Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu

Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu

Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu received a doctorate in psychology from Harvard University and trained in traditional medicine in Japan. He designs “heartfulness” learning programs at Stanford University and is the author of eleven books in English and Japanese.

Recent Articles

Grandmother’s Wisdom

Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu’s grandmother taught him that it’s the human condition to be lonely. Being mindful of our loneliness connects us to all others who are feeling the same way.

My Dog, My Heart

Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu discovers you don’t get over the death of a beloved pet. You just learn to love more.

I See You, I Am Here: The Secret to Heartfelt Communication

Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu shows us how we can truly connect with others with the Zulu practice of Sawubona.