor to Applied Mindfulness, Inc.


— November 2011

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.
— April 2011

Applied Mindfulness: Inner Life Skills for Youth




Gabriel publishes Inner Life Skills for Youth, edited by Daren Dickson, MFT
— March 4, 2011
Gabriel self-publishes

Transformation through Feeling: Awakening the Felt Sensibility


— June 2010

Seneca Family of Agencies becomes Applied Mindfulness’ second client

— January 2010

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.
— August 2009

Applied Mindfulness, Inc., a California corporation, founded

— July 2009

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.

— 2006-2009